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Wadena City Councilman Jesse Gibbs was among a group that met with Minnesota Department of Transportation Project Manager Claudia Dumont Thursday evening in Wadena. City Administrator Brad Swenson asked Dumont to provide Gibbs and another new board member, Wade Miller, a history of the project. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Special meeting vote should cure problem at 'Mas'
10 hours 25 min ago
Residents fed up with barking dogs in Wadena
12 hours 6 min ago
Abandoned house burned after property owner starts garage on fire
12 hours 37 min ago
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
March 22, 2017 - 4:54pm
Your letters - March 16 edition
March 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
A man later identified as Brett Huber stands on top of a truck on Interstate 94 east of Osakis, Minn., on Saturday, March 18. He was later arrested. Special to Forum News Service play button
Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
March 22, 2017 - 10:46am
A Band Called Honalee will perform at Memorial Auditorium March 26 as part of the Wadena Area Concert Association series. Submitted photo
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
March 22, 2017 - 10:41am
Classmates Marissa Baker, left, and Alyssa Thompson will competing for Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale's tracka nd field team this spring. Thompson was an all-conference selection last year for the Raiders. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
March 22, 2017 - 10:29am
Pictured at the award presentation, from left to right: Michael Tast, Wadena VFW Commander; Holly Becker, Jeff Mehl, and Jim White, VFW Teacher of the Year Committee Chair. Louis Rutten/WDC Schools
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
March 22, 2017 - 10:25am
Mike Ittner welcomes guest speakers Brittney and Savannah Springer to tell their story. Courtesy photo.
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
March 22, 2017 - 8:05am
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
March 19, 2017 - 11:52am
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
March 19, 2017 - 10:18am
Verndale High School students learned about various technical trades during a visit to Alexandria Tech. Submitted photo
Verndale High School students visit Alexandria Tech
March 19, 2017 - 10:18am
Ryan Larsen, 5, is now able to smile out of the right side of his mouth and will hopefully soon have that same ability in his left side, thanks to the "smile surgery." Born with Moebius Syndrome, Ryan has never smiled before, until now. Special to Forum News Service
Surgery a success for Minn. boy who could not smile
March 19, 2017 - 9:51am
An adult bald eagle with its white head and tail soars over the Minnesota landscape. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
'Beloved' eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
March 18, 2017 - 10:18am

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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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