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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
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