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Former WDC volleyers named to All-NSIC team
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Deer Hunting 2013
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July 28, 2012
Award recognizes farm families that stay strong in the area
The Wadena and Todd County Farm Families of the Year were named by the University of Minnesota July 17. The Mertens extended family of rural...
July 28, 2012 - 8:44am
July 21, 2012
BHV Legion squad stays alive in Sub-District 6 play
The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale American Legion team bounced back from a 7-0 loss to Staples-Motley Monday in Menahga to clip Sebeka 9-4 and stay alive in Sub-District 6 playoff action. Jalen Busker fired a four-hitter and struck out 11 as he went the distance on the mound for Staples-Motley....
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
BHV Legion falls to Sebeka, Wadena-Deer Creek
Taylor Carlson and Stetson Burkman combined to pitch a one-hitter Monday as Sebeka clubbed Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 11-0 in five innings. Carlson went the first three frames and did not allow a hit, while walking two and fanning four. Burkman came on for the final two innings and surrendered...
July 16, 2012 - 5:03am
Lucas John Denny, 25, Cambridge, Minn., 65/55, fees $130. Gustavo Guevara, 39, Lester Prairie, Minn., 75/65, fees $130. Diane Lorene Morgan, 49, Motley, 50/40, fees $130. Thomas Luther Theisen, 58, Staples, 65/55, fees $130. Kahleen Marie Lovejoy, 62, Park Rapids, 70/55, $150. Tyler...
July 16, 2012 - 4:50am
July 11, 2012
Verndale board tackles heavy agenda
Verndale - A busy District 818 board approved or tabled 20 items of new business June 25 as they cleared their summer calendar until mid-August. With some summer projects in the school under way and more to come, the board will not be meeting again until Aug. 17, three days after...
July 11, 2012 - 10:53am
June 30, 2012
Evan Kenneth Northup, 21, Wadena, liquor consumption under 21, deemed a petty misdemeanor, fees $190. Chelsea Nicole Weishair, 18, Staples, liquor consumption under 21, deemed a petty misdemeanor, fees $190. Marshall Anthony Holmes, 27, Wadena, disorderly conduct, local confinement...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 25, 2012
Birth: June 15
June 15 -- Heather Weekley and Jeremy Peterson, Verndale, boy, Braxton Nicholas Peterson, 8 pounds, 5 ounces and 19.5 inches long, Tri-County...
June 25, 2012 - 5:01am
June 19, 2012
BHV Legion drops pair to Park Rapids
A solid Park Rapids squad took two from Steve Riewer's Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Legion squad 13-3 and 12-11 Monday at Park Rapids. Tyler McCollum went 4-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and five RBIs as Park Rapids grabbed Game 1 in six frames. Matt Fretham sparked BHV at the plate...
June 19, 2012 - 8:43pm
Verndale man facing two felony counts after vehicle hits electrical pole
William Gene Skarka of Verndale faces two counts, one felony charge of first degree damage to property, and one misdemeanor DWI after hitting an electrical pole on April 29. According to court records, at approximately 12:19 a.m., Wadena County Sheriff's office was informed by Menahga...
June 19, 2012 - 5:19pm
June 18, 2012
Birth: June 11
June 11 - Alicia and Jason Triebenbach, Verndale, boy, Ayden James Triebenbach, 7 pounds 12 ounces and 20.25 inches long, Tri-County Health Care...
June 18, 2012 - 3:11pm
June 12, 2012
Constance "Connie" P. Dougherty Cudd and Floyd Ray Cudd
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a graveside committal service at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9 for Constance "Connie" P. Dougherty Cudd and Floyd Ray Cudd at Green Lawn Cemetery in Verndale.
June 12, 2012 - 9:50am
June 11, 2012
Voters to possibly decide fate of nearly $4 million project
A major hurdle in a District 818 building bond referendum was crossed Monday evening as the Verndale school board received an official recommendation from their community-led task force and approved it for action. The task force, which was represented by Brenda Weniger, Chris Youngbauer...
June 11, 2012 - 5:27pm
June 5, 2012
PJ Penny Pincher Bargain: Hair Styling in Verndale
$12 certificate for Men's hair cut with Kara at Mane Hair Design, located at 17 1st Ave SW, Verndale. Your price: $7.20 $18 certificate for Women's hair cut with Kara at Mane Hair Design. Your price: $10.80 See attached PDF file for additional deals. To purchase certificates,...
June 5, 2012 - 11:24am
PJ Penny Pincher Bargain:Spirits in Verndale
$10 Certificate towards bottles of Merlot or Chardonnay wine at Verndale Liquor Store, located at 107 S. Farwell St., Verndale. Your price: $6.00 See attached PDF file for additional deals. To purchase certificates, Come to the Wadena Pioneer Journal Office, 314 S. Jefferson St.,...
June 5, 2012 - 10:55am
June 1, 2012
Hornets oust Raiders
Jake Galbrecht tossed six innings of shutout ball Tuesday as Frazee defeated Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 6-2 in Sub-Section 6A playoff action. Galbrecht helped his own cause by going 3-for-4 and scoring twice.
June 1, 2012 - 7:52pm