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WDC FFA Fish and Wildlife Team qualifies for state
Gov. Dayton reveals he has prostate cancer; diagnosed on Friday
Daigneault signs letter of intent to NIACC
Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
CAPITOL CHATTER: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
Warren, Phillips join ranks of Section 6A's Top 10 scorers
Snyder, Erkenbrack lead Wolverines in victories
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Keith D. Davis Jr.
Joyce (Pleidrup) Cunningham
Steven M. Hoyhtya
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
Staples Area Women's Chorus presents 'Her Voice, Her Song'
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
Chicken, Broccoli and Blackened Tomato Salad
Are you in the dark about sleep?
Area students make President's List at M State
Clergy view: Great is thy faithfulness
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
COMMENTARY: School choice matters for Minnesota families
Will a CDL driver lose both license endorsements with a DWI?
State manufacturers optimistic about 2017 economy
What survivors should know; A veteran/retiree checklist
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
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
January 23, 2017
One person injured in semi, SUV crash on Highway 10 in Bluffton
One person was injured in a crash involving a semi and a sports utility vehicle with attached trailer. The State Patrol said the crash happened...
January 23, 2017 - 1:16pm
Wadena County wanted - Jan. 19 edition
Andrew Charles Bimberg, 42, Sebeka, warrant: assault. Ross William Nevala, 41, Sebeka, warrant: property damage. Rachel Ann Johansen, 23, Hackensack,...
January 23, 2017 - 12:08am
News briefs - Jan. 19 edition
Senior health clinics set for January, February A Senior Health Clinic sponsored by Wadena County Public Health will be held the third Wednesday monthly alternating between the Sebeka and Menahga Senior Centers. Clinics will be held Wed. Jan 18 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Menahga Senior...
January 23, 2017 - 12:08am
January 22, 2017
Living history: Wadena Walmart opens Monday
10 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 18, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Wadena Walmart opens Monday Among many new features, employees at the Wadena Walmart will wear navy blue tops with khaki pants instead of the traditional vests. "I think we're the second store in the state to implement...
January 22, 2017 - 10:18am
January 21, 2017
Weekly crime report - Jan. 19 edition
Jan. 10 Nicholas Michael Hurtig, 22, of Wadena, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation and violating his conditions of release. Hurtig was transported to the Wadena County Jail. Timothy Wiliam Tuit, 31, of Wadena, was arrested on a Minnesota DOC warrant. Tuit was transported...
January 21, 2017 - 5:15pm
Change called for in Wadena County departments
The Wadena County Board heard a report about the workplace environment among county departments at its regular meeting Tuesday. Michelle Soldo, owner of Soldo Consulting Group in St. Paul, was hired by the board to take an "environmental scan" of the county departments and determine...
January 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
City looking to purchase property in anticipation of future SW road projects
The Wadena City Council approved purchasing a property on Jefferson Street South for $10,000 contingent upon the owner preparing the legal documentation...
January 21, 2017 - 10:18am
Police Scanner - Jan. 19 edition
Jan. 6 • A man made a death threat against a Wadena County jailer. • A jail inmate tripped a fire alarm using dust. Jan. 7 • A driver was stopped for a suspended object in his vehicle. He had an expired Minnesota license but produced a valid Idaho license. He escaped with two...
January 21, 2017 - 8:15am
January 20, 2017
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...
January 20, 2017 - 9:43am
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