Winger News


11/08/2018 01:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Wild enjoys fine dining on road trips 

Niederreiter wants to know when he can sink his teeth into a slab of beef from a steakhouse named Barclay Prime. More than halfway through a franchise-A record seven consecutive road games, Wild players have been reacquainted with life out of a suitcase barely a month into the season.


09/02/2018 10:59 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Federal grants prop up small Minnesota towns 

Clarkfield scored near the top this year in the annual distribution of Small Cities Development Program grants, which are given out by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the state to help rehabilitate housing for low- to moderate-income people, mitigate blight and slums and eradicate health and safety problems. Clarkfield was awarded $1.1a million, one of 35 communities in greater Minnesota to get a share of $19a million distributed by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development .


08/31/2018 02:23 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Two EF-1 tornadoes confirmed in NW Minnesota Thursday, August 30 

Fosston, MN - The National Weather Service has confirmed two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in several northwest Minnesota Counties Sunday night. The first had an estimated peak wind of 110 MPH with a path 100 yards wide and 16 miles long.


08/27/2018 10:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Community helps clean up after storm rolls through Winger 

"It was really scary. Cause you know, the wind stuck around for a little while, but it was really quick, really fast, and then it was gone," says Amanda Kindall, Renter in Winger.


08/23/2018 12:25 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Northwest Minnesota inmate who escaped into soybean field is captured 

Authorities have captured a Polk County inmate who escaped Wednesday after overpowering a corrections officer during a medical transport and speeding away in the vehicle. The six-hour manhunt had search teams combing northwestern Minnesota farmland to find 20-year-old Tony Mitchell Krueger, who was last seen fleeing on foot into a soybean field near Winger, Minn.