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DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
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Letter: Music and songs with meaning
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Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
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Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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March 20, 2012
Wadena seeks aid as tornado forces out residents, businesses
ST. PAUL -- Wadena is losing residents and businesses, city leaders told a Minnesota Senate committee Monday night in seeking state aid to rebuild facilities lost in a 2010 tornado. "We have been planning for 21 months," Mayor Wayne Wolden told members of the Senate committee that...
March 20, 2012 - 7:15am
March 4, 2012
Wadena soil conservation leaders plan annual meeting
The Wadena Soil Water Conservation District (SWCD) will be hosting its annual producers meeting/weed inspectors meeting on March 20 at the Wadena VFW.
March 4, 2012 - 12:07pm
May 5, 2011
Sen. Klobuchar to return to Wadena to view rebuilding
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will be in Wadena on Friday to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Wadena-Deer Creek High School to replace the one that was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the community last summer. The new Wadena-Deer Creek High School...
May 5, 2011 - 7:57am
January 17, 2011
Wadena husband, wife charged with sex crimes
A husband and wife face multiple sex crimes in Wadena County District Court for allegedly engaging an adolescent boy in sexual acts. According to court documents, a Wadena County Human Services worker alerted police after interviewing Susan Rae Ruhl, 34. On Dec. 30, Susan Ruhl described...
January 17, 2011 - 4:34pm
January 16, 2011
Already a Wadena tornado survivor, first baby is born at TCHC
January 16, 2011 - 5:08pm
January 13, 2011
A cop's Kopp; former Wadena police chief passes away
January 13, 2011 - 4:26pm
January 2, 2011
Wadena considers whether to demolish grandstand
Sheldon Monson of the Wadena County Ag Society asked the Wadena City Council for an extension before demolition of the fairgrounds grandstand which was damaged by the June 17 tornado. On the Dec.
January 2, 2011 - 11:50am
December 23, 2010
Wadena pedestrian struck by vehicle in Hewitt
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a collision between a pedestrian from Wadena and a Chevy Tahoe driven by a rural Bertha woman Sunday morning, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Office. The driver of the 1998 Tahoe was southbound in Hewitt when she struck Shawn Peters of...
December 23, 2010 - 7:38am
December 7, 2010
Bricks from WDC High School available as a souvenir
December 7, 2010 - 3:00pm
November 25, 2010
A chilly bike ride for a good cause
Two guys on a mission for good rolled through Alexandria Monday on a 1947 Monark bicycle. They took turns riding the antique bike, which they...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Wadena man injured in farming accident
A 21-year-old Wadena, Minn. man severely injured his leg in a farming accident Friday morning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Custom Fleshing, a farming company near the city of Ottertail around 9:30 a.m. Ottertail is about 80 miles southeast of Fargo....
November 19, 2010 - 4:46pm
November 15, 2010
38-year-old man dies in hunting accident near Bluffton
November 15, 2010 - 2:16pm
Perfection: Wadena-Deer Creek wins state volleyball tournament
November 15, 2010 - 11:26am
Sebeka man charged with gun crimes
A Sebeka man was charged in Wadena County District Court with five gun crimes after an incident in which he allegedly pointed a weapon at a woman's head. According to court documents, Bobby John Haley, 22, pointed a 30-30 rifle at a sleeping woman around 4 a.m. on Oct. 29, waking...
November 15, 2010 - 11:17am
November 13, 2010
Department of Labor provides $1.2 million grant to assist storm recovery efforts in Minnesota
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a $1,160,391 National Emergency Grant award to assist clean-up and recovery efforts following three days of severe storms and flooding that struck Minnesota this past September. "The recent storms and flooding inflicted...
November 13, 2010 - 12:12pm