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Students in the one-act cast not only act, but they also help create the sets for the stage. Here, Emma Mehl prepares to paint an old wooden chair. Photo by Dana Pavek/WDC Schools
WDC's one-act play to give performance, Jan. 26
17 min 32 sec ago
The Wadena City Council approved purchasing a property on Jefferson Street South for $10,000 contingent upon the owner preparing the legal documentation necessary to sell the building and land. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal
City looking to purchase property in anticipation of future SW road projects
3 hours 59 min ago
Police Scanner - Jan. 19 edition
6 hours 2 min ago
Bowling scores - Jan. 19 edition
14 hours 9 min ago
Osberg to work on rural employment issues in Otter Tail County
23 hours 40 min ago
Wadena-Deer Creek juniors Noah Ross and Jezebel Snyder are the 2017 nominees for the ExCEL award. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools.
Ross and Snyder selected as nominees for ExCEL Award
January 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
The 2017 Menahga Family Fishing Derby will be held at the Spirit Lake public access this Saturday, Jan. 21. (file photo)
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
23 hours 25 min ago
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
January 20, 2017 - 9:43am
Mason Brothers truck drivers John Beringer (47 years), Rick Eckenrode (nearly 20 years) and Glen Nesland (17 years) retired last week. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal
It's been a long road: Three truck drivers retire from Mason Brothers
January 13, 2017 - 9:59am
The specialized sleds used in the outlaw category at the Minnesota State Ice Drag Championships routinely reach speeds in excess of 150 mph. Submitted photo
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
January 20, 2017 - 5:22am
The Cultural Center in New York Mills presents Deuces Wild dueling pianos on Friday, January 20 at 8 p.m. in the NYM City Hall Ballroom. Submitted photo.
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
January 20, 2017 - 8:15am
Wolverines post 65-57 PRC win over Trojans
January 20, 2017 - 10:24am
A collision between a Chevrolet four-door and a Chevrolet Z71 pickup occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Third Street NW and Deerwood Avenue NW in Wadena. Tri-County Ambulance, Wadena Police Department and Wadena Fire Department units and personnel responded. Police dispatch initially reported the crash resulted in one injury. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Two-vehicle crash in Wadena
January 18, 2017 - 8:57am
Three Central Minnesota boxers triumph
January 20, 2017 - 10:18am
Wadena Fire Department called to Timber Roots
January 12, 2017 - 12:59pm

Inside Wadena PJ

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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