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Park Rapids woman accused of assaulting boyfriend with a gun
Film fest brings unique cinema to Wadena
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
News briefs - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Birth announcements - Sept. 15 edition
Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs
How to become a disciple
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
When is the best time to claim Social Security?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Wadena City Council
November 10, 2015
Wadena council to review policy before considering Nativity display
The Wadena City Council will discuss whether or not it can display a Nativity scene on city property at tonight's meeting at 5 p.m. City Administrator...
November 10, 2015 - 4:10pm
October 26, 2015
Council approves vacating street, construction work
The Wadena City Council approved a street vacation at Neal Avenue northeast between pieces of property owned by Minnesota Valley Irrigation. By vacating the street, the irrigation company will have room to add on to a storage building on their property. There were no concerns from...
October 26, 2015 - 12:08am
September 20, 2015
Wadena City Council approves preliminary 2016 levy
The Wadena City Council approved the preliminary general fund 2016 tax levy at $789,883.17, an increase from the 2015 levy set at $666,182. Cities are required to set a preliminary tax levy before Sept. 15 and send the information to the state. Cities can continue working to reduce...
September 20, 2015 - 12:08am
August 23, 2015
Council approves discounted wellness center memberships for M State students
M State students can continue to receive a discounted membership to the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center but the cost is slightly more than last year. Wellness center facility director Eric Robb was asked to look at the fees and come to a new proposal at the council's previous...
August 23, 2015 - 12:10am
Veterans Memorial Park experiences changes
Changes are being made to the Wadena Veterans Park as work continues on the memorial. The design has changed due to a discovery of a high...
August 23, 2015 - 12:08am
August 22, 2015
Southeast residents don't want sidewalks
Several residents who live along Third Street southeast told the Wadena City Council they don't need or want a sidewalk on their block. Most...
August 22, 2015 - 12:08am
City approves bike trail improvements
A portion of Leaf River Recreational Trail will be widened utilizing grant money from the Department of Natural Resources. The city of Wadena...
June 22, 2015 - 12:08am
June 21, 2015
SE infrastructure project to begin July 6
Wadena's southeast infrastructure project will begin soon.
June 21, 2015 - 12:10am
June 19, 2015
Hotel, skyway proposed near wellness center
Wadena native Kyle Davis wants to build a hotel between the Wadena Hockey Arena and Maslowski Wellness and Research Center. He is also looking...
June 19, 2015 - 12:08am
Large assessment upsets Wadena businessman
Discussion at a public hearing to approve special assessments for several snow removal bills and a large water service line repair turned heated...
June 19, 2015 - 12:08am
June 7, 2015
City council, police meet and greet
The Wadena Police Department is reaching out to the Wadena City Council to talk about how they can help each other on projects that might arise...
June 7, 2015 - 12:10am
May 30, 2015
Wadena has opportunity to widen bicycle trail
The Wadena City Council has a chance to receive grant money to pay for a portion of Leaf River Recreational Trail reconstruction. Wadena had applied for grant funding previously but wasn't chosen to receive funds. City Administrator Brad Swenson received a call recently from someone...
May 30, 2015 - 12:10am
April 26, 2015
Council approves Miss Wadena practices at wellness center
The Wadena City Council approved a request to allow the Miss Wadena Scholarship Pageant committee to use the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center (MWRC) free of charge for practice in June. Abby Rogge, director of the Miss Wadena Scholarship Pageant, told the council Tuesday,...
April 26, 2015 - 12:10am
February 25, 2015
Correction - Feb. 26
A statement made by Wadena Mayor George Deiss was attributed to City Administrator Brad Swenson in the Feb. 19 issue of the Pioneer Journal. Deiss has heard from people with three different points of view - one against alcohol at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center, one in...
February 25, 2015 - 8:15am
February 24, 2015
Council leaves MWRC liquor question open for discussion
Will the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center host groups interested in including liquor in their events? The $12.3 million facility has been only been operating since Dec. 7 and MWRC director Eric Robb is still pulling together a staff and signing up members.
February 24, 2015 - 6:51am