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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
April 20, 2012
Three people injured in rainy weekend crash
Three people were injured in an accident between Wadena and Deer Creek Sunday morning during wet road conditions. According to the Minnesota State Patrol website, a 2011 Chevrolet Cruise was heading southeast at the end of the Ottertail Cutoff on County Road 52 when it missed the...
April 20, 2012 - 2:19pm
April 14, 2012
1,600 acres burn south of Nimrod
Strong northwest winds pushed a wildfire across about 1,600 acres starting late Easter Sunday afternoon south of Nimrod. The number was upped from a previous estimate of 1,400 acres, not because the fire had burned more ground since Monday but because of a more accurate reading of...
April 14, 2012 - 2:53pm
December 4, 2011
Seat belt saves man from serious injury
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was called for a motor vehicle crash in section 10 of Red Eye Township around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Nov. 26. The crash occurred when a 2006 Ford pickup, driven by Tyler Ament, 18, of rural Menahga, lost control on ice while traveling eastbound on...
December 4, 2011 - 10:27am
Vehicle collides with skid steer on Thanksgiving
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was called for a motor vehicle crash in section 1 of Aldrich Township around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, when a 2004 Toyota SUV, driven by Vickie Kueker, 30, of rural Verndale, struck a New Holland Lx885 skid steer driven by Chester Anderson, 64,...
December 4, 2011 - 10:26am
November 28, 2011
Two hurt in Shell River Township crash
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a one-vehicle crash shortly before 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19. Upon arrival, it was learned that a 2001 Chevrolet Blazer was being driven by Daniel Lincoln, 32, of rural Menahga. The vehicle was southbound on County Road...
November 28, 2011 - 12:29pm
November 27, 2011
Vehicle flips, driver treated
The driver of a van was treated at the scene of an accident in Wadena for dizziness after his vehicle flipped over at the intersection of U.S. Highway 10 and Shady Lane Drive, according to Wadena police. Terence Bernard Quigley, 53, of Burnsville, Minn., was eastbound on the highway...
November 27, 2011 - 12:30pm
November 13, 2011
Wadena deer hunter injured in fall
David Folkestad, 53, of Wadena, was hunting from a stand in Section 32 of Bluffton Township at 4 p.m. Saturday when the wooden floor gave way and he fell eight feet to the ground. Folkestad was treated for back injuries at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena and airlifted to Hennepin County...
November 13, 2011 - 11:48am
October 16, 2011
15-year-old dies in Otter Tail County crash
A 15-year-old Dalton girl was killed and seven other people were injured in a Sunday morning collision at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 210 and Otter Tail County Highway 33 in Otter Tail County. Skylah Oksness was a passenger in a 1999 Buick Regal driven by Aimee Magnusson,...
October 16, 2011 - 3:28pm
October 14, 2011
Friday afternoon accident
A silver Oldsmobile Alero sedan and a turquoise Oldsmobile Silhouette were involved in an accident in downtown Wadena in front of Pizza Ranch...
October 14, 2011 - 4:53pm
October 2, 2011
One hurt in ATV rollover
On Sunday, Sept. 25, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office received information of an ATV accident in section 15 of Thomastown Township, northwest of Staples. Three individuals were involved. John Forstner from Gibbon, Minn. was transported to a medical facility in the cities with...
October 2, 2011 - 11:09pm
One driver hurt in crash on Kern Drive
On Sept. 22 around 5 p.m., the Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries on Kern Drive approximately one mile north of Wadena County Road 6. The driver of a Dodge Neon, Macey Ray Hoeper of rural Wadena, was traveling southbound on Kern Drive...
October 2, 2011 - 11:07pm
September 11, 2011
14-year-old hurt at rodeo in Nimrod
A 14-year-old bull riding participant suffered a serious head injury after being thrown from a bull Saturday, Sept. 3 near Nimrod. Wadena County authorities said Sam Bell was taken to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena and then flown to a Twin Cities hospital after he suffered the injury...
September 11, 2011 - 7:31pm
August 28, 2011
Car goes airborne after driver swerves to miss dog
Two people were injured in an accident Monday after the driver swerved the car attempting to avoid hitting a dog in the roadway. On Aug. 22, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a one vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 7 and 261st Avenue in Bullard's Township....
August 28, 2011 - 1:27pm
Two hurt in U.S. Hwy. 10 crash
Two people were injured in an accident on U.S. Highway 10 at the intersection with First Street Northeast in Wadena on Aug. 18. According to...
August 28, 2011 - 11:42am
August 12, 2011
Sebeka teen dies in ATV accident
On Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 1:35 p.m.Wadena County Sheriff's Deputies were called to section 20 of Red Eye Township for an all terrain vehicle accident. Alec Dale Davey (16) of Sebeka was fatally injured due to injuries that resulted from the crash. Alec was airlifted from Tri...
August 12, 2011 - 2:10pm