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Fire breaks out at ethanol plant
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires; part-time officer named interim chief
Local leaders attend legislative conference
Courts march 6
Theisen tops 1,000-point scoring plateau
Archery scores 3/6
Bowling scores 3/6
Minnesota Vikings: 'Preview center' offers look at new stadium
Barthel, Card, Kern place in Class A mat tournament
Bernice Evelyn Lorentz
Irma Allen to play piano with WDC Band at March 10
Five Wings announces $43,000 available for artists
Conclusion to Titanic of the Great Lakes Sinks
Library events in March
Wolverine: 'The true wilderness carnivore'
Your Letters March 6
Horizons: Businesses succeed through creative adaptation
Spring sports are quickly approaching
Women at greater risk for alcohol related problems
Get help to find the right health plan
Birth announcements March 6
Bruer, May graduate from Bemidji State
Area students earn honors at several colleges, universities
Spring Pasta Salad
Birth announcements Feb. 27
April 6, 2013
Natallie Nicole Johnson
March 28 - Natallie Nicole Johnson, girl, was born at 10:28 p.m., to Cammi Levan and Eric Johnson of Wadena. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz. and was 18.5 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Heidi Olson at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.
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April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
William and Edith Bartels, Jr and Randy and Bette Johnson are happy to announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Gretchen Bartels to Brent Johnson on April 13 at Crystal Lake Golf Course in Lakeville, Minn. Gretchen is a 1999 graduate of Stephen-Argyle Central High School...
life / weddings
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
DAILY WEEKDAY: WDC Middle/High School Walking Track Monday - Friday 6 to 7:30 a.m. and 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. The track is open to the public and is free of charge. Walking and running are permitted on the track. Saturday, April 6 50th Annual NFO Ottertail LMU Sausage Supper – Deer...
April 5, 2013 - 10:34am
March 22, 2013
FCCLA students attend Legislative Shadow Day in St. Paul
Cindi Koll, WDC FCCLA Advisor Wadena-Deer Creek Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members Shania Lannes, Hope Norenberg and Angela Torkkola applied and were accepted to be a part of the Minnesota FCCLA Legislative Shadow Day at the Capitol last week. FCCLA...
March 22, 2013 - 2:06pm
March 21, 2013
My Two Cents: Planning a ‘staycation’
By Jessica Keddy, Special to the Pioneer Journal We have one 17-year-old, two 7-year-olds and two 3-year-olds. As you can imagine, traveling is super intense, expensive and exhausting. This summer we are planning a trip to Yellowstone, after going to a graduation in Billings, Mont....
March 21, 2013 - 6:29pm
Ask a Trooper: The duration of written warnings
By Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol Question: How long does a written warning ticket stay on your record? Answer: A paper warning does not go on your driving record. As for citations for speed, Driver and Vehicle Services provides the following information: Speeding tickets...
March 21, 2013 - 6:07pm
Faith Chat: A fickle following on Palm Sunday
By Jake Heppner, Southbrook Baptist Church Palm Sunday stands out to Christ’s followers as a special day of memorial and introspection as we remember the events that lead up to the fulfillment of Christ’s visitation on earth, his crucifixion and resurrection that made possible...
March 21, 2013 - 6:06pm
March 15, 2013
Ask a Trooper: Is a license required with an ATV?
By Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol Question: I got a DWI recently, and my driver’s license is revoked and I no longer own a motor vehicle. I do have an ATV and was wondering if I need a driver’s license to operate it. Answer: In general, a valid driver’s license...
March 15, 2013 - 2:21pm
March 13, 2013
Photo of the Day: These boots were made for splashing
March 13, 2013 - 5:21pm
Go gourmet on St. Patrick’s Day
Whether you’re planning on celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day by wishing for a little “luck o’ the Irish” or trying to find the fabled “pot of gold,” there’s no denying that Irish-themed food will be on menus everywhere. It’s not unusual to see Guinness...
March 13, 2013 - 9:37am
March 12, 2013
Photo of the Day: Oh, to be a kid again!
March 12, 2013 - 2:14pm
March 11, 2013
Photo of the Day: Chip away
March 11, 2013 - 3:03pm
Photo of the Day: Chip away
March 11, 2013 - 3:02pm
Another dog rescued from starvation recuperates, finds a forever home
One has to wonder when the luck will run out. By the time this story hits newsstands, Sampson’s ordeal will be over and he will be in his forever home. In what has been an increasing trend, the nine-month-old Brittany spaniel was abandoned last month and left to die. By the time...
March 11, 2013 - 12:21pm
Area man helped stranded pilgrims in 1952
It was while Hawley native Don Berg was stationed with the U.S. Air Force in Frankfurt, Germany that he and a fellow airman were awakened at 6 a.m. on a Sunday morning in August 1952 for a special assignment. The assignment was so secretive that Berg wasn’t given many details —...
March 11, 2013 - 9:44am