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There's a new sales manager in the house

Nikki Jahnke, who worked three years as a sales representative for the Wadena Pioneer Journal, is now tackling the role of sales manager.

"I'm excited to get more involved with the community," she said, adding that she looks forward to helping people find what they want in the sales side of the newspaper business. "I'm excited to take on more responsibility."

Jahnke, who attended school in Wadena through her junior year and studied at M-State, has lived in Verndale for the past 10 years. It is also in Verndale where she and her husband, Randy, are in the processes of purchasing a hobby farm.

In addition to horse riding, Jahnke enjoys playing on multiple volleyball leagues and spending quality time with friends and family. She also enjoys living and working around Wadena.

"This area is really family-oriented," she said. "We're really close. We all know each other."