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March 8, 2011
California man arrested in Wadena as part of central Minnesota drug sweep
A California man was arrested in Wadena as part of a multi-state drug investigation. Guns, a large amount of methamphetamine and more than $150,000 in cash was seized in three raids. The Central Minnesota Drug and Gang Task Force announced the arrests, which were part of an investigation...
crime / news
March 8, 2011 - 1:48pm
March 2, 2011
Wadena native the talk of Fashion Week
Wadena native Molly Carlson works behind the scenes of the New York fashion world as a technical designer for Betsey Johnson, but during Fashion Week at Lincoln Center she was in front of cameras with bright lights and wearing bright colors. Carlson was one of several showroom employees...
local / news
March 2, 2011 - 2:36pm
February 28, 2011
Man in custody in Wadena wanted in Moorhead Stop-N-Go holdup
Moorhead police say a 21-year-old Fargo man has been linked to a robbery at a Stop-N-Go on Feb.
crime / news
February 28, 2011 - 2:54pm
Wadena family chases down drunk driver
A man, his pregnant wife and their three children were nearly hit head-on by an alleged drunk driver, and ended up turning their vehicle around to follow him, contacting police via 911 and witnessing the man being arrested for DWI in Wadena. Jason Dykhoff, his wife Kelly and their...
February 28, 2011 - 2:53pm
February 9, 2011
Storm Chaser Timmer to speak in Big Lake, Minn. about Wadena EF4 tornadoes
On cold winter days when his adventures are not being filmed for national television, meteorologist Reed Timmer from Discovery Channel's "Storm...
February 9, 2011 - 10:29am
February 1, 2011
Wadena sex offender faces third charge of failing to register current address
A Wadena County man faces a third charge of failing to register as a predatory offender. Darrell Wallace Dumpprope, 51, was charged Jan. 19 with the felony after a Wadena County investigator tried to find him at his listed address and the woman there said he had moved. Dumpprope...
crime / news
February 1, 2011 - 12:39pm
January 31, 2011
Wadena man faces terrorism charges
A Wadena man was charged in district court Jan. 14 with crimes committed in the furtherance of terrorism, and four counts of terroristic threats after saying he was going to blow up government buildings and churches in Wadena. Mark Allen Moe, 39, also allegedly said of the recent...
crime / news
January 31, 2011 - 2:36pm
June 23, 2010
FEMA begins assessment in Wadena
Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were in Wadena, Minn., Tuesday to begin assessing tornado damage to homes and private businesses. FEMA officials are working with the state of Minnesota and the U.S.
June 23, 2010 - 10:37am
June 20, 2010
'Everything's gone': Bluffton family begins the process of starting
Sue and Tim Volkman rushed home from their daughters' volleyball tournament Thursday to find little home actually left. A tornado that raged...
June 20, 2010 - 7:19am
June 2, 2010
14-year-old peacemaker gets nose broken at Wadena skating rink
A 14-year-old boy who tried to break up a fight got his own nose broken, according to Wadena County District Court documents. The juvenile stepped between two men who were preparing to fight and attempted to get the two to separate, court records said.
June 2, 2010 - 12:20pm
December 29, 2009
Infant, parents hurt in Jeep crash with Amish buggy
WADENA -- Three Amish people were hurt when their horse-drawn buggy was hit by a man in a Jeep, and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, Todd County authorities said. On Dec. 21, a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by James Miller of rural Deer Creek rear-ended an Amish buggy containing...
news / accidents
December 29, 2009 - 3:52pm
$15,000 fish house fall through ice in Todd County
WADENA -- An expensive fish house is a luxury lodge for ice fisherman, so long as it stays above the ice. According to the Todd County Sheriff's Office, a $15,000 fish house fell through Long Lake southeast of Long Prairie on Dec. 17 in the early morning hours. A report said the...
December 29, 2009 - 3:50pm
December 14, 2009
Wadena girl a babyGap finalist for 2009 contest
WADENA -- Elliana Edwards' bio, for her young life of two years, says, "Elliana, 2, from Wadena is a real girl's girl. She loves shoes, shopping and painting her nails. When she isn't adorned in jewelry and watching 'The Little Mermaid,' she's having fun tackling her three big brothers." She's...
December 14, 2009 - 1:57pm
Patient faces assault charges for outburst at Wadena facility
WADENA -- A 36-year-old man faces two counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of terroristic threats after an incident at an inpatient facility. On Dec. 6, a Wadena police officer responded to the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Wadena on a...
news / crime
December 14, 2009 - 1:56pm
Three charged in Wadena in drug sting
WADENA -- Three people were charged in Wadena County District Court Nov. 24 with drug crimes related to the alleged sale of marijuana. On Aug. 31, a Central Minnesota Drug and Gang Task Force special agent set up an undercover drug buy using a confidential informant. According to...
news / crime
December 14, 2009 - 7:13am