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Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
February 21, 2018 - 9:56am
Firemen receive approval for equipment purchase
February 21, 2018 - 9:24am
Paula Quam, Wadena Pioneer Journal Editor
Editorial: So everybody is poor here in Wadena, now what?
February 17, 2018 - 10:53am
A Kenworth tractor trailer is loaded with a round bales for shipment to Glendive, Mont. Tuesday morning at Midwest Machinery northwest of Wadena. The  bales have been donated by area farmers as part of a Farm Bureau operation called "Haylift" and will be used to feed cattle in two drought-stricken counties of eastern Montana.  Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Local 'Haylift' geared to help eastern Montana ranchers
February 16, 2018 - 9:45am
Wadena County board approves four Public Health proposals
February 15, 2018 - 9:30am
Wadena-Deer Creek's Casey Volkmann drives with the basketball against Menahga's Megan Hendrickson. Volkmann eclipsed the 1,000 point mark for her career in the first half. Heather Bullock/Pioneer Journal
Volkmann hits milestone in defeat against Menahga
February 14, 2018 - 1:25pm
Wadena-Deer Creek's Bereket Loer drives to the basket during the second half of Wadena-DC's Park Region Conference victory over Menahga. Loer finished with a game-high of 21 points. Jason Groth/Pioneer Journal.
Loer leads Wolverines to home win over Menahga
February 9, 2018 - 11:27pm
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
February 9, 2018 - 12:19pm
Wolverines open 6A playoffs with Breckenridge
February 8, 2018 - 2:31pm
Board builds a want ad for county coordinator's position
February 7, 2018 - 10:00am
Former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachman shows support for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, Nov. 6, 2016. File photo / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Bachmann not running: 'Not hearing any call from God'
February 7, 2018 - 9:51am
Logan gave students gift -- a Deej decal to put on their cell phone to remind them to not text and drive. Dana Cantleberry/WDC Schools.
Father gives tearful message about distracted driving in Wadena
February 7, 2018 - 8:55am
Holly Marsh.
Three arrested in drug bust
February 6, 2018 - 9:35am
Wadena-Deer Creek's Noah Ross gets in the lane for a jumper in the first half against Henning. Jason Groth/Pioneer Journal
Late bucket by Ross lifts Wadena-DC
February 2, 2018 - 2:58pm
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Otter Tail Lake neighbors Caryn Klosterman  and Tami Sirek flank Brooklyn Sirek under the big tent at the Otter Tail County of Ice celebration Saturday afternoon. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal

Many an idea is hatched in a fish house in the middle of a cold Minnesota winter.

Otter Tail County's Erik Osberg of had an idea some years back that ...

Trumpeter swans fly over a corn field north of Perham Monday afternoon.
Michael Johnson/Perham Focus

Prior to the turn of the 20th century it was tradition for many to enjoy the Christmas season by going for a bird shoot called a "Side Hunt." Shooters would ...

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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