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Van strikes two WDC students just after school
Wadena Veteran's Park moves forward
New Wadena 4-H coordinator expands programming
News briefs March 13
Wadena County Wanted March 13
Wadena business owner defies disability
Wolverines have four starters back
Hot-shooting Pirates reach sub-section finals
Hanson named Blue Devils' MVP
Nuggets hand Wolverines 58-34 playoff loss
Bowling scores March 13
Ben W. Meinhardt
Foto Find March 13
Winter is beautiful thanks to local snowmobile clubs
Entertainment briefs March 13
Living History: Hockey goes to state
'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' fun family film
Your letters March 13
Does black ice exist?
WDC elementary students show improvement in assessment tests
New secure Veteran Health Identification Cards issued
An amazing response to be your daily news source
BPA members participate at State Leadership Conference
Birth announcements March 13
Property transfers and marriages
Hobo Hot Bake
Knowledge Bowl team earns fourth at regional competition
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
Mobile office comes to Verndale
June 1, 2012 - 7:06pm
May 29, 2012
Eagles pounce on Raiders 20-0
Brandon Kupfer fired a three-hitter Tuesday as a fearsome New York Mills squad chased Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale off the field in five innings with a 20-0 victory. Kupfer walked two and fanned 11 in the Park Region Conference outing. "New York Mills showed why they are rated in the...
May 29, 2012 - 1:56pm
Pirates top WCA before falling to top-seeded Pillager
Dan Johnson's Verndale Pirates rolled past West Central Area 12-2 in West Sub-Section 6A play Tuesday, but proved no match for top-seed Pillager in a season-ending 8-3 setback. Sydney Weniger went 2-for-3 and drove in four runs ,as the eighth-ranked Pirates tounced the ninth-ranked...
May 29, 2012 - 1:56pm
May 25, 2012
Verndale faced with boil order, District 818 sends students home
The Wadena County community of Verndale found itself facing a boil water order Friday morning, after their 55,000-gallon water tower went dry. "Approximately around 7:30 a.m. this morning the citizens of Verndale noticed no water pressure or water, meaning that the water tower was...
May 25, 2012 - 3:36pm
May 22, 2012
Thank You: Family and friends of Vincent Sellnow
Thank you to the Todd County Sheriff's Department and to the Verndale Fire Dept./Search and Rescue, along with many other volunteers who helped in the search of Vincent Sellnow. It is gratefully appreciated and truly amazing how many came to show their support. Words can't describe...
May 22, 2012 - 1:53pm
Hess selected for Fellowship Program
Dr. Ryan W. Hess has been selected as a Fellow in the Sports Medicine Fellowship program at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Fla., under the direction of Dr. James Andrews. This one-year fellowship is focused on care of the injured athlete from the high school to professional...
May 22, 2012 - 12:24pm
May 19, 2012
Cravaack mobile office to be held in Verndale May 24
Members of U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack's staff will hold a mobile office 1-2 p.m. May 24 at the Verndale Fire Department, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. "These mobile offices will provide residents throughout the Eighth District an opportunity to...
May 19, 2012 - 4:51pm
Bears topple Pirates 13-3
Autumn Aeling scattered four hits over five innings as the Bertha-Hewitt Bears toppled Verndale 13-3 Tuesday in Park Region Conference fastpitch play. Aeling also had a big day at the plate going 2-for-3, driving in four runs and scoring once.
May 19, 2012 - 1:57pm
Vernon LeRoy Borntreger, Deer Creek to Linda Kay Mast, Deer Creek. Wyatt Jeffrey Wilder Pettit, Wadena to Andrea Christine Wiese, Verndale. Ryan Robert Wolfenden, Wadena to Kelsie Hope Trosen, Verndale. Jeremy John Truax, Wadena to Lisa Marie Erickson, Wadena.
May 19, 2012 - 12:53pm
May 17, 2012
PJ Penny Pincher Bargain: Automotive in Verndale
$50 Certificate toward body work at Madsen's Precision Collision, located in Verndale. Your price: $30.00 See attached PDF file for additional deals. To purchase certificates, Come to the Wadena Pioneer Journal Office, 314 S. Jefferson St., Wadena 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays...
May 17, 2012 - 3:33pm
May 15, 2012
Charges filed in mailbox vandalism incidents
Three men from Verndale are being charged with third degree damage to property and disorderly conduct in association with mailbox vandalism in Wadena County. December 11 through Jan. 15, more than 30 Wadena County mailboxes were vandalized. Four minors, as well as the three adults,...
May 15, 2012 - 12:21pm
May 14, 2012
Five generations celebrate Mother's Day
Emily Crocker of Verndale is the matriarch of five generations this Mother's Day. When Sarah (Crocker) Tasa's son Trevor was born several months...
May 14, 2012 - 10:37am
Missing Brainerd man had strong bonds with family, friends in Verndale area
The body of a 28-year-old former Sebeka area resident was found after a search and rescue operation May 8. Vincent Sellnow was visiting his...
May 14, 2012 - 10:37am