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December 2, 2014
A large array of equipment was deployed Tuesday morning as Burlington Northern Santa Fe crews and private contractors worked to rebuild a stretch of railway northwest of Wadena. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Brian Hansel)
BNSF expects to restore service stalled by Wadena derailment by Thursday
December 2, 2014 - 11:16pm
December 1, 2014
A BNSF Railway worker inspects damage at the site of a train car derailment Monday four miles northwest of Wadena along U.S. Highway 10. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Brian Hansel)
Eighteen cars derail near Wadena
December 1, 2014 - 11:07pm
Derailed cars from a 90-car eastbound BNSF Railway freight train block the tracks about 6:23 a.m. Monday about four miles northwest of Wadena, Minn. Ten of the cars were empty tankers, while other rail cars contained sugar and corn meal. There was no public health concern, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. The cause of the derailment is being determined. Brian Hansel, Forum News Service
Eighteen cars derail on BNSF Railway tracks northwest of Bluffton
December 1, 2014 - 12:12pm
April 22, 2014
Christine Kaye Alberts
Wadena girl killed Monday in ATV rollover
April 22, 2014 - 1:44pm
February 15, 2014
Two adults die in camper fire near Wadena
February 15, 2014 - 10:04am
June 16, 2013
Lee Westrum, who started his teaching career 21 years ago at the Benson School District and spent the last six years as the district's superintendent, is leaving his post. He begins a new job as superintendent of the Wadena-Deer Creek  School District on July 1. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Westrum ends 21-year tenure at Benson School District
June 16, 2013 - 10:51pm