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UPDATE: Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
New York Mills senior chosen to attend Presidential Inauguration
Local woman credits 'Telestroke' with saving life
Watch: Dozens of law enforcement join escort for fallen Rolette County deputy
Adrian Peterson runs down his options: Texans, Giants, Bucs
Tuesday Scorecard 1/17
Phillips rules Section 6A with six-goal performance
Bob Tubandt Invitational set Jan. 28
Bowling-January 12 Edition
Keith D. Davis Jr.
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Giving Tree program garners over $2,000
Folk Landscapes presented by Lakes Area Music Festival
Local students make dean's list at St. Cloud State
Area students make dean's list at University of Jamestown
Birth announcements - Jan. 12 edition
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Your letters - Jan. 12 edition
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
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
May 10, 2016
Living history: Sunnybrook Park opens to public Sunday
20 years ago Excerpts from the May 2, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Russian epidemic leads to new immunization rules A change in Minnesota's school immunization law will affect seventh and 12th graders.
May 10, 2016 - 12:10am
May 4, 2016
Living History: Boys win county titles in annual spelling contest
20 years ago Excerpts from the April 25, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Tornado to 'kill, injure' hundreds, helicopter to land here There certainly won't be a lack of action in Wadena Thursday. With landing military helicopters and emergency tornado drills, the town will be stirring with...
May 4, 2016 - 8:15am
April 26, 2016
Living History: Rats back at empty Wadena building
10 years ago Excerpts from the April 20, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Rats back at empty Wadena building Rats are back at the old Peterson-Biddick seed warehouse near the railroad tracks in southeast Wadena and are endangering an organic feed business next door. Exterminators poisoned...
April 26, 2016 - 12:10am
April 19, 2016
Living History: Deputy cleared in shooting
10 years ago Excerpts from the April 13, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Deputy cleared in shooting A Wadena County deputy's shooting of a man who allegedly pointed a gun at him was found to be justified and necessary after a Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigation. Deputy David Shaw...
April 19, 2016 - 8:15am
April 12, 2016
Living History: Messer tries to bar Friday's horse sale
20 years ago Excerpts from the April 4, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Messer tries to bar Friday's horse sale Nick Messer appeared in Becker County District Court Monday in an attempt to bar the Wadena County Sheriff's Office from selling his horses. Judge William Walker heard the appeal...
April 12, 2016 - 12:10am
April 4, 2016
Living History: Wadena County Sheriff in two-car collision
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 28, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Right to hunt, fish amendment passes Voters may be asked to consider a ballot issue in November that would preserve the rights of Minnesota citizens to hunt and fish. The state Senate approved a bill, 52-12, to put...
April 4, 2016 - 8:15am
March 29, 2016
Living History: Seized horses to be sold at auction
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 21, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Seized horses to be sold at auction A man who has been accused of cruelty to animals was served notice Monday that his 13 horses will be sold at auction in two weeks. Nick Messer is not happy about the move and further...
March 29, 2016 - 12:08am
March 22, 2016
Living History: Homecrest man gets 'terroristic' extortion letter
20 years ago Excerpts from the March 14, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Swimming pool committee regroups A committee dedicated to building an indoor swimming pool in Wadena isn't letting a recent defeat in the polls hamper its plans. The committee has organized a planning meeting for March...
March 22, 2016 - 8:15am
March 16, 2016
Living History: Gulsvig pledges to fight airport
10 years ago Excerpts from the March 10, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Wadena welcome signs still wait for sponsors Proposed Wadena entrance signs are waiting for sponsors' welcome. Last spring the Wadena City Council agreed on the design for five entrance signs but funding is still needed...
March 16, 2016 - 8:15am
March 8, 2016
Living history: Planes are expected to visit Wadena this week
10 years ago Excerpts from the March 2, 2006 Pioneer Journal • Deputy may take officer job in Iraq A Wadena County deputy could serve as an international police officer in Iraq. Wadena County commissioners on Feb. 23 approved a leave of absence for Deputy Gary Stelzer for about...
March 8, 2016 - 8:15am