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Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
Wadena County wanted - Aug. 18 edition
Courts - Aug. 19 edition
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Riewer fans 18 but Blazers fall in state tournament bid
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Old Wadena Rendezvous folklife festival returns this weekend
Country singer to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
Your letters - Aug. 11 edition
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
February 4, 2012
Sauk Centre woman critically injured in crash
Two people from Sauk Centre, Minn. were injured in a crash Thursday night that temporarily shut down traffic on U.S. Highway 10 west of Wadena. A...
February 4, 2012 - 3:27pm
January 31, 2012
10 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Without Spending a Dime
A common perception of "going green" is that it requires a big investment: either you have to spend a lot of money on something like an energy efficient HVAC system and expensive CFLs for your whole house, or you have to invest a lot of time researching product ingredient lists and...
January 31, 2012 - 11:07am
January 28, 2012
Abandoned animals moved from abandoned house
Wadena County Sheriff's Deputies moved a horse and some dogs from a location they believe was abandoned by the owners. Wadena County Chief Deputy Bill Cross reported the sheriff's office was called out on Jan. 17 to the residence on Wilderness Drive. Some neighbors saw the horse...
January 28, 2012 - 2:55pm
January 8, 2012
TCHC offers tips for avoiding injury in cold and icy conditions
In central Minnesota, we have had a warmer than normal winter, but more cold and icy conditions are likely to return before winter is declared over. Winter weather can create hazardous walking conditions at work or around your home. Tri-County Health Care encourages everyone to review...
January 8, 2012 - 1:56pm
January 1, 2012
Piles of Fleece and Blankets of Snow: Can a Space Heater Save You Money?
One of my favorite things about winter is sitting under a huge pile of blankets and quilts with a good book and a cup of homemade hot chocolate....
January 1, 2012 - 3:45pm
U of M offers tips to prevent freezing septic systems
Freezing problems with septic systems may be more common this year because a lack of snow cover across Minnesota exposes existing system inadequacies as temperatures dip lower. Snow serves as an insulating blanket over septic tanks and soil treatment areas. According to Extension...
January 1, 2012 - 1:05pm
Near-misses on the ice
The Todd County Sheriff's Office issued a dangerous ice warning Thursday night and said no one should operate vehicles or ATVs on the ice. There have been several near-miss incidents in the area: A 20-year-old man from Fargo fell through thin ice on his ATV on Prairie Lake near...
January 1, 2012 - 11:41am
December 31, 2011
Funds available for energy assistance program through Jan. 13
Funding is still available for available for households in Otter Tail and Wadena County for help with heating and electric costs. If households needing help have not already applied for help this heating season funds are still available to assist households in need that meet income...
December 31, 2011 - 12:00pm
Mild December creating headaches for ice fishermen
Ice fishing has been a difficult sport for some this winter as unusually mild temperatures prevail in west central Minnesota. Houses have already...
December 31, 2011 - 11:33am
December 24, 2011
Brown ground expected to persist
Why is the weather so nice, after it was predicted to be another blizzard fest like the last two years in a row?
December 24, 2011 - 12:13pm
Brown Christmas not unique to 2011
5 years ago Excerpts from the Dec. 21, 2006 Pioneer Journal Snow still a no show Some are anxious for white fluffiness to coat the snowless ground this winter, but Wadena city workers are spending time preparing for snowfall and catching up on other projects. Wadena Wal-Mart...
December 24, 2011 - 11:55am
November 13, 2011
Winter survival kit necessary, experts say
Nov. 7-11 was Winter Weather Awareness Week. The Wadena County Sheriff's Emergency Management office reminded citizens that the winter months are quickly approaching and it is important to be ready in case of a winter weather emergency. Officials would like to encourage citizens...
November 13, 2011 - 2:25pm
September 25, 2011
New record low set Sept. 15
A record low temperature for Sept. 15 was set this year for Wadena. The official climate station three miles south of town recorded 26 degrees. "That is a record low. The previous record low for the 15th was 28 back in 1964," lead forecaster Dan Riddle at the National Weather Service...
September 25, 2011 - 11:39am
July 23, 2011
July 23, 2011 - 5:36pm
Storm downs trees
The Tuesday morning windstorm, which prompted a severe thunderstorm warning from the National Weather Service, took down trees and knocked out...
July 23, 2011 - 5:34pm