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Looking Back - Sept. 14 edition
Local students attend Camp Ryla
They're all a 'buzz'
Funeral gesture appreciated
County farmers have more buffer funding assistance
Perham’s Richter recounts crazy day he committed to the Gophers for football
Perham's depth shines through at Bagley Invitational
Perham/NYM swimmers edged by Thief River Falls
Perham scores 14 points on Monday to put away Pequot Lakes after three-day lightning delay
Perham/NYM swimmers compete at Park Rapids Invitational
Sr. Mary Dulski
Paul P. Ceynowa
Darrell Lee Saewert
Norb & Carol
Connor Lyle Tumberg
Emil Frank Pickar
Celebration of Life for Bob Finstrom
Brynlee Quinn Zierke
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
Perham Knights of Columbus donate $500 to community pantry
COLA honors Star Lake Association
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
Volunteering has many benefits
Letter: My experience with an act of kindness
Some things just aren't countable
How to make left turn on bike
Don't buy produce treated with pesticides
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
Tonic Sol Fa concert at Perham High School Auditorium September 8
Vining’s Watermelon Day, Saturday August 19
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
Bike Rodeo at Otterfest
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
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
May 14, 2014
Jackets sweep Wolverines, eye conference crown
PERHAM — The Yellowjackets pulled into a first place tie with Park Rapids at 9-1 in the Mid-State Conference with a sweep of Wadena-Deer Creek...
May 14, 2014 - 8:50am
February 15, 2014
Update: Victims of fire near Wadena identified; blaze ruled accidental
Authorities have released the names of two people who died early Friday in a fire south of Wadena. Daniel Suhl and Anne Carlson, both 21 and recently from Wadena, died when the camper trailer they were staying in caught fire and they were unable to escape, according to the Wadena...
February 15, 2014 - 10:28am
February 7, 2014
Open house at new John Deere dealership in Wadena
Midwest Machinery Company recently acquired the John Deere dealership just west of Wadena on Highway 10, as well as in Little Falls, Baxter and...
February 7, 2014 - 10:32am
January 20, 2014
NDA baseball camps March 15 in Wadena
WADENA — Current professional hitting coach Caleb Curry, of Northern Diamonds Academy (NDA), is running a baseball camp in Wadena on Saturday, March 15. Players in grades 3-5 will be in came from from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Cost is $25. Grades 6-8 will particpate from Noon - 2:30...
January 20, 2014 - 12:45pm
January 9, 2014
Blue Line Bids fundraising event Feb. 1
The Wadena Hockey Association will be holding its 15th Annual Blue Line Bids fundraising event Saturday, Feb. 1 beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m. The silent and live auctions and raffle events will commence at 7 p.m. with the drawing for the $10,000 grand prize at 10 p.m....
January 9, 2014 - 5:36pm
December 13, 2013
Wadena graduate appointed judge in Pope County
The Honorable Rodney C. Hanson, a 1978 Wadena High School graduate, was recently appointed by governor Mark Dayton as judge to Minnesota's eighth judicial district in Pope county. Hanson's investiture was held Nov. 15, where he was sworn in at his chambered courthouse in Glenwood....
December 13, 2013 - 1:13pm
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...
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...
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...
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...
June 20, 2012 - 9:43am