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Living history: Excerpts from past Pioneer Journal editions
Little to no 'recoil': Local gun shops see no change in business after mass shootings
High school drama...sort of: Wadena students put comical twist on timeless tale
Empty Stocking in Wadena needs help to fill its holiday needs
WDC senior Casey Volkmann commits to play volleyball at Winona State
Bethlehem Academy edges Wadena-DC for third place
Welcome home ceremony for Wolverines
Defending state champions stop Wadena-DC in the semifinals
VB: Wolverines to square off with defending state champion
William "Bill" Murphy Jr.
Bruce Alan Christensen
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
New physician assistant joins TCHC Henning Clinic
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Like 'pure gold': Nutrition business opens on Jefferson
Laying out the welcome mat
Center hosts Zeitgeist quartet concert
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
'Art in Your Park' for kids returns to New York Mills
'Caleigh' to open Music in the Park series
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Wi-Fi scam beware free connection offer
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
VA Selects Providers for Dental Insurance Program
Your letters - Nov. 2 edition
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
More hunting opportunities coming with spring turkey hunting season
Zander James Rushmeyer
Bryce Allen Roller
August 5, 2017
Teenage boy suffers minor injuries in crash on 210
A 16-year-old boy was transported to Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls with minor injuries Tuesday morning after the 2005 Chevy Malibu he was driving swerved over the centerline and struck the rear end of a grain hopper being pulled by a 2000 Western Star semi truck. According...
August 5, 2017 - 10:18am
August 4, 2017
Justice Two may be off beaten path, but it's gaining a following
CLITHERALL, Minn.—The group of women outside the Justice Two Coffeehouse and Eatery was having a good time sharing food and stories. The...
August 4, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 29, 2017
Youth dirt bike rider seriously injured
A 14-year-old boy from Hewitt in nearby Todd County was seriously injured in a dirt bike accident at 10:11 p.m. on July 20 near Highway 73, east of Deer Creek. The youth, while riding the dirt bike, ran into a steel fire pit on private property. This caused him to be ejected from...
July 29, 2017 - 10:18am
July 22, 2017
A helping hand: Wadena electrical workers lend assistance to DL after storm
The rocking violence of a summer storm may be a wakeup call from Mother Nature for some, but for Wadena's Dave Evans and his staff, it's also a call to action. "It's time to get to work," Evans said. The head of Wadena's Electric Department assigned three of his men to help the City...
July 22, 2017 - 10:18am
July 8, 2017
Lions club hosts dinner for baseball tournament
Last weekend the 6th annual Highway 10 baseball tournament was held at the Perham and New York Mills fields. This tournament is in connection...
July 8, 2017 - 8:15am
July 7, 2017
Crops are growing but prices still low for local farmers
The growing season is under way in north central Minnesota, but while corn plants are reaching for the sky, prices are still flat. Leaf River...
July 7, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 5, 2017
Fish houses painted, raffled and auctioned at 4th Annual Fish House Festival
The Cultural Center in New York Mills is hosting its 4th annual Fish House Festival on Friday, July 7 with art, food and fun activities throughout the day, culminating in a raffle and live auction at 6:30 p.m.
July 5, 2017 - 5:22pm
Minn. man sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who kidnapped and raped a 5-year-old girl after killing the child's babysitter was sentenced to 52 years in...
July 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
June 26, 2017
Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off
On June 10 in New York Mills, four armchair philosophers faced off in the Great Debate portion of the Great American Think-Off philosophy competition held by the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. Over 250 attendees voted in three elimination rounds to choose Pamela Lewis of...
June 26, 2017 - 5:53pm
June 24, 2017
Avoidance of county spraying comes with a price
Wadena County is agreeable to accommodating private landowners along county highways where herbicide control of roadside brush and noxious weeds has been carried out. The Wadena County Highway Department is requesting those objecting to roadside spraying fill out an exemption form...
June 24, 2017 - 9:55am
June 12, 2017
Authorities identify body of missing boater
A missing boater whose body was found in Nokay Lake has been identified as 54-year-old Raymond Achman of Brainerd. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s office released the name about 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10. The Crow Wing County Dive Team located Achman’s body using side scan sonar...
June 12, 2017 - 7:12am
June 11, 2017
Two 34-year-olds who died in ATV crash in northwest Minnesota identified
MENTOR, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified two people killed in an ATV accident Saturday night near Mentor, Minn. Noel William Schmieg, Mentor, and Crystal Rose Scott, Crookston, were pronounced dead at the scene after hitting an approach and being thrown...
June 11, 2017 - 10:18am
June 2, 2017
Semi plows into Orton Township home
A semi truck crashed into a home early Friday morning in Orton Township, four miles east of Nimrod in Wadena County. At 1:11 a.m. the Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence owned by Beatrice and Clark Meech, located in Section 36, after a semi-tractor and trailer...
June 2, 2017 - 7:11am
May 27, 2017
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrate 25 years of success
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrated 25 years of success at Thumper Pond in Ottertail on Thursday, April 20. A crowd came to promote and support programs that enable shooting sports-related programs to develop, expand, and enhance their educational curricula to deliver...
May 27, 2017 - 9:10am
May 26, 2017
Mother Nature meets Monet
Darvin Peterson has a bit more to wrestle in the spring than most people. Luckily, he has a partner. On top of all the grass he has to keep mowed...
May 26, 2017 - 3:32pm