Skip to main content
Weekly police report - Feb. 22 edition
Police scanner - Feb. 22 edition
Waiting for the bus
Crowds all aboard with Depot fundraising
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Wolverines drop regular season finale on the road
Wadena-DC downed in quarterfinals
WDC falls to Verndale, Sebeka
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
Richard Maurice ("Maury") Pluth
James "Jimmy" Willis Chandler, Jr.
Arlo Ray Kneeland
Alma S. Ryckman
Donna M. Reineccius
United Way announces new board leadership
Cold weather: The job must go on
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Volunteer opportunity in health care available to area teens
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR ultrasound accreditation
A piece of original art: Madhatters cast set to perform “The Piece’
Good Morning Bedlam performs in concert at NYM Cultural Center
Davis braves cold to be guest speaker at Bookends event
Anders to demonstrate drums at Wadena library Feb. 26
Annual wine and chocolate event back at Depot Feb. 17
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
Guest Editorial: Gun violence-Inaction is deafening with every shot
Ask A Trooper: Is driving with loud music illegal?
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter: Wadena man gets anonymous letter in the mail
Veterans: Death confirmation and separation pay procedures updated
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Ived Raymond Bruns
Samuel Richard Carlson II
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
February 14, 2018
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
DULUTH — The Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other...
February 14, 2018 - 9:51am
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
February 15, 2017
Perham's Los Jalapeno Taqueria in 'home stretch': Mexican eatery on schedule to open in late February
Though in the home stretch, Los Jalapeno Taqueria, the Mexican eatery owned by Pat Strand and Yobani Melchor, is still a couple weeks away from...
February 15, 2017 - 10:01am
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