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Thousands sign petition for Wadena woman to keep her three dogs
Charges filed against truck driver in crash that killed Vining teen: Jason Vadner had license suspended, revoked seven times prior to crash
Living history: $200,000 in cash seized in drug bust
WDC students participate in National FCCLA Leadership Conference
Phillips' RBI single in the 12th lifts W-DC
Vikings must solve identity crisis in training camp
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
Wadena-DC Babe Ruth advances to District Tournament
Wadena-DC rolls through Sub-Districts
David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners
Tri-County Health Care inWadena earns ACR accreditation
TCHC Foundation awards Marquardt-Prindle Scholarship
Centennial Realty under new ownership
Entertainment briefs - July 13 edition
Events happening at Sebeka Community Education
Friends of the Library golf fundraiser set for Aug. 18
'Art in Your Park' for kids returns to New York Mills
'Caleigh' to open Music in the Park series
Birth announcements - July 13 edition
Cranberry Chicken Avocado Bowls
Column: Finding faith in non-material places
VBS begins July 17 at Zion Free Lutheran, Bethany Free Lutheran
Freedom from porn: Part II
Your letters - July 13 edition
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Ten tips to lose weight
How do you use a zipper merge in construction zones?
Your letters - July 6 edition
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
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....
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
Verndale school talks building plan
Verndale's School Construction Task Force is finding that it is one thing to plan for new building and another to make it fly. A community-driven effort led by building contractor R.A. Morton has put three different plans on the table, ranging from an estimated $3.6 million plan...
June 1, 2012 - 7:20pm