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September 19, 2012
Jeremy Freitag and his 1-year-old son, Michael, dash to find cover in downtown Wadena after it started sprinkling Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Dain Sullivan
Photo of the Day: Dodging raindrops
September 19, 2012 - 3:44pm
September 18, 2012
Evan VanErp and his brother, Andrew, pump some iron before classes Tuesday morning in the weight room at Wadena-Deer Creek High School/Middle School. The VanErps are both starters on the Wadena-Deer Creek football team. Photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Pumping iron
September 18, 2012 - 10:28am
September 17, 2012
After a recent carpet replacement job, Gene Wolter lays wood trimming on the floor of his southwest Wadena porch Monday. Journal photo by Dain Sullivan
Photo of the Day: Monday maintenance
September 17, 2012 - 3:14pm
September 14, 2012
Michelle Genz, left, and Stacy Carr sample Harvest Thyme Bistro appetizers at the Mahube-Otwa Community Action Parnership open house Friday afternoon. Genz works from the Mahube-Otwa's Detroit Lakes office, and Carr is the office manager at the Wadena location, which opened in July. Journal photo by Rachelle Klemme
Photo of the Day: Community action and snackin'
September 14, 2012 - 2:45pm
September 11, 2012
Don Richter chops corn on a 25-acre field Tuesday morning three miles southwest of Wadena. Richter, who helps his son, Jerry, with his farming and dairy operation, said two silos were full and they were beginning to fill ag bags. Jerry also milks 75 head of cattle. Journal photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Chopping corn
September 11, 2012 - 11:06am
September 10, 2012
A portrait of Jane Fiemeyer along with other pictures were among the pieces of the 8-year-old's life family, friends and community members were able to observe during her Service of Celebration in the Wadena-Deer Creek elementary gymnasium Monday. After a fierce battle with cancer, Fiemeyer passed away Thursday. Journal photo by Dain Sullivan
Photo of the Day: Remembering the 'Princess Warrior'
September 10, 2012 - 4:52pm
September 7, 2012
Ken Broker of Verndale, left, sells produce to Gladys Finck of Wadena during the Friday afternoon farmers market at the old Pamida parking lot. Journal photo by Rachelle Klemme
Photo of the Day: September veggies
September 7, 2012 - 4:41pm
September 4, 2012
Wadena-Deer Creek students head into their new secondary school Tuesday morning, following a dedication ceremony in front of the 5-12 grade building. The first day of school in the new building also included a welcome from Principal Tyler Church, a pep fest and pictures of the students. Photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Marching in
September 4, 2012 - 1:40pm
August 31, 2012
Melissa Kuehn, left, and son Blade Haarup work on deadheading and watering flowers at the entrance of Wadena's First Congregational United Church of Christ on Friday morning. Journal photo by Rachelle Klemme
Photo of the Day: Quality mother and son time
August 31, 2012 - 12:41pm
August 30, 2012
Jane Geiser scoops up popcorn at the Wadena Depot on Thursday, the Depot's last day being open for the season. Geiser, a summer employee, said the Depot got visitors every day during the summer. She added that many visitors were from out of town. Journal photo by Rachelle Klemme
Photo of the Day: A good scoop at the Depot
August 30, 2012 - 3:02pm
August 28, 2012
Manager Randy Jahnke prepares a caramel latte for a customer Tuesday morning at Cyber Cafe in downtown Wadena. Jahnke has come to know the preferences of many of his customers and can begin whipping up their favorites as soon as they come in the door. Journal photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Latte, anyone?
August 28, 2012 - 11:08am
August 23, 2012
Mike Grant, left, and locators Berry Crist and Cory Richards watch a concrete cutter near Dayton Avenue Thursday afternoon, as part of a fiber optic cable project running from Moorhead to the Brainerd area. Water mixed with concrete dust (to be vacuumed up afterward) flows down the sidewalk. Journal photo by Rachelle Klemme
Photo of the Day: As easy as cutting butter
August 23, 2012 - 2:52pm
August 21, 2012
Diana Olson takes a moment to rest in front of her southwest Wadena home Tuesday, near the memorial bench and flower arrangement she created in memory her late husband, who died of cancer. Journal photo by Dain Sullivan
Photo of the Day: Remembering a loved one
August 21, 2012 - 10:52am
August 17, 2012
Rev. Carol Carroll makes sticky buns Friday morning in her Miracle Mansion kitchen. Carroll has been selling baked goods for several years. She recently started a breakfast business and serves it from 7 a.m. until noon. Photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Carol's kitchen
August 17, 2012 - 9:33am
August 16, 2012
Alex Brockpahler, left, and Mark Bristlin of Arvig were part of a crew doing utility work in northwest Wadena Thursday afternoon. Journal photo by Rachelle Klemme
Photo of the Day: Keeping up with utilities
August 16, 2012 - 4:48pm
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