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Three children killed in mobile home fire in Carrington
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
Saturday Scorecard 2/25
Friday Scorecard 2/24
Thursday Scorecard 2/23
Tuesday Scorecard 2/21
Pirates push PRC record to 11-1
Alfred E. Breid
Marjorie L. Johnson
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Chinese storyteller and pipa maestro performing in NYM
Wadena County Historical Society announces spring programs, starting with Living History Day Saturday
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Three things remain
Jacobson graduates from the U of M Crookston
Craig sisters make dean's list at University of St. Thomas
Huotari receives honors at Vermilion Community College
Birth announcements - Feb. 16 edition
How to report unsafe drivers?
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
Tax burden for Minnesota retired veterans
Letter: Don't disparage hard-working, productive Americans
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
February 6, 2017
Crime briefs - Feb. 2
Two escape injury after icy roads cause rollover near Mahnomen Icy roads were to blame for a Saturday night rollover about 7 miles west of Mahnomen, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
February 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
UPDATE: State Patrol identifies drivers in fatal Deer Creek crash
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating after a deadly crash on Highway 29. It happened just after 3 p.m. Sunday about 2 miles east of Deer Creek, at mile marker 118. Troopers say a 31-year-old Wadena woman driving a 1999 Olds Alero was trying to pass another vehicle when she...
February 6, 2017 - 10:02am
February 5, 2017
Support groups offered at Tri-County Health Care
Grief support group slated for Feb. 7 Tri-County Health Care will host its monthly grief support group on Feb. 7. The meeting will be held from 4:30 — 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room, located in the lower level of Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Anyone who has experienced...
February 5, 2017 - 10:18am
February 4, 2017
Local farmers invited to annual producers meeting in Wadena
Local producers are invited to attend the 2017 Wadena County Annual Producers Meeting Feb. 9 at the VFW in Wadena. This event is sponsored by the Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District (Wadena SWCD) and will provide an educational experience for a wide variety of producers -...
February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
Volunteers will begin tax preparations in February
The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Mahube Tax Aide Program helps area residents complete their federal, state and local tax filing obligations at no cost. The program is offered to residents who consider themselves to have low to moderate income. This year the program is available...
February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
Police Scanner-Feb. 2 Edition
Jan. 19 • Two men were reported to be driving past the complainant's home revving the engine of their Chevy truck. The complainant alleged this behavior had been happening since her boyfriend was subpoenaed to appear in a trial. She also alleged the truck had nearly run them off...
February 4, 2017 - 10:18am
February 3, 2017
City leaders looking to boost downtown retail sector
The city of Wadena is looking to boost its retail business sector and fill in empty storefronts with a possible partnership with a development...
February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 2, 2017
Former Wadena mayor, business owner lived life of service
A former Wadena mayor and business owner will be remembered for his full life of service to others. Robert Edward Tapley Jr. was born Sept. 2,...
February 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 1, 2017
Bulls, Barrels and Broncs comes to Verndale
The 13th annual Bulls, Barrels and Broncs event will be Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4 at the R&J Arena in Verndale. Fans look forward to...
February 1, 2017 - 4:22pm
January 31, 2017
Weekly crime report - Jan. 26 edition
Jan. 16 • Matthew Frederick Goeden, 32, of Verndale, was stopped and issued a citation for expired vehicle registration. • Melissa Jenna Harne, 45, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation. Jan. 17 • James Eldo Kugel, 55, of Wadena, was issued...
January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
Highway 10 reconstruction project in Wadena postponed until 2019; Temporary repairs scheduled for 2017
A project to reconstruct Highway 10 through Wadena, originally scheduled to begin in 2018, has been postponed until 2019, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The project, which will redesign the road and make improvements to other infrastructure in Wadena, was...
January 31, 2017 - 1:09pm
Living history: gas under $2 for first time in two years
10 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 25, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Gas under $2 for first time in two years This week, area drivers turned from the gas pump to cast their eyes on a sight they haven't witness in nearly two years - the number "1" leading the price of gas. Wadena gas prices...
January 31, 2017 - 8:15am
January 30, 2017
Police Scanner - Jan. 26 Edition
Jan. 13 • A complainant informed law enforcement she had been followed from Motley to her home in Bluegrass by a silver minivan. • An anonymous caller informed law enforcement that a friend with relationship problems and several firearms at his residence had sent him a text message...
January 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
Wadena community-wide Festival of Health is Feb. 4
Tri-County Health Care's 27th annual February Festival of Health will be Saturday, Feb. 4. This is the largest community-wide health fair in...
January 30, 2017 - 10:39am
January 28, 2017
Grant would fund WiFi on Friendly Rider, school buses
Students and Friendly Rider are one step closer to WiFi access on buses.
January 28, 2017 - 10:18am