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Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
State still seeking extension on Real ID despite law being passed
Proof isn't always in the pudding, it's in the Christian heart
Rockin' the '50s
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
W-DC softball comes to a close
W-DC splits a doubleheader with OTC,Menahga
Wadena-Deer Creek shooters compete in first ever Mid-State Conference meet
Wadena-DC girls golfers compete at Staples
Dale Eugene Clarin
Jerry John Fischer
Jane June Edmond
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
United Way of Todd and Wadena Counties welcomes new board members
M State ranked No. five by LearnHowToBecome.org
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
Birth announcements - May 11 edition
Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes
Clergy View: Spring to-do lists
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
Your letters - May 4 edition
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
April 27, 2017
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
The death of a 3-year-old Park Rapids girl last week is under investigation. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes did not release the name of the child or any other information related to the death. County Attorney Jonathan Frieden said he could only confirm that a 3-year-old child...
April 27, 2017 - 12:07pm
Child abuse rates spike in Minnesota
Child abuse rates in Minnesota are soaring. In total, 39,531 Minnesota children were the subject of child maltreatment reports assessed by county...
April 27, 2017 - 9:40am
April 26, 2017
Wadena County wanted - April 20 edition
Robert Lee Erickson, 78, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Elijah Hopi Kneeland, 31, Ashland, Wis., warrant: traffic violation. William Richard...
April 26, 2017 - 4:40pm
Here's to hoping they're hardy...
With the nighttime temperatures dipping below freezing this week, area gardeners may want to consider protecting the perennials that are starting...
April 26, 2017 - 1:14pm
Protesters and counter-protesters face off over Crosby mayor
A city hall lawn transformed Monday into a bitter display for just how the town's residents feel about its mayor—who's looking at felony...
April 26, 2017 - 8:55am
An icicle-caked sign on Community Center Drive in Wadena spoke for many area residents Wednesday morning as the community felt the hand of winter...
April 26, 2017 - 8:50am
April 25, 2017
Four injured in Aldrich collision
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 8:25 a.m. Tuesday of a two-vehicle crash with injuries on Highway 10 in...
April 25, 2017 - 4:27pm
April 24, 2017
WDC third-grade teacher Dan Savoie to be honored by NJPA
Wadena-Deer Creek third-grade teacher Dan Savoie will be honored at the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Educators of Excellence Awards...
April 24, 2017 - 5:42pm
Weekly crime report - April 20 edition
The Wadena Police Department signed a complaint on Timothy Charles Jasmer, 45, of Verndale for issuing a worthless check. Jasmer is set to make an appearance in the Wadena County Court at a later date. The Wadena Police Department signed a complaint on David James Loeffler, 32, of...
April 24, 2017 - 4:34pm
The courts roundup on Page B7 of the April 6, 2017 Pioneer Journal mistakenly attributed a domestic assault charge to Tracy Lyn Deal of Wheaton. Deal was not in any way involved in this incident.
April 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 23, 2017
Police Scanner - April 20 edition
April 6 • A caller's concern for his brother's welfare uncovered the fact his phone had been dead the previous evening. • A missing 2 ½-year-old girl turned up in her own home. April 7 • A welfare check was requested on a woman who did not show up for work. The woman's car...
April 23, 2017 - 1:11pm
Counties lift transportation to their top priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's ability to get products to market will be at risk if state lawmakers and the governor fail to break a transportation funding impasse, county officials warn. "Our harvest, timber and manufactured products have gained and held leadership positions in world...
April 23, 2017 - 12:18pm
News briefs - April 20 edition
Senior health clinics set for May, June A Senior Health Clinic sponsored by Wadena County Public Health will be held the third Wednesday monthly alternating between the Sebeka and Menahga Senior Centers. Clinics will be held May 17 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Menahga Senior Center and...
April 23, 2017 - 10:18am
Wadena-Deer Creek School District to honor its 2017 Retirees
Wadena-Deer Creek School District will honor seven retiring staff during an open house on Monday, May 8 in the Commons at the middle/high school....
April 23, 2017 - 9:13am
Doyle earns high distinction in music theory exam
Elliot Doyle, a local piano student of Julia Whynott, passed the Minnesota Music Theory exam with High Distinction. The exam took place in Detroit...
April 23, 2017 - 8:15am