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Businesses seek solutions for aging rural workforce
Pedestrian killed by oil train identified as Detroit Lakes woman
Five injured when vehicle hits ambulance in western Minnesota
WDC students make 2nd quarter honor roll
Natural gas will now be offered in Deer Creek, Parkers Prairie
Saturday Scorecard 2/18
Friday Scorecard 2/17
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
WDC skaters to face No. 2 Alexandria in Section 6A quarterfinals
Thursday Scorecard 2/16
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
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
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Author Candace Simar to be featured at Book Ends Saturday
Computer workshop set for Feb. 25 at Wadena library
Area students make dean's list at MSU-Moorhead
Jacobson graduates from the U of M Crookston
Clergy View: Jesus is alive and listening
Birth announcements - Feb. 9 edition
Area students graduate from NDSU
Who do I report illegal snowblowing to?
Let bonding bill really put Minnesota to work
Eligibility for VA Disability and SSDI
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
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 19, 2017
Natural gas will now be offered in Deer Creek, Parkers Prairie
Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC) will be participating in a joint effort to deliver natural gas to the Deer Creek and Parkers Prairie areas. Construction of natural gas distribution infrastructure will begin this spring. The $1.6 million investment by LREC is expected to have...
February 19, 2017 - 12:08am
February 18, 2017
Abomination Tattoo Studio opens in downtown Wadena
A familiar face has returned to Wadena and is once again offering custom tattoo work. Frank Orsello has opened Abomination Tattoo Studio at 14...
February 18, 2017 - 11:34am
Homeowners will need to comply with state water buffer laws
Wadena County will start working with homeowners to adhere to Minnesota buffer laws. Darren Newville and Deana Malone came before the board to request approval to keep enforcement of the buffer law local.
February 18, 2017 - 8:15am
February 17, 2017
Police Scanner - Feb. 16 edition
Feb. 2 A welfare check was carried out after a juvenile told a bus driver that his father had threatened to take pills. The father denied the allegation and insisted everything was okay, just a little stressed. Feb. 3
February 17, 2017 - 4:09pm
Art Bar 39 brings love of painting to Wadena
The art bug is catching on in Wadena thanks to Art Bar 39. Traveling art bars have been trending for several years across the region and now...
February 17, 2017 - 3:04pm
After chase, officers catch Perham man suspected of exposing himself to girl ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A man suspected of burglarizing a house in Nelson and later exposing himself outside the Target store in Alexandria was arrested after a chase Tuesday night, Feb. 7. A news release...
February 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
Holes for Poles supports Baudette line worker scholarships
Community members are invited to Holes for Poles, the sixth annual fish fry and raffle fundraiser that supports scholarships for students enrolled in the Baudette site for Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s Electrical Line Worker Technology program.
February 17, 2017 - 2:52pm
Dog tests positive for canine distemper in Wadena County
A number of upper respiratory cases among dogs have been seen this winter in the Wadena area and dog owners are reminded that many of these diseases can be prevented through vaccinations. "Winter months are an opportune time for contagious diseases to disseminate through the population...
February 17, 2017 - 1:18pm
Prince and Princess party a royal hit
The 8th annual Prince and Princess Party Sunday afternoon was an opportunity for boys and girls enjoyed face painting, manicures, making crafts,...
February 17, 2017 - 12:56pm
Serve, see, encourage: Team SonRise provides mission support during Haiti trip
A team of seven people from Southbrook Baptist Church in Wadena and four from the 7:10 Foundation joined forces to assist Haitians during a mission...
February 17, 2017 - 12:52pm
February 16, 2017
With flu on the rise Tri-County Health Care limits patient visits effective immediately
Due to a recent uptick in the occurrence of the flu, Tri‐County Health Care is restricting hospital visitors to immediate family over the age of 18 and only if visitors are free from flu symptoms. Effective immediately, Tri‐County Health Care officials are restricting visitors...
February 16, 2017 - 6:13pm
Bertha-Hewitt School closing Friday, Monday due to high number of influenza cases
Bertha-Hewitt School Principal Darren Glynn announced Thursday afternoon that the school will be closed Friday, Feb. 17 and Monday, Feb. 20 due to increased influenza symptoms and illnesses among students.
February 16, 2017 - 2:06pm
February 14, 2017
Living History: Tin cans will be salvaged in Wadena
20 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 6, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Johnson found guilty of murder A Wadena man was convicted Thursday of strangling his wife to death and hiding her body in an excavated portion of her Wadena home last July. Jerry Lewis "J.J." Johnson, 38, was convicted...
February 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 13, 2017
Wadena County wanted - Feb. 9 edition
Jared Olaf Boe, 38, Deer Creek, warrant: traffic violation. Samuel Richard Carlson, 23, Menahga, warrant: traffic violation. David Jason Clairmont,...
February 13, 2017 - 4:17pm
Wadena food shelf accepts donation from GP Anderson
As the 2016 Christmas season has concluded, GP Anderson, creator of the "Christmas in Wadena" animated light show, gathered up food and monetary...
February 13, 2017 - 10:18am