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Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Technology Mobile creates excitement at WDC
Living history: Sheriff hunts insane farmer
Wadena County wanted - Oct. 12 edition
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
Wolverines thrash Cardinals for first win
Wolverines show improvement in postseason loss
Wolverines roll at home against Sebeka
Marian L Johnston (Goedel)
Sharon L. Vareberg
Robert G. Swanson
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
Pippa White's one-woman show set for Oct. 6
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
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
A wake-up call about drunk driving
Your letters - Sept. 28 edition
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
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
Sophia Marie Sipe
Owen Elijah Baity
Jaxton Dean Lynnes
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
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