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Powassan virus one of many diseases transmitted by deer ticks
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Mother Nature meets Monet
Commissioners agree on roof repair for Little Red Schoolhouse
It's a bouncing baby...?
BH-V advances with extra inning victory over Pequot Lakes
Wolverines open 6AA playoffs at home
W-DC girls golf seventh at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
Dale Eugene Clarin
Dale Eugene Clarin
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Birth announcements - May 18 edition
Huhta graduates from Michigan Tech University
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
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
March 26, 2017
Doyle is Post 171 selection for Boys State
Lucas Doyle is the 2017 selection of Wadena Post 171 for the 69th annual American Legion Boys State Convention June 11-17 at St. John's University...
March 26, 2017 - 11:35am
March 25, 2017
News briefs - March 23 edition
NJPA student recognition set for April 12 Forty-six students from 23 Region 5 high schools will be honored on Wednesday, April 12 at the 26th annual Student Recognition Banquet put on by National Joint Powers Alliance. The banquet is 5-8 p.m. at Madden's Resort in Brainerd.
March 25, 2017 - 10:18am
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Donovan Clyde Basswood, 54, Ponsford, warrant: traffic violation. Jason Eli Kirk, 39, Menahga, warrant: giving false name. Angela Rose Lorentz,...
March 25, 2017 - 10:18am
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
Scott Woods will be returning to the ice as head coach of the Wadena-Deer Creek boys' hockey team. The WDC School Board made the hiring official...
March 25, 2017 - 9:24am
County Commission approves support of assistance program
Liz Kuoppala asked the Wadena County Commission for its support of the Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program.
March 25, 2017 - 8:15am
March 24, 2017
Special meeting vote should cure problem at 'Mas'
The Wadena City Council removed one vexing problem and wrestled with another Thursday evening in a special meeting at the Administrative Offices...
March 24, 2017 - 4:40pm
Residents fed up with barking dogs in Wadena
Michelle and Mike Goldie are fed up with what they say is constant barking from a neighbor's three dogs in southwest Wadena. The couple attended Tuesday's Wadena City Council meeting to express their frustration over a neighbor that has dogs that bark non-stop throughout the day and...
March 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Abandoned house burned after property owner starts garage on fire
A Wadena County property owner was cited for failure to obtain a burning permit after he started fire to a garage that spread to an abandoned house. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a call at about 11:22 p.m. about a structure fire in Section 30 of Meadow Township Saturday,...
March 24, 2017 - 2:29pm
March 22, 2017
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
The Wadena VFW Post #3922 honored Wadena-Deer Creek third-grade teacher Jeff Mehl and high school math teacher Holly Becker with its "Citizenship...
March 22, 2017 - 10:25am
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
More than 90 EMS personnel from local fire, rescue and police departments attended Tri-County Health Care's 30th annual Emergency Medical Service...
March 22, 2017 - 8:05am
March 21, 2017
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 13, 1997 Pioneer Journal • JCPenney sale license is extended A "going out of business sale" means just that according to a Wadena City ordinance. Specific limits placed on the length of the sale and what can be sold help insure that other businesses...
March 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 20, 2017
Police Scanner - March 16 Edition
March 2 • A deputy stopped a vehicle in Wadena to conduct a welfare check of the driver who had made suicidal comments. The driver said he was fine and gave the deputy an account of some personal issues. • A female took a vehicle for a test drive and returned it to the sales...
March 20, 2017 - 4:01pm
March 18, 2017
Wadena County wanted - March 16 edition
Donovan Clyde Basswood, 54, Ponsford, warrant; traffic violation. Angela Rose Lorentz, 24, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Cherie Rae Sansburn,...
March 18, 2017 - 10:18am
Mental Health First Aid training is March 20
Mental Health First Aid will be offered for adults supporting youth from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 20 at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center. The is a free 8-hour course that teaches how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental...
March 18, 2017 - 9:50am
Weekly crime report - March 16 edition
Feb. 27 • Wadena officials signed a complaint against Jeffrey Lee Kugel, 46, of Wadena. The complaint consists of 23 charges of stalking, violating of a domestic abuse no contact order and violating an order for protection. Kugel is set to make his first appearance at a later date....
March 18, 2017 - 8:15am