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Ray Buettner of Wadena helps a customer at his stand during the Wadena Farmer's Market last Friday afternoon.
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The Wadena Pioneer Journal has roots that go back to 1877, and although a lot has changed over the years, the goal is still the same: to cover Wadena-area news and its people. (file photo)
The history of news in Wadena
August 18, 2017 - 7:04pm
News briefs - Aug. 17 edition
August 18, 2017 - 6:57pm
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 17 edition
August 18, 2017 - 4:15pm
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice celebrate Senior Citizens Day
August 17, 2017 - 8:25am
ALC option for students
August 16, 2017 - 4:40pm
Living history
August 15, 2017 - 5:41pm
Zachary Taylor Thompson
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 10 edition
August 15, 2017 - 9:21am
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota
August 14, 2017 - 6:05pm
Neely and Nyoach assisted Fair Oaks Resident Jeanette Dickey during the evacuation drill. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
All hands on deck
August 14, 2017 - 5:01pm
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
August 14, 2017 - 4:40pm
How to stay safe during solar eclipse in Fargo-Moorhead
August 13, 2017 - 11:45am
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
August 13, 2017 - 11:34am

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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," ...

Healthy Life 2017

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Wadena-Deer Creek Class of 2017

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