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August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
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Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
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September 13, 2016
Minnesotan injured after leading cops on 115-mph motorcycle chase
VERGAS — A 20-year-old Wadena man was injured Friday when he crashed a motorcycle while fleeing from state troopers. The Minnesota State Patrol...
September 13, 2016 - 8:56am
May 24, 2016
Man arrested after four pounds of meth delivered in package to Wadena home
WADENA -- A man is charged with felony drug possession after four pounds of meth with an estimated street value of $200,000 was discovered in a package being delivered to a Wadena home. Wadena County Sheriff Michael Carr received information from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...
May 24, 2016 - 9:59pm
April 18, 2016
One person killed, another seriously hurt in separate Minnesota train accidents
A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in the western Minnesota community of Wadena,...
April 18, 2016 - 10:52am
August 26, 2015
Wadena farmer says estranged brother may have called in human remains report
WADENA — Accusations, rumors and mystery are surrounding a Wadena farm this week. This after investigators issued a search warrant looking for human remains. Unexpectedly Monday morning, Dan Hansen says his farm about two miles north of Wadena was swarming with investigators. His...
August 26, 2015 - 11:12pm
Human bone fragments found near Wadena
WADENA — Numerous human bone fragments have been found at a farm located about two miles north of Wadena, according to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office. Large piles of black dirt were seen at the scene where authorities dug up the remains. The sheriff’s office had executed...
August 26, 2015 - 6:27am
December 2, 2014
BNSF expects to restore service stalled by Wadena derailment by Thursday
WADENA — Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railways is expected to have both tracks open by Thursday, while at least partial service resumed Tuesday,...
December 2, 2014 - 11:16pm
December 1, 2014
Eighteen cars derail near Wadena
WADENA — About 18 cars derailed at 6:23 a.m. Monday four miles northwest of Wadena according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Ten...
December 1, 2014 - 11:07pm
Eighteen cars derail on BNSF Railway tracks northwest of Bluffton
WADENA, Minn. -- About 18 cars derailed at 6:23 a.m. Monday four miles northwest of Wadena according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Of...
December 1, 2014 - 12:12pm
April 22, 2014
Wadena girl killed Monday in ATV rollover
WADENA, Minn. -- A 16-year-old Wadena girl died Monday night from head injuries suffered in an ATV rollover. Christine Kaye Alberts was driving...
April 22, 2014 - 1:44pm
February 15, 2014
Two adults die in camper fire near Wadena
By Bryce Haugen Forum News Service WADENA, Minn. -- Two adults died in a fire early Friday morning in Wadena Township. The blaze, a few miles south of Wadena between the city and the Todd County line, was reported to authorities shortly before 4 a.m., said...
February 15, 2014 - 10:04am
June 16, 2013
Westrum ends 21-year tenure at Benson School District
BENSON — When Lee Westrum was a fresh college graduate from Bemidji State University in 1992, his first job was as a social studies teacher...
June 16, 2013 - 10:51pm