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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
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
June 5, 2016
Living history: Bike-a-thon nets $365
10 years ago Excerpts from the June 1, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Crops recover from slow start Crops are close to being on schedule, local agronomists said, after some areas got off to a slow and wet start to the planting season. "It's not far off," said Ron Schertler, agronomist and...
June 5, 2016 - 8:15am
May 29, 2016
Living history: Aldrich starts dam for water reservoir
10 years ago Excerpts from the May 25, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Rev. Lane authors book After a second printing of his book this spring, the Rev. Chick Lane finds being an author humbling. So far, his book, "Ask, Thank, tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation," has...
May 29, 2016 - 8:15am
May 24, 2016
Living history: exhibitionist gets 10-day jail sentence
30 years ago Excerpts from the May 20, 1986 Pioneer Journal • Wadena County under measles alert "Because the Minnesota Department of Health has placed all of Wadena County on a measles alert, the Wadena County Health Department will hold an extra immunization clinic May 21 at the...
May 24, 2016 - 12:10am
May 17, 2016
Living history: Man recalls saying 'ouch' as lightning strikes him
30 years ago Excerpts from the May 13, 1986 Pioneer Journal • Davidson being investigated by the BCA A former insurance agent from the Staples-Wadena area is presently being investigated by officials from Hubbard and Wadena County Sheriff's offices and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension....
May 17, 2016 - 8:15am