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Vehicle rolls near Verndale Tuesday morning
Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Minn. nursing facility staffer fired for theft after getting caught in sting
Man found guilty of sex acts in Frazee trailer park
Tuesday Scorecard 2/21
Pirates push PRC record to 11-1
Local deer numbers pretty impressive
Trojans reel off sixth straight against Wolverines
Pirates take Yellowjackets into overtime
Marjorie L. Johnson
Gladys (Schmidt) Sagehorn
Karvonen Funeral Home crematory addition is complete
Brunswick NYM employees rewarded for efforts
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
NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie to perform in Park Rapids
Elmer's Summer Melodrama Actor Auditions Set for Feb. 18
Author Candace Simar to be featured at Book Ends Saturday
Computer workshop set for Feb. 25 at Wadena library
Craig sisters make dean's list at University of St. Thomas
Huotari receives honors at Vermilion Community College
Birth announcements - Feb. 16 edition
Pesto Quinoa Salad with Walnuts
Area students graduate from Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Letter: Don't disparage hard-working, productive Americans
Who do I report illegal snowblowing to?
Let bonding bill really put Minnesota to work
Eligibility for VA Disability and SSDI
COMMENTARY: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
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
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