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Angie Hammer found herself in a tug-o-war with a reluctant heifer named "Ogre" Thursday afternoon during 4-H judging at the Wadena County Fairgrounds. The heifer belonged to Hammer's daughter, Melissa, a member of the 4-Corner 4-H Club. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
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Wadena PJ offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
June 21, 2017 - 3:32pm
Watermelon Margarita
June 20, 2017 - 8:22pm
WDC students make fourth quarter honor roll
June 20, 2017 - 5:21pm
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
June 19, 2017 - 7:17pm
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
June 19, 2017 - 4:40pm
High speed chase lands one in custody
June 19, 2017 - 2:52pm
UND releases honors lists
June 18, 2017 - 1:26pm
"WDAY's Kevin Wallevand among those talking about opioid-heroin abuse in Otter Tail"
June 18, 2017 - 11:24am
Z and Greg will perform in the children’s storytelling program at the Wadena City Library on Thursday, June 15 at 2 p.m. Courtesy photo.
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
June 17, 2017 - 3:32pm
Police Scanner - June 15 edition
June 17, 2017 - 10:18am
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
June 17, 2017 - 7:23am
Riders gathered after the ride at the VFW in New York Mills for food, a raffle, auction and concert by Jasmine Cain. Kristy Helmbrecht/Wadena Pioneer Journal.
Riding with their hearts on their sleeves
June 16, 2017 - 4:28pm
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon visited Friday with Someplace Safe Criminal Advocates Tanja Richter, center, and Jessie Brough at their Wadena office. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Simon visits Someplace Safe office in Wadena
June 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
Your letters - June 15 edition
June 21, 2017 - 5:05pm

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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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Wadena County Fair 2017

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Wadena-Deer Creek Class of 2017

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