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Living history: Primary needed in WDC School Board election
Wadena County wanted - July 21 edition
Goeden graduates from U of M College of Pharmacy
Wadena County youth attends 4-H Shooting Sports Championships
Police Scanner - July 21 edition
Speer hired as GM, publisher of Northland Outdoors
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Senior Babe Ruth crew qualifies for district baseball tourney
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Blazers suffer two setbacks in Countryside League weekend
Michael Charles Brakefield
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
What does the Bible say about racism?
Must vehicles have hoods?
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
What are the rules regarding cyclists?
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
September 2, 2015
Living History: First substantial rain in 45 days falls in Wadena
15 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 31, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Vandals strike again Vandals struck again, this time in Deer Creek where they broke the antlers off the city's deer statue just off Highway 29 past Truax Auto Sales. The deer was given to the city as a gift...
September 2, 2015 - 12:10am
August 25, 2015
Living history: Wadena resident seeks $5,000 for accident a year ago
15 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 17, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Wadena trooper receives second Lifesaving Award Sergeant Richard Wussow, 53, of the State Patrol's Wadena station, earned the State Patrol's Lifesaving Award Aug. 9 for his quick actions at the scene of a serious...
August 25, 2015 - 12:08am
August 19, 2015
Living history: Squirrel makes home in overcoat pocket
15 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 10, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Wadena HRA still seeking a director When the Wadena Housing and Redevelopment Authority held a special meeting Thursday, Aug.
August 19, 2015 - 12:08am
August 12, 2015
Living History: 'Ghost' spotted in Perham cemetery
20 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 3, 1995 Pioneer Journal • Johnson is overall points leader in four-race water scooter competition Heather Johnson says her recent winnings in a women's water scooter competition weren't planned - they just kind of happened. She didn't...
August 12, 2015 - 12:10am
August 5, 2015
Living History: Lightning strikes moving Hockert car
20 years ago Excerpts from the July 27, 1995 Pioneer Journal â€¢ Three candidates asked back for second interview Three school superintendent candidates are scheduled for second interviews next week. The Wadena-Deer Creek Superintendent Selection Committee narrowed the...
August 5, 2015 - 12:10am
July 28, 2015
Living History: Sirens fail to war of tornado
15 years ago Excerpts from the July 20, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Siren fails to warn of tornado At the time it was needed most, Verndale's emergency siren failed to blast a warning on July 8 that a tornado was spotted in Verndale. Verndale tests their siren on the first...
July 28, 2015 - 12:10am
July 19, 2015
Living history: Ridiculous Days are here this weekend
15 years ago Excerpts from the July 13, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Historic preservation for the Wadena depot The City of Wadena has been awarded a grant from the State Historic Preservation office for the purpose of conducting a reuse study of the Northern Pacific Railroad...
July 19, 2015 - 12:10am
July 14, 2015
Living history: Deer Creek dedicates new baseball facility
10 years ago Excerpts from the July 7, 2005 Pioneer Journal • Funnel cloud surfaces in area Hazardous weather brought a funnel cloud to Verndale last week. A funnel cloud was spotted in Verndale at 6:20 p.m. June 29, according to the National Weather Service in Grand...
July 14, 2015 - 12:10am
July 7, 2015
Living history: Spruce Grove farmer wins bull calf
10 years ago Excerpts from the June 30, 2005 Pioneer Journal • Storm cleanup continues Cleanup efforts continue after a storm swept through Wadena June 20, but no cost estimates have been made. In Wadena, major cleanup was completed by the end of the week, but city employees...
July 7, 2015 - 12:10am
June 30, 2015
Living History: Phone company starts $750,000 cable job
20 years ago Excerpts from the June 22, 1995 Pioneer Journal • Sebeka man charged with manslaughter in brother's death A 26-year-old Sebeka man who officials say pressed down on his brother's accelerator foot while he was driving has been charged with second-degree manslaughter...
June 30, 2015 - 8:15am
June 23, 2015
Living history: School district votes for its dissolvement
20 years ago Excerpts from the June 15, 1995 Pioneer Journal • Garbage violations increase as local disposal costs rise As the cost of getting rid of garbage rises higher, the county is faced with another problem. People are illegally dumping or burning their garbage on...
June 23, 2015 - 12:10am
June 17, 2015
Living History: Veterans to aid in war games
Five years ago Excerpts from the June 12, 2010 Pioneer Journal • City braces for emerald ash borer The Wadena City Council approved a shade tree disease control and prevention ordinance revised in anticipation of the arrival of the emerald ash borer.
June 17, 2015 - 12:08am
June 10, 2015
Living History: Girl to get degree from law school
Five years ago Excerpts from the June 5, 2010 Pioneer Journal • ATV driver seriously injured in crash The driver of an all-terrain vehicle was taken to a Staples hospital and later airlifted to the St. Cloud trauma center after an ATV accident early Sunday morning, May...
June 10, 2015 - 8:15am
June 2, 2015
Living History: Local woman collects lottery top prize
10 years ago Excerpts from the May 26, 2005 Pioneer Journal • 3,000 say goodbye to hero cop A Wadena officer known for his charismatic personality, practical jokes and caring for others was laid to rest Monday afternoon. About 3,000 people gathered at the Wadena-Deer...
June 2, 2015 - 12:10am
May 26, 2015
Living history: Two injured in scaffold fall Saturday
15 years ago Excerpts from the May 18, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Perius interns at PJ A new intern, Leane Perius, began working for the Pioneer Journal May 15. She graduated from Wadena-Deer Creek High School in 1998 and is currently attending the University of Minnesota-Morris...
May 26, 2015 - 12:08am