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Weekly police report - March 22 edition
City of Detroit Lakes, Wadena involved in possible 'drive-by' ADA lawsuits
Council accepts letter of intent for RTC project: American Covenant Senior Housing Inc. eyes historic buildings
Building on the future: Perham school board gets construction update, discusses safety
County employees caught in middle with license tab, title fiasco
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Carol Jean Kratzke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
Science Museum of Minnesota to bring hands-on learning to St. Henry's Area School
Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
A Place to Belong receives grant to help start up Perham branch
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Ask A Trooper: How long can a train block a crossing?
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Guest column: Clocks talk to us
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
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
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