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Church notes: Oct. 18 edition
The monthly free community meal will be held at the Congregational United Church of Christ located on the corner of Colfax Avenue and First Street SW in Wadena from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 25. Hamburger vegetable soup, bread, fruit, bars and cookies and beverages will be served. All are welcome to atten
New Business: Kiki's Kreations opens in Wadena
Spud pockets, cozies, jar openers and more are some of the retail items at Kiki's Kreations in Wadena. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Brainerd woman involved in fatal pedestrian crash in Becker
A Brainerd women was involved in a fatal collision at about 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, involving a pedestrian on the intersection of Sherburne Avenue and County Highway 10 in Becker.
2 motorists killed when pickup trucks collide in west-central Minnesota
Joel Patrick Trebesch, 50, of Kandiyohi, Minn., was killed in the 10:40 a.m. collision on U.S. 71. The second driver, Mark Andrew Tanhoff, 50, of Renville, Minn., was also killed, according to the State Patrol.
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, birth...
Perry and Amber Hubbling, Brainerd, a girl, Hannah Lee, 6 pounds, 13 ounces, Oct. 4, 2018. Grandparents are Tim and Brenda Goraczkowski, Hewitt, and Dave and Cindy Hubbling, Alexandria.
Construction update: Expect significant delays on Highway 21...
Traffic travels through parts of the Cypress Drive and Edgewood Drive roundabout Friday, Oct. 19, in Baxter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Level 3 sex offender moving back to Wadena Nov. 1
The offender, 25-year-old Adam Levi Schultz, was convicted in 2013 of possessing child pornography and engaging in sexual contact with a 9-year-old male. In January 2018, Schultz was convicted of knowingly violating his sex offender registration requirement/or intentionally provided false informatio
Police Blotter - Oct. 5-11
Wadena PoliceOct. 5• Anonymous caller heard three gunshots coming from down the block towards Mason Brothers. Officer discovered Karvonen Funeral Home was conducting a funeral, which had a 21-gun salute for a veteran.• A caller on First Street SW Wadena filled up her vehicle three times, each time t
AgweekTV: Ashby Elevator Fraud Update
Co-op members hope to recover assets after former manager made nearly $5 million in unauthorized transactions.Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com
The 19-Year-Old Man Critically Injured in Farm Accident has Died
A 19-year-old man injured in a farm accident on Wednesday has since died from his injuries. Kaleb Fischer, 19, of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, was injured on a farm in Stark Township at 11 a.m. Wednesday. He had been repairing a manure spreader when he suffered critical injuries, requiring airlifting to H
Area Female Athlete: Chemistry key to Glenz, Verndale succes...
This year, Glenz and her six Verndale Pirates teammates, four of whom are fellow seniors, decided fun needed to be added to the volleyball season.
Business notes - Oct. 21
Guests may tour the liberal arts department or tech department at 4:45 p.m. Prairie Bay Grill & Catering will be serving barbecue meatballs, build you own bruschetta and a pretzel bar with refreshments.Central Lakes College-Brainerd and Staples is one of 31 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
Voter's Guide: Wadena County
Public office experience: Menahga School Board, six years. Blueberry Township clerk, five years. I was also appointed to the Wadena County Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment for six years.What do you want to accomplish if elected? The concern I hear most frequently from friends and communit
Wadena-Deer Creek grinds up Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in season...
“We had to get out of shotgun and get underneath center,” Kangas said. “We had to put Thomas at fullback to settle the game down and to honor the A and B gap. When you put that size in there, they are going to have to honor the dive play and it opens up the rest of the veer.”
Value of community inspires Phillipe’s volunteerism - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal
The Ottertail Pumpkin Festival is fast becoming a time-honored tradition for the tight-knit community. With a day’s worth of activities planned during Saturday’s event, it took the combined help of volunteers like Mary Phillipe, to guarantee the Pumpkin Festival’s smooth execution.
Beachy lifts Perham past penalty-plagued Panthers
The Panthers were able to sack Beachy three times, but the senior quarterback threw three long touchdown passes that sparked the Yellowjackets to a 50-16 victory at Vern Weekley Field on Oct. 17. Perham finished with 383 yards in offense and took advantage of 15 Park Rapids penalties to lock up the
Clitherall man hurt when his own truck backs over him
A Clitherall resident, 73-year-old Wayne Springer, was injured Oct. 12 at German Lake, southeast of Underwood.
Hide expectations: Tariffs drop value of deer hides, but locals...
After announcing the decision to take a year off, the organization made an agreement with a fur buyer last week to continue the program once more. So, yes, you can again expect to see the boxes coming soon.The MDHA was considering a one-year hiatus from the Hides for Habitat program thanks to tariff
Man facing life in prison for child sex crimes
Kewley pleaded guilty to transporting a minor, coercion and enticement along with four counts of distributing child pornography and five counts of possessing child pornography.All of which are federal crimes.Kewley was arrested September 1st, 2017 in Fargo, after undercover investigators caught him
Little Falls woman injured in ATV crash near Royalton
Emily Bartkowicz, 24, was driving an ATV eastbound in the ditch along 63rd Street when she attempted to go over the road approach, hit a culvert and flew off the ATV, the sheriff's office said. Bartkowicz was transported to CHI St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls with a possible back injury.