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April 16, 2016
Young woman, dog dead after train accident in Wadena
April 16, 2016 - 11:49pm
January 26, 2016
Wadena and Deer Creek firemen fought a blaze Monday afternoon at a rural residence three miles southwest of Wadena in Compton Township. A one-story rambler and a metal garage were engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The fire was reported by a passing motorist.
House and garage destroyed in Compton Township fire
January 26, 2016 - 3:32pm
January 25, 2016
Funeral Tuesday for Wadena Teen killed Friday
January 25, 2016 - 10:40am
August 27, 2015
Wadena man says estranged brother may have called in human remains report
August 27, 2015 - 4:33pm
April 22, 2015
Brian Kenneth Maki
WDC teacher charged with sexually assaulting student
April 22, 2015 - 4:22pm
February 20, 2015
Swenson named publisher of Perham, Wadena newspapers
February 20, 2015 - 11:48am
January 5, 2015
Bryce Vincent Haugen
UPDATE: Missing New York Mills man found in St. Cloud
January 5, 2015 - 9:47am
December 17, 2014
A full swing placed a new section of track last Tuesday as Burlington Northern Santa Fe and private contractor work crews teamed up to repair damage caused by a 32-car derailment Monday at a spot four miles northwest of Wadena.
BNSF trains rumbling through area communities again
December 17, 2014 - 2:41pm
December 15, 2014
One person killed, another injured in head-on crash near Wadena
December 15, 2014 - 9:55am
Fatal accident near Wadena
December 15, 2014 - 9:39am
December 2, 2014
Eighteen train cars derailed near Bluffton, Minn., this morning. 
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VIDEO: Train derails near Bluffton
December 2, 2014 - 5:52pm
November 26, 2014
WDC rallies around student, coach diagnosed with cancer
November 26, 2014 - 10:47am
November 13, 2014
Photo courtesy of the Wadena Pioneer Journal
14-year-old male victim of gunshot wound in Wadena
November 13, 2014 - 12:24pm
October 23, 2014
Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr talks with Brooklyn Sitala and her mother, Katie Carlson.
Toddler found safe after extensive search south of Wadena
October 23, 2014 - 11:22am
September 22, 2014
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar makes a point during a discussion about food-borne illnesses at the University of Minnesota in February 2009, while Jeff Almer watches. Almer's mother, Shirley Almer of rural Perham, died after eating contaminated peanut butter.
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Guilty verdict in salmonella case; Tainted peanut butter led to the deaths of Perham woman, eight others
September 22, 2014 - 3:54pm