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Astronaut Karen Nyberg, a native of Vining, Minn. in Ottertail County, will be going on a six month scientific mission to the International Space Station on May 28. Here, Nyberg gazes down towards Earth on a previous ISS mission. Image courtesy of NASA.
Vining native headed into space
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Former Navy nurse Lee Michaelsen at her Wadena home with Belle, her assistance dog. Michaelsen said Belle has been a big help in fighting symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Belle of the ball
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
New Wadena Public Works Director Dan Kovar, former manager of the city's wastewater treatment plant. Kovar, who replaces retiring director Ron Bucholz, had his first day in the new job on Monday.
New public works director takes the reins
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Wadena’s EMS workers save lives for a daily routine
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Derby pleads guilty to 2 of 3 counts of wildfire arson
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Photo by Brian Hansel
An estimated 650 students, faculty members and administrators took part in a statewide tornado drill Thursday afternoon by filing into the safe room at the Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School. The room is designed to hold ap-proximately 1,200 occupants and withstand an F-5 tornado.
Room for more
April 19, 2013 - 12:48pm
Next fall's kindergarten numbers at 65
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Nirates seep into local private water wells
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 15, 2013
Submitted photo
This photograph was anonymously submitted to the Pioneer Journal and dates back to the April-May flood of 1942.
Memories from the flood
April 15, 2013 - 12:00am
April 13, 2013
Photo by Zach Kayser
Former Twins player and manager Frank Quilici signs autographs and chats with fans Monday inside Wade-na-Deer Creek Elementary. Quilici was there as keynote speaker for 2013 Men’s Night Out put on by Tri-County Health Care, an annual event designed to increase awareness of men’s health.
The night Frank Quilici came to town
April 13, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Photo by Brian Hansel
The spring turkey hunting begins Wednesday in Minnesota.
It’s time to go after those toms
April 12, 2013 - 8:38am
March 4, 2013
Mike Olson of Olson's Lawn Service & Snow Removal clears snow from a sidewalk Monday in downtown Wadena. A winter storm warning from the National Weather Service is in effect for Wadena and will remain so until 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to AccuWeather. Photo by Dain Sullivan, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: Snow sweeper
March 4, 2013 - 11:56am
March 1, 2013
UPS driver Michael Mast of Bluffton prepares for his next stop Friday in southwest Wadena. Photo by Dain Sullivan, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: Making the rounds
March 1, 2013 - 9:06am
February 28, 2013
While inside The Game Shop on Thursday afternoon, Ryan Bartel of Wadena chats with store owner Michael Rajdl. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal
Photo of the Day: Gamer talk
February 28, 2013 - 5:01pm
February 27, 2013
Karen Hunnicutt, who submitted this photo of a foggy and frosty morning, said it was taken Sunday in rural Wadena.
Photo of the Day: A frosty morning
February 27, 2013 - 9:52am
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