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Seven Wadena businesses in way of Hwy. 10 reconstruction
Asbestos abatement, color committee, part of elementary remodel work
Weekly crime report - April 19 edition
Wadena County wanted - April 19 edition
Two injured in motorcycle accident near Menahga
Wadena-DC softball splits with Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale
Wolverines open with road victory
Whitetail Run gearing up for 2018 season
Wolverines blast Staples-Motley in opener
Wadena-DC boys win third straight indoor meet, girls finish sixth at Foley
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Jeanette Irene Guyton
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Sebeka Fire and Rescue receives TCHC Foundation grant
Wadena SWCD establishes priorities for 2018
Wadena County DAC day program faces seven percent cut
Farmers, ag suppliers bracing for busy planting season
Kathleen Novak to visit Wadena for Book Ends
Northern Lights Chorale concerts coming soon
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Entertainment briefs - April 5 edition
Entertainment briefs - March 29 edition
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
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
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
Veterans: VA Compensation/Care for Project 112/SHAD
Veterans: 3K-5k National Personnel Records Center military records restored weekly
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Public comment sought on Minnesota’s first deer plan
Time to call in those longbeards is coming soon
Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Ethan James Johnson
Ellie Marie Karlson
Josiah Alvin Barnes
April 17, 2018
Double homicide: Police find two victims in rural Perham home early this morning
Two people are dead after what police are calling homicides in rural Perham. According to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the residence at 5:17 a.m. this morning (Tuesday) on a reported assault. The release states that when they arrived,...
April 17, 2018 - 10:32am
March 12, 2018
Freightliner driver injured in collision in Wadena
The driver of a 2016 Freightliner semi-truck was transported by ambulance to the Tri County Health Care emergency room with non-life threatening...
March 12, 2018 - 9:04pm
February 16, 2018
Update: Both lanes opened up on Highway 10 by Lake Park/Audubon after accident, fire
A two-truck accident and fire on Highway 10 has both lanes of the highway shut down between Lake Park and Audubon. The crash, which happened...
February 16, 2018 - 9:52am
February 14, 2018
A week in paradise
Pura Vida: a Spanish expression meaning "pure life" that can be used as a greeting, farewell, or way to say "thank you;" a symbol of a simple way of life that revolves around enjoyment and being happy; the most commonly used phrase in Costa Rica. Surrounded by lush, green mountains...
February 14, 2018 - 9:45am
February 9, 2018
Wadena Pioneer Journal earns journalism awards in MNA contest
The Wadena Pioneer Journal was honored recently with two journalism awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Every year newspapers across...
February 9, 2018 - 2:44pm
January 30, 2018
Removing Chief Wahoo only a small step, Bemidji-area American Indian leaders say
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Cleveland Indians baseball team plans to remove the toothy, red-faced Chief Wahoo logo from their uniforms next year,...
January 30, 2018 - 8:59pm
January 5, 2018
Bemidji, Minn. police officer captures stunning glimpse of annual meteor shower on dash-cam
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The new year has only just begun, but is already off to an astronomically spectacular start. A Minnesota police officer's...
January 5, 2018 - 9:32am
January 4, 2018
Outage leaves 2,000 without power south of Detroit Lakes
A large power outage in the Lake Eunice area south of Detroit Lakes has left more than 2,000 households without power, according to the Lake Region Electric Cooperative website. As of 9:45 p.m. Thursday, no power had been restored. The temperature in Detroit Lakes was eight below....
January 4, 2018 - 10:42pm
December 6, 2017
Parents Who Have Lost a Child Support Group to meet Dec. 11
Tri-County Health Care's monthly Parents Who Have Lost a Child Support Group, which helps area residents affected by the loss of a child, will meet on Monday, Dec. 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Whether the child was lost to miscarriage,...
December 6, 2017 - 4:40pm
December 4, 2017
Memory Loss Support Group for Caregivers to meet Dec. 14
Tri-County Health Care and the National Alzheimer's Association will host the next Memory Loss Support Group for Caregivers meeting on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room in the lower level of Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. This support group seeks to show...
December 4, 2017 - 8:15am
November 30, 2017
News briefs - Nov. 30 edition
Blood mobile nets 139 units The Red Cross Bloodmobile was at the Wadena Elks Lodge on Monday, Nov. 20, and Tuesday, Nov. 21. On Monday 82 units were received with goal of 74. On Tuesday, 57 units were received with a revised goal of 56. Those receiving gallon pins were: 10 gallons...
November 30, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 29, 2017
Grief support group meets Dec. 5
Tri-County Health Care will host its monthly Grief Support Group on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. The group's purpose is to offer understanding, suggestions for coping, support, friendship and hope to bereaved...
November 29, 2017 - 8:32am
November 28, 2017
Living history - Nov. 23 edition
20 years ago Excerpts from the Nov. 20, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Foot chase ends in arresting three Frank Alton Kilchesy, 21, Park Rapids, is charged with two gross misdemeanors - aggravated driving under the influence, punishable up to a year imprisonment and $3,000 fine and aggravated...
November 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 27, 2017
Western Minn. police chief sentenced for helping friend avoid DUI; keeps his job
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A small town police chief in western Minnesota has been sentenced on a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge,...
November 27, 2017 - 11:06pm
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group to meet Dec. 19
Tri-County Health Care's monthly Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group, which helps area residents affected by suicide, will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.
November 27, 2017 - 4:40pm