Skip to main content
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
Living history: Excerpts from past Pioneer Journal editions
Little to no 'recoil': Local gun shops see no change in business after mass shootings
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
October 16, 2017
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Shrimp, wine and hemp. Minnesota farmers are more likely to grow commodity crops such as corn, soybeans and wheat, but some people aren't satisfied...
October 16, 2017 - 8:51pm
October 9, 2017
In national BBQ competition, Minn. family takes 7th in pork ribs, 29th overall
BENTONVILL, Ark. —The Dobosenski family took seventh in the pork ribs category in the Sam's Club National Pro BBQ Tour Saturday, Oct. 7, and...
October 9, 2017 - 1:21pm
July 2, 2017
Labor group urges support for Line 3 project
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The connection between petroleum and the economy, pipeline industry standards and employment opportunities were the themes...
July 2, 2017 - 9:45am
May 14, 2017
Duluth-based Allete thrives as it renews focus on all things energy
A wide swath of Minnesotans interact with a homegrown, billion-dollar business every day — without leaving the house, without turning...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
April 29, 2017
Sun Country names its planes after Minnesota lakes
Eagan-based Sun Country Airlines is naming each of its 22 planes after a Minnesota lake, with exterior detailing to match, and even emblazoning the planes' interiors with lake-themed posters fashioned by a Minnesota artist. It has chosen 25 lake names for its airliners, in all, with...
April 29, 2017 - 10:18am
February 25, 2017
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
MOORHEAD, Minn. — There are always proposals to reform the tax code, and that's especially the case after the 2016 presidential election....
February 25, 2017 - 2:29pm
February 18, 2017
Abomination Tattoo Studio opens in downtown Wadena
A familiar face has returned to Wadena and is once again offering custom tattoo work. Frank Orsello has opened Abomination Tattoo Studio at 14...
February 18, 2017 - 11:34am
January 12, 2017
Wadena State Bank acquires First National Bank
Wadena State Bank is acquiring First National Bank in Wadena, the companies announced this week. Wadena State Bank and First National Bank in...
January 12, 2017 - 12:25pm
January 5, 2017
Buyer needed for An Open Book
Wadena's only bookstore could close unless a buyer is found in the next few months. Gillette Kempf, owner of An Open Book, said her family is moving to the east coast because her husband accepted a new job. "September was the 10-year anniversary of the bookstore," she said. "I'm sure...
January 5, 2017 - 5:30pm
KLN, Shearer's in Perham open on-site primary care clinic for employees
Workers at KLN Family Brands and Shearer's Snacks no longer need to call in sick to get that cough checked out. A new on-site primary care clinic...
January 5, 2017 - 10:21am
December 3, 2016
Made in the USA
Homecrest Outdoor Living continues to be a major industry and employer in Wadena and is growing again after restructuring in the early 2000s....
December 3, 2016 - 12:08am
November 2, 2016
Local businesses honored for using kindergarten readiness best practices
A select group of local pre-kindergarten early education programs are the newest local programs to earn their Parent Aware Ratings, which lets area parents know that they are using kindergarten readiness best practices to help local children.
November 2, 2016 - 8:15am
August 27, 2016
Miller named Pioneer Journal publisher
The Wadena Pioneer Journal welcomed new publisher Jason Miller to its team last week. Miller has years of experience working for Forum Communications...
August 27, 2016 - 12:08am
May 16, 2016
AgweekTV: Bringing up bison
Raising bison, as you can imagine, can be a challenging job. But for one North Dakota rancher, it's a lot of fun. we caught up with Randy Lacher...
May 16, 2016 - 10:16am
September 19, 2015
Sweet Pickins opens on north Jefferson
Amber Brunell has turned her hobby into a business venture. Sweet Pickins, featuring home decor and custom pieces, opened this at 204 Jefferson...
September 19, 2015 - 12:10am