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Woman fighting Wadena to keep 3 basset hounds receives international support
WADENA, Minn.—People from around the country, and beyond, are supporting a Wadena woman fighting the city's effort to remove one of her...
7 hours 25 min ago
February 28, 2017
Man indicted for wife's murder after release from jail on domestic assault charges
WADENA, Minn. — A grand jury has indicted a Wadena man in connection to his wife’s murder nearly four months ago — on the same day he had...
February 28, 2017 - 5:53pm
November 9, 2016
Victim, suspect identified in Wadena shooting
WADENA -- A Wadena woman was found dead in her home Monday afternoon, Nov. 7, and Wadena police are investigating her death as a possible homicide. Her estranged husband, Antonio St. Marie, 26, of Wadena, is in custody as a suspect in the case after leading authorities on a chase...
November 9, 2016 - 1:23am
May 24, 2016
Man arrested after four pounds of meth delivered 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 - 9:15pm
November 11, 2015
Nativity scene to vanish from city site
WADENA — A Nativity scene that has been a Wadena park centerpiece for many years will be sold to the Ministerial Association and placed on private property after the constitutionality of the display was questioned by a foundation advocating the separation of church and state. The...
November 11, 2015 - 9:40pm
August 26, 2015
Wadena farmer says estranged brother may have called in human remains report
WADENA — Accusations, rumors and mystery surround a Wadena farm this week. This after investigators issued a search warrant looking for human remains. Unexpectedly Monday morning, Dan Hansen said his farm about two miles north of Wadena was swarming with investigators. His...
August 26, 2015 - 8:55pm
February 5, 2015
Broken rail caused 32-car Wadena trail derailment
WADENA — A broken rail has been determined as the cause of a 32-car derailment on the BNSF Railway line four miles northwest of Wadena Dec. 1. BNSF recently wrapped up a two-month investigation into the derailment which spilled sugar and sugar products near Bluffton in Otter Tail...
February 5, 2015 - 7:29pm
December 1, 2014
Eighteen cars derail northwest of 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 - 8:36pm
June 20, 2012
Letter: Wadena proves a great Minnesota still exists
This past Sunday, June 17th, marked the two-year anniversary of the EF4 tornado that ravaged the City of Wadena --damaging over 400 homes, 20 businesses, the community center, ice arena and our high school. Over many months, hundreds of Minnesotans helped us clear the debris, attend...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2010
Wadena still recovering, cleaning up after tornados
WADENA -- When Maria Marthaler emerged from her basement and looked out her blown-out picture window after Thursday's tornado, she couldn't believe what she saw. "All I could say was 'Oh my God,'" Marthaler said Sunday as she and her family began the cleanup on their southwest Wadena...
June 21, 2010 - 8:46pm
March 10, 2010
Missing Minn. man found safe in swamp near town
WADENA, Minn. - A 76-year-old man missing since Monday morning was found safe Wednesday afternoon in a swampy area northeast of here. Wadena Police Chief Bruce Uselman said David Delano Paulson hadn't been seen since he left home at 10:40 a.m. Monday.
March 10, 2010 - 3:30pm
April 3, 2009
Ex-councilman charged with kidnapping
WADENA - A former Sebeka city councilman has been charged with kidnapping and allegedly spoke openly about a murder-suicide plot. Randy Lee Pickar, 53, was charged Tuesday, March 31 in Wadena County District Court with kidnapping -- no great bodily harm, and terroristic threats....
April 3, 2009 - 9:51am
March 31, 2009
Snowmobilers allegedly stalked
WADENA - Three area men face stalking and harassment charges after allegedly following two 18-year-olds who were on snowmobiles. Eric Halan Samuelson, 21, of Parkers Prairie, Tyler David Schwartz, 18, of Bluffton, and Joshua Jon Kern, 18, of Wadena, were each charged this month in...
March 31, 2009 - 10:25am
February 12, 2009
Squirrels cause power outage
WADENA - Two squirrels caused a power shortage by getting in the line on 7th Street SW resulting in a one-hour loss of power to 200 homes, M State and the junior high school late Monday afternoon. A partial power loss occurred when one phase of the three phase feeder line came down,...
February 12, 2009 - 5:00pm
Hot jobs of 2009 predicted
Good jobs are not falling out of the trees in 2009, but there are growth fields, according to M State--Wadena Dean of Academics Monty Johnson. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that within the next seven years, three of 10 jobs in the Untied States will be in health care or...
February 12, 2009 - 2:00pm