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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
July 23, 2011
WDC summer football camp set July 25-27
The annual Wadena-Deer Creek Football Camp from grades 7-12 will be held July 25-27 at the WDC practice field. Camp times are 6:30-8 p.m. Players are asked to wear T-shirt, shorts and cleats. There is no charge for the camp. For more information, contact Tom VanErp at 640-3382.
July 23, 2011 - 2:27pm
Vikings are part of state's fabric
In a perfect world it does not take 1,100 millions to build a football stadium for our Minnesota Vikings and No. 1 draft choice Christian Ponder really turns out to be our next superstar quarterback. Those who have followed the fortunes of the Vikings know that the world they live...
July 23, 2011 - 2:13pm
April 3, 2011
Johnson to play for M State Spartans
Wadena-Deer Creek lineman Nolan Johnson will play football this fall for the M State-Fergus Falls Spartans. Johnson, who is 5-10, 200 pounds,...
April 3, 2011 - 2:32pm
January 2, 2011
Top sports stories of 2010
WDC volleyers win first state title The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines were absolutely perfect in 2010 as they captured their first Class AA state volleyball championship. Sue Volkmann's veteran squad posted a perfect 30-0 record leading up to their third straight state tournament,...
January 2, 2011 - 9:28am
December 12, 2010
Kneisl named to 9-Man All-State grid team
Verndale's Dan Kneisl has earned a place on the Class Nine-man All-State football team for the 2010 season for his defensive line play. Kneisl joined Lanesboro's Jake Reed as a first-team choice. Other Pheasant North Conference players to make the all-state team were Underwood quarterback...
December 12, 2010 - 9:52pm
Vikings hunt is finished; time to look to next year
I have owned gun dogs that are good at reminding me of a rule you always obey in upland hunting -- once you start out on a hunt you better not stop. That dog is not going to stop until it hits paydirt so if you do it is your own fault if the bird flushes wild. The Minnesota Vikings...
December 12, 2010 - 9:38pm
December 3, 2010
Yungbauer, Kneisl, Booth honored
Verndale's Dan Kneisl and Cody Yungbauer have been chosen to the Pheasant North All-Conference football team for 2010. Receiving honorable mention was Verndale's Kyle Booth. Pheasant North All-Conference Team Underwood: Dalton Jampsa, Brett Collins, Jason Umlauf, Ben Woodman, Gunner...
December 3, 2010 - 3:31pm
Meyer selected to Classic football squad, three Wolverines earn honorable mention
Wadena-Deer Creek's Logan Meyer earned Heart O' Lakes Conference Classic first team honors for the 2010 football season. Meyer split his time between running back and linebacker. Wideout Jordan Rentz, defensive end Cory Tumberg and linebacker Jared Wegscheid all received honorable...
December 3, 2010 - 3:30pm
November 26, 2010
WDC football at Mall of America Field
November 26, 2010 - 10:59am
Wilfs take that first hard step
Shoving Brad Childress out the door was a sign by Zygi and Mark Wilf that big changes are in the wind for the Minnesota Vikings. Among the usual tripe regarding the sacking of Brad Childress this week there have been some good observations. I just hope the Wilfs read some of the...
November 26, 2010 - 10:26am
November 19, 2010
Football team to play at Dome
The Wadena Area Youth Football League will play at Mall of America Field at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, prior to the Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers football game.
November 19, 2010 - 1:34pm
October 29, 2010
Rockets overcome blizzard, Verndale
Dalton Jampsa rallied Underwood from a 6-0 deficit with a touchdown run and a TD pass to beat Verndale 22-6 Tuesday night in Section 4, Class...
October 29, 2010 - 10:34am
Punt, Pass and Kick
Local participants in the Sectional Punt, Pass and Kick competition Oct. 24 in Fergus Falls were, from left: Tess Jones, Joshua Dykhoff, Mack...
October 29, 2010 - 10:31am
October 26, 2010
Tuesday Scorecard 10/26
Football Section Quarterfinals Breckenridge 42, Wadena-Deer Creek 0 Otter Tail Central 12, West Central Area 0 Barnesville 2, Parkers Prairie 0 (forfeit) East Grand Forks 14, Staples-Motley 6 Pelican Rapids 27, United North Central 0 Bertha-Hewitt 28, Osakis 0 Underwood 22,...
October 26, 2010 - 10:14pm
October 22, 2010
Mahlen joins Mayville State Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame
Verndale's Mike Mahlen has joined the Mayville (N.D.) State Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame. Mahlen, who started his tenure as head football coach...
October 22, 2010 - 2:39pm