Sheriff: Fugitive Inmate Ryan Petro, 34, Captured In WadenaAuthorities in northern Minnesota say "dangerous" inmate Ryan Petro, who escaped from custody Monday afternoon, was caught in Wadena Tuesday.
Wadena Police: Man Found Dead In Ticket Booth At FairgroundsAuthorities say a man was found dead Thursday evening inside the ticket booth at the Wadena County Fairgrounds.
Detroit Lakes Bicyclist Killed After Running Red Light, Crashing Into TruckA 39-year-old male bicyclist died after colliding with a truck Thursday night in Wadena, Minnesota.
Expert Gives Severe Weather OutlookWeather experts say Minnesota is overdue for a severe tornado.
Deer Subdued At Wadena WalmartThe deer had been spotted walking in the garden center of the store.
Woman Found Dead In Wadena, Man In Custody After Leading Police On ChaseA man is arrested and a woman is dead after an incident that included a police chase in Wadena Monday afternoon.
Girl, Dog Fatally Struck By Train In WadenaInvestigators say a 15-year-old girl and her dog were struck and killed by a freight train Saturday evening in Wadena.
BNSF: Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Train In Central MinnesotaAuthorities say a pedestrian and her dog were killed Saturday after they were both hit by a train in Wadena. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 6:10 p.m. Saturday.
Wadena Man Charged With Stealing Bag Of Money Meant For Cancer PatientMore than a month after a bag of money raised for a cancer patient was stolen from a benefit event, police have filed charges.
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.