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Clarification: Students won't make up snow day
Going on tour: Sebeka teen embarking on seven-nation European trip with clarinet
Police Scanner - March 15 Edition
Weekly crime report - March 15 edition
Cultural Center calls for essays for the Great American Think-off
WDC indoor track closed to public until further notice
Wolverines topped in double overtime
Justin Morneau is Tri-County Health Care's Men's Night Out keynote speaker
Trojans hand Wolverines 60-36 playoff loss
Erkenbrack defeated in opening match
Paul Richard Montan
Brian B. Eide
Tri-County, Lakewood staff take the plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota
New provider joins TCHC Wadena Clinic behavioral health
Fair Oaks Lodge coming under new management
Wadena County Public Health holds maternal and child health multiclinic
United Way announces new board leadership
Kind leads interactive show at First Congregational March 12
Wadena Area Concert Band performs March 18
Wadena Library to feature 'Minnesota's Wild and Woolly Prohibition Days'
Jan Smith as Amelia Bloomers at Wadena County Museum March 15
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Wadena County Historical Society April 19
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Letter: It's good to see God back in America again
Letter: Fight to save Kirkbride important
Veterans: VA unveils claims submission option that promises to complete claims within 30 days
Ask A Trooper: Can active military personnel drive with expired licenses?
Why are good duck numbers not translating to good hunter numbers?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Alivya Lou Ann Greer
Wadena Police Department
January 16, 2016
Several scams reported to Wadena police
The Wadena Police Department received several complaints from residents about attempted scams in the last several weeks and residents are reminded to be cautious. "Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it is," the police department said. The police department heard from several...
January 16, 2016 - 12:10am
August 15, 2015
New Wadena officer has ties to community
Lance Uselman is Wadena's newest full time police officer. He isn't new to Wadena, though. Uselman has been working as a part time officer...
August 15, 2015 - 12:10am
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
May 24, 2013 - 9:40am