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Van strikes two WDC students just after school
Wadena Veteran's Park moves forward
New Wadena 4-H coordinator expands programming
News briefs March 13
Wadena County Wanted March 13
Wadena business owner defies disability
Wolverines have four starters back
Hot-shooting Pirates reach sub-section finals
Hanson named Blue Devils' MVP
Bowling scores March 13
Nuggets hand Wolverines 58-34 playoff loss
Ben W. Meinhardt
Foto Find March 13
Winter is beautiful thanks to local snowmobile clubs
Entertainment briefs March 13
Living History: Hockey goes to state
'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' fun family film
Your letters March 13
Does black ice exist?
WDC elementary students show improvement in assessment tests
New secure Veteran Health Identification Cards issued
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BPA members participate at State Leadership Conference
Birth announcements March 13
Property transfers and marriages
Hobo Hot Bake
Knowledge Bowl team earns fourth at regional competition
March 15, 2013
Lions pancake breakfast to be held in Verndale
A Lions pancake breakfast will be held in Verndale from 7:30 a.m. to noon March 30 at Verndale Community Center. There will also be an Easter coloring contest with cash prizes awarded in four categories during the event, which is a free-will offering. Entries can be picked up at Wayne’s...
March 15, 2013 - 1:36pm
March 13, 2013
Go gourmet on St. Patrick’s Day
Whether you’re planning on celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day by wishing for a little “luck o’ the Irish” or trying to find the fabled “pot of gold,” there’s no denying that Irish-themed food will be on menus everywhere. It’s not unusual to see Guinness...
March 13, 2013 - 9:37am
March 4, 2013
What's Cookin': Winter warmers lift spirits
By now most of us would like to have a little talk with Mother Nature about the possibilities of an early spring. The enchantment of those first fluffy snowflakes has long worn off as we've shoveled, tried in vain to keep our cars salt-free, trudged through slush and exhibited some...
news / food
March 4, 2013 - 10:12am
February 25, 2013
What's Cookin': Bethany's cookbook benefits missions, delights taste buds
Readers frequently tell me that what they like about this column is that it is filled with mostly simple, everyday food that is easy to prepare....
news / food
February 25, 2013 - 9:36am
January 28, 2013
What's Cookin': Frigid winter weather stirs appetites for comfort food
The brutally cold weather we've been experiencing lately calls for warm, savory comfort foods. Serving a lettuce salad with cold cubed chicken or turkey on it I can guarantee you will not elicit smiles on many faces at the dinner table during January and February in northern Minnesota....
news / food
January 28, 2013 - 11:49am
January 21, 2013
A 'pearl' of wisdom: Eat peas with a spoon
Saturday I attended the funeral of Pearl Olson, who was 100 years old at the time of her death. Pearl was a longtime Nevis first grade teacher and my husband's godmother. When John spoke at her funeral, he mentioned all of the fun times he'd had growing up and spending time with...
news / food / entertainment
January 21, 2013 - 10:54am
January 14, 2013
Winter is season for soup
As I'm writing this, the smells of a very large stockpot of homemade turkey wild rice soup are wafting in from the kitchen. I'm afraid there...
news / food
January 14, 2013 - 10:06am
August 27, 2012
'Off the deck' concert to be held in Mills
An "off the deck" concert will be held Sunday at the Cultural Center in New York Mills, during which local Otter Tail County musicians in the reggae/jazz band MOTU will perform, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. This is the Cultural Center's last free concert...
entertainment / food
August 27, 2012 - 4:07pm
BizWorks meeting to be held
The next BizWorks meeting will be held from 8-9 a.m. Sept. 6 at Harvest Thyme Bistro in Wadena, said a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. The featured speaker will be Corey Oehlke. Additionally, a meet-and-greet event will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 20 at Harvest Thyme...
food / business / education
August 27, 2012 - 4:06pm
WDC board addresses bus, lunch, custodial changes
The Wadena-Deer Creek board addressed after-school busing and custodial schedules Monday in their August meeting at the elementary media center. The board approved an after-school bus program for the first quarter of the school year, which ends on Nov. 6. Up to three buses will be...
education / food / news
August 27, 2012 - 4:00pm
Benefit planned for paramedic
Sharon Heinen of Wadena helped save lives as a paramedic, and now she is fighting for her own life and undergoing treatments for breast cancer. A...
news / food
August 27, 2012 - 12:46pm
August 22, 2012
Photo of the Day: Potatoes for the picking
Ray Buettner makes the most out of Wednesday afternoon in his garden. Potatoes are ripe for the picking during these last weeks of August. Journal photo by Cara Newberry. If you have a photo that you think is a "Photo of the Day", send it to email@example.com along with a short...
outdoors / food
August 22, 2012 - 2:16pm
August 11, 2012
Rose City BBQ, Porkfection win Pig and Wing
The third annual Pig and Wing competition drew a field of 32 professional and amateur entries Aug. 4 at the Wadena Elks Lodge. Rose City BBQ...
food / business
August 11, 2012 - 5:52pm
Cook, former Wadena resident living his dream
Bob Miller was cooking pork ribs last Saturday in what practically used to be his backyard. The former Wadena resident grew up on the northwest...
food / business
August 11, 2012 - 10:51am
Wadena Rotary park feed is top notch
From the moment I plopped down next to a busy group of Rotarians in Burlington Northern Park Thursday, I knew they meant business. Rotarians and other community volunteers were setting up shop for the 46th annual Corn and Chicken Feed. As I picked up my first ear of corn to shuck,...
opinion / food
August 11, 2012 - 9:05am