Minnesota Lawmaker To Step Down And Focus On MicrobreweryA Minnesota lawmaker is stepping away from politics to follow his love of beer. Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, announced Tuesday that he will not seek a third term in order to focus on the three businesses he runs with his wife, Barb.
1 Dead, 3 Injured In Broadside Crash In Wadena Co.One person is dead after a broadside crash in Wadena County Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, just before 7 p.m. 25-year-old Don R. Poplin, of Hewitt, was traveling north on Highway 71 near the intersection at Bottemiller Drive. At the same time 56-year-old Charles E. Denny, of Staples, was stopped in the left turn lane of south Highway 71, waiting to turn left onto Bottemiller Drive.
State Patrol: 1 Dead In Wadena Co. Head-On CrashAt 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.
1 Dead In Head-On Semi-Trailer Crash In Wadena CountyThe passenger of an Oldsmobile Alero is dead after the car collided head-on with a semi-trailer in Wadena County.
Report: Boy, 14, Dies Of Injuries Following Accidental ShootingThe 14-year-old boy who suffered an accidental gunshot wound earlier this month in rural Wadena County has died.
Police: 14-Year-Old Suffers Accidental Gunshot WoundA 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.
Officials ID Woman Found Dead in Wadena CountyThe 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.
Wadena Girl, 16, Killed In ATV Rollover CrashThe 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.
Camper Trailer Fire Kills 2 Adults Near Wadena Authorities are investigating a fire that killed two adults in Wadena County of western Minnesota.
Former Wadena Co. Social Worker Gets 1 Year For Sex Crimes 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.
Wadena Co. Wildfire Has Now Burned 1,600 Acres, Engulfed 1 HomeThe wildfire burning in northern Minnesota has now charred 1,600 acres and destroyed a family’s home, authorities say.
DNR: Wildfire Burns 900 Acres In Northern Minn. A wildfire is still burning in northern Minnesota after it left 900 acres and one structure charred Sunday, authorities said.