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For Kingsley, gardening is not 'rocket science'
County to part with old office equipment, city rummage sale to be held
England Prairie Days coming Aug. 25-27
Local farmers markets accepting EBT, SNAP cards
The history of news in Wadena
Keenum, Heinicke lift Vikings over Bills
Youth football camp coming to Wadena
14C: Midway upends Wadena-DC
George’s big day leads Shockers to 14C win
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Ray H. Mease
Shirley Ann Tappe
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice celebrate Senior Citizens Day
Whitetail Properties Real Estate LLC Awards Jason Ziegler, Minnesota Land Specialist --EMDASH-- Most Transactions
Huebsch coming aboard as transit director
From the bean to the brain
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 10 edition
Rendezvous coming Aug. 12-13 at Old Wadena Park
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 3 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 27 edition
Broccoli Chicken Divan
Waffle Fry Nachos
Wadena mental health advocate receives award
I'm a liberal, science-loving Christian...a whaaat?
Birth announcements - Aug. 3 edition
Do not pay for VA benefits assistance
What are some bus safety tips?
Your letters - Aug. 10 edition
What to do when spotting a pet unattended in vehicle
Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans
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
Thank you to all who
Hudson Myron Bauck
Shaley Jo Carkhuff
July 23, 2017
Council approves paint colors; approves 2016 audit
The Wadena City Council took another step in the road to a new Electric Office and Shop June 11 by approving a plan review, authorizing bids and even choosing a color scheme for the building's exterior - two shades of gray. The board heard Wadena's Local Government Aid (LGA) share...
July 23, 2017 - 10:26am
July 22, 2017
Commissioners tussle with employee raise request
The Wadena County Board found themselves between a rock and hard place Tuesday morning after Auditor-Treasurer Judy Taves requested a pay raise,...
July 22, 2017 - 1:32pm
Weekly crime report - July 20 edition
July 11 • Ronald Thomas Hix, 68, of Wadena, was issued a citation for tampering with a motor vehicle. July 13 • The Wadena Police Department signed a criminal complaint on, Samella Katrice Holmes, 36, of Wadena, for malicious punishment of a child. Holmes is set to make her initial...
July 22, 2017 - 10:18am
July 21, 2017
Police Scanner - July 20 edition
July 5 • The Wadena Police Department was contacted by a woman who alleged her daughter had sold a vehicle she did not own to a junk yard. The complainant said she gave the car to her daughter for her use but she had not signed the title over to her and wanted to report the vehicle...
July 21, 2017 - 7:24pm
Running all on electricity
The future pulled into the equipment yard June 11 at Todd-Wadena Electric. It was big, yellow and blue. Great River Energy and Schmitty and Sons...
July 21, 2017 - 5:23pm
The long, winding road back home
One of the most terrible wars in history was behind them and blue skies were ahead when the Class of 1947 graduated. Jackie Robinson would break...
July 21, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 20, 2017
Thousands sign petition for Wadena woman to keep her three dogs
The old kennel ordinance in Wadena that has been around since the 1980's surrounding the number of dogs a resident can own is bringing out new...
July 20, 2017 - 8:09am
July 18, 2017
Living history: $200,000 in cash seized in drug bust
20 years ago Excerpts from the July 10, 1997 Pioneer Journal • $200,000 in cash seized in drug bust
July 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 17, 2017
Police Scanner - July 13 edition
June 30 • A caller requested help from a deputy in how to make a complaint against an officer. • A woman alleged she was hit on the head by a can. Her boyfriend, who was believed to be intoxicated, left the scene in a green car. July 1 • A deputy who checked on a vehicle parked...
July 17, 2017 - 5:59pm
Weekly crime report - July 13 edition
June 28 • Jay John Pokrzywinski, 40, of Wadena, was arrested on a Wadena County warrant. Porkrzywinski was transported to the Wadena County Jail. June 29 • Andrew Wade Krammer, 25, of New Brighton, was stopped and issued a citation for speeding. June 30 • Paul Frederic Brandt,...
July 17, 2017 - 4:40pm
Wadena County wanted - July 13 edition
Kristina Kay Fischer, 21, Perham, warrant: theft. Mercedes Gene Moore, 26, Maple Grove, warrant: theft. Antoinette Samantha Stone, 22, Onami,...
July 17, 2017 - 3:32pm
July 14, 2017
Fitness classes with a 'punch'
Mechelle Howieson slipped on her headset and took her exercise group into the evening's workout with the confidence of a born leader. The owner...
July 14, 2017 - 7:25pm
'Bob' and weave
Bob Tubandt is headed for one of the biggest honors of his long boxing career. The popular 73-year-old Wadena businessman will be inducted into...
July 14, 2017 - 6:41pm
July 13, 2017
Menahga driver injured in crash
A 2005 Ford Escape was involved in a crash on Highway 71 in Menahga at 12:40 p.m. Thursday when it pulled out of a Dollar General parking lot in front of a southbound 2013 Freightliner semi-trailer truck.Ahmed Abdi Ali, 34, Menahga, received non-life threatening injuries in the crash....
July 13, 2017 - 9:41pm
No agreement reached in St. Marie settlement conference
No agreement was reached in the Antonio St. Marie murder case and plans are being made to proceed with a trial. In a settlement conference July 12 at the Wadena County courthouse, attorneys for the state and the defendant came before Seventh Judicial District Judge Robert Raupp to...
July 13, 2017 - 2:50pm