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Auxiliary donates lifesaving defibrillator to Tri-County Health Care
Wadena County wanted - May 26 edition
Weekly crime report - May 26 edition
New look for historic church at Wadena County Fairgrounds
Local police, health care workers show support at Officer Down 5K
Olafson to be inducted into Hall of Fame
Thunder hand Raiders 9-4 setback
Copa puts out fires in Raiders' 7-6 win
Kern places fifth at Deacon's Lodge
Rondestvedt, Woods spark Wolverines
Isadore "Nibs" Lorentz
Kenneth "Ken" Moenck
Charles William Zosel
DeWayne Leo Brever
'The Station' now serving customers in Deer Creek
Five Wings Arts Council announces new grant program
New dentist joins Reuter Family Dentistry team
M State earns national accreditation for Concurrent Education program
Fair Oaks Lodge opens 10-bed Transitional Care Unit
Five Wings Gallery invites public to 'Just Paint' artist's reception
Area storytellers invited to enter new contest
Wadena County Historical Society to participate in Blue Star Museums
Entertainment briefs - May 26 edition
Wadena Farmers Market open for the season
Beckels celebrate 65th wedding anniversary
Local student participates in commencement ceremony at SJU
Clergy View: Loving your greatest treasure
Birth announcements - May 19 edition
IOM gulf war report "Turns science on its head"
How many people wear a seatbelt?
Here's the buzz for helping bees
Fix MN's awful student-to-counselor ratio
Where can ATVs be driven?
Be aware of bears this spring
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
Bluffton man's invention aims to thwart generator thieves
Overnight chill creates beautiful frost-filled landscape
July 29, 2015
Washington woman found dead in house fire
Firefighters found the remains of an 82-year-old woman Monday when they extinguished a house fire in Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m. Monday, according to a release from the sheriff's office....
News / region
July 29, 2015 - 8:06am
April 21, 2014
Two horses found starved to death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Hubbard County authorities are investigating a case of animal abuse after finding two horses that starved to death while tied to trees in northern Minnesota. The horses were discovered by resident Virgil Johnson last week near Dorset Corner, about four miles...
News / region
April 21, 2014 - 8:13am
September 15, 2012
Sept. 11 terrorism remembered in New York and averted in Park Rapids
5 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 13, 2007 Pioneer Journal WDC Homecoming Wadena-Deer Creek Homecoming week kicks off Monday with students wearing pajamas and ends on Sept. 21 with blue and gold dress and the return of the Homecoming Parade. The football game will be Friday...
September 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2012
Park Rapids woman faces security interest charges
A Park Rapids woman faces felony charges regarding the transference of personal property, in which she knew another party had a security interest. In November 2003, Shelly Rachel V. O'Neil, a.k.a. Rachelle Valene O'Neil, and then known as Shelly Ament, 44, entered into a loan agreement...
August 27, 2012 - 4:00pm
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,...
outdoors / environment
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.
News / Business
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...
News / sports
December 18, 2011 - 3:12pm