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Local leaders attend legislative conference
Courts march 6
Theisen tops 1,000-point scoring plateau
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Wolverine: 'The true wilderness carnivore'
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Bruer, May graduate from Bemidji State
Area students earn honors at several colleges, universities
Spring Pasta Salad
Birth announcements Feb. 27
July 10, 2012
2012 fair 'one of the best'
Strong attendance marked the 2012 Wadena County Fair, and organizers said they plan to repeat what worked this year for next year's fair. The fair board met Monday evening, and Board President Mike Olson said they have set the dates for next year: June 26-29.
July 10, 2012 - 12:47pm
July 2, 2012
Café Accordion Orchestra
news / entertainment
July 2, 2012 - 2:40pm
June 30, 2012
Wadena Library to hold free concert
The Wadena City Library will host the return engagement of folk music singing duo Curtis and Loretta, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. The husband and wife duo will hold a free concert July 11 at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational/United Church of Christ...
news / entertainment
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 25, 2012
Maas crowned Miss Wadena 2012
Halley Maas, center, is crowned Miss Wadena 2012 by Haley Anderson(hidden) during the pageant June 23 at Memorial Auditorium. Candidates Amy Fillhouer and Lacena Brown stand at left and right. For a full story, see Saturday's issue of the Pioneer Journal.
June 25, 2012 - 12:20pm
Area youths invited to Prairie Fire Theatre Camp
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre and Wadena-Deer Creek Community Education will present "Peter Pan" this summer, part of a week-long theatre camp for youths between 7 and 18 years of age, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. The camp provides a fun theater experience...
education / entertainment
June 25, 2012 - 5:40am
'Modern Family' star has ties to Wadena
If anyone had asked Harold Anderson if anyone from his family would go into show business, he would have said no way. But when the Baxter man...
June 25, 2012 - 5:15am
June 19, 2012
Korfe and Duke on the road for charity
Between appearances at Nashville and the Twin Cities, CMT's "Sweet Home Alabama" stars Jeremiah James Korfe and Paige Duke showed up to the New...
June 19, 2012 - 5:37pm
June 1, 2012
Music video camp date set
Central Lakes College will conduct a music video camp June 11-15 for high school students in grades 10 and up on the Staples campus, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. The day camp, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will instruct up to 15 participants in the...
education / entertainment
June 1, 2012 - 7:17pm
Second annual "Affaire des Artes" kicks off today
Today's "Affaire des Artes" event features art and literary fairs, live music, storytelling, improv theatre and three Minnesota authors presenting talks, a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. The event is scheduled to take place in downtown Wadena's Burlington Northern...
June 1, 2012 - 7:14pm
Music team Wadena-bound
The Ambassadors Music Ministry Team for the Association Free Lutheran Bible School in Minneapolis will present an inspirational concert at Wadena's Zion Free Lutheran Church June 10 at 7 p.m., a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. The team features Christian music, ranging...
June 1, 2012 - 7:06pm
'Sweet Home' Minnesota; Reality TV star to perform in New York Mills charity event
One might think a reality TV star and big-time musician would be booked solid and unable to return home immediately after appearing on the CMT...
June 1, 2012 - 6:00am
May 16, 2012
Even if you don't consider yourself artistic, painting glasses can be a fun and simple project. Who doesn't want to sip their Friday evening...
May 16, 2012 - 3:48pm
Explore Minnesota Concerts & Performances
This listing is brought to you by Explore Minnesota Tourism. To match up these events with local lodgings, go to http://exploreminnesota.com/places-to-stay/index.aspx - Eric Church - The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour at the Target Center in Minneapolis, May 17 - B.B. King...
May 16, 2012 - 2:18pm
May 2, 2012
Staples Area Men's Chorus to wrap up season in town
After a busy year with challenging music and collaborations of every shape and kind, the Staples Area Men's Chorus will wrap up their 2011-12 season on Saturday, May 5, at 7 p.m.at the Landmark Inn in Staples. "After a busy year with some pretty heavy music, we decided to perform...
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May 2, 2012 - 4:45pm
Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra to perform in Wadena May 5
The Long Prairie Chamber orchestra will present a concert entitled Celebrating the Classics at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at the Wadena Memorial Auditorium under the direction of Justin Kennedy as part of the Wadena Area Concert Association subscription series. For this performance,...
May 2, 2012 - 4:33pm