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Friendly Rider has expanded their service with additional MnDOT funding. Courtesy photo.
Transit system receives MnDOT Expansion Funding
15 hours 29 min ago
Entertainment briefs - April 27 edition
18 hours 9 min ago
Lee Westrum, Superintendent of WDC Schools. Courtesy photo.
WDC School Board looking for feedback on elementary facilities
19 hours 9 min ago
Jorgenson draws a crowd April 8
22 hours 9 min ago
Wadena-Deer Creek Principal Louis Rutten made an ENVoY Gem presentation to WDC Kindergarten Teacher Angie Moats Monday evening at the April meeting of the WDC school board. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
District 2155 could see 2-2 general fund formula
April 21, 2017 - 6:26pm
Wadena Mayor George Deise and Senator Amy Klobuchar listened to area leaders discuss the need for broadband services in greater Minnesota. Heather Bullock/Wadena Pioneer Journal.
Klobuchar meets with local businessmen, leaders to discuss broadband
April 21, 2017 - 5:36pm
City council approves loan for BDBA Properties
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
County Attorney Kyra Ladd, center, points out the private witness lounge to, from left, Ryan Odden, Highway Department, County Treasurer/Auditor Judy Taves, County Board Chair Dave Hillukka, Commissioner Chuck Horsager and Commissioner Jim Hofer. Heather Bullock/Wadena Pioneer journal.
Commissioners tour annex construction site
April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
'Fate of the Furious" reaches new heights in action
April 20, 2017 - 4:40pm
Breanna Zimmerman, five, eagerly waited with her grandmother, Lesa Goranson, left, and aunt Leslie Rudrud, right, for the Easter egg hunt to begin. Heather Bullock/Wadena Pioneer Journal.
Hundreds attend Easter egg hunt in Wadena
April 19, 2017 - 4:40pm
Your letters - April 13 edition
April 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
WDC fifth-grade band students performing at the band festival in Fergus Falls, from left: Kelanie Oldakowski, Simon Kreklau, Libby Hartman, and Alycyn Swanson. Lisa Weniger/WDC Schools.
WDC band students participate in Honor Band Festival
April 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
WDC sixth-graders graduated from the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. April 5 with a special ceremony honoring their achievement. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools.
WDC sixth-graders graduate from DARE program
April 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
The clouds opened up and the sun shined through as the Henning boys basketball team placed a cross in memory of Jacob Quam at the accident site. Submitted photo
Remembering Jacob
April 19, 2017 - 8:45am
Wadena-Deer Creek's Kade Woods will compete in the CCM High Performance Spring Hockey Festival for 14-year-old skaters April 21-22 in Duluth. The top 120 players from the festival will be selected to train at the CCM High Performance 14 Development Camp in St. Cloud. Submitted photo
Woods to compete in Spring Hockey Festival
April 19, 2017 - 8:15am

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Lylah Radach, 7, and Rhea Radach, 4, pose with the family’s kitten and chickens. The stray kitten showed up at their home in mid-November, took a liking to the chickens, and now lives in the coop. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)

A stray kitten has found a home in an unlikely place — a Garfield family's chicken coop.

Micah and Allyson Radach say the kitten, not more than a few months ...

The Wadena County Transfer Station expansion is complete and came in under budget. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal

A Wadena County Transfer Station expansion is complete.

The project, which included an expansion to the northeast side of the building allowed for more storage. The project cost just over ...

Joan Hess, of Verndale, received a flu shot this week from Tri-County Health Care Primary Care Nursing Manager Diane George earlier this week. Hess said she gets a flu shot every year and thinks it helps prevent sickness. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal.

It's the season for sneezin' and health officials are recommending people get a flu shot sooner than later.

"By far, the best prevention against the flu is getting the vaccine," ...

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