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WDC head volleyball coach Volkmann earns 500th career win
Property transfers and marriage licenses - Sept. 22 edition
The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Area artist carves, paints decorative gourds
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
July 20, 2011
Hot enough for everyone
The heat is on, and as we dash from our air-conditioned vehicles into air-conditioned buildings, one can't help wondering how people coped with extreme summer heat in the pre-technology era. Were they vulnerable to heat exhaustion and heat stroke? Or were they simply tougher than...
July 20, 2011 - 2:46pm
July 19, 2011
Workers escape Wadena, Minn., fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm; building first demolished in 2010 tornado
By Brian Hansel and Rachelle Klemme JR Construction owner Robert Weiher told his three-man crew to "get out of there" Tuesday morning and his...
July 19, 2011 - 1:56pm
July 18, 2011
FEMA offers tips to beat the heat
Summer is here and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency wants individuals and families to understand how to cope with extreme heat. "A combination of high temperatures and high humidity creates a dangerous situation in which heat induced...
July 18, 2011 - 8:33am
May 8, 2011
Mini quake shakes things up in Alexandria area
The rumbling started at 2:20 a.m. Friday. "At first, we thought something had blown up, like a gas tank," Betty and Jack Yelle of Evansville wrote in an e-mail to the Alexandria Echo Press . A 2.5 magnitude earthquake shook the Alexandria area, according to the U.S. Geological ...
May 8, 2011 - 2:58pm
May 1, 2011
Severe weather drill
May 1, 2011 - 10:16pm
Free SkyWarn Weather Spotter Course offered
SkyWarn Weather Spotters are a National Weather Service team of volunteers, trained to observe and report significant weather. Weather spotters support their local community and emergency managers by providing the NWS with timely and accurate severe weather reports. These reports...
May 1, 2011 - 12:41pm
Calmer summer weather pattern expected in central Minnesota
As Minnesotans gripe about a cold spring season, they are also bracing for the inevitable summer storms, and destructive tornadoes have already...
May 1, 2011 - 12:15pm
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March 20, 2011
From tornado to tsunami warning
Most Wadena area residents can remember where they were when they heard of the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Japan - somewhere safe in Minnesota. Sara (Hacking) Backstrom, Vicki Pearson and Daryl Pearson were in Hawaii in the path of the waves. Backstrom, reporter at the Pioneer...
March 20, 2011 - 6:15pm
A sure sign of spring
February 20, 2011 - 8:37pm
January 28, 2011
Flooding possible for Red Eye, Crow Wing and Leaf Rivers
High water table conditions, above normal rainfall over the past year, and heavy snowfall this winter may result in significant spring flooding for Wadena County. This would be particularly true for those residents near the Red Eye, Crow Wing and Leaf Rivers in the county. Residents...
January 28, 2011 - 1:53pm
Enjoy it while it lasts
January 28, 2011 - 1:50pm
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