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Van strikes two WDC students just after school
Wadena Veteran's Park moves forward
Wadena business owner defies disability
Van strikes two WDC students just after school
Courts March 13
City continues electrical upgrades with SE transformer project
Hanson named Blue Devils' MVP
Bowling scores March 13
Nuggets hand Wolverines 58-34 playoff loss
Archery scores March 13
Vikings chopping but so far chips are small
Ben W. Meinhardt
Foto Find March 13
'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' fun family film
Five Wings announces $43,000 available for artists
Conclusion to Titanic of the Great Lakes Sinks
Irma Allen to play piano with WDC Band at March 10
New secure Veteran Health Identification Cards issued
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Your Letters March 6
Horizons: Businesses succeed through creative adaptation
Spring sports are quickly approaching
Knowledge Bowl team earns fourth at regional competition
Hobo Hot Bake
Local piano students win at MMTA contest
Bruer, May graduate from Bemidji State
Area students earn honors at several colleges, universities
February 20, 2012
Council approves electrical bids, personnel changes
A series of bids were approved for the electric underground project at the Wadena City Council's regular meeting on Tuesday. "The bids came in a lot more favorable this year," electric supervisor Dave Evans said. Arvig Enterprises of Perham was approved for an electric underground...
February 20, 2012 - 3:13pm
February 12, 2012
Your Letters: Hoffman won't support libraries, Wadena project?
Remember the state senator that was convicted of an ethics violation for something she said on Twitter? Well, the ethics violator is now saying crazy things. Senator Hoffman is now saying that libraries are a waste of public dollars and should be privately funded. Perhaps she doesn't...
February 12, 2012 - 2:18pm
February 5, 2012
Hours will be reduced at the library
Watch for reductions in hours at the library. Announcements will be forthcoming. Also, we still have not received Minnesota Instruction Booklets for the 2011 Tax Forms. Checkout the upcoming Legacy Programs funded by the Clean Water, Land and Air Amendment that are being sponsored...
February 5, 2012 - 4:36pm
February 4, 2012
Author Treuer to appear at Wadena library Feb. 17
Critically acclaimed writer David Treuer, whose books include "Little," "The Hiawatha" and "The Translation of Dr. Appelles," will appear at the Wadena City Library Friday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. to discuss and read from his latest book "Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation...
February 4, 2012 - 3:45pm
January 22, 2012
Sled dog lover
January 22, 2012 - 12:07pm
January 13, 2012
January 13, 2012 - 2:03pm
January 9, 2012
Your Letters: Literacy, learning, social and public awareness, if you can afford it
I find it incredible that your commissioner, Ralph Miller, was quoted, (saying with no apparent shame) People can buy their own books if they want to read.(minutes of Wadena County Board of Commissioners, Dec. 13.) A public library is an excellent model of government at its best....
January 9, 2012 - 2:16pm
Your Letters: Kitchigami cuts: not just books
Recently, the Wadena County Commissioners decided to cut the amount allocated to the Kitchigami Regional Library System that provides services to Wadena County with a mobile library system and one branch library in the city of Wadena. The library is not just about books -- far from...
January 9, 2012 - 2:14pm
January 8, 2012
Legacy programs coming to Wadena Library in January
Be sure and check out all the upcoming Legacy Programs funded by the Clean Water, Land and Air Amendment that are being sponsored by the Kitchigami Library System and the Wadena Library. On Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 3:30 p.m. the Green Island Preserve of Wadena and the Wadena City Library...
January 8, 2012 - 2:41pm
January 1, 2012
Your Letters: Library a real asset to area
I was amazed to see the quote "If you want to read a book, go buy it." Can this man be for real? Then to read that $10,000 had been cut from the city library. Does he not realize that the city of Wadena has a real asset in its city library. Lets get down to the nitty gritty, Mr....
January 1, 2012 - 12:48pm
December 26, 2011
Your Letters: Check out the library
The comment by Ralph Miller in the Pioneer Journal of Dec. 17 regarding the cuts made to the library system shows him to be out of touch with the people he is currently representing as a commissioner. He stated "People can buy their own books if they want to read." Maybe he has the...
December 26, 2011 - 1:39pm
Your Letters: Kitchigami a beacon for knowledge
To suggest "People can buy their own books if they want to read" is a most ridiculous suggestion. If I paid $40 or $50 for a book I'd want to pass it on so others could use it. When not having the information here, Kitchigami found what I needed to complete a project in southern England,...
December 26, 2011 - 1:37pm
Your Letters: Libraries provide wonderful service
I don't know when I've been so angry by a newspaper article. As an avid reader I was sad to read of the cut in funds to the library. I do understand that it may be necessary. What makes me angry is the statement by Commissioner Miller that readers should buy their books if they want...
December 26, 2011 - 1:35pm
Your Letters: Reading is a vital part of existence
Regarding Dec. 17's article: "People can buy their own books if they want to read." -- Commissioner Ralph Miller. I have to assume since it is in quotes that he actually said this. Who IS this guy? Please tell me he does not have children, never has had children and never has been...
December 26, 2011 - 1:33pm
You Letters: Cast your vote for books
When time to vote comes around remember it was Ralph Miller who mouthed "people can buy their own books" when funding for the library was discussed. Serving as a commissioner is no spot for an ignoramus. It is time to turn Miller loose. Sincerely, Ethelyn Pearson Wadena
December 26, 2011 - 1:32pm