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Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
WDC schools on soft lockdown
Bowling Scores-March 23 Edition
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
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
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
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
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 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
February 2, 2017
Former Wadena mayor, business owner lived life of service
A former Wadena mayor and business owner will be remembered for his full life of service to others. Robert Edward Tapley Jr. was born Sept. 2,...
February 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 1, 2017
Bulls, Barrels and Broncs comes to Verndale
The 13th annual Bulls, Barrels and Broncs event will be Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4 at the R&J Arena in Verndale. Fans look forward to...
February 1, 2017 - 4:22pm
January 31, 2017
Weekly crime report - Jan. 26 edition
Jan. 16 • Matthew Frederick Goeden, 32, of Verndale, was stopped and issued a citation for expired vehicle registration. • Melissa Jenna Harne, 45, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation. Jan. 17 • James Eldo Kugel, 55, of Wadena, was issued...
January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
Highway 10 reconstruction project in Wadena postponed until 2019; Temporary repairs scheduled for 2017
A project to reconstruct Highway 10 through Wadena, originally scheduled to begin in 2018, has been postponed until 2019, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The project, which will redesign the road and make improvements to other infrastructure in Wadena, was...
January 31, 2017 - 1:09pm
Living history: gas under $2 for first time in two years
10 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 25, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Gas under $2 for first time in two years This week, area drivers turned from the gas pump to cast their eyes on a sight they haven't witness in nearly two years - the number "1" leading the price of gas. Wadena gas prices...
January 31, 2017 - 8:15am
January 30, 2017
Police Scanner - Jan. 26 Edition
Jan. 13 • A complainant informed law enforcement she had been followed from Motley to her home in Bluegrass by a silver minivan. • An anonymous caller informed law enforcement that a friend with relationship problems and several firearms at his residence had sent him a text message...
January 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
Wadena community-wide Festival of Health is Feb. 4
Tri-County Health Care's 27th annual February Festival of Health will be Saturday, Feb. 4. This is the largest community-wide health fair in...
January 30, 2017 - 10:39am
January 28, 2017
Grant would fund WiFi on Friendly Rider, school buses
Students and Friendly Rider are one step closer to WiFi access on buses.
January 28, 2017 - 10:18am
January 27, 2017
Bumpy roads: Snow, ice, rain perfect ingredients for potholes
Potholes have appeared in great number along Highways 10 and 71 through Wadena. JP Gillach, MnDOT District 3 Public Affairs Coordinator, said...
January 27, 2017 - 2:06pm
Project Linus reaches milestone with blanket donation to Tri-County
The local chapter of Project Linus reached an important milestone with their most recent donation of 12 blankets to Tri-County Health Care of...
January 27, 2017 - 1:58pm
Community dinner slated for Jan. 31
A free community dinner will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31. Food will be served from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The menu includes soup, sandwiches, cupcakes and drinks. The dinner will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 403 2nd Street SE.
January 27, 2017 - 1:05pm
January 26, 2017
'Hope for the best, prepare for the worst': New Emergency Management Director takes mantra to heart
Tyler Wheeler has been hired as the new Emergency Management Director for the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. He brings several years of experience...
January 26, 2017 - 4:10pm
January 25, 2017
Dog transport arrives at Wadena County Humane Society
A truckload of dogs arrived at the Wadena County Humane Society this afternoon and the dogs are now looking for their forever homes. Most of...
January 25, 2017 - 3:45pm
Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan will stop in Wadena Thursday
The Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan will stop in Wadena about 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School gym. Twins...
January 25, 2017 - 10:43am