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Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Living History: City loses out on solar energy plant
Six-foot long boa constrictor found wandering along Grand Forks road
Police Scanner - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
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
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
Slow Cooker Russian Chicken
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
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
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
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
Letters to the editor
September 9, 2015
Your letters - Sept. 3 edition
Sebeka's free preschool program a blessing I personally want to thank the Sebeka school for having the amazing free preschool program they have. After two years of having our daughter in a private preschool this is a true blessing to our family. We were paying $80 a month and she...
September 9, 2015 - 12:10am
September 2, 2015
Your letters - Aug. 27 edition
Save trees in SE Wadena Why do seven people get to decide such a big issue as requiring the whole town to put in sidewalks, which are totally unwanted and unaffordable? Grass looks much better and doesn't deteriorate. Who wants sidewalks under their windows? If you don't...
September 2, 2015 - 12:08am
August 26, 2015
Your letters - Aug. 20 edition
Concerned about debt, overpopulation, pollution I have had the honor to read the Wadena Pioneer Journal. I am a veteran who appreciates articles on veterans. Do we elect leaders who promise to give the most free handouts? Our federal deficit is approaching $19,000,000,000,000...
August 26, 2015 - 12:10am
August 18, 2015
Your letters - Aug. 13 edition
A party within a party Do you think Hillary will have as much difficulty with emails as her husband Bill had trouble with females? They have introduced a party within a Party. Victor Kern, Sr., Wadena Wadena cemetery condition is shameful In late July I returned to...
August 18, 2015 - 12:08am
August 12, 2015
Your letters - Aug. 6 edition
When is a fetus a child? How can abortionists claim a fetus is not a little child until they propose to sell their parts? Then they speak of their heart, liver, lungs, arms and legs and how much the parts are worth. I believe my God is the "author of life" who breathed life...
August 12, 2015 - 8:15am
July 27, 2015
Your letters - July 23 edition
America on a downward path America seems to be on a downward path. The insane left seems to have won. Economically; the country is going bankrupt and spending money it doesn't have at lightning speed. Morally, our country has allowed Hollywood to continue to push their rot and...
July 27, 2015 - 12:10am
July 15, 2015
Your letters - July 9 edition
Birds of a feather flock together Cuba is only 90 miles away. "We are neighbors. Now we can be friends." Barack Hussein Obama. What's next? Russia is only a few miles away from Alaska. Now we can be friends with them? How many Americans know that Castro believes Barack's...
July 15, 2015 - 8:15am
July 8, 2015
Your letters - July 2 edition
June Jubilee three days of fun Another big shout out for Wadena's June Jubilee celebration. Our grandchildren look forward to coming to Wadena for this annual event and they weren't disappointed! We participated in three days worth of fun activities. A big thank you to all the...
July 8, 2015 - 12:10am
June 23, 2015
Your letters - June 18 edition
Obama, no cash, no hope It's just like the saying goes - 25 years ago, we had Ronald Reagan, Johnny Cash and Bob Hope. Now we have Obama, no cash and no hope. Marilyn Swanson Wadena
June 23, 2015 - 12:10am
June 10, 2015
Your letters - June 4 edition
What's next for our nation? They ban the 10 commandments. They ban prayer in school. They legalized abortion. They gave gay rights. They legalized gay marriages. Now will they want our guns? Yes. Then will they ban prayer in church? This country was founded...
June 10, 2015 - 12:10am
June 3, 2015
Your letters - May 28 edition
Thanks for the help Many thanks to the young people who came and raked our yard and spread mulch on my flower gardens. Our community is fortunate to have such caring and helpful young people. Thank you again for the second year in a row. Pat and Nick Schmitz, Wadena ...
June 3, 2015 - 12:10am
May 27, 2015
Your letters - May 21 edition
Will there be anyone left to speak? There is a clarion call for those who will not say "go" but will say "Here, let me go" or "I will go"! No more words are needed, only action. It is time to rise up and take our place as "history makers." For too long we have been silent and allowed...
May 27, 2015 - 12:10am
May 18, 2015
Your letters - May 14 edition
Senator Anderson started 'Adopt A Highway' program A point of interest regarding the article last week about the "Adopt A Highway" program in Minnesota. Do you know whose idea this was? Wadena's local Senator Don Anderson in the 1980's when he served on the Transportation Committee....
May 18, 2015 - 12:08am
May 11, 2015
Your letters - May 7 edition
Thank you for excellent city service I once read, "never overlook an opportunity to say thank you." I also remember reading,"one of our most underused expressions may be, "I appreciate." Last week someone dumped several quarts of engine oil in the alley gutter behind the Bistro....
May 11, 2015 - 12:10am
May 4, 2015
United Way fund drive a success The Wadena Area United Way board is pleased to announce that sufficient funds have been raised in the current drive to pay the budgeted amounts to the twelve agencies or programs included in the drive.
May 4, 2015 - 6:26am