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Winter’s here: Who ya gonna call?
Slick roads lead to dozens of crashes, vehicles in ditches
You're still friends, but .... Facebook phases in 'unfollow' button
Man escapes, dog dies, when pickup goes through lake ice
UPDATED: Winter storm dumping snow in the area
Editorial: Help ‘clear the way’ for postal workers this winter
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
Letter to the Editor: Perham veterans give praise for a ‘job well done’
Column: The deer hunting spy: A shaky return to the stand after 35 years
APPLAUSE / A PAUSE
NYM Christmas Tree festival on through Saturday
History Mystery: What building is this?
‘Sharing the Holidays’: NYM to kick off its 16th annual Christmas Tree Festival
An event with glowing reviews: Perham’s Parade of Lights
Lefse, cookies and so much more
William Wade Davis
Mason Lee Priebe
Avah Ann Mast
Niilo Adam Tervola Hultberg
Jocelyn Vanessa Arevalo
Perham busts out to 3-0 start
Perham wins fourth straight Jackie Mann title
Perham cruises in opener over Staples-Motley
Perham kicks off basketball season ranked No. 2
Spearing bans on Beers and West Battle Lake rescinded Dec. 2
VELMA B. (LAWRENCE) HERMAN
BETTY ABRAHAM FROST
MATHIAS "MATT" RICHARD WINKELS
MYRNA J. KROGMAN
Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
Focus Thanksgiving office hours
Flowers and fudge: a perfect pair - Calla opens in Perham
Bazaar draws a steady crowd
October 10, 2013
Wadena wellness and research center to break ground
A groundbreaking ceremony has been scheduled for the new Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. The $12.4 million project will break ground on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m., at the construction site just north of Wadena-Deer Creek Middle and High School. The ceremony...
October 10, 2013 - 2:57pm
August 21, 2013
Cops grab 3 cars stolen from Wadena dealerships
The Wadena Police Department recovered three cars last week that were brazenly stolen from Wadena dealerships, two of them taken right off the lot and a third from a repair shop where it was being maintenanced. Although as of Monday police had yet to arrest anyone for committing the...
news / crime
August 21, 2013 - 4:19pm
Golden Gloves Region tournament March 29-30
The Region IV boxing tournament will be held Friday and Saturday, March 29-30, at the Wadena Armory. Bouts begin at 7:30 p.m. Boxers from Wadena, Fergus Falls, Leech Lake, Brainerd, Hibbing, Detroit Lakes, Willmar, St. Cloud and White Earth will compete in Class A and B bouts. Wadena...
March 21, 2013 - 3:10pm
March 8, 2013
Perham throttles Hornets in first round of playoffs
PERHAM — The Perham boys basketball team played their last home game of the season and defeated the Frazee Hornets for the third time in a 61-27 victory to open the Section 8AA Subsection playoffs. Hunter Salathe scored 17 points to lead all scorers. Josh Nordick scored 14; Eli...
sports / Yellowjacket Boys
March 8, 2013 - 12:24pm
March 4, 2013
Tracking the noise; Train horns in Wadena aren't fading away anytime soon
Those who have been kept up late at night or had their conversation with friends drowned out by the horns of trains passing through Wadena will most likely will have to continue dealing with the noise. There is a solution that exists for noisy trains, called a "quiet zone," which...
March 4, 2013 - 9:53am
February 20, 2013
3 arrested for stealing $19K in supplies from local business
Local authorities arrested three men Thursday after the suspects tried to get away with more than $19,000 worth of wiring and tools from a local business. At around 1:24 a.m., the Wadena Police Department responded to a report of unknown individuals in the Minnesota Valley Irrigation...
business / news / crime
February 20, 2013 - 11:50am
Wadena man faces felony domestic charge after violating no drink order
Jeffrey Lynn Welde, 43, of Wadena, faces one felony count of domestic assault after an altercation with his girlfriend. Court documents state that on June 3 at approximately 10:39 a.m., officers were advised of a domestic at a Wadena residence. Deputies were informed that a woman...
news / crime
June 20, 2012 - 9:43am
May 11, 2012
Fair Oaks Lodge and Fair Oaks Apartments under new ownership and management
Fair Oaks Lodge Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation and Tri-County Health Care Home Care and Hospice in Wadena are under the new ownership of Legacy...
business / news
May 11, 2012 - 9:03am
March 20, 2012
Wadena seeks aid as tornado forces out residents, businesses
Wadena is losing residents and businesses, city leaders told a Minnesota Senate committee Monday night in seeking state aid to rebuild facilities...
news / business
March 20, 2012 - 11:46am
September 19, 2011
Allowing underage parties now against the law in Wadena
If you live in Wadena, it is now illegal to allow underage drinking at your property or otherwise provide the environment for it - even if you are not the actual supplier of the alcohol. This "social host" ordinance takes effect 30 days after it was unanimously enacted by the city...
September 19, 2011 - 9:47am
September 12, 2011
14-year-old hurt at rodeo in Nimrod
A 14-year-old bull riding participant suffered a serious head injury after being thrown from a bull Saturday, Sept. 3 near Nimrod. Wadena County authorities said Sam Bell was taken to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena and then flown to a Twin Cities hospital after he suffered the injury...
September 12, 2011 - 1:21pm
Wadena community center: a new possibility
The Wadena community center organization may be moving forward with a change of plans. John Paulson, chairman of the community center board,...
September 12, 2011 - 1:20pm
August 22, 2011
Wadena native picked for Courage Award
More than 40 years ago, he was a self-described mediocre C-student who had no plans for college at all. Then on July 21, 1971, an accident changed...
August 22, 2011 - 1:26pm
Passenger seriously hurt in three-vehicle crash near Wadena
WADENA, Minn. - One person was seriously hurt when a car was rear-ended by a van and then struck by a semitrailer Sunday, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The accident happened shortly after 6 p.m. on Highway 71 about two miles north of Wadena. According to the patrol: A northbound...
August 22, 2011 - 10:33am
Verndale man charged with assault, stopping 911 call
A Verndale man was charged in Wadena County District Court with domestic assault and interfering with a 911 call after an altercation Aug. 1. Around 12:55 p.m., a sheriff's deputy was summoned to a residence where he was told by the suspect, Robert Lee Weston, 23, that Weston had...
crime / news
August 22, 2011 - 10:30am