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Living History: Wadena County sued for $2,719
Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
Tuesday Scorecard 3/28
Bowling scores - March 30 edition
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Raiders aim to keep it simple and clear
Wolverines have three section qualifiers back
Pauline M. "Polly" Payne
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Easter breakfast casserole
Birth Announcements - March 23 edition
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
Your letters - March 23 edition
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
March 8, 2017
Letters to the editor - March 2
Thanks for supporting Lions Poster Contest I would like to thank our Wadena business places for putting our Lions Poster Contest posters in their windows. This is the first year we have tried this. These students had some great messages to pass to the people in our Wadena community....
March 8, 2017 - 10:18am
February 22, 2017
Letter: Don't disparage hard-working, productive Americans
A republican view of liberals and liberalism is expressed in the following quote from Sean Hannity. "Halloween is a liberal holiday because we are teaching our children to beg for something for free, ... We are teaching kids to knock on other people's doors and ask for a handout."...
February 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
September 28, 2016
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
Drivers need to be careful during harvest season The other day we brought our farm machinery home from the field. It was a distance of nine miles. There are three fairly steep hills with double no passing lines on all of them. On the first trip home, we had the tractor and baler and...
September 28, 2016 - 12:08am
July 20, 2016
Letters - July 14 edition
Students spending too much on textbooks An opinion piece that ran in the Washington Post and Brainerd Dispatch on the high cost of textbooks struck a chord with me. Why? I completely agree that students are spending too much on textbooks. The heavy burden of buying college textbooks...
July 20, 2016 - 12:10am
July 8, 2016
Your letters - July 7 edition
God bless families on Fourth of July The Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate family, watching fireworks, etc. I thought about this in relation to this quote by Thomas Jefferson: "I have always said and always will say that the studious perusal of the sacred volume will...
July 8, 2016 - 11:55am
February 10, 2016
Letters - Feb. 4 edition
Government should stop funding Planned Parenthood In a Star Tribune news story from Oct. 2, 2015, "Nevada dog killer is sentenced," Jason Brown, a former presidential scholar and psychology major convicted of torturing, killing and dismembering seven dogs, was sentenced to 28 years....
February 10, 2016 - 12:10am
December 1, 2015
Letters - Nov. 26 edition
Keep Christ in Christmas After much reflection I feel a sense of duty and responsibility to express my deep concern of the direction our world is heading. It has become more apparent with the events affecting the city of Wadena as a recent decision was made, under threat of a lawsuit,...
December 1, 2015 - 12:10am
November 18, 2015
Your letters - Nov. 12 edition
Don't let a few opinions dictate Nativity decision This is concerning the article in the Oct. 28 Pioneer Journal regarding whether or not we should keep the nativity scene on public land. We are grateful to live in a community where we can still celebrate the true meaning of Christmas...
November 18, 2015 - 8:15am
August 9, 2014
Your letters - Aug. 7 edition
Ellison supports immigrant children About the crisis on the Texas border with little children. It's easy to see who the real leader in Minnesota is. Rep. Keith Ellison, DFL 5th District, is the only one really supporting the children and he is doing a great job. HHH would be proud. Where...
August 9, 2014 - 12:00am
December 11, 2013
Enjoying Pioneer Journal columns It's wonderful to see Ethelyn Pearson back. Her wonderful, interesting renditions of local history put the "Pioneer" back in the Pioneer Journal. The varied and wonderful people who settled and built this community and county deserve to be recalled,...
December 11, 2013 - 10:16am