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News briefs - July 28 edition
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
Wadena Scout earning Eagle rank
Wadena Babe Ruth team headed for 13-15 state tournament
Blazers top Angels with ninth inning surge
WDC Babe Ruth club will meet DGF or Litchfield in state opener
Speer hired as GM, publisher of Northland Outdoors
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Luella Mae Trites
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Michael Charles Brakefield
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
Entertainment briefs - July 28 edition
The Abiders to perform Friday at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Old School to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Church briefs - July 21 edition
Birth announcements - July 21 edition
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
Your letters - July 21 edition
Must vehicles have hoods?
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
Wadena City Council
August 23, 2015
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
December 19, 2014
Mayor, two council members bid adieu
Three members with a half century of combined experience on the Wadena City Council were honored Dec. 9, during the final regularly scheduled...
December 19, 2014 - 8:15am
Council splits on alcohol at wellness center
In a 2-2 vote, the Wadena City Council rejected a motion Dec. 9 that would have prohibited booze at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center during its first year of operation. For about a half hour, members debated whether allowing alcohol is necessary to attracting events -...
December 19, 2014 - 12:08am
November 23, 2014
Council reviews enterprise fund budgets
The Wadena City Council reviewed proposed 2015 budgets for city utilities, the golf course, liquor store and, for the first time, the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center at a meeting Monday night. At the end of the nearly three hour meeting, City Administrator Brad Swenson said...
November 23, 2014 - 12:00am