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Living history: Excerpts from past Pioneer Journal editions
Little to no 'recoil': Local gun shops see no change in business after mass shootings
High school drama...sort of: Wadena students put comical twist on timeless tale
Empty Stocking in Wadena needs help to fill its holiday needs
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
May 8, 2011
Lake Region Electric Cooperative donates trees for Wadena Deer Creek playground
Wadena-Deer Creek sixth-graders played in the dirt on Friday, April 29, planting trees in the elementary playground. Four trees, donated by...
May 8, 2011 - 9:33pm
May 1, 2011
TCHC donates ambulance to Scandia Valley
Tri-County Health Care donated a used ambulance to Scandia Valley (about 8 miles south of Motley). David Cuppy, AAS NREMT-P, Tri-County Hospital EMS education coordinator, became aware of the need when he was teaching a refresher course to first responders in Scandia Valley. "This...
May 1, 2011 - 10:21pm
April 29, 2011
St. Ann's food donation
Parishioners of St. Ann's Catholic Church recently donated 425 pounds of non-perishable food items for the Wadena Food Shelf. The St. Ann's/St....
April 29, 2011 - 12:26pm
March 27, 2011
WDC raises $5,997 for Zach Gabbard
Students at Wadena-Deer Creek High School showed their character recently by organizing a series of fundraisers to help 17-year-old Zach Gabbard and his family. The students raised $5,997 for the Gabbard family, which was presented to the Perham boys' basketball team during halftime...
March 27, 2011 - 12:58pm
March 20, 2011
Todd-Wadena Operation Round Up helps kids
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative donated $1,300 to Sacred Heart Area School of Staples for the purchase of a Promethean ActivBoard (interactive...
March 20, 2011 - 5:35pm
WDC High School athletic program recipient of $10,000 grant from Toyota
Wadena-Deer Creek High School senior Dylan Anderson wrote a heartfelt essay about the challenges WDC High School has faced since the destructive June 17, 2010 tornado and what it's meant to him to lose his beloved school. The essay qualified the school for a grant from Toyota's Drive...
March 20, 2011 - 5:20pm
WDC National Honor Society organizes blood drive for students, staff
Wadena-Deer Creek High School's National Honor Society (NHS) held a blood drive Thursday, March 10, where students and staff had the opportunity...
March 20, 2011 - 5:14pm
March 18, 2011
The Menahga Assembly of God Ladies Quilting group gathered together and donated 91 handmade quilts to Hockert's Cleaners of Wadena, which provided them to the Minnesota Cleaners Association (MCA) to deliver to Sharing and Caring Hands in Minneapolis, an assistance center for inner-city...
March 18, 2011 - 5:34pm
March 13, 2011
Band and choir give back
March 13, 2011 - 5:00pm
March 6, 2011
WDC 'pays it forward' for Zach Gabbard
Wadena-Deer Creek High School students and staff are paying it forward for Zach Gabbard, the Perham student-athlete who collapsed during a boys'...
March 6, 2011 - 2:49pm
February 27, 2011
4-H fruit sale underway
The annual Wadena County 4-H Fruit Sales are underway and local 4-H clubs will be selling fruit from now through the month of March. This is a major fundraiser for 4-H programs so support is important and a vital part of maintaining 4-H here in Wadena County. If you are not contacted...
February 27, 2011 - 4:22pm
February 20, 2011
Carl F. and Louise H. Hulting Scholarship established for WDC graduates
Longtime Wadena residents Carl and Louise Hulting recognized the importance of a well-rounded, quality education for their own family and for...
February 20, 2011 - 8:21pm
Bloodmobile hands out gallon pins
The Red Cross Bloodmobile was at the VFW, Wadena, on Monday, Feb. 14, and Tuesday, Feb. 15. With goal of 96 on Monday, 96 were derived and Tuesday's goal was 58, 44 were received. There were five first-time givers on Monday and four on Tuesday. Those receiving gallon pins included: ...
February 20, 2011 - 7:54pm
Pictured above are Wolverine boys' basketball players sporting ZG3 orange bracelets -- ZG3 stands for Zach Gabbard and his basketball number...
February 20, 2011 - 7:51pm
February 13, 2011
Lakewood Health System employees get 'United For Red'
In honor of National Heart Month, Lakewood Health System held United For Red Day on Thursday February 3rd to raise funds for underserved patients...
February 13, 2011 - 12:15pm