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Mr. and Mrs. Claus visit McDonald's
Honor roll additions
Wadena County Wanted
Wolverine boys basketball squad loses two
Golden Gloves boxers fight Dec. 21
Verndale cagers trump Huskies in conference opener
Bowling scores 12/19
Raider wrestlers victorious over Osakis Silverstreaks
Foto Find 12/19
Wadena County originally covered with pine trees
Four Christmas collaboration concerts to debut in December
Foto Find 12/5
At the Library in December
Deer Hunting 2013 part 2
Deer Hunting 2013
The message of Christmas
Army modernizes Army Knowledge Online
WDC partners with Perham for day of learning
Using headlights inclement weather
Empty Stocking Fund Talent Program
Easy Sticky Buns
Spicy Honey-Mustard Pork Roast
Smokin' White Hot Chocolate
Creamy Apple Pie
May 15, 2012
Charges filed in mailbox vandalism incidents
Three men from Verndale are being charged with third degree damage to property and disorderly conduct in association with mailbox vandalism in Wadena County. December 11 through Jan. 15, more than 30 Wadena County mailboxes were vandalized. Four minors, as well as the three adults,...
May 15, 2012 - 12:21pm
May 14, 2012
Wadena residents deserve four lanes
Since I returned to Wadena to work at the Pioneer Journal, I've heard significant chatter regarding the two-lane stretch of Highway 10 that runs through town. While some patrons confess years of debate surrounding the implementation of four lanes has rendered them mentally exhausted,...
May 14, 2012 - 11:37am
April 16, 2012
Wadena County Humane Society Socialization and Obedience Classes
The spring classes for Obedience Training and Socialization will begin Monday, April 16 at 8:30 p.m. at the 4-H Building, Wadena Cty Fair Grounds located on Highway 10 West, Wadena. Equipment needed: 6 foot training lead (leather or web) No chain leads Training collar (choke...
April 16, 2012 - 11:04am
April 13, 2012
Wadena County healthier, but still near bottom
Wadena County saw a slight improvement in health outcome rankings from last year in County Health Rankings compiled by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Wadena County was ranked 80 out of 84 counties for health outcomes; three counties were not included in...
April 13, 2012 - 1:44pm
Todd-Wadena Kinship reinstated under merger
The Kinship of Todd-Wadena Counties Board of Directors unanimously voted to re-establish its youth mentoring program under the Kinship Partners program of Crow Wing and southern Cass counties. The organizations have begun the steps to bring programming, volunteers, mentors, and mentees...
April 13, 2012 - 1:44pm
April 9, 2012
1940 census scans posted online show snapshot of what Wadena County life was like
A picture of life in 1940 for Wadena and other areas has been posted online now that the full details of the 1940 census have been released at...
April 9, 2012 - 12:36pm
April 2, 2012
County considers redistricting for commissioners
At its March 27 meeting, Wadena County Commissioners heard from Auditor/Treasurer Char West and Auditor/Treasurer Department employee Rosalie Miller about six options for changing the boundaries of the county's commissioner districts. The changes are necessary because the county's...
April 2, 2012 - 11:30am
March 25, 2012
Going 'green' for food drive
Wadena-Deer Creek junior high student council organized a food drive in honor of March as Food Shelf Awareness Month. The student council challenged...
education / food
March 25, 2012 - 5:17pm
Your Letters: Repetition doesn't help
If you're not yet a political activist, but witnessed the best and experienced the worst, this may help: Wadena County government is not corrupt, Wadena County government is not corrupt, Wadena County government is not corrupt. After several weeks, it didn't do much for me, either. Victor...
March 25, 2012 - 1:51pm
March 24, 2012
Barn, garage burn in Huntersville Township
On Saturday, March 16, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a structure fire at 27177 360th Street in Huntersville Township. The homeowners were awakened by their dogs barking and upon investigating found their barn on fire, according to the sheriff's office. The fire...
March 24, 2012 - 5:17pm
Council listens to therapy pool pitch
The Wadena City Council was in a special meeting March 15 about the proposed wellness center at the time they got word about a chance to testify in St.
March 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
Public health immunization clinics coming in April
Wadena County Public Health Department will conduct monthly immunization clinics as follows for April: Monday, April 2, at the Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 401 2nd St. SE, Sebeka, Call for an appointment. Thursday, April 5, at Wadena County Public Health, 22 Dayton Ave....
March 24, 2012 - 3:14pm
March 18, 2012
Wadena board approves contract bids for Safe Room
The Wadena-Deer Creek school board approved contracts for the multi-purpose FEMA Safe Room March 8 in a special meeting at the district office. All bids were first reviewed by Kraus-Anderson, the general contractor that is building the new secondary school on Colfax Avenue. Contracts...
March 18, 2012 - 3:41pm
March 17, 2012
Two liquor licenses approved by city council
The Wadena City Council gave the green light to two restaurants for the liquor licensing process. Los Jalapenos, which re-opened in place of El Tequilas with a new name and new ownership, will have to wait for the state approval now. The council approved the city's part of the liquor...
March 17, 2012 - 3:19pm
Library's Monday hours are back
Monday - you can't trust that day, according to an old song. But fortunately for library patrons, Kitchigami in Wadena is having Monday hours again after the Wadena City Council voted to restore funding which was cut by the county. The Wadena City Library will re-open this Monday,...
March 17, 2012 - 3:19pm