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Family of shooting victim in far western Minnesota calls it a "prank gone wrong"
Dupuis and Witt are 2017 Relay for Life Honorary Co-Chairpersons
Rewind Center offers unique job opportunities to residents
Area Lions offering several $1,000 youth scholarships
Minnesota fat: State tops list among highest percentage of overweight cats, dogs, report says
Buzz split with Detroit Lakes Area
Alexandria, Moorhead win Highway 10 Classic
Buzz earn sweep of Thief River Falls
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Eveline Louise (Marquardt) Mueller
Roger H. Kawlewski
Roger H. Kawlewski
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
From family to family: New York Mills Dean’s Country Market has new local owners
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
Your letters - June 22 edition
Newspapers still top choice for news
McFeely: Commissioners get an earful on northern Minn. casino project
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
August 27, 2015
Wadena man says estranged brother may have called in human remains report
Accusations, rumors and mystery are surrounding a Wadena farm this week. This after investigators issued a search warrant looking for human remains. Unexpectedly Monday morning, Dan Hansen says his farm about two miles north of Wadena was swarming with investigators....
August 27, 2015 - 4:33pm
April 22, 2015
WDC teacher charged with sexually assaulting student
Wadena-Deer Creek social studies teacher is charged with molesting a student at his Henning home last week after paying her to clean cabins....
April 22, 2015 - 4:22pm
February 20, 2015
Swenson named publisher of Perham, Wadena newspapers
Melissa Swenson, a longtime leader within Forum Communications Company, has been promoted to publisher of the Perham Focus and Wadena Pioneer...
February 20, 2015 - 11:48am
January 5, 2015
UPDATE: Missing New York Mills man found in St. Cloud
FARGO – A New York Mills, Minn., journalist who left Sanford Hospital on Saturday was located in St. Cloud, Minn., today. Fargo...
January 5, 2015 - 9:47am
December 17, 2014
BNSF trains rumbling through area communities again
A blitzkrieg of work crews, equipment and materials has restored the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway which brings an average of 48 trains...
December 17, 2014 - 2:41pm
December 15, 2014
One person killed, another injured in head-on crash near Wadena
One person was killed and another seriously injured when the car they were in crossed over a center line and struck a semi head-on near Wadena early Saturday morning. Twenty-two-year-old Tyler Langer of Wadena was driving an Oldsmobile Alero northbound when it crossed over the...
December 15, 2014 - 9:55am
Fatal accident near Wadena
WADENA, Minn. -- One man was killed and another seriously injured when the car they were in crossed over the center line and struck a semi head-on near here early Saturday morning. Gabriel Kemp, 23, of Bluffton was killed. He was the passenger in car driven by 22-year-old...
December 15, 2014 - 9:39am
December 2, 2014
VIDEO: Train derails near Bluffton
BLUFFTON, Minn. – Emergency responders are on the scene of a train derailment near Bluffton, law enforcement officials said Monday. Otter...
December 2, 2014 - 5:52pm
November 26, 2014
WDC rallies around student, coach diagnosed with cancer
Wadena-Deer Creek students are making a difference in a fellow student's life. The WDC Student Council is organizing several fundraisers...
November 26, 2014 - 10:47am
November 13, 2014
14-year-old male victim of gunshot wound in Wadena
Wadena, MN (WDAY TV) – A 14-year-old juvenile male was the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday morning in northeast Otter...
November 13, 2014 - 12:24pm
October 23, 2014
Toddler found safe after extensive search south of Wadena
A missing two-year-old girl was found unharmed Wednesday afternoon, ending an extensive search of a heavily wooded area six miles south of...
October 23, 2014 - 11:22am
September 22, 2014
Guilty verdict in salmonella case; Tainted peanut butter led to the deaths of Perham woman, eight others
Three former peanut company officials have been found guilty in connection with a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people in 2008 and 2009,...
September 22, 2014 - 3:54pm
August 11, 2014
Trappers education course Aug. 19-23
WADENA — The Minnesota Trappers Association is holding a Trappers Education Course that will be held at Dewey’s Taxidermy located at 63539 340th Street in Wadena on Aug. 19 and 20 (Classroom) from 6-9 p.m and also on Aug. 23 (Field Day) from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Anyone born after...
August 11, 2014 - 9:34am
August 4, 2014
Foreign workers ease KLN labor shortage
PERHAM, Minn. -- Despite intense recruiting efforts through advertisements and at job fairs, KLN Family Brands just can’t find enough workers...
August 4, 2014 - 10:23am
July 16, 2014
UPDATED: High water levels continue to be a concern
Gov. Mark Dayton and his public safety commissioner made stops in Wadena and Ottertail last week as part of a tour of storm damage in central...
July 16, 2014 - 4:08pm