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Highway 29 detour between Benson, Highway 40 begins July 28
Diane Moeller offered position of interim superintendent in Morris Area
Hancock School Board adds two new teachers to staff list
Stee-po Farms named 2014 Farm Family of the Year
Highway 27 now open between Hoffman and Alexandria
No. 4-seeded Morris VFW swings past Willmar
NL-S upends Morris Legion in District 7 tourney
Eagles edge win over Legion in exhibition action
Two-Niners fall to No. 1 Osakis
Results of Marv Meyer Fun Run
Talking it over: Play on words
Daniel Savaloja: Minnesota’s biodiesel mandate is costly, risky and unfair
Capitol Chatter: U.S. House races bring in money, too
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Caroline Little: What the newspaper trends of 2014 mean for the industry's future
Trey Owen Domnick
Lia Marie Francois
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Area Student Accomplishments 071914
Features From the Farm 062814
Verndale to get youth center
Verndale youth can look forward later this winter to the opening of The Anchor. The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Verndale will operate the youth center, which was formerly a restaurant called The Pirate's Den in downtown Verndale. "We were kind of in a pinch for space,"...
December 24, 2009 - 3:34am
August 11, 2009
Verndale chief cleared in tasing case
An outside investigation vindicated Verndale Police Chief Jeff Jares' handling of a tasing incident outside a Verndale bar. The suspect in the case, Brandon Clark Christensen, 23, of Browerville, filed a complaint with the Verndale City Council, challenging Jares' cause for tasing...
August 11, 2009 - 7:37am
July 9, 2009
Predatory sex offender nabbed in Verndale
A predatory sex offender who had failed to register his whereabouts was arrested Tuesday morning. According to Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr, Thomas Wayne Bowen, 31, was arrested without incident at 106 Farwell Street North. Bowen had active warrants out of Pine County, Chisago...
July 9, 2009 - 9:40am
May 18, 2009
Verndale attorney: power derived through teamwork
Recognizing individual powerlessness and the importance of teamwork is the best way council members can navigate the sometimes treacherous waters of city governance, according to Verndale City Attorney Dan Carlisle of Pemberton, Sorlie, Rufer and Kershner, PLLP. "The theme is you...
news / government
May 18, 2009 - 4:36am
March 11, 2009
Names of two deceased Verndale residents released
The Verndale Police Department released the names of two people found deceased in a residence Friday. Steven Roger Hanebuth, 46, and Jeanie Marie Oconnor, 45, were found after the Verndale PD was called to do a welfare check. Authorities said foul play is not suspected, but a definitive...
March 11, 2009 - 9:38am
February 27, 2009
Garage logic questioned, steak dinner offered
A steak dinner is the prize in a controversy over the financial benefits of Wadena County's decision to sell the Verndale highway department garage. County Highway Engineer Joel Ulring expressed some confusion over why last year's decision to close the 50-year-old Verndale shop suddenly...
February 27, 2009 - 12:01pm
January 4, 2009
No foul play suspected in fire at R & J
No foul play is suspected in a fire that killed more than 40 horses and burned a large barn at R&J Horse Sales in Verndale on Dec. 21. Wadena County Sheriff Michael D. Carr said this week that his office, along with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office, is sending some evidence...
January 4, 2009 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Wadena native Hosmer scolds bad drivers in new reality show
Wadena native Pete Hosmer admits he wasn't the best student when he took driver's ed at Verndale High School. He still managed to pass the road test on the first try while driving his mother's minivan. Now he's teaching bad drivers the rules of the road on "Driving Me Mad," a new...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
40 horses perish in barn blaze
VERNDALE -- In the pre-dawn blackness of a stormy December Sunday, the Verndale Fire Department received a call around 6 a.m. that a fire had...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am