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'I accept my punishment': St. Marie sentenced to life in prison without parole
City council votes to hold closed meeting April 3
No injuries in house fire Wednesday night
Wadena County Board: Human Services restructuring, handling more child welfare intakes
Cultural Center calls for essays for the Great American Think-off
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
WDC indoor track closed to public until further notice
Wolverines topped in double overtime
Justin Morneau is Tri-County Health Care's Men's Night Out keynote speaker
Trojans hand Wolverines 60-36 playoff loss
Lyle Byron Oja
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Muriel A. Kliber
Paul Richard Montan
EMS program draws more than 120 personnel
Physician assistant joins TCHC ReadyCare team
Tri-County, Lakewood staff take the plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota
New provider joins TCHC Wadena Clinic behavioral health
Fair Oaks Lodge coming under new management
Tomfoolery Fools Tom, Not Alice
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
Kind leads interactive show at First Congregational March 12
Wadena Area Concert Band performs March 18
Wadena Library to feature 'Minnesota's Wild and Woolly Prohibition Days'
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
Letter: Wadena should witness for all faiths
Letter: Stories needed for book
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Letter: It's good to see God back in America again
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Zeva Lynn Roden
Alivya Lou Ann Greer
June 30, 2012
Living History: How health care changed between the 1950s and 1980s
5 years ago Excerpts from the June 28, 2007 Pioneer Journal Out of Amish country For New York Mills author Anna Dee Olson, the publicity she is receiving for her new book is in direct contrast to the Amish values she grew up with. In her recently released book "Growing Up Amish:...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
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