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Wadena County sits in a sea of red in this map showing how are precincts voted for the Minnesota Governor race. Despite support for the GOP candidate Jeff Johnson in this area, Tim Walz won the spot with 53.84 percent of the vote in the state.
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Wadena area 2018 election results
November 12, 2018 - 2:46pm
The Lower Twin Lakes public riparian access  saw improvements in preparation for the ice fishing season recently.
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Ice fishing access improvements on Twin Lakes
November 12, 2018 - 11:12am
Faith Column: Your eternal reservation
November 10, 2018 - 5:15pm
Scarlet (Emma Bushinger), Inspector Wright (Teagan Roberts) and Richard (Michael Schmidt) are not impressed with Tom (Ben Keppers). 
Photo by Beth Hawkins, WDC Schools
WDC drama performing "Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery" Nov. 15-17
November 10, 2018 - 12:04pm
"No one is above the law" protesters lined up in front of the Wadena County Courthouse Thursday evening. Protesters included Diane Leaders (left) Pam Hoy, Mike Hoy, Joe Majors and Denise Ferguson.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
'No one is above the law' protest outside of Wadena County Courthouse remains peaceful
November 9, 2018 - 12:18pm
Wadena Crime Report - Nov. 5 edition
November 9, 2018 - 12:06pm
Linda McGrane
McGrane is DAC employee of the year
November 9, 2018 - 8:15am
Sarah Stonich
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Stonich is Book Ends author of the month
November 8, 2018 - 12:04pm
Seelhammer, Damlo, Hayes to fill 3 seats on WDC School Board
November 7, 2018 - 10:06am
Election worker Jan Roers hands Don Dirks an "I voted" sticker after he successfully submitted a ballot at the Wadena County Courthouse on election day. Wadena and Leaf River townships have their polling place in the lower level of the courthouse. At times, all voting booths were full and voters spilled over to tables to get their votes in.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena area election results: Olson, Kangas earn spots in Wadena County
November 7, 2018 - 7:38am
Ask a Trooper: Is my ride too low?
November 6, 2018 - 5:15pm
Sarah Hustad, Minnesota Department of Corrections community notification coordinator, shared facts about offenders at a notification meeting Tuesday in Wadena.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Few attend meeting as 2 sex offenders return to Wadena
November 6, 2018 - 12:11pm
Wadena County kids partake in study about exposure to chemicals
November 5, 2018 - 7:23am
Wadena-Deer Creek's Bereket Loer takes off at the start of the Class A Championships at St. Olaf College in Northfield. Jason Groth/Pioneer Journal
Loer, Hinojos finish season at Class A Championships
November 4, 2018 - 9:05am

Inside Wadena PJ

Proudly displaying their steamroller art are Randy (from left) Les, LeRoy, Nolan and Jon at their home, at Parkwood, an adult foster care home in Wadena. The men visited the Wadena City Library Sept. 15 for a free art class. 
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Proudly displaying their steamroller art are Randy (from left) Les, LeRoy, Nolan and Jon at their home, at Parkwood, an adult foster care home in Wadena. The men visited the ...

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