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State-ranked Rebels shade Blue Devils 5-4
Adversity has not stopped Minnesota's rebuilding job
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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 resources for library card holders. Two new databases are invaluable for genologists and local historians. Ancestry Library Edition...
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 by proxy. What fun! Port holes showing blue water and waves line our long halls, with windows filled with gorgeous flowers in all the windows....
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
April 16, 2012
Meeting with the coach's wife
Fair Oaks folks were kept busy this week with church on Sunday. Men's nails and bowling on Monday, and that ever-lovin' game of bingo on Tuesday along with a chapel service and music that afternoon and evening. Wednesday brought ball games, a sing-along with Nancy, and Immanuel Lutheran...
April 16, 2012 - 11:42am
April 9, 2012
Remembering the drought of the 1930s
5 years ago Excerpts from the April 5, 2007 Pioneer Journal Smokers: 'Where'd our rights go?' Passage of a strict, state-wide smoking ban by the Minnesota Senate March 27 has relit the debate over smoking in bars and restaurants. The bill bans smoking in all public Minnesota...
April 9, 2012 - 6:00pm
April 2, 2012
April 2, 2012 - 11:23am
Historical Society prepping for semi-annual meeting
The Wadena County Historical Society will hold its semi-annual meeting and program at the American Legion Post 456 in Sebeka at 100 Frontage Road on Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. If you'd like to grab a dollar hamburger around 5:30 or 6 p.m. before the meeting, stop in and join those...
April 2, 2012 - 11:23am
Back in Time
Photos provided Julie Snyder from Signs and Design mounted pictures on a railroad, courthouse creamery room window and pictures in the door...
April 2, 2012 - 11:23am