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Annual Wadena Christmas Festival ready to shine
Jury trial set for Wadena man accused of killing wife
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
Living history: Excerpts from past Pioneer Journal editions
Prairie Centre opens season with a split
WDC senior Casey Volkmann commits to play volleyball at Winona State
Bethlehem Academy edges Wadena-DC for third place
Welcome home ceremony for Wolverines
Defending state champions stop Wadena-DC in the semifinals
William "Bill" Murphy Jr.
Bruce Alan Christensen
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
New physician assistant joins TCHC Henning Clinic
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Like 'pure gold': Nutrition business opens on Jefferson
Laying out the welcome mat
Center hosts Zeitgeist quartet concert
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
'Art in Your Park' for kids returns to New York Mills
'Caleigh' to open Music in the Park series
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
Wi-Fi scam beware free connection offer
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
VA Selects Providers for Dental Insurance Program
Your letters - Nov. 2 edition
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
More hunting opportunities coming with spring turkey hunting season
Zander James Rushmeyer
Bryce Allen Roller
June 30, 2012
Ethan Taylor Hanes, 21, Aldrich, 70/60, fees $130. Donnkenny Leeroy Trumble, 31, Park Rapids, 65/55, fees $130.
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
Birth: June 8
June 8 -- Jenny and Adam Opdahl, Park Rapids, boy, Jordan Rian Opdahl, 8 pounds, 12 ounces and 22 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena....
June 18, 2012 - 3:13pm
May 29, 2012
Advanced beekeeping course to be held June 2
Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension will offer an "Advanced Beekeeping" course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2 at Faith Baptist Church in Park Rapids, a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. The course will be taught by JoAnne Sabin, a well-known educator on honeybees,...
May 29, 2012 - 1:20pm
Tri-Watershed Expo set fpr June 9 in Park Rapids
Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension will present the "Tri-Watershed Expo" from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 9 at the Park Rapids Area High School, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. For more information, call Sally Shearer at 218-732-3391 or email...
May 29, 2012 - 1:05pm
May 14, 2012
Stephen James Girtz, 39, Park Rapids, seat belt required, fees $90. Levi Sloan Benson, 30, Motley, refusal to submit to chemical test, local confinement 365 days with 240 days credit for time served, fees $1,095. Norman Grover Kurti, 56, Wadena, DWI, local confinement 90 days with...
May 14, 2012 - 10:53am
February 5, 2012
Stacaia Marie Murdock, 36, Brainerd, uninsured vehicle, 90 days jail stayed for one year, one year probation, fees $1,465 with $700 stayed for one year. Charges of proof of insurance and seat belt required were dismissed at sentencing. Stephanie Ann Discher, 30, Eagle Bend, school...
February 5, 2012 - 1:11pm
January 28, 2012
Joshua James Pederson, 20, Park Rapids, 65/55, fees $130. Mario Anthony Flippi, 30, Little Falls, Minn., 50/40, fees $130.
January 28, 2012 - 11:50am
Eric Ervin Makela, 31, Menahga, DWI -- refusal to submit to chemical test and open bottle law, 365 days jail with 335 days stayed for six years, six years probation, 26 days electronic home monitoring, fees $1,920. Charges of DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed...
January 28, 2012 - 11:46am
January 22, 2012
Park Rapids Community Ed to host Expo
Park Rapids Community Education will be hosting an Energy & Wellness Expo. At this event, you will be able to visit with exhibitors, attend presentations, receive free promotional items from exhibitors, plus learn about renewable energy, the environment, our health and how they all...
January 22, 2012 - 12:46pm
January 14, 2012
Cravaack visits Park Rapids
Constituents gathered for a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack Monday night in Park Rapids. Cravaack gave a brief presentation about the federal budget and deficit at Century School. "In 2010, the budget was $3.5 trillion," he said.
January 14, 2012 - 12:20pm
December 18, 2011
Waln, Steffens, Reurink pace wrestlers
State-ranked wrestlers Sam Waln, Mitch Steffens and Tony Reurink all won three times Saturday as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines placed fifth in the Park Rapids Invitational. The Wolverines lost to Lisbon (N.D.) 56-16 but gave up 30 points on forfeits. Four forfeits proved costly...
December 18, 2011 - 3:12pm
November 20, 2011
Park Rapids man charged for chase
A Park Rapids man was charged Nov. 8 in Wadena County District Court with four crimes related to an alleged police chase reaching speeds of nearly 120 miles per hour. According to court documents, 44-year-old James Allen Zaske failed to stop at a stop sign in the early morning hours...
November 20, 2011 - 2:28pm
November 13, 2011
Hubbard canine nabs suspect, pound of flesh
Oakley got his pound of flesh and his man. A Wadena County suspect is facing numerous charges and may prefer standing through them for the time being. James Allen Zaske, 44, allegedly led Sebeka police and other officers on a high speed chase into Hubbard County early Saturday morning...
November 13, 2011 - 2:31pm
November 5, 2011
Surviving the Holidays offered in Park Rapids
If you are divorced, divorcing, or separated and unsure how you are going to survive the holidays, Faith Baptist Church in Park Rapids will be hosting a special event for you. Surviving the Holidays is a workshop to help you through the holiday season; a time when you may feel most...
November 5, 2011 - 8:49pm
April 10, 2011
Benefit for 'dying' victim may have been a swindle
When Douglas County Sheriff's Sergeant Dave Ahlquist went to the home of Penny Jo Haupt, the former treasurer of a charity established on her own behalf, Haupt's boyfriend had a warning, according to court records. Steve "Red" Douma told the investigator it was a "bad idea" to try...
April 10, 2011 - 9:27am