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West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
What you should know about the Zika Virus
Several city, school seats up for election
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
White receives national volunteer recognition award
Wadena Babe Ruth team headed for 13-15 state tournament
Blazers top Angels with ninth inning surge
WDC Babe Ruth club will meet DGF or Litchfield in state opener
Speer hired as GM, publisher of Northland Outdoors
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Luella Mae Trites
Michael Charles Brakefield
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Entertainment briefs - July 28 edition
The Abiders to perform Friday at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Old School to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Church briefs - July 21 edition
Birth announcements - July 21 edition
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
It's time to get serious about a special session
Your letters - July 21 edition
Must vehicles have hoods?
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
Be alert, it's election season
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
Your Letters - July 24 edition
America, do you think you stand a prayer? America, do you find yourself in a mass of internal and external troubles? What about your borders and beyond? Will the cry of "God bless America" take fruition while at the same time blessing by vote the acts and legislation that rebel...
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 7, 2014
Your letters - July 3 edition
June Jubilee a huge success We'd like to express our appreciation to all the individuals and businesses who made the June Jubilee weekend in Wadena so much fun for our family. Two of my grandchildren and I enjoyed the all of the historic carnival events at the Historical Center,...
July 7, 2014 - 12:00am
June 28, 2014
Your letters - June 26 edition
Wadena needs new Humane Society Wadena is getting a nice, new wellness center for people. Why not a nice, new humane society center for animals? A place out in the country with long kennels so they can run like the wind and joyfully bark all they want? Elaine Byman Wadena,...
June 28, 2014 - 12:00am
June 23, 2014
Wadena kennel ordinance ridiculous
It has been weeks now since the city council ‘approved’ their ridiculous ordinances. One doesn’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that dogs bark. That’s what they do to communicate. If you’re going to buy property, rent or move to someplace, you don’t don’t move...
June 23, 2014 - 7:46am
June 16, 2014
Your letters - June 12 edition
Day of Caring students deserve thanks The students and advisors at the WDC Schools deserve a huge thank you for all the hard work they put in on their Day of Caring. I personally experienced the joy of having them work for me and have heard nothing but wonderful compliments about...
June 16, 2014 - 12:00am
June 10, 2014
Wadena's dog ordinance: One family's perspective
Just over 10 years ago, my husband and I decided it was time to move from southern Illinois back to our home state of Minnesota. We felt that a central MN location would best facilitate the needs of the small business venture on which we were about to embark, and we wanted to be...
June 10, 2014 - 4:45pm
June 1, 2014
Your Letters - May 29 edition
Sandpiper pipeline a bad idea Because the Sandpiper pipeline is literally in my backyard I feel driven to write a letter to the editor. The proposed line basically crosses the wetlands of Upper Twin Lakes in Hubbard County and continues east, north of the Wadena County line. As...
June 1, 2014 - 12:00am
May 23, 2014
Your letters - May 22 edition
Banquet and hide sales money well-spent Many people wonder how we spent our money from the banquet and hide sales. • We spent $1,600 to install the NASP program in the WDC school, along with DNR and federal matching funds. • We donated $1,500 to the high school trap shooting...
May 23, 2014 - 12:00am
May 19, 2014
Your letters - May 15 edition
Menahga teachers have positive impact with literacy efforts I'd like to take a moment to celebrate the excellent efforts of our teachers in Menahga. As literacy tutor with the Minnesota Reading Corps for Menahga Elementary I see firsthand the great work they are doing to shape...
May 19, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2014
The Uptown owner thanks community
To the city of Wadena and surrounding communities: JD Formanek and Co. Inc (Jim and Traci Formanek) have sold The Uptown to new owners Adam and Kyle Hagen. Collectively we are very excited for the next chapter in The Uptown's over 40 year history. The final paperwork will be...
May 16, 2014 - 12:00am
May 9, 2014
Your Letters - May 8 edition
Watch the ripples spread My name is Bonnie Kingsley and I am a volunteer. With that statement you might wonder if I am attending group therapy to receive support for an out of control addiction. That is not quite the case, even though sometimes I do feel a bit challenged trying...
May 9, 2014 - 12:00am
April 26, 2014
Your letters - April 24 edition
Minnesota pro-business compared to Republican Wisconsin A recent letter to the Pioneer Journal accuses Minnesota Democrats of creating "a hostile state." This opinion is contrary to data cited in many neutral studies, and also by my experience watching the building boom in the...
April 26, 2014 - 12:00am
April 22, 2014
Your letters - April 17 edition
Easter egg hunt fun again I'm approaching the age whereby my memory allows me to celebrate Easter by hiding my own Easter eggs and then going on my own hunt! Victor Kern Wadena, Minn. "Ghost of a Chance" was enjoyable We went to see "Ghost of a Chance" yesterday and...
April 22, 2014 - 12:00am
April 15, 2014
Miracle Mansion should be saved
Dear Editor, We are writing in regards to the article in the Wadena Pioneer Journal regarding the Miracle Mansion. Along with our group, "Red Hat Hattitudes," of Alexandria and many such groups visiting Wadena are outraged that Merickels or even the city of Wadena will let this...
April 15, 2014 - 2:17pm
Your letters - April 10 edition
One way to solve methane problem The Obama administration recently announced a major initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions including those from cattle. One goal is to cut dairy-sector methane gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020. Especially in the Midwest, it is apparent...
April 15, 2014 - 12:00am