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One person injured in semi, SUV crash on Highway 10 in Bluffton
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Students in the one-act cast not only act, but they also help create the sets for the stage. Here, Emma Mehl prepares to paint an old wooden chair. Photo by Dana Pavek/WDC Schools
WDC's one-act play to give performance, Jan. 26
January 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Change called for in Wadena County departments
January 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
The Wadena City Council approved purchasing a property on Jefferson Street South for $10,000 contingent upon the owner preparing the legal documentation necessary to sell the building and land. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal
City looking to purchase property in anticipation of future SW road projects
January 21, 2017 - 10:18am
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
January 20, 2017 - 9:43am
News briefs - Jan. 19 edition
19 hours 5 min ago
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
January 21, 2017 - 4:28pm
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
January 20, 2017 - 5:22am
Wolverines post 65-57 PRC win over Trojans
January 20, 2017 - 10:24am
Three Central Minnesota boxers triumph
January 20, 2017 - 10:18am
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
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
January 20, 2017 - 10:24am

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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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