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Weekly crime report - Dec. 14 edition
Living History - Dec. 14 edition
Salt is a major pollutant of Minnesota's water resources
County Board approves final levy resolution for 2018 levy
Kids who offend: Juveniles from Wadena County continue to be sent to Moorhead facility
Third period outburst lifts Wadena-DC past Park Rapids Area
Wolverines ends losing streak with Park Region Conference win
Wadena-DC hosts Park Region Conference Showcase
Second half surge lifts Royalton past W-DC
Ottertail Central takes down Wadena-Deer Creek
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Grimes joins TCHC Ottertail Clinic
TCHC seeks new name for prenatal/OB program
Scott joins TCHC emergency department
Helping to 'drive' public transit traffic
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 14 edition
Empty Stocking Fund receives a boost from talent show
Art Aficionados Array Art Adventures
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 30 edition
MN author Szarke includes regional locations in books
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Open flame heaters allowed when heating cargo of tank motor vehicles
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
How to obtain a cold war recognition certificate
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Five generations of family were brought together at Fair Oaks Lodge Nursing Home.
Connor Daniel Porter
Olivia Alaine Graham
Kahlani Jean Lynn Johnson
Leo Sylvester Bosh
August 22, 2017
Living history: Fire destroys barn, 1140 hay bales
15 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 15, 2002 Pioneer Journal • Relay for life raises $60,000 More than 5,000 luminaries were lined along the path on Friday to celebrate survivors and those who lost their battles with cancer at Sunnybrook Park in Wadena. Despite a rainey, early end...
August 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 15, 2017
10 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 9, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Police officer bitten by suspect A Verndale police officer is being tested for communicable diseases after a suspect allegedly bit him hard enough to break the skin. On July 28 around 10 p.m., Verndale police officer...
August 15, 2017 - 5:41pm
August 8, 2017
15 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 1, 2002 Pioneer Journal • Farmer still recovering after accident Just more than six months after the power takeoff on his tractor almost took his life, Andrew Kesler has started to button his shirt and pants on his own. "When I pick something...
August 8, 2017 - 7:06pm
July 31, 2017
15 years ago Excerpts from the July 25, 2002 Pioneer Journal • Long Prairie ok's girls hockey co-op After the approval of the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle school board at its June meeting, the new girls cooperative hockey is moving forward. "The schedule is set as soon as we get approval...
July 31, 2017 - 5:06pm
July 26, 2017
Living history: Taste of Wadena includes special treats
20 years ago Excerpts from the July 17, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Taste of Wadena includes special treats Fresh fruits and vegetables are closer to your kitchen than you think. The annual Farmer's Market is coming again to Burlington Northern Park next week. It's been informally dubbed...
July 26, 2017 - 5:19pm
July 18, 2017
Living history: $200,000 in cash seized in drug bust
20 years ago Excerpts from the July 10, 1997 Pioneer Journal • $200,000 in cash seized in drug bust
July 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
July 9, 2017
Living history: Ireland saves daughter from drowning Tuesday
30 years ago Excerpts from the July 7, 1987 Pioneer Journal • Art grant approved for Wadena elementary At the June 25 meeting of Region 5 Development Commission, 16 arts grants were approved. These grants were previously reviewed by the Five Wings Arts Council and funds for the...
July 9, 2017 - 11:47am
July 5, 2017
Living history: Tapley shelter opens in Wadena
20 years ago Excerpts from the June 26, 1997 Pioneer Journal • New Tapley shelter adds to Wadena's park reputation Add one more item to the list of good things about Wadena. The city of parks has one more shelter to add to its roster. The Bagdon and Tapley family officially "broke...
July 5, 2017 - 6:07pm
June 27, 2017
Living History: Enget will retire in 2008, murder in New York Mills
10 years ago Excerpts from the June 21, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Enget will retire in 2008 Wadena-Deer Creek School Superintendent Jerome Enget announced Monday he will retire at the end of the school year in 2008. Enget, who is about to enter his seventh year with the WDC district...
June 27, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 21, 2017
Living history: Baxter escapee discovered here
20 years ago Excerpts from the June 19, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Goodbye Hardee's - Burger King taking over Three months after rumors started buzzing, it's official: Hardee's is gone. Westwind, a group based in California, which owns many Burger King restaurants, purchased the business...
June 21, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 13, 2017
Living history: Highway 71 bridge improvements slated
20 years ago Excerpts from the June 12, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Five Wolverines return from 1997 state track tournament; baseball team begins state tourney at St. Cloud School's out, but the sport season was extended for at least three Wadena-Deer Creek teams. Five members of the...
June 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 6, 2017
Living history: Bowling center in new hands
15 years ago Excerpts from the May 30, 2002 Pioneer Journal • Wadena Golf Club begins season with golf pro, construction Kevin Ross has been in his job as manager of the Wadena Golf Club only a couple of months and already the clubhouse is a mess. Ross began March 1 as the club's...
June 6, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 28, 2017
Living History: Two Bertha lads escape injury in auto mishap
25 years ago Excerpts from the May 28, 1992 Pioneer Journal • New tech school top gun chosen The Wadena School Board chose Ron Matuska, vice-president in charge of marketing at the Southwest Technical College in Pipestone, as new president of Wadena Technical College. Matuska will...
May 28, 2017 - 11:03am
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