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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
1 hour 11 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
Wadena Fire Department called to Timber Roots
January 12, 2017 - 12:59pm
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
Students make 1st quarter honor roll at WDC
January 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Macy Hartman spends time exercising at The Mas during Christmas break. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal
A healthy 2017: Wellness center busy after holiday season
January 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
President signs Walz-led measure to honor guard-reserve retirees into law
January 15, 2017 - 12:10am
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss support Group slated for Jan. 17
January 14, 2017 - 8:15am
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
Warren, Minn., residents return home after Nordic Fiberglass fire triggers evacuation
18 hours 28 min ago
Verndale 18-year-old hurt in crash
January 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
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UPDATE: Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
10 hours 8 min ago
A nine-year victory drought in their regular season series with Mid-State Conference hockey foe Park Rapids came to an end last Thursday when Wadena-Deer Creek posted a 2-1 overtime win at Park Rapids. The victory was a double honor for the Wolverines who took home the Highway 71 trophy for the first time. The Wolverines notched a 5-3 win over Park Rapids at the WDC Hockey Arena earlier this season. The trophy will reside in the WDC locker room for the rest of the season. Submitted photo
WDC skaters collect Highway 71 Cup
January 10, 2017 - 4:39pm
Kinship Mentoring program planning meeting set in Wadena
January 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (left) talks with Cheryal Lee Hills, Region Five Development Commission executive director at a 2015 broadband panel discussion in Brainerd, Minn. FORUM NEWS SERVICE FILE PHOTO
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband
January 11, 2017 - 2:33pm

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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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