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Osberg to work on rural employment issues in Otter Tail County
7 hours 53 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
8 hours 30 min ago
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
7 hours 39 min ago
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
12 hours 47 min ago
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
17 hours 7 min ago
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
14 hours 15 min ago
Wolverines post 65-57 PRC win over Trojans
12 hours 6 min ago
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
12 hours 12 min ago
Wadena Fire Department called to Timber Roots
January 12, 2017 - 12:59pm
Henning's Ellie Dague (4) and Abi Eckhoff (20) went after a first half rebound along with Verndale's Claudia Quera (32) in a Park Region Conference game Thursday at Verndale. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Glenz cans big trey in 50-46 overtime win
12 hours 6 min ago
Wadena State Bank  is acquiring First National Bank in Wadena, the companies announced jointly. The banks will merge under the name Wadena State Bank. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena State Bank acquires First National Bank
January 12, 2017 - 12:25pm
Tanya and her husband, Rick, with their four children: Hunter, 20, Rhagen, 4, Cassidee, 2, and Mason, 12. Tanya was diagnosed last March with a very rare form of terminal lung cancer, a kind that tends to occur in younger non-smokers like her.  Submitted photo
Time Race for Tanya: Richville mother of four diagnosed with terminal cancer; benefit planned
January 13, 2017 - 10:37am
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
1 hour 23 min ago

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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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