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Courts - Sept. 22 edition
Man accused of threatening women with arrow, hammer, saw
Perham man dies from burns suffered in accident
Bond refunding to save WDC School District taxpayers money
Proposed assisted living facility receives positive comments
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
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Wolverines win Big Lake volleyball 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
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
Quincer graduates from UND
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Are you prepared for a new school year?
Your letters - Sept. 8 edition
Can bee boxes be in highway right of ways?
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
September 20, 2016
Living History: MnSCU cited for financial methods
20 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 12, 1996 Pioneer Journal • MnSCU cited for financial methods Changing from an accrual accounting system to a cash accounting system is difficult to do overnight. But that was one of the tasks Minnesota State College and Universities were asked...
September 20, 2016 - 12:10am
September 13, 2016
Living History: Fire destroys Reemts' home near Deer Creek Monday
20 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 5, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Get it on paper The Wadena City Council got a good lesson in why a purchase order system would be good for the city to institute.
September 13, 2016 - 12:08am
September 6, 2016
Living History: Wadena CAP search for Army pilot
20 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 29, 1996 Pioneer Journal • SWAT team dispatched to Sebeka The Wadena County Special Weapons And Tactical team was dispatched Saturday afternoon after a 41-year-old man barricaded himself in his estranged wife's home. Randy Pickar, Sebeka, entered...
September 6, 2016 - 12:10am
August 30, 2016
Living History: Local cyclist injured in Wadena accident
10 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 24, 2006 Pioneer Journal • County may install alarm system The Wadena County Board is investigating a wireless alarms system in response to concern about security in the courthouse. At its Aug. 15 meeting, the board agreed to arrange a demonstration...
August 30, 2016 - 12:08am
August 23, 2016
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
10 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 17, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Wadena County population shrinks Wadena County experienced an unexpected shrink in population, according to county officials after hearing a demographics report from the region Five Development Commission. The county's...
August 23, 2016 - 12:10am
August 16, 2016
Living History: City supports Highway 10 through town
10 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 10, 2006 Pioneer Journal • City supports Highway 10 through town The Wadena City Council told a group of Wadena citizens Tuesday night it supports Highway 10 expansion through town and not a bypass. The council voted unanimously to make a stand...
August 16, 2016 - 12:08am
August 9, 2016
Living history: Village sells bonds for street lights
10 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 3, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Local power grid grows A new transformer will be added to Wadena's northwest substation for efficiency and so the substation can handle more loads.
August 9, 2016 - 12:10am
August 2, 2016
Living History: Jacobson Oil Co. robbed of $100 early Tuesday morning
10 years ago Excerpts from the July, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Ethanol company eyes Wadena property An ethanol company with offices in Iowa and Nevada has purchased an option on land in Wadena, a company official confirmed this week. Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc., a public company...
August 2, 2016 - 12:08am
July 26, 2016
Living history: Primary needed in WDC School Board election
10 years ago Excerpts from the July 20, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Primary needed in WDC School Board election As a seventh candidate filed for one of three open seats on the Wadena-Deer Creek School Board at the end of the day Tuesday, a primary runoff was triggered.
July 26, 2016 - 12:10am
July 19, 2016
Living History: Livestock owners warned against screw worm fly
15 years ago Excerpts from the July 12, 2001 Pioneer Journal • BMX track in Wadena A bicycle motocross (BMX) track is under construction in Wadena. As trick riding skyrockets across the country, local kids are taking things into their own hands to see the rise of bicycle stunt riding...
July 19, 2016 - 12:10am
July 9, 2016
Living History: Sebeka girl killed attempting to cross US 71
30 years ago Excerpts from the July 8, 1986 Pioneer Journal • Rural Staples man's death being investigated by Wadena County Sheriff The body of a rural Staples man, Jacob Francis Fellman, 72, was found in his home by a family member at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 5. The Wadena...
July 9, 2016 - 8:00am
July 5, 2016
Living history: TV series will feature Minnesota vacationland
10 years ago Excerpts from the June 29, 2006 Pioneer Journal • How cold is too cold? How cold is too cold for school kids to be playing outside? That issue was debated monday night at the Verndale School Board meeting. The backdrop for the debate was a checklist of new rules going...
July 5, 2016 - 12:10am
June 28, 2016
Living History: Long Prairie 'Firebug' blamed for 12 blazes
10 years ago Excerpts from the June 22, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Hearing delayed in murder trial An omnibus hearing will be rescheduled for a rural Verndale man who is charged with second-degree murder.
June 28, 2016 - 12:08am
June 21, 2016
Living history: County increases recycling subsidies
25 years ago Excerpts from the June 20, 1991 Pioneer Journal • County increases recycling subsidies The recycling subsidy for Wadena County was increased at the June 4 county board meeting. Rates were increased from $33 to $41 a ton to match rates for regular garbage. County residents...
June 21, 2016 - 12:08am
June 14, 2016
Living history: Cops grab burglar at Elks Club
25 years ago Excerpts from the June 13, 1991 Pioneer Journal • Cops grab burglar at Elks Club The Wadena Police Department apprehended a 20-year-old Little Falls man early Tuesday attempting to break into the Wadena Elks Club. According to Police Chief Lane Waldahl, officers on...
June 14, 2016 - 12:08am