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Canada’s restrictions for border crossings are different
Five people vie for Bemidji city manager; interviews March 3
Seeds to bees to table: How local agriculture has changed
White Earth job fair to be held March 5
Writers conference set for summer in Bemidji
Four Laker individuals and three relays advance to 5A swimming finals
Laker girls awarded home court playoff game after season-finale win in Crosby
Huwe makes return trip to state semifinals
Bombers advance with win over NCW
Bellefeuille scores 1,000th point in final game
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
October 18, 2011
Are you ready for the terrors of Malice Creek Manor?
You are welcome to venture into Malice Creek Manor but don't come alone. The manor is haunted and it is full of ghosts, monsters and other frightening aberrations that will scare you silly. Joe Randall and Diane Vry of the Wadena VFW have joined forces with Wadena Fair Board Vice...
October 18, 2011 - 9:10am
October 5, 2011
Wadena railroad extension spurs development
Wadena city and business leaders had been waiting on word for a proposed rail spur project, and after the grant approval was announced on Sept. 14, they expressed optimism and explained how the spur would benefit the area. Wadena Development Authority director Dean Uselman said...
October 5, 2011 - 3:24pm
October 4, 2011
Wadena police investigating copper thefts
Wadena police are looking into a pair of large-scale copper thefts in the area. On Sept. 20, a foreman of an electrical contractor reported the theft of two pallets of copper wiring. The value of the missing wire was determined to be around $1,000. The second theft was even worse. On...
October 4, 2011 - 8:46am
September 30, 2011
Wadena railroad extension to spur development
Wadena city and business leaders had been waiting on word for a proposed rail spur project, and after the grant approval was announced on Sept. 14, they expressed optimism and explained how the spur would benefit the area. Wadena Development Authority director Dean Uselman said the...
September 30, 2011 - 8:07am
September 20, 2011
Farmers beginning to crank up for huge fall harvest
With one of the largest corn crops in the state resting in area fields, farmers in Wadena and eastern Otter Tail County have started the ball rolling with their fall harvest. Farmers are beginning to harvest edible beans in the Wadena area and corn silage is also being chopped. Silage...
September 20, 2011 - 8:53am
July 19, 2011
Workers escape Wadena fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm
JR Construction owner Robert Weiher told his three-man crew to "get out of there" Tuesday morning and his orders came in the nick of time. Weiher's...
July 19, 2011 - 10:58pm
Workers escape Wadena, Minn., fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm; building first demolished in 2010 tornado
By Brian Hansel and Rachelle Klemme JR Construction owner Robert Weiher told his three-man crew to "get out of there" Tuesday morning and his...
July 19, 2011 - 1:56pm
July 13, 2011
Wadena man charged for child pornography possession
An 18-year-old Wadena man faces five felony possession of child pornography charges. When police searched his computers, Adam Levi Schultz allegedly had an image of two young boys as his screen saver, among other images on the hard drive. In all, Wadena police found 169 pornographic...
July 13, 2011 - 9:07am
June 27, 2011
Police look for suspect in alleged rape attempt
A woman was sleeping on a couch at a Wadena residence when she awoke to see a man in a black ski mask standing above her and trying to touch her, the woman told police. In the early morning hours Sunday, June 19, the woman woke up to a man dressed in all black clothing, including...
June 27, 2011 - 9:23am
June 20, 2011
Man charged for Facebook friend request
A 34-year-old man from Staples was charged June 3 in Wadena County District Court with harassment -- violation of a restraining order for an alleged Facebook friend request. According to court documents, a man showed authorities a friend request from Benjamin Albert Dukowitz on Feb....
June 20, 2011 - 8:57am
Social worker charged with sex crimes
A chemical dependency counselor with Wadena County Human Services faces seven criminal charges amid accusations he provided alcohol and drugs to a client in his care and also had sexual contact with one of the boys. The story started with the drug and alcohol assessor, Todd Michael...
June 20, 2011 - 8:51am
June 17, 2011
Wadena tornado: one year ago today
Wadena, Minn. - It's been one year today since two EF4 tornadoes ripped through the small town of Wadena, leaving behind a widespread trail of...
June 17, 2011 - 10:39am
May 23, 2011
Pregnant woman accused of assaulting officers
A pregnant Wadena woman was charged May 13 for drunken assaults on two police officers and domestic assault on a former acquaintance after a bloody incident in a restaurant parking lot on May 11. Bail was set at $1,000 with court conditions (or $40,000 bond with no conditions) for...
May 23, 2011 - 8:59am
May 14, 2011
Two Wadena law enforcement officers awarded high honors for tornado work
A Wadena police officer and a Wadena County sheriff's investigator were honored May 4 with 2011 Leadership Awards from the Minnesota Association...
May 14, 2011 - 1:16pm