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Doyle is Post 171 selection for Boys State
CHAMP Youth lead Kick Butts Day campaign
News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
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 11, 2017
Wadena County annex roof could require bigger fix
Board commissioners received some unwelcome news at their meeting Jan. 31.
February 11, 2017 - 8:15am
News briefs - Feb. 9 edition
Human remains found at scene of fire near Cloquet Human remains were found Friday in the ruins of a home that burned the previous night along Minnesota Highway 33 north of Cloquet. It was the second fire fatality in the area on Thursday; one person died in a fire earlier in the day...
February 11, 2017 - 8:15am
February 10, 2017
Police Scanner-Feb. 9 Edition
Jan. 27 Deputies were requested to handle some unruly students. The situation was calm when the deputies arrived. A caller reported strange tire tracks and footprints near the garages which had not been there the night before. He requested that a deputy "swing by." A disorderly...
February 10, 2017 - 5:06pm
Contemplating loss: Acts of Solace Project develops suicide awareness through stories
True stories and monologues from people in the region are highlighted in the Acts of Solace Project. The premiere of the performance was Saturday,...
February 10, 2017 - 4:32pm
Nearly 500 attend Festival of Health
The 27th annual February Festival of Health event was well attended by people of all ages at M-State, Wadena campus on Saturday, Feb. 4.
February 10, 2017 - 6:32am
February 8, 2017
Living history: Keep hands off red flags on fire hydrants
20 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 30, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Lead plagues Wadena family What would you do? That is what Jay Steward is asking. Steward moved his family to Wadena in May of 1995. He was looking for a safer environment for his wife and children. But along with the...
February 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
Wadena County wanted - Feb. 2 edition
Zachary Arthur Billman, 27, Wadena, warrant: probation violation. Jared Olaf Boe, 38, Deer Creek, warrant: traffic violation. Erik Alexander...
February 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 7, 2017
'He has a guardian angel,' relative says of toddler who survived head-on crash
A 2-year-old boy was the only survivor of a head-on crash Sunday, Feb. 5, that killed his mother and another driver between Wadena and Deer Creek....
February 7, 2017 - 7:26am
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