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News briefs - Aug. 28 edition
State offers loans for homeowners with flood damage
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Wolverines ready to play their own game
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Royce Curtis Stave
TCHC Classic a hit
Staff coming aboard at Maslowski Wellness and Regional Center
ALC is an option for students
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A new way to fish
Bluffton Hometown Days: Beanbag champs
Watermelon Days: This stuff is good!
Chicken and Corn feed; Right from the fryer
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Birth announcements - Aug. 21 edition
CLC announces spring honors list
Thai chicken pizza
Langer recognized by US Achievement Academy
Birth announcements - Aug. 14 edition
How seniors can avoid scams
Gray area retirees
Can you wait in the intersection to turn left?
How Many Ways to the Father?
Top eight reasons to use your VA loan
August crop: Throwing bales
Applications open for Conservation Partners grants
Minnesota waterfowl season opens Sept. 27
Three boys and a dock
Hunters can target Canada geese beginning Aug. 9
June 28, 2013
The hometown marching band
The Wadena- Deer Creek Marching Band steps in time down Jefferson Street June 13 during the June Jubilee Parade.
news / local
June 28, 2013 - 11:13am
String of daytime burglaries hits Wadena
A series of daytime residential burglaries over the past month in Wadena and the surrounding area has netted thousands of dollars in cash and valuables, authorities said Tuesday as they pursued several leads in the cases. Sergeant Naomi Plautz of the Wadena Police Department said...
news / local
June 28, 2013 - 10:30am
June 21, 2013
Klobuchar will no longer lead bike tour, makes announcement in Wadena
Inside the Wadena Elks Club last Thursday night, a Minnesota institution changed forever. Jim Klobuchar, renowned Star Tribune writer and founder of the Jaunt with Jim bicycle ride, announced that this year would be his last as manager. “I’ve decided at the age of 85... that...
June 21, 2013 - 9:57am
May 24, 2013
Uselman to retire as Wadena police chief
After ten years of serving as chief of the Wadena Police Department and almost 40 years in law enforcement, Bruce Uselman is finally willing to let someone else walk the beat. Although he is retiring as chief effective this July, Uselman said he may continue working in the general...
May 24, 2013 - 9:40am
April 26, 2013
No sequester cuts reach Wadena yet
Automatic federal spending cuts known as the “sequester” that took effect earlier this year so far have not trickled down to Wadena. County, city and school officials are as yet unsure about what kind of cuts will affect their respective organizations. “I just don’t know of...
April 26, 2013 - 9:52am
April 19, 2013
Headline: April 20 Police Scanner April 8 • An administrator at the Verndale school informed police a juvenile threatened to “shoot up the office staff” and said they wished to press charges against him. A deputy found the juvenile walking on 124th Street and took him to the...
news / local
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Group petitions city for Wellness Center whirlpool
A local petition group has entered into the community discussion of what the coming Wellness Center will be like with a request that its leader feels will lead to an advantage for the new building over other community centers in the area. Ed Blazek said his petition for a whirlpool...
news / local
April 12, 2013 - 9:42am
April 6, 2013
Registration opens for Miss Wadena pageant
Registration is open for the Miss Wadena Scholarship Pageant which will be held Saturday, June 22 at 7 p.m. Elegibility requirements are that candidates must be females from the Wadena-Deer Creek School District graduating in the class of 2013 or 2014. They must be of good moral character,...
April 6, 2013 - 10:00am
‘Saddle Up! Introduction to Horses’ class, April 9 or 11
Wadena-Deer Creek-Bluffton Community Education is offering an introduction to horses class for families. The class will be taught by Ron Sundby and his family. Learn how to groom a horse, what horses like to eat, how to properly walk around a horse, how to saddle a horse and more!...
April 6, 2013 - 6:00am
April 5, 2013
City Council votes full speed ahead after Wellness Center delay
The Wadena City Council in a special meeting March 27 voted unanimously to let the architects working on the Wellness Center project move forward using the general building outline plan approved in December. However, several council members were initially reluctant to do so before...
April 5, 2013 - 1:30pm
WDC students place wreath on Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Four Wadena-Deer Creek High School students placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery Wednesday as part of their band and choir trip itinerary. The Wadena VFW Ladies Auxiliary donated the large red, white and blue wreath. Student representatives...
news / education
April 5, 2013 - 10:27am
Oakridge to host dance at Elks Lodge
Oakridge Homes will host a dance for the handicapped from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 19, at the Elks Lodge in Wadena.
entertainment / events
April 5, 2013 - 10:16am
March 25, 2013
Photo of the Day: Breaking the ice
March 25, 2013 - 2:41pm
Status of social networking at WDC: It’s complicated
Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are a digital double-edged sword for Wadena–Deer Creek Middle/High School. On one hand, WDC uses official social network profiles to give updates to the community about goings-on in the school. On the other, a sophisticated blocking...
March 25, 2013 - 10:07am
March 21, 2013
My Two Cents: Planning a ‘staycation’
By Jessica Keddy, Special to the Pioneer Journal We have one 17-year-old, two 7-year-olds and two 3-year-olds. As you can imagine, traveling is super intense, expensive and exhausting. This summer we are planning a trip to Yellowstone, after going to a graduation in Billings, Mont....
March 21, 2013 - 6:29pm