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February 17, 2017
 Face painting was one of many activities youth enjoyed at the party. Other activities included manicures, crafts, bingo, musical hearts, storytime, snacks and a grand march. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools
Prince and Princess party a royal hit
February 17, 2017 - 12:56pm
Reminder: WDC is in session Feb. 20
February 17, 2017 - 9:08am
February 4, 2017
Wadena-Deer Creek seniors Gabi Ross and Tyler Wheeler are the 2017 Triple “A” Award recipients. This is an annual award given to seniors who have excelled in academics, arts and athletics. Photo by Dana Pavek/WDC Schools
WDC seniors Ross and Wheeler selected for Triple 'A' Award
February 4, 2017 - 8:15am
January 25, 2017
Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan will stop in Wadena Thursday
January 25, 2017 - 10:43am
January 22, 2017
Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputy Brad Weber talks with students during lunch. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal
WDC students have lunch with law enforcement
January 22, 2017 - 12:08am
January 21, 2017
Michael Schmidt and Sara Goetze rehearse a scene from "Moonlight Without A Soul." The play is written by WDC High School drama coach, Jay Patterson, and deals with the emotional subject of school shootings. Photo by Dana Pavek/WDC Schools
WDC's one-act play to give performance Jan. 26
January 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 15, 2017
Students make 1st quarter honor roll at WDC
January 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 14, 2017
From left, Helen Lamont, Jenna Toftum, Grace Matthiessen, Madison Carsten and Grace Westra pose for a photo while visiting together at their table. Also, pictured, in back, is resident Linda Smith. Students were honored to visit with these ladies, especially Grace Westra who is the oldest FOL resident at 104. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools.
Sixth-graders visit Fair Oaks Lodge, brighten residents' day
January 14, 2017 - 12:08am
January 4, 2017
Pictured, front row, from left: Anna Helmbrecht, Eli Hovius, Naomi Aho and Emma Weniger; back row, from left: Nevaeh Anderson, Brooklin Jesuit, Lillian Davidson, Ryan Erikson and Wesley Anderson. Louis Rutten/WDC Schools.
Little Wolverines earn PAWS praise for positive behavior
January 4, 2017 - 8:15am
January 3, 2017
This fall the Freshwater Middle School participated in the We Scare Hunger project and brought donations to the Wadena Food Shelf. Special to the Pioneer Journal
Freshwater, WDC Elementary combine giving power for Wadena Food Shelf
January 3, 2017 - 8:15am
December 26, 2016
Grandma Arlene is pictured here with Junelle Jackson, left, second-grade teacher; and Mandy Gallant, kindergarten teacher. Submitted Photo.
Foster grandparent Wynn recognized for 15 years of service
December 26, 2016 - 8:15am
December 20, 2016
WDC students donated oodles of non-perishable items for the Fill the Yetti food drive held last week at the elementary and middle/high school. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools
WDC students donate 2,024 items for food drive
December 20, 2016 - 8:15am
December 19, 2016
Rue Colbert is the main street in Moen's host community of Antsiranana or Diego. Contributed photo
WDC grad answers call to serve on global mission in Madagascar
December 19, 2016 - 9:23am
The eagle has long talons and a large wing span. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools
WDC students see bald eagle up close
December 19, 2016 - 9:16am
December 8, 2016
WDC Elementary Principal Louis Rutten tries to get back on his donkey after falling off Friday night. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
December 8, 2016 - 3:08pm