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More county building projects proposed
Annual Easter egg hunt is Saturday, April 4
News briefs - March 26 edition
Wadena man charged after alleged stabbing
Wadena County residents in oil train 'danger zones'
Wolverines hope to make run at Mid-State crown
WDC trap team ready to go after another state berth
Do Twins have their pitching problem licked?
Raiders coming off strong season in PRC, true team
Volleyball Champs: Dykhoffs claim top spot
Reuter Family Dentistry opens new clinic
West Central Telephone introduces Sidekick Assist
New M State program addresses 'huge' gas industry need
Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. closes acquisition of 16 radio stations in northern Minnesota
Reuter Dentistry receives rebate, recognition from Wadena Light and Water
Family fun: Spring is here
From the Wadena archives...
'Bead on One String' creator performs at WDC Elementary
WDC first-graders allowed to 'clown around' during art residency
This ain't your mother's 'Cinderella'
Birth announcements - March 19 edition
Baymler named Community Educator for home health, hospice service
Chicken, Asparagus and Bamboo Stir-Fry
Happy Birthday Ethelyn!
How to Handle Hurtful People - Part 2
Paid sick time helps everybody
Your letters - March 19 edition
What is considered taxable income?
Can a gas powered bicycle be driven without a licence?
Proposed health bills make sense
Beautiful sky: Setting sun
Winged vistors: Turkeys enjoy mild spring
Mild winter's timing could not have been better for deer
Surplus spring turkey hunt licenses to go on sale
Wadena Police Department
December 19, 2014
Weekly crime report - Dec. 18 edition
On Wednesday, Dec. 3 Joshua William Butcher, 20, of Wadena, was stopped and cited for violation of a restricted license-misdemeanor and no proof of insurance-driver-misdemeanor. On Monday, Dec. 8 Rebecca Lynn Allen, 41, of Sebeka, was stopped and cited for driving after revocation-misdemeanor. On...
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December 19, 2014 - 12:10am
December 5, 2014
Weekly arrest report - Dec. 4 edition
• Michael Wayne Peters, 39 of Wadena, was arrested on a warrant issued from the Minnesota Department of Corrections. • Christopher Paul Skolte, 19 of Wadena, was involved in a two motor vehicle accident. Skolte was cited for following too closely-petty misdemeanor, and failure...
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December 5, 2014 - 12:00am
November 28, 2014
Weekly crime report - Nov. 27 edition
The Wadena Police Department is assisting the Eagle Bend Police Department, in an ongoing burglary investigation into the Eagle Valley High School, Eagle Bend, where approximately 50 power tools were taken during the burglary. The items have since been recovered, and are valued in...
November 28, 2014 - 12:00am
November 22, 2014
Wadena Police Department crime report - Nov. 20 edition
Nathan Dale Campbell, 32, of Wadena, was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree DWI — test refusal, gross misdemeanor. His first court appearance was Monday, Nov.
November 22, 2014 - 12:00am
November 14, 2014
Wadena Police Department crime report - Nov. 13 edition
Dawn Marie Parker, 37, of Wadena, was cited for possession of small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Becky Ann Ascheman, 42, of Wadena, was cited for theft. Michael Aaron Moen, 18, of Deer Creek, was cited for disorderly conduct. Blaine James Cooper, 18, of Wadena,...
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November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
November 7, 2014
Wadena Police Department crime report - Nov. 6 edition
Editor's Note: In order to improve crime coverage in our paper, starting this week, the Pioneer Journal will print a weekly synopsis of the activity of the Wadena Police Department. Tiffany Lynn Murphy, 22, of Perham was cited and released for texting while driving. Dennis Clifford...
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November 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 30, 2014
Wadena chief promotes officer to sergeant
Last year's retirement of Chief Bruce Uselman combined with Officer Josh Winter taking a job with the Todd County Sheriff's Office prompted a ripple effect for the Wadena Police Department that's extended into 2014. "It's probably easier if I draw a grid," said Chief Naomi Plautz...
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January 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Sgt. Naomi Plautz to become interim WPD chief
After years of service as the Wadena Police Department’s first female officer, Naomi Plautz is about make local history again as she becomes its first female chief July 30. Plautz was unanimously chosen by the Wadena City Council to become interim chief once the term of retiring...
July 19, 2013 - 3:02pm
May 24, 2013
Uselman to retire as Wadena police chief
After ten years of serving as chief of the Wadena Police Department and almost 40 years in law enforcement, Bruce Uselman is finally willing to let someone else walk the beat. Although he is retiring as chief effective this July, Uselman said he may continue working in the general...
May 24, 2013 - 9:40am