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Living History: Wadena County sued for $2,719
Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
Bowling scores - March 30 edition
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Raiders aim to keep it simple and clear
Wolverines have three section qualifiers back
Wolverines are not backing away from PRC title chase
Pauline M. "Polly" Payne
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Easter breakfast casserole
Birth Announcements - March 23 edition
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
March 24, 2017
Abandoned house burned after property owner starts garage on fire
A Wadena County property owner was cited for failure to obtain a burning permit after he started fire to a garage that spread to an abandoned house. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a call at about 11:22 p.m. about a structure fire in Section 30 of Meadow Township Saturday,...
March 24, 2017 - 2:29pm
March 22, 2017
Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
ALEXANDRIA—A call that began as a stolen vehicle over the weekend ended with traffic at a standstill on Interstate 94 as numerous law enforcement...
March 22, 2017 - 10:46am
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
The Wadena VFW Post #3922 honored Wadena-Deer Creek third-grade teacher Jeff Mehl and high school math teacher Holly Becker with its "Citizenship...
March 22, 2017 - 10:25am
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
More than 90 EMS personnel from local fire, rescue and police departments attended Tri-County Health Care's 30th annual Emergency Medical Service...
March 22, 2017 - 8:05am
March 21, 2017
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 13, 1997 Pioneer Journal • JCPenney sale license is extended A "going out of business sale" means just that according to a Wadena City ordinance. Specific limits placed on the length of the sale and what can be sold help insure that other businesses...
March 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 20, 2017
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Lake Superior College art faculty member Victoria Hutson was recognized as the 2017 Outstanding eLearning Faculty on Feb. 20 at the annual Instructional...
March 20, 2017 - 4:20pm
Police Scanner - March 16 Edition
March 2 • A deputy stopped a vehicle in Wadena to conduct a welfare check of the driver who had made suicidal comments. The driver said he was fine and gave the deputy an account of some personal issues. • A female took a vehicle for a test drive and returned it to the sales...
March 20, 2017 - 4:01pm
March 19, 2017
Verndale High School students visit Alexandria Tech
Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) and FORCE America hosted Verndale high school students Feb. 28. The high school students were...
March 19, 2017 - 10:18am
Surgery a success for Minn. boy who could not smile
The little Detroit Lakes boy whose doctor said he would never, ever have the ability to smile is now cracking some pretty great little grins,...
March 19, 2017 - 9:51am
March 18, 2017
Swindle, credit card fraud cases lead to drug arrests in small north-central Minnesota town
An investigation into credit card fraud and embezzlement from a creamery association in the north-central Minnesota town of Osakis has led to...
March 18, 2017 - 11:56am
'Beloved' eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota a few weeks early because of the warm February. People could see the birds in large numbers over...
March 18, 2017 - 10:18am
Wadena County wanted - March 16 edition
Donovan Clyde Basswood, 54, Ponsford, warrant; traffic violation. Angela Rose Lorentz, 24, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Cherie Rae Sansburn,...
March 18, 2017 - 10:18am
Mental Health First Aid training is March 20
Mental Health First Aid will be offered for adults supporting youth from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 20 at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center. The is a free 8-hour course that teaches how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental...
March 18, 2017 - 9:50am
Crime briefs - March 16 edition
Alexandria man faces counterfeit money charges An Alexandria man was arrested in Benton County after a routine traffic stop and is facing charges of possessing counterfeit currency. According to the Benton County Sheriff's Office, James Earl Meyer, 53, attempted to use a counterfeit...
March 18, 2017 - 9:50am
Weekly crime report - March 16 edition
Feb. 27 • Wadena officials signed a complaint against Jeffrey Lee Kugel, 46, of Wadena. The complaint consists of 23 charges of stalking, violating of a domestic abuse no contact order and violating an order for protection. Kugel is set to make his first appearance at a later date....
March 18, 2017 - 8:15am