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N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Charlotte June Huddleston
Herbert H. Limmer
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
December 29, 2009
$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...
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...
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...
December 14, 2009 - 7:13am
December 7, 2009
Wadena man charged with domestic assault
WADENA -- A Wadena man was charged in Wadena County District Court Monday with felony domestic assault. On Nov. 27, a Wadena officer met with a woman about removing an "intoxicated and unruly" man from her residence, court records said. The officer noticed a scratch on the woman's...
December 7, 2009 - 9:02am
November 28, 2009
2 charged in Wadena County for bouncing $3,000 check
WADENA -- Two people were charged with a felony-level count of issue dishonored check in Wadena County District Court. According to court documents, Cassandra Ann McLain, 25, of Staples, and Richard Gene Simonson, 60, of Motley, made and presented a check for $2,973.54 to RJ Horse...
November 28, 2009 - 2:58pm
Wadena man charged for Halloween tirade
WADENA -- A Wadena man faces three felony charges in Wadena County District Court after allegedly punching a man in the face, breaking all the windows on his girlfriend's vehicle and threatening to kill her on Halloween night. Court records said Dustin Paul Kotchen, 24, was at a...
November 28, 2009 - 2:58pm
November 17, 2009
Wadena County pays 5 employees to walk away
WADENA -- Five Wadena County employees have accepted an early retirement incentive plan designed to save the county money by replacing higher wage long-term employees with employees on a lower step. The departments will have to replace the positions with at least a 25 percent savings...
November 17, 2009 - 3:24pm
November 2, 2009
Wadena man charged with TV theft
WADENA -- A 20-year-old Wadena man was charged Oct. 27 in Wadena County District Court with second-degree burglary for allegedly stealing a TV from a residence. According to court documents, Nathen Daniel Eide had been at the victim's home on South Jefferson Street just three days...
November 2, 2009 - 11:49am
Wadena woman listed in critical condition after head-on crash
A Wadena woman was listed in critical condition Saturday morning following a head-on crash in Otter Tail County. Kimmy M. Hershberger, 40, of Wadena was southbound on Highway 29, just north of County Road 14, when another vehicle lost control on the icy roadway and hit her car head...
November 2, 2009 - 11:35am
October 22, 2009
6 charged in Wadena County drug sting
WADENA -- Six people were charged with drug crimes after drug task force agents staged two buys under surveillance in Wadena. According to court records, on August 25, agents of the Central Minnesota Drug and Gang Task Force met with a confidential reliable informant who had been...
October 22, 2009 - 1:21pm
October 3, 2009
Distinctive cap, GPS allegedly ties two men to Wadena County golf course burglary
WADENA -- Two men were each charged with the burglary, theft and vandalism at Blueberry Pines Golf Course on Aug. 17 after police allegedly used their GPS and one distinctive cap to tie them to the crime. Brent Paul Martin, 35, and James Irving Dale, 45, both of Annandale, Minn.,...
October 3, 2009 - 12:27pm
6 charged in Wadena drug sting
WADENA -- Six people were charged with drug crimes after drug task force agents staged two buys under surveillance in Wadena. According to court records, on Aug. 25, agents of the Central Minnesota Drug and Gang Task Force met with a confidential reliable informant who had been working...
October 3, 2009 - 12:25pm
September 21, 2009
Down in a jungle: 10 years ago, a Wadena native's plane went down in Bolivia
WADENA -- Ten years ago, on Sept. 28, 1998, the little Wings Of Peace, a Cessna 206 with seven people on board, flew out of village Cumumo toward...
September 21, 2009 - 10:24am
September 15, 2009
Enrollment at Wadena-Deer Creek shrinks by 49
WADENA -- Wadena-Deer Creek student numbers in grades K-12 dropped from 1,054 on opening day in September 2008 to 1,006 at the beginning of the 2009 school year, according to WDC superintendent Virginia Dahlstrom. The 504 students that Wadena-Deer Creek high school is starting the...
September 15, 2009 - 9:06am