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Wadena County wanted - Oct. 19 edition
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
Update: Missing Otter Tail County man found
Missing Dent man found, sheriff's office reports
Police Scanner - Oct. 19 edition
Wolverines earn No. 1 seed for 6A Volleyball playoffs
Wolverines open postseason with Staples-Motley
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Donald R. (Mac) McDowell
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 19 edition
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
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
Must drivers use turn signals in roundabouts?
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
February 12, 2012
Primus recalls life on the farm, and travels to Europe
Today you will hear the interesting story of Alphonse (Al) Primus, who was born in Melrose, in 1918, to William (Bill), and his wife, Rose Primus. The Primus family is originally from Meire Grove, where his grandfather was the first baby born there. Al married Hildegard Wussow in...
February 12, 2012 - 3:26pm
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