Wadena Community Raises Funds For Cancer Patient; Money Bag Then StolenA Wadena man facing a fight with cancer is now dealing with an unexpected setback - but not from his doctors. The benefit money raised for his medical expenses was stolen, allegedly by someone helping out at his community benefit.
Despite Objections, Wadena Votes To Remove Nativity Scene From ParkA nativity scene that has been part of the Wadena's Christmas decorations at Burlington Northern Park for years will no longer be displayed.
Training Never Ends For FirefightersRain would be very much appreciated in the western United States where dozens of wildfires are burning. And several crews from Minnesota have been deployed to help. A crew out of Grand Rapids just left for Montana. They are the eighth Minnesota group deployed to help battle the fires.
A Look Back At Wadena's 2010 Tornado DevastationThe tornado that tore through the town of Wadena in 2010 left 4,000 community members working tirelessly to clean up the extensive damage. From the air, it looked like a war zone. Homes were flattened; a church was destroyed; school buses were covered in debris from all that was left of Wadena Deer Creek High School.
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.
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.
Minn. AG Alleges Wadena Process Server Filed False ClaimsThe Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against a Wadena process service company and one of its former employees saying they falsely claimed some individuals were served with debt collection lawsuits.
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.
Finding Minnesota: Treehouse For Big Kids In WadenaSometimes kids need a secret hideaway to escape the worries of the world. The lucky ones have a treehouse to climb into and let their imaginations go. It turns out, big kids can rent their own secluded hideout in the trees of Wadena.
Camper Trailer Fire Kills 2 Adults Near Wadena Authorities are investigating a fire that killed two adults in Wadena County of western Minnesota.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Movie TheaterIn 1914, with the world on the brink of war and Woodrow Wilson in the White House, the Cozy Theatre opened its doors on Jefferson Street in Wadena.
For The 8th Time, Wadena's Cozy Theater Hosting Film FestivalA northern Minnesota movie theater is playing host to a film festival. The Whiskey Creek Film Festival returns to the Cozy Theater in Wadena for its eighth year. The festival opened Friday and runs through next Thursday. Director Jamie Robertson describes the festival's entries as current movies that otherwise wouldn't be shown outside the Twin Cities.