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Real ID bill passes first test in Minnesota House, but access at issue
It's now President Trump, vowing 'America First' in nationalist speech
Osberg to work on rural employment issues in Otter Tail County
Ross and Snyder selected as nominees for ExCEL Award
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
Thursday Scorecard 1/19
Wheeler paces Wolverines in Minnewaska Round Robin
Glenz cans big trey in 50-46 overtime win
Wolverines post 65-57 PRC win over Trojans
Three Central Minnesota boxers triumph
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
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
NYM Cultural Center hosts comedy music show Jan. 20
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
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
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
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Speed limit to increase on Highway 29 west of Wadena
The speed limits on several highways in west central Minnesota will increase from 55 to 60 miles per hour beginning the week of Jan. 23, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The new speed limits will take effect when the new signs are posted. Highways that will...
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January 19, 2017
New York Mills senior chosen to attend Presidential Inauguration
A high school senior from New York Mills is packing her bags for the presidential inauguration. Heather Weller, 18, is a dancer, cheerleader,...
January 19, 2017 - 3:02pm
Local woman credits 'Telestroke' with saving life
Diane Hansen, of Clarissa, had a scare before Christmas. She was driving near Pine Center and suddenly she knew something was wrong. "My left...
January 19, 2017 - 2:38pm
January 18, 2017
Two-vehicle crash in Wadena
January 18, 2017 - 8:57am
January 17, 2017
Living history: Council cuts Maas bill
10 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 11, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Council cuts Maas bill The Wadena City Council lowered an assessment bill that included demolition of a playhouse in Wadena resident Mim Maas's yard after she appealed the decision. In a letter dated Dec. 27, Maas said...
January 17, 2017 - 2:30pm
January 15, 2017
Police Scanner-Jan.12 Edition
Dec. 28 • A man threw chairs and tables during a prisoner transport because he wanted to know if someone was having a baby. • Deputies stood by while a female, who had broken out of her restraints during transport, had them replaced. Dec. 29 • The Wadena County Sheriff's office...
January 15, 2017 - 10:18am
January 14, 2017
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss support Group slated for Jan. 17
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss support Group slated for Jan. 17 Tri-County Health Care has an "Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group" to help those in the area affected by suicide. The monthly support group will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference...
January 14, 2017 - 8:15am
January 13, 2017
A healthy 2017: Wellness center busy after holiday season
As the Maslowski Research and Wellness Center enters its second year in operation, the club is getting into a groove when it comes to activities....
January 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
It's been a long road: Three truck drivers retire from Mason Brothers
Three men are leaving Mason Brothers with 84 combined years of driving under their belts. John Beringer (47 years), Rick Eckenrode (almost 20...
January 13, 2017 - 9:59am
January 12, 2017
Wadena Fire Department called to Timber Roots
Three Wadena firemen removed equipment from a truck Thursday morning after the fire department received a call to the Timber Roots yard at 1100...
January 12, 2017 - 12:59pm
Wadena State Bank acquires First National Bank
Wadena State Bank is acquiring First National Bank in Wadena, the companies announced this week. Wadena State Bank and First National Bank in...
January 12, 2017 - 12:25pm
January 11, 2017
Kinship Mentoring program planning meeting set in Wadena
Wadena is forming a new Kinship Mentoring organization and is asking for the public's help. An advisory meeting is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 at Pizza Ranch in Wadena. People may attend and eat and be a part of the meeting. Discounts will be awarded on meals. Many Wadena children...
January 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband
A new round of state grants could extend broadband to thousands of businesses and households throughout areas of rural Minnesota that now are...
January 11, 2017 - 2:33pm
Verndale 18-year-old hurt in crash
An 18-year-old from Verndale was hurt in a two-car crash on Highway 10 yesterday. According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, Kaitlynn Marie Swank suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the accident. The report states that Swank was driving a 2011 Chevy Impala westbound down...
January 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
Victim in Highway 210 fatal crash identified
A two-vehicle crash Tuesday night on Highway 210, west of Brainerd in Sylvan Township, claimed the life of an 18-year-old Baxter male. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the male as Devin Shawn Alexander.
January 11, 2017 - 2:23pm