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Mark Hanson, pictured at the Pioneer Journal office Tuesday, is the new director of economic development for WCEDA, an organization that hopes to foster economic growth in the Wadena area. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal
How to sell a town; Development director takes pride in helping area businesses
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 26, 2013
Friendly Rider Transit driver Al Knutson picks up riders at Humphrey Manor on Tuesday. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal
Friendly Rider sees growing ridership
January 26, 2013 - 12:00am
January 19, 2013
The Kern Electronics and Lasers building is pictured Thursday. The business may soon have an additional building in the Wadena Industrial Park. Company President Gerald Kern said another building could add five to six machinist and electronic jobs. Photo by Zach Kayser
Kern Lasers looking to expand
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
October 23, 2012
Pet Freaks Employee Karla Peterson offers a dog treat to "Tank", a seven-month-old Chihuahua mix while he is held by his owner, Adam Wolfe, of Blackduck. Wolfe and his wife own five dogs. Photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Treat for "Tank"
October 23, 2012 - 3:11pm
September 8, 2012
Fairgrounds grandstand design approved
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
County board drops courthouse security addition
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Wadena Board approves bids for highway projects
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Dave Quincer shows the Cozy's remaining traditional film projector, a machine with some parts dated back to the 1940s and early 1950s. Quincer said the old film equipment works just fine, but is outdated as movie studios are phasing out film in favor of digital files.
Reeling in change at Wadena's Cozy Theatre
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Photos by Rachelle Klemme
Parishioner Harris Bendix kneels at a pew at Messiah Lutheran Church, which will have its closing service Sept. 9. Bendix was baptized and raised in the 130-year-old church, and his ancestors were charter members.
A history of faith
September 5, 2012 - 5:28pm
August 27, 2012
BizWorks meeting to be held
August 27, 2012 - 4:06pm
August 11, 2012
Photo by Brian Hansel
Porkfection's Erik Osberg, left, and Paul Hunke work on their pork ribs entry as Willie Osberg looks on Aug. 4. Osberg, Hunke and Dr. Ryan Anderson took first place in the chicken wings competition.
Rose City BBQ, Porkfection win Pig and Wing
August 11, 2012 - 5:52pm
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An artist's conception of the proposed addition to the Verndale School building.
Outcome of proposed Verndale building bond vote uncertain
August 11, 2012 - 2:01pm
Two wildlife management areas to expand in state
August 11, 2012 - 1:59pm
Photo by Brian Hansel
Bob Miller of Big Bob's Smoky Bones prepares his pork ribs during the third annual Pig and Wing Challenge Aug. 4 at Wadena Elks Lodge. The Wadena native also makes his own sauce for his food.
Cook, former Wadena resident living his dream
August 11, 2012 - 10:51am
Public Notice Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME
August 11, 2012 - 9:37am
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