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Doyle is Post 171 selection for Boys State
CHAMP Youth lead Kick Butts Day campaign
News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
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
Marjorie Ann Fraki
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
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
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
March 20, 2017
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
A standing room only crowd greeted Mary Casanova, a children and young adult novelist, at the March Book Ends event on Saturday, March 11, at...
March 20, 2017 - 5:33pm
March 17, 2017
'Donuts with Dad' a heart-warming event
Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary's kindergarten classrooms were brimming with students leading smiling dads, grandpas and father figures in tow to...
March 17, 2017 - 3:43pm
March 10, 2017
Lohmiller makes honor roll at WDC
Lila Lohmiller was mistakenly omitted from the Wadena-Deer Creek 2nd Quarter honor roll list. The Pioneer Journal regrets the error.
March 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 8, 2017
'Blue out the gym' Thursday night for the WDC Wolverine boys' basketball game
Break out the Blue Thursday, March 9 to support the WDC Wolverine boys' basketball team when they host East Grand Forks in the first round of the Section 8AA tourney. For the first time in 13 years, the WDC boys' basketball team will host a first round playoff game in the Section...
March 8, 2017 - 3:12pm
March 7, 2017
Students learn farm-to-table skills in greenhouse
Wadena-Deer Creek School students are learning lifelong skills in an independent study offered by greenhouse manager Kathy Connell. Becoming...
March 7, 2017 - 4:08pm
March 6, 2017
WDC offering upcoming Community Education classes
Defensive driving course This class is for those who have never taken a certified defensive driving class. If you are 55 or over, Minnesota law requires insurance companies to offer a 10 percent reduction for three years if you complete a certified defensive driving course. Receive...
March 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 3, 2017
Laying of the wreath: WDC students will visit Tomb of the Unknown Solder at Arlington Cemetery
Wadena-Deer Creek band and choir students will place a special wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery later this month....
March 3, 2017 - 5:11pm
Minnesota author/illustrator LaRochelle visits WDC Elementary
David LaRochelle, a Minnesota author and illustrator, visited students at Wadena-Deer Elementary, Jan. 21. LaRochelle spent the day storytelling,...
March 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 28, 2017
Cardinals overwhelm Wolverines in Section 6A quarterfinals
Kyle Davis saw his Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines outclassed on the Runestone Community Center ice last Tuesday in a 13-0 loss to state-ranked...
February 28, 2017 - 7:21pm
February 24, 2017
WDC fifth-grader advances to regional spelling bee
Wadena-Deer Creek fifth-grader Anna Guo won the WDC Spelling Bee Feb. 13 at WDC Middle/High School. She correctly spelled "stilton" in the 26th...
February 24, 2017 - 4:15pm
February 22, 2017
CEO students hosting ice fishing jamboree Feb. 25
The Central Minnesota CEO class is hosting a family-friendly ice fishing tournament, Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Dower Lake near Staples. Prizes and trophies for most fish, along with the grand prize of a four-hour guided fishing trip by Walleye Dan. The cost is $10 for...
February 22, 2017 - 10:56am
February 19, 2017
WDC students make 2nd quarter honor roll
The following students made 'A' honor roll for 2nd quarter: Fifth grade Gracie Ames, Caitlyn Anderson, Jaxson Brown, Peyton Church, KatieRae Fiemeyer, Macey Goeden, Anna Guo, Libby Hartman, Lyrik Haug, Simon Kreklau, Isabelle Larson, Brenna Leeseberg, Teshome Loer, Macie Moore, Ean...
February 19, 2017 - 11:43am
February 17, 2017
Prince and Princess party a royal hit
The 8th annual Prince and Princess Party Sunday afternoon was an opportunity for boys and girls enjoyed face painting, manicures, making crafts,...
February 17, 2017 - 12:56pm
Reminder: WDC is in session Feb. 20
Wadena-Deer Creek Schools will be in session Monday, Feb. 20. This was originally a scheduled day off for President's Day, but because WDC missed two days of school due to weather, WDC now has school on Monday, February 20 and Friday, March 3.
February 17, 2017 - 9:08am
February 4, 2017
WDC seniors Ross and Wheeler selected for Triple 'A' Award
Wadena-Deer Creek High School seniors Gabi Ross and Tyler Wheeler have been chosen as the recipients of this year's Triple "A" Awards. This is...
February 4, 2017 - 8:15am