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Weekly police report - May 24 edition
Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Otter Tail County Sheriff's report - May 24 edition
No Hub snub at the state: Perham's big project makes it into the bonding bill at $6 million
Perham falls in Section 8AA playoffs
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Wolverines shutdown Perham, fall to DGF
Minten’s blast lifts Perham over Wadena-DC
Perham Tennis team takes another step
Helen M. Smith
James Robert Draack
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
Summer beauty bloomin' around Perham, thanks to volunteers and donations
'Why did he do such a crazy thing?': Perham man who nearly died in Vietnam learns firsthand about sacrifice
Adult Fishing League kicks off 14th season
United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties announces funded partner programs
Looking Back - May 17 edition
Editorial: Remember this on Memorial Day: Life is a gift
Ask A Trooper: Questions about teen drivers
Tobacco prevention, sustainable quit-smoking help fail to cross session finish line
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
Ask A Trooper: Is prescription window tint allowed?
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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 16, 2011
Wadena residents share tornado stories in book
WADENA, Minn. - Residents here are sharing their stories in a book about the two tornadoes that devastated the community one year ago Friday. "Twisted Together by an EF4" is the product of more than a dozen Wadena County residents, ages 12 to 80, who worked with a journalist, a book...
June 16, 2011 - 1:04pm
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