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Pictured: front, from left: Katelyn Reinke, Abby Hovius, Brynn Hathaway, Kylie Besett and Blake Butler; back, from left: Elias Nelson, Bryce Hopp, Ettore Pinnella, Addison Ames, Logan Seelhammer and Arbrianna Polan. Louis Rutten/WDC Schools.
WDC students rewarded for positive behavior
9 hours 44 min ago
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. Courtesy photo.
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
12 hours 42 min ago
January 20, 2018
Commissioner John Tuma of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission asks questions of opponents of a replacement northern Minnesota oil pipelne during a Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, meeting. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Enbridge says delaying Line 3 oil pipeline not a serious issue
January 20, 2018 - 9:59am
This was the scene on Green Lake in east-central Minnesota where two fishermen went through the ice on Friday night. Photo courtesy of Linda K Fostervold Eisenreich
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
The Wadena County Humane Society has a new home. File photo.
Living history - Jan. 18 edition
January 20, 2018 - 8:58am
January 19, 2018
At the Wadena County Courthouse, a murder trial is underway for Antonio St. Marie, accused of murdering his wife. (Brian Hansel / Pioneer Journal)
Verdict: Jury finds St. Marie guilty on all counts
January 19, 2018 - 10:17pm
Dalton Alan Schultz. Courtesy photo.
Wadena County wanted - Jan. 18 edition
January 19, 2018 - 1:52pm
The defendant Antonio St. Marie is led from the Wadena County Jail into the courtroom by bailiff Don Burns.
Michael Johnson/ Pioneer Journal
From Friday: Defendant admits further guilt, jurors now in deliberations
January 19, 2018 - 1:28pm
News briefs - Jan. 18 edition
January 19, 2018 - 11:06am
St. Marie Murder trial: Closing arguments, jury deliberation begins Friday
January 19, 2018 - 5:59am
January 18, 2018
A decision to close the Cyber Cafe in downtown Wadena, was made by the Cyber Cafe board last Thursday according to Manager Doug Wolff. The 18-year-old business will close at the end of January. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Cyber Cafe closing in downtown Wadena
January 18, 2018 - 6:37pm
Jeff Hoemberg, left, Brandon Pearson and Nick Grabe received service awards at the Jan. 9 meeting of the Wadena City Council. Hoemberg has been with the Wadena Fire Department for 20 years. Sgt. Pearson is a 10-year veteran of the Wadena Police Department. Grabe was honored for 10 years of service on the fire department. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Concerns raised about another building project in Wadena
January 18, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 17, 2018
St. Marie murder trial: Science behind investigation comes to light
January 17, 2018 - 9:10pm
Darcy Fink posed for a picture with her family during a summer outing. Fink died Tuesday at her home in Wadena. The 37-year-old mother ran a daycare in her home and was known for her loving and caring heart. Submitted photo
'She never quit fighting': Wadena mother of five passes away of colon cancer
January 17, 2018 - 3:00pm
State Highway 10 traffic drew a red light while a big semi-truck swung off U.S. Highway 71 Tuesday afternoon in downtown Wadena. The merger of heavy traffic from the two-lane highways has been a problem in Wadena for decades. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
State Bonding Committee drops in for a look at Highway 10
January 17, 2018 - 2:50pm