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Courts - Aug. 25 edition
3rd annual Never.Give.Up. Suicide Awareness 5K is Saturday
Make-A-Wish recipients thankful for Kruzin 4 Kidz support
First time educational summit brings 23 districts together
Miller named Pioneer Journal publisher
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
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
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Wadena City Council
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
December 20, 2014
Council pay increase rejected in split vote
As soon as the new Wadena City Council takes the oath of office at the beginning of next year, the pay for the five elected officials is set to increase. In September of 2013, the council approved a $580 pay increase for both the mayor and city council members. By law, the bump...
December 20, 2014 - 12:10am