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Kids who offend: Hundreds of juveniles from Wadena sent to Moorhead facility yearly
City budget, tax levy increase of 6.58 percent approved
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Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
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Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Count your blessings and your birds
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
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Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
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Area students receive degrees from NDSU
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Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights tonight
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
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Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
June 6, 2011
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
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...
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