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Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
News briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
September 19, 2016
News briefs - Sept. 15 edition
Blessing of animals set for Sept. 18 There will be an outdoor Blessing of the Animals at Green Island (on the north edge of Wadena) at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18. The Blessing of the Animals is a celebration traceable to St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. It is...
September 19, 2016 - 12:10am
September 17, 2016
Weekly crime report - Sept. 15 edition
Sept. 5 • Jordan Austin Grewe, 18, of Bertha, was issued a citation for domestic assault. Sept. 6 • Zachary Arthur Billman, 26, of Wadena, was formally charged for violating an order for protection. Sept. 7 • Clinton Albert Gorden, 54, of Wadena, was booked into the Wadena County...
September 17, 2016 - 8:15am
September 15, 2016
Loaded concrete truck tips in Leaf River Township
A concrete truck owned by Menahga Concrete Products Inc. was involved in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Leaf River Township, seven...
September 15, 2016 - 12:10am
Gov. Dayton makes stop in Wadena
Gov. Mark Dayton said he plans to take a closer look at workforce development in rural Minnesota during the next legislative session after talking...
September 15, 2016 - 12:08am
Sharing the wealth
Green Island was open to garden enthusiasts Saturday for a regional plant and produce swap. The park is located on the north side of Wadena and...
September 15, 2016 - 12:08am
September 14, 2016
Property transfers, marriages - Sept. 8 edition
TRANSFERS James C. Arndt and Patricia A. Schoeberl-Arndt, h&w, hereby conveys to Sharon M. Rollins, Lot 2 and the E 5' of Lot 3 of Block 2 in Slover and Anderson's Addition to Sebeka. Sharon M. Rollins, single person, hereby conveys to Sebeka Investment Groups, LLC, Lot 2 and the...
September 14, 2016 - 12:10am
September 13, 2016
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 8 edition
Wayne Lee Patton, 49, Menahga, warrant: contempt of court. Kelly Marie Johnson, 30, Bertha, warrant: theft by swindle. Shane Edward McComas, 45, Park Rapids, warrant: traffic violation. Dustin Allen Olson, 32, Menahga, warrant: contempt of court.
September 13, 2016 - 12:10am
Living History: Fire destroys Reemts' home near Deer Creek Monday
20 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 5, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Get it on paper The Wadena City Council got a good lesson in why a purchase order system would be good for the city to institute.
September 13, 2016 - 12:08am
September 12, 2016
Weekly crime report - Sept. 8 edition
Aug. 30 • Wadena officers were called to a disturbance on the 1000th block of 1st St. SE, Wadena. After concluding their investigation, officers arrested, David Leroy Henrichs, 60, of Wadena. Henrichs was booked into the Wadena County Jail on charges of disorderly conduct and violating...
September 12, 2016 - 8:15am
Police Scanner- Sept. 8 edition
Aug. 25 • A gray SUV with a handicap plate was observed swerving in traffic on U.S. Highway 10. A head was seen against the window of the vehicle. Law enforcement was unable to locate the vehicle. Aug. 26 • Onstar contacted the Wadena Sheriff's office about a vehicle pulled over...
September 12, 2016 - 12:10am
September 11, 2016
Courts - Sept. 8 edition
Speeding Shane Michael Doan, 20, Burnsville, 77/60, fees $150. Kraig Everett Finwall, 39, Inver Grove Heights, 65/60, fees $130. Darcine Marie Kotlarz, 50, St. Paul, 50/30, fees $230. Steven James Kuriatnyk, 65, Park Rapids, 65/55, fees $130. Dawn Marie Ludlow, 50, Verndale, 65/55,...
September 11, 2016 - 8:15am
September 10, 2016
News briefs - Sept. 8 edition
Reading volunteers needed at WDC Elementary Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary is looking for volunteers to listen to young readers individually. This is an important aspect of their reading program which helps students improve their reading fluency. If you are interested and able to commit...
September 10, 2016 - 12:10am
Wadena police receiving scam complaints
Scam alert. The Wadena Police Department has been receiving complaints about a scam involving messages left stating a federal warrant has been issued for the person's arrest. Here is a transcript of the message:
September 10, 2016 - 12:08am
Scheduled power outage required after truck hit cables in SE Wadena
A scheduled power outage Aug. 30 caused confusion among some residents of Humphrey Manor in Wadena. The power outage in southeast Wadena was from 4:30 to about 7 p.m., said Wadena Electric and Water Superintendent David Evans. "There weren't any concerns with big equipment failures...
September 10, 2016 - 12:08am
September 7, 2016
Property Transfers, marriages - Sept. 1 edition
TRANSFERS Ryan Makela and Katherine Makela, married to one another, hereby conveys to Andrew Krey, the N1/2 of Lot 5 Powers Second Addition to Menahga. C2 Investments hereby conveys to Morris Benson and Cindy Benson, the N 45' of Lot 1 of Block 15 in the First Addition to the Townsite...
September 7, 2016 - 8:15am