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Wadena County wanted - Aug. 25 edition
Living History: Local cyclist injured in Wadena accident
WDC cheerleaders invited to cheer in London
VFW and Auxiliary sponsoring patriotic essay contest
Finck wins 14th club championship at Whitetail Run
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Joan Gertrude Wagner
William 'Bill' Bretz
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
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning announces fall schedule
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
Illnesses, hospitalization can permanently worsen dementia
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
What are the rules regarding collector plates?
New Ways of Stealing Credit Card Data
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
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
December 19, 2011
Fair Oaks residents recall favorite gifts
What with everything decorated so beautifully under our big roof, it only stands to reason that this column sticks with the Christians theme. So we talked about a favorite Christmas gift, everyone seemed to have one. The first thing I was told in all but a few interviews was, "You...
December 19, 2011 - 2:50pm