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Courts - Aug. 25 edition
3rd annual Never.Give.Up. Suicide Awareness 5K is Saturday
Make-A-Wish recipients thankful for Kruzin 4 Kidz support
First time educational summit brings 23 districts together
Miller named Pioneer Journal publisher
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
October 6, 2014
Verndale board certifies maximum levy amount
Superintendent Paul Brownlow's usually delivers his words quickly but Monday night, when he introduced the proposed 2014, payable 2015 levy to the Verndale school board, he slowed the tempo down. Brownlow was speaking to more than the board when he called the levy "a work in progress."...
October 6, 2014 - 1:32pm
September 21, 2014
Verndale board appreciative of extra work
Appreciation and relief filled the room Monday night as the Verndale school board held their first meeting of the 2014-2015 school year. With 519 students under their roof and $5.795 million remodeling and addition projects wrapping up, Superintendent Paul Brownlow was one of...
September 21, 2014 - 12:00am
August 23, 2014
Verndale volleyers have veteran team ready for PRC run
Verndale's Shelley Glenz will be able to throw a veteran crew at the competition this season as she tries to improve on a 19-10-1 season...
August 23, 2014 - 12:00am
August 18, 2014
Giving a hoot
It was supposed to be a lazy, stay-at-home kind of day. "That didn't happen," Ashley Schilling said. Instead, Schilling and her mother,...
August 18, 2014 - 12:00am
August 16, 2014
Verndale school board presented with timeline
With the first day of school set for Sept. 2, a visitor to the Verndale School might be tempted to ask if contractors and school staff can complete their work in time. Hallways are filled with construction materials and equipment as remodeling work in the elementary and secondary...
August 16, 2014 - 12:00am
July 13, 2014
TCHC plans to open Verndale clinic
Tri-County Health Care announced on Thursday it plans to open a family medicine clinic in downtown Verndale by the end of the year. The not-for-profit...
July 13, 2014 - 12:00am
February 13, 2014 - 10:56am
September 12, 2013
Vendale volleyers improve record to 4-0
Shelley Glenz saw her Verndale Pirates run their volleyball record to 4-0 Tuesday with a 3-0 victory over Hillcrest on the Verndale court. The Pirates was 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 for their first clean sweep since their season opener Aug. 27 with Parkers Prairie.
September 12, 2013 - 1:18pm
Pirates pummel Rockets in Pheasant North duel
The Verndale Pirates avenged a season-ending loss to the Underwood Rockets last Friday as quarterback Dillon Card led a 44-13 rout at Mike Mahlen Field. Chuck Ross and his Rockets ousted Verndale from the Section 4, Class Nine-man semifinals last year 26-16 after the Pirates had...
September 12, 2013 - 9:37am
September 5, 2013
Pirates rack up 3-1 victory over Swanville
ail Sarah Moenkedick came up with 31 digs and Krista Dailey recorded seven kills Tuesday as the Verndale Pirates boosted their season record to 3-0 by taking three of four matches from Swanville. The Pirates racked up victories of 25-15 and 25-12 in the first two games before the...
September 5, 2013 - 1:47pm
August 23, 2013
A huge field of sunflowers greet the morning sun in a field south of Verndale.
August 23, 2013 - 1:44pm
June 7, 2013
Verndale city-owned cemetery buried in debt, says council
Although we all have to do it sometime, it appears that far too few people in Verndale are willing to pay the piper -- at least for the moment. The cemetery there is in the unique position of being owned by the city, which must pay for all of the upkeep costs. So far, it’s...
June 7, 2013 - 10:54am
April 6, 2013
Board seeks more info on ACA requirements
The Verndale school board is looking for more information regarding their obligations under the Affordable Care Act. What has been coined as “Obamacare” is expected to have a direct impact on future contract negotiations. The ACA is expected to require all employers to provide...
April 6, 2013 - 8:00am
Rising nitrate level in Verndale water draws scrutiny
Rising nitrate levels from water samples taken at a well in the Verndale city park have given officials there cause for concern. Although the nitrates are still within state safety thresholds, the trend of levels going higher over the years has reached the point where the city feels...
April 6, 2013 - 8:00am
Verndale sewer overhaul’s final phase planned for next year
Next year, an extensive sewer replacement and repair project in the city of Verndale will finally come to a close with the last section of pipe being put in place. Originally begun in 2005, the project was done neighborhood by neighborhood as the city could find funding for it. If...
April 6, 2013 - 7:30am