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News briefs - May 25 edition
Near the front lines
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrate 25 years of success
Powassan virus one of many diseases transmitted by deer ticks
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
BH-V advances with extra inning victory over Pequot Lakes
Wolverines open 6AA playoffs at home
W-DC girls golf seventh at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
Dale Eugene Clarin
Dale Eugene Clarin
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Birth announcements - May 18 edition
Huhta graduates from Michigan Tech University
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
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
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
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
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