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Living history: Baxter escapee discovered here
Wadena PJ offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
WDC students make fourth quarter honor roll
Wadena County wanted - June 15 edition
High speed chase lands one in custody
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Author, Colin Mustful to speak at Wadena County Museum June 15
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 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
June 4, 2017
News briefs - June 1 edition
Police to analyze calls after bomb threat hoax at Detroit Lakes Wal-Mart DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Detroit Lakes police plan to analyze phone records as they investigate to a bomb threat hoax that shut down Wal-Mart on the city's west edge on Memorial Day as vehicles were backed...
June 4, 2017 - 12:22pm
June 3, 2017
May 18 • A caller feared for his daughter after she called him and alleged she had been struck. Wadena County and City of Wadena officers responded to the domestic and found it had been a verbal dispute only. May 19 • A caller asked police assistance in removing bee boxes from...
June 3, 2017 - 11:16am
Acts of Solace coming to Wadena churches to bring awareness of suicide in MN
A troupe of six performers will kick off a tour of a documentary theatre piece titled Acts of Solace in Wadena this Monday. Acts of Solace was inspired by the thoughts and stories of people living in and near central Minnesota on the topics of mental health and suicide. The performance...
June 3, 2017 - 9:26am
June 2, 2017
Changing of the Guard
A changing of the guard took place Thursday afternoon at Wadena State Bank when Dr. John Pate took over the finance position for American Legion...
June 2, 2017 - 7:13pm
Slipping into summer
June is here and in Wadena that means the beginning of a plethora of summer activities. Wadena celebrates its annual June Jubilee in a multitude...
June 2, 2017 - 5:07pm
Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen heroes
The Wadena VFW Post No. 3922 hosted a flag raising ceremony and Memorial Day program May 29 to honor local fallen heroes. The US Flag was raised...
June 2, 2017 - 4:40pm
City, County look at proposal for realigning Highway 4
Wadena County Board and Wadena City Council members met May 23 at the City Administrative Center to look at a realignment and improvement project on County Highway 4. The two-lane paved highway runs 11 miles from Wadena eastward to County Highway 26. If carried through, the construction...
June 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
May 29, 2017
Wadena County wanted - May 25 edition
Ryan John Brunner, 32, Park Rapids, warrant: obstructing legal process. Christine Carol Flug, 49, Eagan, warrant: theft. David Stephen Haney,...
May 29, 2017 - 5:59pm
Police Scanner-May 25 Edition
May 11 • A man came to the lobby of the Wadena Police Department and said he had a verbal fight with his girlfriend. He said he wanted to tell his side of the story. The girlfriend said the man had punched his own hand in front of her face. • A caller reported seeing an individual...
May 29, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 28, 2017
Bookmark contest winners announced
The winners of the Wadena City Library's 2nd grade bookmark contest were recently announced. The contest ran from May 1-6 during National Children's...
May 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
Living History: Two Bertha lads escape injury in auto mishap
25 years ago Excerpts from the May 28, 1992 Pioneer Journal • New tech school top gun chosen The Wadena School Board chose Ron Matuska, vice-president in charge of marketing at the Southwest Technical College in Pipestone, as new president of Wadena Technical College. Matuska will...
May 28, 2017 - 11:03am
May 27, 2017
News briefs - May 25 edition
Senior health clinics set in June, July 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 Wed July 19 from 8:30-11:30 am at Menahga Senior Center...
May 27, 2017 - 11:11am
May 26, 2017
Commissioners agree on roof repair for Little Red Schoolhouse
The mysterious Little Red Schoolhouse has left a lot of people wondering who owns it and who's responsible for repairs. The Wadena County Fair Board previously told county commissioners that it had no interest in paying for repairs, so the county will be covering the cost. After commissioners...
May 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 25, 2017
Wadena police looking for two people suspected of fraud
The Wadena police are looking for two people who may be involved in ripping-off area businesses. The police released these photos on its Facebook...
May 25, 2017 - 8:41am
May 24, 2017
City, County look at proposal for realigning Highway 4
Wadena County Board and Wadena City Council members met Tuesday evening at the City Administrative Center to look at a realignment and improvement project on County Highway 4. The two-lane paved highway runs 11 miles from Wadena eastward to County Highway 26. If carried through,...
May 24, 2017 - 10:12am