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Weekly police report - April 26 edition
Lake ice out expected to break records
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
LaFond qualifies for Hamline Elite Meet
Perham earns a pair of road wins
Yellowjackets cruise in home opener
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Kathryn "Katie" Eickschen
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Make and Take Class set for May 14
Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons to file for Otter Tail County Sheriff
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
'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
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
June 2, 2010
14-year-old peacemaker gets nose broken at Wadena skating rink
A 14-year-old boy who tried to break up a fight got his own nose broken, according to Wadena County District Court documents. The juvenile stepped between two men who were preparing to fight and attempted to get the two to separate, court records said.
June 2, 2010 - 12:20pm
December 29, 2009
Infant, parents hurt in Jeep crash with Amish buggy
WADENA -- Three Amish people were hurt when their horse-drawn buggy was hit by a man in a Jeep, and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, Todd County authorities said. On Dec. 21, a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by James Miller of rural Deer Creek rear-ended an Amish buggy containing...
December 29, 2009 - 3:52pm
$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