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Filing period opens for city races
Property vtransfers and marriage licenses - July 24 edition
Mary Ellen Otremba, long-time legislator, dies at 63
No agreement yet on MnDOT lease for Wadena County transit facility
Police Scanner - July 24 edition
Summer football camps coming up in Wadena
Blazers extend winning streak to five games
So can the Twins do it this year or not?
Wadena Legion headed for district baseball tournament
Golf scores - July 17 edition
Gloria Diane Siltala
Wadena Garden Club: Yard of the month
Olson wins RMH grand prize
Area students awarded TCHC Foundation scholarships
Red Cross bloodmobile a success
Artists receive awards in annual Regional Art Show at the Cultural Center in New York Mills
Siggie's acres: Immigrant makes home near Wadena
Entertainment briefs - July 17 edition
Churches of Wadena: part one
Foto Find - July 17 edition
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 25-27
Birth announcements - July 17 edition
Baja Fish Tacos
Dykhoff receives degree from UW-River Falls
Ludovissie makes dean's list at Itasca Community College
Area student receives NDSU scholarship
Gulf War Syndrome
Are skirts and extensions allowed on tractor trailers?
Military members suffer illnesses and injuries related to cold temperatures
What are the restrictions on Class D driver's licenses?
State should provide assistance to flood victims
My new favorite way to fish
Breeding duck numbers down, wetland numbers up
Breeding duck numbers down, wetlands up in Minnesota
Ruffed grouse drumming counts up significantly in state
Trolling for troops
August 11, 2012
Managing the horns of the devil
Growing up, my family had a black and white console television that only got two channels. I remember the TV being on from early morning until late at night when the test pattern screen came on as the network went off the air. It was Mom who used the TV for background noise to...
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August 11, 2012 - 9:05am
July 28, 2012
Big Jungle Adventure coming to Nimrod Lutheran
Vacation Bible School will be held at Nimrod Lutheran Church in Nimrod August 6-10 from 6-8:30 p.m. For more information, call 218-639-9801 or 218-837-5565.
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
Parish festival set for Bertha's St. Joseph Church
Members of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bertha will hold their parish festival and dinner Aug. 12, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. Turkey, ham, homemade au gratin potatoes, salads, buns, homemade pie and beverages are on the menu from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30...
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
Church service at Pilgrim Point
First Congregational United Church of Christ in Wadena will not hold regular worship at the church July 29. Instead, worship will take place 11 a.m. at Pilgrim Point. For more information, call 218-639-7386.
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
July 16, 2012
Editorial: The 'God particle'? Really?
Apparently some preachers have taken offense that popular science has dubbed the Higgs boson the "God particle." For the scientifically challenged, the Higgs boson is an elemental particle that has eluded researchers for years, although they have theorized for a long time that it...
July 16, 2012 - 4:15am
June 19, 2012
In memory of Joan
June 19, 2012 - 6:12pm
June 7, 2012
The vitamin lady's secret
There are plenty of news stories about the benefits of vitamins, but those stories never mention the "vitamin lady." Paul Ford of Hammond, Wis. shared the vitamin lady's secret with me many years ago, and now I'll share it with you. I was worn out when I met the vitamin lady....
June 7, 2012 - 4:00pm
June 1, 2012
Christian women club to meet June 12
The Wadena Area Christian Women club is putting on an "Enjoy the Ride" Luncheon, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. The group will meet at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 11:30 a.m. June 12. Speaking at the event will be Eloise Deihl of Moorhead, Minn., who will...
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
May 29, 2012
Back to the 50s
May 29, 2012 - 1:26pm
May 22, 2012
The Bible answer to a contemporary question of the definition of marriage
"Does the Bible only define marriage one way?" That's a question that was recently asked of me. It gave me an opportunity to study and reflect on a very contemporary and important topic. I was glad that their question basically asked, "What does the Bible say about marriage?" It...
May 22, 2012 - 1:53pm
May 20, 2012
Your Letters: Preparing both corporally and spirtually
The corporal works of mercy: 1) Feed the hungry 2) Give drink to the thirsty 3) Clothe the naked 4) Shelter the homeless 5) Comfort the imprisoned 6) Visit the sick 7) Bury the dead The spiritual works of mercy: 1) Admonish sinners 2) Instruct the uniformed 3) Counsel...
May 20, 2012 - 12:26pm
May 14, 2012
We are all gifted and good enough
My good natured husband has no problem striking up conversation with folks around town. Probably because he knows most and he is related to half. While chatting, he often gets a twinkle in his eye as he gives a little gentle ribbing. I admire Dan's gift for small talk and quick...
May 14, 2012 - 11:37am
May 6, 2012
Good experiences form better behavior
When I was pregnant with my daughter 14 years ago, the best advice I received was from my coworker. She said "Don't start something with your kid that you don't want to continue." Apparently, she would put her first born into the laundry basket and would carry him down the stairs....
May 6, 2012 - 2:17pm
May 5, 2012
Gold leaf on St. Ann's cross should last several decades
The cross at the pinnacle of St. Ann's Catholic Church has been a Wadena landmark for over a century, and the last two weeks have seen its restoration...
May 5, 2012 - 5:07pm