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Living history: Excerpts from past Pioneer Journal editions
Little to no 'recoil': Local gun shops see no change in business after mass shootings
High school drama...sort of: Wadena students put comical twist on timeless tale
Empty Stocking in Wadena needs help to fill its holiday needs
WDC senior Casey Volkmann commits to play volleyball at Winona State
Bethlehem Academy edges Wadena-DC for third place
Welcome home ceremony for Wolverines
Defending state champions stop Wadena-DC in the semifinals
VB: Wolverines to square off with defending state champion
William "Bill" Murphy Jr.
Bruce Alan Christensen
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
New physician assistant joins TCHC Henning Clinic
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Like 'pure gold': Nutrition business opens on Jefferson
Laying out the welcome mat
Center hosts Zeitgeist quartet concert
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
'Art in Your Park' for kids returns to New York Mills
'Caleigh' to open Music in the Park series
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Wi-Fi scam beware free connection offer
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
VA Selects Providers for Dental Insurance Program
Your letters - Nov. 2 edition
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
More hunting opportunities coming with spring turkey hunting season
Zander James Rushmeyer
Bryce Allen Roller
November 11, 2016
Wadena veteran recalls experience in Vietnam
Wadena veteran David Ludovissie is appreciative of the support he and others receive from the community on Veterans Day and year-round. He remembers...
November 11, 2016 - 12:08pm
November 5, 2016
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Wadena restaurant owners Yobani Melchor and Pat Strand have apparently found a perfect recipe for success — requests from Perham residents and serving authentic Mexican food — and will open Los Jalapenos Taqueria in the former Pizza Ranch location in early November. The...
November 5, 2016 - 12:08am
October 10, 2016
Wadena student named intern at marketing firm
Absolute Marketing Group has announced Kira Ollila is one of the 2016 fall Client Relations Interns. Ollila is pursuing a degree in marketing...
October 10, 2016 - 8:15am
October 8, 2016
Wadena Fire Department plans open house Oct. 10
The Wadena Fire Department will have an open house at the southside fire hall from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10. Fire Prevention Week is Oct....
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
September 25, 2016
Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
The 12th annual Whiskey Creek Film festival was once again a huge success. This year's lineup had quite the variety of movies, including the...
September 25, 2016 - 8:15am
September 23, 2016
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
The Wadena firefighters won this year's Chili Cook-off Thursday night in downtown Wadena. Chili chefs from Wadena businesses lined up along Jefferson Street in downtown to offer samples. People voted for their favorite chili and votes were tallied by the Wadena Chamber of Commerce....
September 23, 2016 - 12:08am
Progress made at Veterans Memorial Park
Work on the Wadena Veterans Memorial Park has been progressing in Sunnybrook Park. A new memorial wall was installed last week by Fergus Falls...
September 23, 2016 - 12:08am
September 9, 2016
Jury finds Wadena man guilty of sexual assault of young girl
A 43-year-old Wadena man was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl when she was 7 or 8 years old. Shane Anthony Spicer, 43, was convicted Wednesday on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after the jury deliberated for about six hours, according to the...
September 9, 2016 - 12:10am
August 14, 2016
Man gets prison sentence for stabbing death of former Wadena man
Nicolas Peralez Jr. showed little emotion during his sentencing hearing July 27 as family members of the man he fatally stabbed wept in a courtroom at the Grand Forks County Courthouse. The 37-year-old Grand Forks man faced life in prison for the October death of 31-year-old Joshua...
August 14, 2016 - 12:08am
July 22, 2016
Sunnybrook Park campground draws visitors from across the country
Just off Highway 10 on the east side of Wadena, campers spend days, weeks and even months at Sunnybrook Park along Whiskey Creek. "We get people...
July 22, 2016 - 12:08am
July 21, 2016
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
Motorists traveling Highway 71 between Todd Line Road, south of Wadena, and Todd County Road 23 in Bertha, may encounter workers, heavy equipment and delays as the road is resurfaced beginning Monday, July 25. Segments of Highway 71 will be reduced to a single lane from sunrise to...
July 21, 2016 - 8:20am
July 8, 2016
July Yard of the Month goes to the Condiffs
In just a few years, the Condiff property east of Wadena has been transformed into a peaceful sanctuary with several gardens throughout the yard....
July 8, 2016 - 11:58am
July 2, 2016
Police chief warns of fireworks safety
Lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July is often part of Independence Day celebrations but they can also be dangerous. Wadena Police Chief Naomi Plautz said that certain fireworks are legal to use in the city limits while others are illegal. "The simple description is if it leaves...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
July 1, 2016
Utility excavation uncovered three old fuel tanks
Three underground tanks were removed from property on north Highway 71 utilizing funding from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Superfund....
July 1, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Bid awarded for Community Center Drive
The Wadena City Council awarded a low bid to Anderson Brothers Construction for improvements to Community Center Drive Because of the construction of the Wadena Hockey Arena, reconstruction of Wadena-Deer Creek High School and construction of the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am