At least one person is dead after a head-on crash in Wadena County Saturday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened at about 11:25 a.m. on Highway 71 near Wadena.
The passenger of an Oldsmobile Alero is dead after the car collided head-on with a semi-trailer in Wadena County.
The 14-year-old boy who suffered an accidental gunshot wound earlier this month in rural Wadena County has died.
A 14-year-old male was wounded by an accidental gunshot in rural Wadena County Thursday, according to police. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, police responded to a call at 8:26 a.m. of a juvenile male who suffered an accidental gunshot in rural Wadena County.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner identified the body of a woman who was found dead in a home in Menahga, Minn. Saturday morning. Officials identified the victim as 32-year-old Kelly Marie Lund, of Detroit Lakes, Minn. According to police, Lund’s body was found shortly before 9 a.m. in a home on the 300 block of Third Street NW.
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 16-year-old girl died after an ATV rollover crash Monday evening. At 6:28 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a 911 call reporting the ATV accident at the intersection of Apache Avenue and Cree Street in Wadena Township. Upon arrival, emergency responders found a Polaris Ranger side by side ATV that rolled over onto the driver’s side.
Authorities are investigating a fire that killed two adults in Wadena County of western Minnesota.
A former social worker in Wadena County has been sentenced to a year in jail after having sexual relations with two young men and using his authority over them to make threats, county officials said.
The wildfire burning in northern Minnesota has now charred 1,600 acres and destroyed a family’s home, authorities say.
A wildfire is still burning in northern Minnesota after it left 900 acres and one structure charred Sunday, authorities said.
Alec Dale Davey, 16 of Sebeka, was riding his ATV in Red Eye Township, which is in Wadena County, at about 1:35 p.m. Tuesday when it crashed.
Wadena County Police found a dead man in a drainage ditch near an overturned car Thursday morning after receiving a call about a one-car crash.