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Wadena County wanted - Oct. 19 edition
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
Update: Missing Otter Tail County man found
Missing Dent man found, sheriff's office reports
Police Scanner - Oct. 19 edition
Wolverines earn No. 1 seed for 6A Volleyball playoffs
Wolverines open postseason with Staples-Motley
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Donald R. (Mac) McDowell
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 19 edition
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Must drivers use turn signals in roundabouts?
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
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
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
September 25, 2017
Living history: Thieves attack area businesses
20 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 18, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Thieves attack area businesses Multiple burglaries are keeping area police and sheriff's departments busy. It all started thursday. Wadena Feed Supply and the Ag and Pet Center were entered Sept. 11 by a thief or thieves...
September 25, 2017 - 5:24pm
September 24, 2017
Wadena VFW taking nominations for Teacher of the Year
The local Veterans of Foreign Wars post is looking for nominations for their Teacher of the Year contest. Nominations must be submitted to the local VFW post by Oct. 31. Judging is held Nov. 1-15. Based on the nominees submitted, local posts will recognize one outstanding teacher...
September 24, 2017 - 11:33am
Weekly crime report - Sept. 21 edition
Sept. 12 • Dale Eugene Miller, 67, of Wadena, was stopped and arrested for 3rd degree DWI. Miller was transported to the Wadena County Jail. Sept. 13 • Justin Daniel Seiser, 27, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia. Sept. 14 • Derek...
September 24, 2017 - 9:26am
September 23, 2017
One vegetable one community wrapping up first year
One Vegetable, One Community is finishing its first year in Wadena. The program hit the ground running this past spring and summer. Over 350...
September 23, 2017 - 12:07pm
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 21 edition
Kyle Michael Barta, 31, Fargo, N.D., warrant: theft. Danika Joy Canning-Williams, 24, Wadena, warrant: probation violation. Brandon Lee Dziubak,...
September 23, 2017 - 11:30am
Police Scanner - Sept. 21 Edition
Sept. 9 • A woman asked the police to remove her boyfriend from their apartment because she was afraid of him. She was informed that since his name was on the lease he could not be forced to leave. • Concern for a man who was outside screaming, hollering and swearing on Second...
September 23, 2017 - 10:18am
Fourth-grader asks council for change in ordinance
No formal action was taken - but a lot of smiles were passed - when a well-dressed young lady addressed the Wadena City Council and its city...
September 23, 2017 - 8:15am
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook-Off
The need to create the best bowl of chili is allegedly centuries old, according to the International Chili Association (yes, there is such a thing), and even though the debate over the origins of chili lies somewhere down in the southern regions of the United States, that doesn't...
September 23, 2017 - 8:15am
September 22, 2017
Horsager, Hofer pave way for 2018 county budget
Commissioners Chuck Horsager and Jim Hofer paved the way last Tuesday for Wadena County's preliminary revenue budget for 2018. "This was an assignment, I've never had one quite like this, it's a huge budget, a lot of moving parts and pieces," Horsager said. Horsager, who joined the...
September 22, 2017 - 4:04pm
News briefs - Sept. 21 edition
Tri Aquatics Moms Course strengthens, stabilizes and soothes Tri-County Health Care will host a free Tri Aquatics Moms Course on Monday, Sept. 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. This aquatic exercise class is offered to expectant mothers...
September 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
WDC crowns 2017 Homecoming King and Queen
WDC's homecoming queen and king were announced Friday morning. This year's queen and king are Lila Lohmiller and Bobby Olson. Congratulations...
September 22, 2017 - 1:18pm
Temporary street parking ban in place for Friday
The Wadena Police Department is enforcing a temporary restriction on street parking today. Cars will not be allowed to park on Jefferson Street from the intersection of Aldrich Ave. to Dayton Ave. beginning at 1:30 p.m. The restriction will be enforced on both sides of Jefferson Street...
September 22, 2017 - 11:15am
September 21, 2017
Pattersons Named Homecoming Grand Marshals
Wadena-Deer Creek High School has selected Jay and Jeanne Patterson as Grand Marshals of the school's Homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 22....
September 21, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 20, 2017
New site for Wadena library being studied
The compass needle is pointing north after last Thursday's joint meeting of the Wadena City Council and the Library Board. Looking for the best...
September 20, 2017 - 8:38am
September 19, 2017
Living history - Sept. 14 edition
20 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 11, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Freak accidents: liquor and 'a big mess' People were asking Ray Hoffman if he planned on opening a drive-through section in the liquor store after 70 bottles of liquor were the victims of a strange vehicle accident....
September 19, 2017 - 6:48pm