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January 5, 2018
Local changes in 2018 should include start of Highway 10 project
January 5, 2018 - 10:09am
January 4, 2018
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, with husband Archie with her, accepts the appointment to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota's new U.S. senator emphasizes travel around Minnesota
January 4, 2018 - 8:09am
January 3, 2018
District 1 Commissioner Sheldon Monson took over as chairman of the Wadena County Board Tuesday after serving as vice chairman in 2017. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County Board gets new chairman
January 3, 2018 - 8:26am
December 26, 2017
In this file photo. Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, reacts to news that Trump won the state of Ohio during the 2016 general election. File photo / Forum News Service
Franson meets with student Democrats, issues apology
December 26, 2017 - 12:46pm
December 23, 2017
Pavilion to be built at Old Wadena Park in 2018
December 23, 2017 - 8:36am
December 16, 2017
County Board approves final levy resolution for 2018 levy
December 16, 2017 - 8:46am
December 14, 2017
Flanked by her husband, Archie, left, and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
December 14, 2017 - 8:10am
December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 11, 2017
Investigation finds Wadena County Auditor-Treasurer guilty of creating hostile work environment
December 11, 2017 - 2:17pm
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
December 2, 2017
Wadena County Board backs pipeline, other county news
December 2, 2017 - 10:18am
November 23, 2017
Wadena City Council approves purchase agreement with Freshwater
November 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 12, 2017
County Board members educated about dangers of buckthorn
November 12, 2017 - 9:13am
November 10, 2017
State Representative Matt Dean, from left, one of 11 Republican gubernatorial candidates for the state of Minnesota, and Noah and Nate Hultgren, managers of Hultgren Farms, test out a corn combine at Hultgren Farms in Raymond Nov. 7th. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
October 9, 2017
t2017 -- submitted photo -- Phifer, Leah -- Leah Phifer, DFL candidate for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District
Motorcycle-riding DFL candidate, with counter-terrorism experience, emerges to challenge Nolan
October 9, 2017 - 3:06pm