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Two adults, 4-year-old injured in Otter Tail County rollover
Woman transported to hospital after rollover crash on Highway 10 in Otter Tail County
WDC boys dominate Park Region Conference meet
Wolverines win PRC volleyball crown
Klawitter remembered by school, community
Lakers swim past Cardinals 130-48
Margaret L. Garr
Daniel "Danny" Schmidt
NJPA presents check to support regional veterans projects
Massage therapist joins Glamour Salon
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Fun and spooky celebrations abound for Halloween
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 20 edition
'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
Holweger graduates from basic training
Birth announcements - Oct. 20 edition
Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Your letters - Oct. 20 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
Must vehicles stop for pedestrians waiting to cross?
Your letters - Oct. 13 edition
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
June 25, 2012
Radio personality Bobby Benson scheduled for Wadena Kids' Day
5 years ago Excerpts from the June 21, 2007 Pioneer Journal Newly crowned Miss Wadena takes sibling teasing in stride A sash lettered with "2007 Miss Wadena" hangs alongside a banner proclaiming "She's out of this World!" in the Papillons' down-to-earth home on First Street. The...
June 25, 2012 - 5:01am
June 18, 2012
5 years ago Excerpts from the June 14, 2007 Pioneer Journal Persistence, wind drive turbine Just north of Hewitt, a new landmark has been erected with a wind turbine that stands 260 feet tall to the top of the tower and has a rotor diameter of 297 feet tip to tip. A dedication...
June 18, 2012 - 3:19pm
June 12, 2012
Living History: Early food regulations were for a good reason
5 years ago Excerpts from the June 7, 2007 Pioneer Journal Pen pal back from Iraq Wadena-Deer Creek second-graders got to meet their hero last week when Spc. Channing Peyton visited their classroom during his two-week leave from Iraq. Second-graders in Mrs. Seipkes' class had...
June 12, 2012 - 9:50am
June 2, 2012
St. Cloud escapee hides in Wadena junk pile
5 years ago Excerpts from the May 31, 2007 Pioneer Journal Peering inside the storefront with Bob Smile Wadena businesses - you're on Bob...
June 2, 2012 - 1:41pm
May 20, 2012
Living History: Monument made ready for Memorial Day
5 years ago Excerpts from the May 17, 2007 Pioneer Journal Butt out: Smoking banned from bars Wadena VFW ash trays will soon be empty,...
May 20, 2012 - 4:58pm
May 19, 2012
Hewitt civil war vet honored 93 years later
A Hewitt civil war soldier's previously unmarked grave finally received a government issue Civil War memorial, more than 90 years after his death. Civil...
May 19, 2012 - 4:12pm
May 15, 2012
May 15, 2012 - 1:03pm
Neighbors weigh in on fate of the old airport
The Wadena city council discussed issues affecting the old airport neighborhood and Fair Oaks Apartments during its regular meeting Tuesday. Brad Morgan, who proposed an amphitheatre at the old airport through his company B&M Promotions, was not able to make it to the council meeting,...
May 15, 2012 - 12:44pm
May 14, 2012
Living History: Wadena businessman relates to J. Edgar Hoover
5 years ago Excerpts from the May 10, 2007 Pioneer Journal Gear Jammer gets his due Though the Old Gear Jammer's show on KWAD radio put on the brakes a few years back, his contributions to classic country music on the radio are anything but forgotten. Jim Sunstrom, host of...
May 14, 2012 - 9:42am
May 8, 2012
Verndale Historical Society to have potluck and presentation
The Verndale Historical Society will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, May 10 at the museum. A potluck will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting with election of new officers. Gordon Fredrickson will be the speaker. He will be presenting his Farm Heritage Program....
May 8, 2012 - 2:07pm
May 6, 2012
Living History: Wadena Jaycees to be the hottest in the state
5 years ago Excerpts from the May 3, 2007 Pioneer Journal Library has more web tools available The Wadena City Library has added more Web-based...
May 6, 2012 - 12:57pm
April 27, 2012
Living History: Grandfather charged in murder of infant
5 years ago Excerpts from the April 26, 2007 Pioneer Journal Virginia tragedy has local connection The tragedy at Virginia Tech on April 16 touched lives as far away as Wadena. The Rev. Steve Papillon of Zion Free Lutheran Church in Wadena has a brother and sister-in-law who...
April 27, 2012 - 1:24pm
April 22, 2012
April 22, 2012 - 2:48pm
Taking a cruise without ever leaving shore
What a week this has been at Fair Oaks Lodge, the last week before new owners take over. This is the week, you recall, we are going to Hawaii...
April 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 20, 2012
5 years ago Excerpts from the April 19, 2007 Pioneer Journal Pet food scare not quite over yet Recent media reports indicated that some pet food stores still carry recalled brands of contaminated pet food.
April 20, 2012 - 11:07am