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February 26, 2013
A Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) operator used a penguin-adorned road grader to push snow and slush across the busy intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 71 Tuesday morning in Wadena. A MnDOT fleet of trucks, graders and snow blowers carried out the snow-removal operations. Photo by Brian Hansel, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: Flight of the penguin
February 26, 2013 - 10:41am
February 25, 2013
Two dogs wait patiently for their owner in a vehicle near the Pioneer Journal entrance in early February. Photo by Jessica Keddy
Photo of the Day: Patiently waiting
February 25, 2013 - 9:47am
February 22, 2013
Joey McQuiston, owner of Joey's PCs, inserts memory in business client's computer Friday morning at his downtown business place in Wadena. The quick upgrade included a cleaning.
Photo of the Day: Joey's job
February 22, 2013 - 10:48am
February 21, 2013
This sunrise, captured by Ruth Koljonen on her cell phone Feb. 2, could be seen in New York Mills.
Photo of the Day: A sunrise in Mills
February 21, 2013 - 9:16am
February 20, 2013
This photo, submitted by storm chaser Matthew Koscielski of Wadena, was taken around 2 p.m. Feb. 10 during the blizzard that moved through the area.
Photo of the Day: Chasing the storm
February 20, 2013 - 10:18am
February 19, 2013
Bereket Loer, left, Lucas Hinojos and Tony Kreklau work on their left-handed dribbling skills Tuesday afternoon in a basketball practice session at Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School. Photo by Brian Hansel, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: Working on fundamentals
February 19, 2013 - 4:21pm
February 18, 2013
In this photo, submitted by Roxanne Crayford of Wadena, her black lab Licorice stares out the window as Crayford's husband blows snow that fell on their property Feb. 10.
Photo of the Day: Longing for the great outdoors
February 18, 2013 - 10:57am
February 15, 2013
Paraprofessional Carolyn Skillings helps third-graders Julia Damon and Doug Olson with a vocabulary test Friday morning at Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School. Photo by Brian Hansel, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: Time to learn
February 15, 2013 - 1:42pm
February 14, 2013
This photo, submitted by Karen Wendt, was taken after last weekend's snow storm. Wendt's granddaughter, Layla Perron, is shown with Wendt's son, Bruce Perron Jr., after the two spent time playing in the snow.
Photo of the Day: Snow fun after a storm
February 14, 2013 - 9:42am
February 13, 2013
This photo, submitted by Roxanne Crayford of Wadena,was taken Oct. 26, 2011.  Crayford said she had hired David Yoder to build a shed, and on that day a driver wasn't available so Yoder and his nephew arrived in the buggies shown.
Photo of the Day: Buggies in the fog
February 13, 2013 - 9:18am
February 12, 2013
Postman Beckman Motschenbacher prepares to set sail with the mail Tuesday morning from the back lot of the Wadena post office. Beckman covers all three of Wadena's routes. He got stuck with his mail truck three times Monday after a weekend snowstorm dumped 12 inches of new snow on the community. Motschenbacher has worked for the postal service for 10 years. Photo by Brian Hansel, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: Neither rain, nor sleet, nor ...
February 12, 2013 - 9:27am
February 11, 2013
Homer "Chuck" Stinar, 88, of Verndale speared this 40-inch northern pike on Rush Lake Feb. 8. What a catch! Submitted photo
Photo of the Day: A fisherman's tale
February 11, 2013 - 5:03pm
February 8, 2013
This owl was found (apparently stunned) next to a vehicle near Highway 29/Colfax Avenue on Thursday. A Department of Natural Resources official was contacted to take custody of the wayward bird, which flew away before the official could arrive. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: An awed fellow
February 8, 2013 - 10:30am
February 7, 2013
KWAD personality Pat Quance of Staples delivers a list of upcoming community events Thursday, during his midday show inside KWAD/KNSP studios in Wadena. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: Wadena on the airwaves
February 7, 2013 - 12:08pm
February 5, 2013
Owner Lisa Leeseberg works on pizzas Tuesday at Larry's Pizza in downtown Wadena. Leeseberg's father, Larry Luttrell, started the business in 1974. Leeseberg began working there when she was 4. Photo by Brian Hansel, Wadena Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: A history of pizza
February 5, 2013 - 2:35pm