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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
June 10, 2011
Klobuchar, Franken announce $1.3 million for tornado repairs in Wadena
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, D-Minn., announced more than $1.3 million in federal funding to repair power cables in the city of Wadena following a June 2010 tornado that damaged overhead power lines and interrupted power to 1,200 customers for nearly five days. "The Wadena...
June 10, 2011 - 9:14am
June 7, 2011
Wadena issues boil water advisory for today
The city of Wadena has issued a precautionary boil water advisory due to Monday's filter plant problems. At about 11 a.m. Monday, Electric and Water Supervisor Dave Evans said Wadena residents should boil water for at least a minute before drinking, and that the Department of Health...
June 7, 2011 - 3:24pm
June 6, 2011
Man who threatened to bomb Wadena given 93 days in jail
A man who threatened to blow up buildings in Wadena with gas bombs was convicted of two of five counts against him and sentenced to 93 days in jail, with credit for 62 days served. Mark Allen Moe, 43, was sentenced May 24 for two counts of terroristic threats -- recklessly disregard...
June 6, 2011 - 9:52am
Gun trumps knife in standoff at Wadena store
An alleged shoplifter pulled a knife on a Wadena store employee on May 27, but when another employee grabbed a gun, the man gave up his knife. According to court documents, Gerald Allan Demarre, 44, of Staples, entered Fleet Supply in Wadena and a store employee confronted him and...
June 6, 2011 - 9:47am
May 24, 2011
24-year-old charged with felony for impregnating 17-year-old
A 24-year-old from Sebeka was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Wadena County District Court for a relationship with a 17-year-old girl. The investigation began with a report the girl had become pregnant, which led to her school counselor reporting the relationship...
May 24, 2011 - 1:06pm
April 25, 2011
Man charged in Wadena with vehicle theft, not registering as sex offender
Bond was set at $250,000 or $25,000 cash with court conditions for a man who is accused of stealing a vehicle from a Wadena residence and violating the terms of his predatory offender registration. According to Wadena County District Court documents, Michael Wayne Peters, 35, stole...
April 25, 2011 - 10:10am
Wadena man's Facebook photo used as evidence of failure to register
A photo of his new car on Facebook could come back to haunt a Wadena man charged for failing to register that vehicle because of his predatory offender status. On April 11, a sheriff's deputy saw a photo of a 1993 BMW 325i allegedly posted by Brandon David Wing, 22, on his Facebook...
April 25, 2011 - 10:08am
April 22, 2011
Activity once again at Wadena-Deer Creek High School site
Over the next two weeks, the public will notice heavy equipment working once again at the site of the former Wadena-Deer Creek High School. Rachel Contracting will be removing the remaining concrete foundation and footings that were left due to environmental testing. The school recently...
April 22, 2011 - 9:51am
April 18, 2011
Vergas architect involved in planning for Wadena tornado memorial
Mim Maas presented plans for a tornado memorial garden at Fink Park by the swimming pool to the Wadena City Council Tuesday. The council accepted the recommendation from the Park Board and allowed the project to proceed. The work for the blueprint of the garden was donated. Craig...
April 18, 2011 - 3:20pm
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...
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...
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.
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...
February 1, 2011 - 12:39pm