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WDC students canoe the Crow Wing River
Verndale bus garage project moving forward
Students learn about fur trade at history museum
5-year-old Henning girl returns home after farm accident
Iken, Snyder name 2016 Homecoming Queen and King
Veronen, Schneider lead Cardinal swimmers
Ross finishes in Top 50 at Milaca Mega meet
Weniger, Pirates lasso Mustangs 52-8
Pirates place eighth in Class A Showcase
Former Viking to sign autographs Friday in Wadena
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Real Men Sing Festival is Oct. 1
Photo walk in downtown Wadena Saturday
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Church briefs - Sept. 29 edition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
State struggles to get grip on mental health problems
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
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
February 12, 2012
Living History: Bioterror suits double as meth lab protection
5 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 8, 2007 Pioneer Journal Soldier: 'I have a purpose now' Faith and prayers give Tom and Sherry Anderson of Wadena peace of mind that their son, Riley, will return home from Iraq. Riley Anderson, 20, is in charge of security for his captain...
February 12, 2012 - 11:57am
February 5, 2012
Martini has affinity for flowers
Doris Martini's story is interesting and not quite like any other. She was born in 1924 in Yellow Medicine County, to Alfred and Stella Gigstad....
February 5, 2012 - 4:37pm
The crazy path of a delivered Wadena Pioneer Journal
5 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 1, 2007 Pioneer Journal Cop gains admirer, then arrests her While the officer was placing a suspect in handcuffs, she said, "Oh baby, you're making my dreams and fantasy come true," according to the police report. She was arrested for obstructing...
February 5, 2012 - 12:37pm
January 29, 2012
Grew loved circus life
Hey, hey, folks, step right this way to see the bearded lady, the little gal who sprinkles ground glass on her Wheaties, and knows a snake that...
January 29, 2012 - 12:36pm
Gas fell below $2 five years ago
5 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 25, 2007 Pioneer Journal First time in 2 years: gas under $2 This week, area drivers turned from the...
January 29, 2012 - 11:17am
January 23, 2012
Wal-Mart opened doors five years ago
5 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 18, 2007 Pioneer Journal Wadena soldiers' stay in Iraq extended Fourteen Wadena National Guard families heard the disappointing news last week that their soldiers' deployments in Iraq won't end in March, as anticipated. Several other Wadena...
January 23, 2012 - 1:10pm
Otelia recalls pantaloons, sheared wool
Today it is Otelia Schmieg who will tell us her story. She is one of my neighbors at Fair Oaks Apartments. Otelia was born in 1915 in the Verndale...
January 23, 2012 - 12:43pm
January 16, 2012
Living History: Officer flares up the marijuana
5 years ago Excerpts from the Jan.
January 16, 2012 - 1:32pm
January 15, 2012
A tussle over a historical story
It has been a great week with some of our folks going outside. Some remember hearing of talk about a winter like this long ago, but don't know what year. Now and then I spend an hour thinking back over the many interesting residents who lived under our big roof over the years. Names...
January 15, 2012 - 1:48pm
January 14, 2012
Meinhardt remembers the horse and buggy days
Born Jan. 7, 1909, Carl Meinhardt remembers the horse and buggy days of the rural Midwest. The centenarian has lived in Wadena, close to son...
January 14, 2012 - 11:49am
January 9, 2012
Living History: A new Carr in the driver's seat as sheriff
5 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 4, 2007 Pioneer Journal Carr Sr. hands keys to Carr Jr. Mike Carr handed over the keys to his son, Mike...
January 9, 2012 - 12:35pm
January 8, 2012
Meet Lawrence Piere, a born farmer
What fun to interview a friend I had not seen for a long time -- and I'm talkin' 40 years. It was his mom, Emma, who taught me, an 18-year old...
January 8, 2012 - 2:19pm
January 1, 2012
Living History: Tear gas grenade scatters Christmas shoppers
5 years ago Excerpts from the Dec. 28, 2006 Pioneer Journal Skogen: Man of the Year When Jesse Ventura grabbed the microphone after his stunning victory in the 1998 Minnesota gubernatorial race, he bragged, "We shocked the world." For Dan Skogen, it was nothing that dramatic....
January 1, 2012 - 2:34pm
December 31, 2011
What you looked at online
Our website, www.wadenapj.com, also tracks how many times a story is viewed by different people. Below are the most read stories on wadenapj.com in 2011, followed by the number of times read. 1. Car ripped in half in accident near Wadena, Minn. views: 6,419 2. Family chases down...
December 31, 2011 - 12:38pm
December 24, 2011
Brown Christmas not unique to 2011
5 years ago Excerpts from the Dec. 21, 2006 Pioneer Journal Snow still a no show Some are anxious for white fluffiness to coat the snowless ground this winter, but Wadena city workers are spending time preparing for snowfall and catching up on other projects. Wadena Wal-Mart...
December 24, 2011 - 11:55am