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Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge
Wadena police looking for two people suspected of fraud
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Alexandria girl who drowned entered water willingly
BH-V advances with extra inning victory over Pequot Lakes
Wolverines open 6AA playoffs at home
W-DC girls golf seventh at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
Dale Eugene Clarin
Dale Eugene Clarin
Jerry John Fischer
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
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Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Birth announcements - May 18 edition
Huhta graduates from Michigan Tech University
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
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
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
May 23, 2017
Living history: Wadena Bottling Co. sold to Madison, Wisconsin firm
25 years ago Excerpts from the May 21, 1992 Pioneer Journal • Four juveniles arrested after car reported One report of a suspicious looking vehicle resulted in clearing a string of burglaries, thefts and arsons in Wadena, Todd, Cass and Crow Wing Counties, according to Wadena County...
May 23, 2017 - 3:32pm
May 16, 2017
Living history: Johnsons buy Bielema's business
10 years ago Excerpts from the May 10, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Johnsons buy Bielema's business After 23 years of providing end-of-life services to Wadena residents, Alan Bielema is retiring and transferring his Bielema Family Funeral home clients to Johnson Memorial Home. Bielema...
May 16, 2017 - 3:52pm
May 7, 2017
Living history: Collision forces replacement of Tri-county bridge
10 years ago Excerpts from the May 3, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Biggest Loser contestants have shed as much as 16 percent of body weight
May 7, 2017 - 10:18am
April 30, 2017
Living history: Lund theft may reach record at $14 million
16 years ago Excerpts from the April 26, 2001 Pioneer Journal • Lund theft may reach record at $14 million The federal government will take over the prosecution of a New York Mills man accused of stealing millions from his employer, the Lund Boat Co. That announcement Monday by...
April 30, 2017 - 12:09pm
April 19, 2017
Living history: WDC cuts budget by $513,583 total
15 years ago Excerpts from the April 19, 2001 Pioneer Journal • WDC cuts budget by $513,583 total The wadena-Deer Creek school board approved $43,688 worth of additional budget cuts April 16, bringing the total up to $513,583. According to Superintendent Earl Mathison, this should...
April 19, 2017 - 8:06am
April 18, 2017
Living history: Man arrested after shooting at policemen
10 years ago Excerpts from the April 12, 2007 Pioneer Journal • KFC building to become strip mall A strip mall with a Snap Fitness 24-hour exercise facility will be built where the old KFC building stands on north Jefferson Street in Wadena.
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 12, 2017
Living history: Smokers: 'Where'd our rights go?'
10 years ago Excerpts from the April 5, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Smokers: 'Where'd our rights go?' Passage of a strict, statewide smoking ban by the Minnesota Senate March 27 has relit the debate over smoking in bars and restaurants. The bill bans smoking in all public Minnesota workplaces...
April 12, 2017 - 4:37pm
April 4, 2017
Living History: Local task force deciding fate of community center
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 27, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Local task force deciding fate of community center It all started with a good idea. Then, another one followed and pretty soon, a task force was created to determine whether these good ideas were indeed good for the...
April 4, 2017 - 3:54pm
March 28, 2017
Living History: Wadena County sued for $2,719
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 20, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Snowmobile club is in the red The winter of 1996-97 is fading, but problems for the Trailbreakers Snowmobile Club are beginning to surface. The club, which grooms some of the most popular trails in the state, may have...
March 28, 2017 - 4:40pm
March 21, 2017
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 13, 1997 Pioneer Journal • JCPenney sale license is extended A "going out of business sale" means just that according to a Wadena City ordinance. Specific limits placed on the length of the sale and what can be sold help insure that other businesses...
March 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 14, 2017
Living History: FEMA funds are OK'd for Wadena
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 6, 1997 Pioneer Journal • FEMA funds are OK'd for Wadena Staff from FEMA and DEM were in Wadena on Tuesday with some good news. The Federal Emergency Management Agency finally decided that Wadena County had enough snow this winter to earn disaster...
March 14, 2017 - 4:49pm
March 7, 2017
Living History: 911 emergency number now functional in Wadena area
15 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 28, 2002 Pioneer Journal • Abandoned buildings may be meth havens Farmers who own abandoned buildings may be unwilling partners for those looking to produce methamphetamine. "People need to be aware of buildings they own like this," Wadena Police...
March 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 27, 2017
Living History: Board cancels contract with ATVI contractor over unfinished project
15 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 21, 2002 Pioneer Journal • Auditor/treasurer job to be discussed today at public hearing Wadena County residents will have a chance to voice their opinions about whether the county auditor/treasurer position should be appointed instead of elected....
February 27, 2017 - 4:20pm
February 14, 2017
Living History: Tin cans will be salvaged in Wadena
20 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 6, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Johnson found guilty of murder A Wadena man was convicted Thursday of strangling his wife to death and hiding her body in an excavated portion of her Wadena home last July. Jerry Lewis "J.J." Johnson, 38, was convicted...
February 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 8, 2017
Living history: Keep hands off red flags on fire hydrants
20 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 30, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Lead plagues Wadena family What would you do? That is what Jay Steward is asking. Steward moved his family to Wadena in May of 1995. He was looking for a safer environment for his wife and children. But along with the...
February 8, 2017 - 3:00pm