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Donkey basketball coming to WDC Friday
Menahga man charged with felonies in snowmobile crash
Empty Stocking Fund celebrates 90 years of giving
Wadena Nativity lighting ceremony is Thursday
Secret Santa Workshop slated for Dec. 1, 3
Wolverines hope to shake off problems on court
WDC icemen going after another winning season
Wheeler, Dykhoff named to All-Section 6AA squad
Blue Devils streak past Packers 7-1
Bowling - Nov. 24 Edition
Carol A. White
Carol A. White
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas in Wadena show returns this weekend
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 24
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Birth announcements - Nov. 24 edition
Leftover Thanksgiving casserole
Clergy View: The turkey must wait
Hanging of the Greens service is Nov. 27
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Vehicles broke down alongside the road
Veterans who need routine audiology and optometry appointments will soon be able to directly schedule
Time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
Your letters - Nov. 17 edition
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
Wadena City Council
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
November 22, 2014
Wadena City Council notebook - Nov. 20 edition
Clocking in at under 90 minutes, the first Wadena City Council meeting following an election that ousted the incumbent mayor and two council...
November 22, 2014 - 12:00am
November 5, 2014
There'll be a new mayor in town
It's time for new blood on the Wadena City Council. That's the message voters sent Tuesday, ousting eight-term Mayor Wayne Wolden along with...
November 5, 2014 - 2:10am
November 1, 2014
Five vie for two four-year Wadena City Council seats
Five candidates are asking voters to elect them Nov. 4 to four-year terms on the Wadena City Council, but only two will take office in January. Incumbents...
November 1, 2014 - 12:00am
Two compete in special election for two-year Wadena City Council seat
When Councilman Brian Hillesland resigned in July because he was building a home outside of city limits, the city called a special election for...
November 1, 2014 - 12:00am
October 26, 2014
Wadena City Council roundup
It's a perennial nuisance for city crews: When cars remain parked on the street after the snow falls, they're forced to plow around them. "It's...
October 26, 2014 - 12:00am
May 29, 2014
Dispute leads to kennel ordinance changes
A backyard fence separates Carmen Robinson's property from the Wadena County Humane Society animal shelter. When the dogs are let out to relieve...
May 29, 2014 - 12:00am