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Living history: Council cuts Maas bill
Freshwater students donate blankets to Someplace Safe
Minn. woman accused of keeping heroin in bra to change plea
WDC students learn to play cribbage
Man found dead in rural Motley home fire
Phillips rules Section 6A with six-goal performance
Bob Tubandt Invitational set Jan. 28
Bowling-January 12 Edition
Zimmer: No timetable on Vikings QB Bridgewater's return
Thursday Scorecard 1/12
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Terry Lynn Peterson
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
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Giving Tree program garners over $2,000
Folk Landscapes presented by Lakes Area Music Festival
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Harrison makes Dean's List at South Dakota State University
Birth announcements - Jan. 5 edition
Clergy view: Will you be ready?
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
President signs Walz-led measure to honor guard-reserve retirees into law
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
December 7, 2016
Wadena County wanted - Dec. 1 edition
Joshua Francis Bowstring, 24, Cass Lake, warrant: traffic violation. Robert Lee Erickson, 77, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Lois Antonio...
December 7, 2016 - 12:10am
December 6, 2016
Weather changing some after school WDC activities
Due to snow and wind this afternoon, WDC Schools has announced some weather-related scheduling changes: 1. No Junior High or Elementary basketball practices at the High School or Elementary.2. No Late Buses.3. Girls Hockey Game vs. Fergus in Sauk Centre is canceled. The team will...
December 6, 2016 - 1:32pm
Wadena County senior companions recognized for service
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota recognized Wadena County Senior Companions with a lunch and awards recently.
December 6, 2016 - 8:15am
December 5, 2016
Police Scanner-Dec. 1 Edition
Nov. 18 • A Wadena business reported a suspicious male had been in their store 3-4 hours. The man tried biting into a package and cut his mouth. Police arrested the man for theft and took him to jail. They were unable to make contact with the owner of the vehicle the suspect was...
December 5, 2016 - 8:15am
December 4, 2016
Living history: Woman gets $1,500 for fall into pit
10 years ago Excerpts from the Nov. 30, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Skogen named vice chair of committee State Senator-Elect Dan Skogen (DFL-Hewitt) has been named vice chair of the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee. "The environment is important to the many area resort...
December 4, 2016 - 8:15am
News briefs - Dec. 1 edition
Blood mobile gathers 131 pints The Red Cross Bloodmobile was at the Wadena Elks Lodge on Monday, Nov. 21 and Tuesday, Nov. 22. Monday's goal was 95 and 76 units were received. Tuesday's goal was 68 and 55 were received. Those receiving gallon pins included: 17 Gallons Allan Lynk,...
December 4, 2016 - 12:08am
December 3, 2016
Developer's Agreement approved for new hotel
A TIF Developer's Agreement was approved for a new hotel on Highway 10 in Wadena. The Wadena City Council approved the agreement, which included TIF funding up to $187,000 to the developer Grow Wadena, LLC. By definition, the TIF funding is a business subsidy to help Grow Wadena,...
December 3, 2016 - 12:08am
Made in the USA
Homecrest Outdoor Living continues to be a major industry and employer in Wadena and is growing again after restructuring in the early 2000s....
December 3, 2016 - 12:08am
December 2, 2016
Donkey basketball coming to WDC Friday
Donkey Basketball is coming to WDC Elementary on Friday, Dec. 2 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets are on sale. Purchase advance tickets at the WDC Middle/High School Office and Super One for $7. Tickets will be $10 at the door. Preschool and under are free. A fun event for the whole...
December 2, 2016 - 8:15am
Empty Stocking Fund celebrates 90 years of giving
The 90th annual Empty Stocking Fund talent program will continue the tradition of community giving. The talent program is from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday,...
December 2, 2016 - 12:08am
November 30, 2016
Wadena Nativity lighting ceremony is Thursday
A brief service will celebrate the lighting of the Wadena Nativity display at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 on the Wesley Hospital lawn on Highway...
November 30, 2016 - 2:15pm
November 29, 2016
Wadena County wanted - Nov. 24 edition
Joshua Everett Carey, 32, Bethel, warrant: traffic violation. Trevor Jon Krinkie, 25, Browerville, warrant; traffic violation. Dylan Thomas Kross,...
November 29, 2016 - 12:10am
Living history: Book fans wait in line for much-anticipated Harry Potter movie
15 years ago Excerpts from the Nov. 22, 2001 Pioneer Journal • Book fans wait in line for much-anticipated Harry Potter movie All the Voldemorts in the world couldn't stop eight-year-old Brendan Lauer from opening night of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone."
November 29, 2016 - 12:08am
November 28, 2016
Weekly crime report - Nov. 24 edition
Nov. 14 • Samantha Rae Wieseler, 24, of Sebeka, was stopped and issued a citation for no proof of insurance and expired vehicle registration. • Jeffrey Brent Dailey, 31, of Wadena, was arrested on multiple Wadena County warrants. Dailey was transported to the Wadena County Jail....
November 28, 2016 - 8:15am
News briefs - Nov. 24 edition
Pedestrian killed on side of road after vehicle crashes in Hubbard County A 45-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed on the shoulder of a highway near here early the morning of Sunday, Nov. 20, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A driver in a GMC Acadia was headed eastbound...
November 28, 2016 - 12:08am