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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Wadena City Council
June 22, 2015
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
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