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Living history: Excerpts from past Pioneer Journal editions
Little to no 'recoil': Local gun shops see no change in business after mass shootings
High school drama...sort of: Wadena students put comical twist on timeless tale
Empty Stocking in Wadena needs help to fill its holiday needs
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
VB: Wolverines to square off with defending state champion
William "Bill" Murphy Jr.
Bruce Alan Christensen
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
September 15, 2017
Wolverines get first win of the season
The Wadena-Deer Creek Tennis team has battled adversity all season long. From low numbers to injuries the Wolverines seemed to have incurred...
September 15, 2017 - 12:46pm
September 1, 2017
Parkers Prairie wears down Wadena-DC in season opener
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines hung with the Parkers Prairie Panthers until they ran out of steam in the fourth quarter when the Panthers pulled...
September 1, 2017 - 11:25pm
April 24, 2017
Parkers Prairie spoils W-DC home opener
Parkers Prairie spoiled the 2017 Wadena-Deer Creek baseball home opener by putting up crooked numbers in four of the seven innings on its way...
April 24, 2017 - 2:49pm
June 15, 2015
Parkers Prairie receives $1 million donation for pool
With the help of an individual who took a keen interest in Parkers Prairie, the goal of having a new aquatic center will be a reality. Lloyd...
June 15, 2015 - 12:08am
July 16, 2012
Birth: June 28
Tammy and Gayle Snook, Parkers Prairie, girl, Kaia Lynn Snook, 6 pounds, 12 ounces and 19.5 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Kaia...
July 16, 2012 - 3:59am
June 30, 2012
Wayne Keith Norris, 57, Parkers Prairie, no seat belt, fees $115. Michael Dean Lustila, 52, Menahga, third degree DWI with refusal to submit to chemical test, driving after cancellation of drivers' license and third degree damage to property, local confinement (concurrent sentence...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 14, 2011
Parkers Prairie man killed in crash
A Parkers Prairie man is dead and another was seriously injured in a crash around 2:30 a.m. Sunday near Henning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported Justin Hemmerlin, 24, was killed in the crash. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Robin Turchin, 23. The one-vehicle...
May 14, 2011 - 7:54pm
March 27, 2011
Benefit for tornado recovery slated April 3 in Parkers Prairie Event Center
Eight months after devastating tornadoes hit areas of Otter Tail and Wadena Counties, the recovery continues. As of March 16, the Wadena-Otter Tail Long Term Recovery committee has raised $389,972, of which $332,525 has been distributed ($147,125 in Otter Tail County and $185,400...
March 27, 2011 - 1:52pm
September 16, 2010
Woman dies in crash near Parkers Prairie
A 77-year-old Parkers Prairie woman died after a head-on crash just south of Parkers Prairie Wednesday morning. Lucille Vogt was driving north...
September 16, 2010 - 4:36pm
Browerville 18-year-old critically injured in head-on crash near Parkers Prairie
An 18-year-old Browerville woman is in critical condition after a head-on crash just south of Parkers Prairie this morning. Kayla Carry was driving a 1998 Cavalier south on Highway 29 at about 8:30 a.m. when she crossed the centerline and collided with a 2003 Ford Taurus driven by...
September 16, 2010 - 10:19am
July 23, 2010
Prairie to Woods Whitetails holding banquet in Parkers
The Prairie to Woods Whitetails, a Quality Deer Management Association Branch, will be holding its third annual fundraiser banquet Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Parkers Prairie Event Center. Games and Social events start at 5 p.m. with the dinner followed at 7 p.m. There will be raffle...
July 23, 2010 - 2:20pm
April 8, 2010
Parkers Lions prepare for annual smelt fry
The Parkers Prairie Lions will hold their 47th annual smelt fry from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 18. The event will be held at a new location this year: the new Prairie Event Center on Highway 235. The meal will include smelt, french...
April 8, 2010 - 9:47pm
March 30, 2010
Parkers Prairie man injured in rollover Sunday
A 19-year-old Parkers Prairie man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover in Leaf Valley Township Sunday. At about 6 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report about the crash near the intersection of County Roads 63 and 35, about 12 miles north of Alexandria. An...
March 30, 2010 - 1:25pm
March 19, 2010
Spring expo is next Saturday
Prairie to Woods Whitetails will present its annual spring expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 27 at the Parkers Prairie Event Center. There is free admission. Free food plot seed/mineral is available, as are seminars and exhibits. Food and beverages will be available...
March 19, 2010 - 12:07pm
January 7, 2010
Births: Dec. 28
Dec. 28 -- Erin and Scott Boesl of Parkers Prairie, boy, Nolan Richard Boesl, 8 pounds, 21 inches long, Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. He is...
January 7, 2010 - 5:50pm