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WDC elementary earns highest state rating
Jennie-O's Willmar processing plant #4 returns to normal operations after Friday night medical incident
Courts - Oct. 16 edition
police scanner - Oct. 16 edition
Living History: 17-year-old leads Highway Patrol on high speed chase
Pirates improve season court record to 18-5
Wadena Boxing Club practices to begin Oct. 20
Bowling scores - Oct. 16 edition
Pirates pummel Chargers 33-8
Hinojos reaches second round of Section 8A tournament
Diana Elsie Siltala
Alice Amanda Grangruth
Harriet May Litchfield
M State Wadena marks 5th year in Baudette
M State Wadena enrollment drops slightly
M State awarded $2.5 million in federal jobs training funds
Reddick wins Small Business Hero award
Walmart donates $1,000 to WDC teachers
Richters keep pumpkin patch alive for kids
Keeping warm: Stylish babe
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 16 edition
Fun at the firehall
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 9 edition
Still riding at 100
Birth announcements - Oct. 9 edition
Oktoberfest Potato Salad
Uselman re-elected to new National Catholic Society of Foresters' Board
Can motorcycles turn left at red lights?
Minnesota military family tribute seeks military family stories
Your letters - Oct. 16 edition
Johnson has tools for change in MN
My Two Cents
Fall harvest: getting ready for winter
The Outdoor Report
Fall in Minnesota: Sun-kissed shore
Getting water to crops when they're thirstiest pays off
Brothers show off exhibition shooting skills
August 11, 2012
Managing the horns of the devil
Growing up, my family had a black and white console television that only got two channels. I remember the TV being on from early morning until late at night when the test pattern screen came on as the network went off the air. It was Mom who used the TV for background noise to...
opinion / food / entertainment
August 11, 2012 - 9:05am
August 4, 2012
Verndale residents gain grocery store
Verndale has a grocery store once again, now owned by Wadena County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC). The business, which is half grocery...
business / food
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
Outdoor seating for The Uptown approved by Wadena City Council
The Wadena City Council gave its blessing to a restaurant owner to add an outdoor seating area. Jim Formanek, owner of The Uptown, presented plans to build an outdoor dining area in what is currently the building's parking lot. A dumpster would be moved, the outdoor dining area would...
business / news / food
July 16, 2012 - 4:28am
July 10, 2012
WDC Summer Foods program provides free, healthy meals for youths
Watching her two children devour a nutritious meal at Wadena-Deer Creek School's Summer Food Program makes Deer Creek mom Angie Moats very happy. Moats...
food / education
July 10, 2012 - 2:00pm
June 25, 2012
Eat fresh and eat smart at Subway
For some it may be "Taco Tuesday," but for me it is definitely "Subway Tuesday." It all started 18 years ago when I started working for the Pioneer Journal and our local Subway restaurant would give double stamps on Tuesday. A Subway card filled with stamps was worth a free sandwich....
opinion / food
June 25, 2012 - 1:45pm
U of M Extension to conduct cooking class
Wadena County Nutrition Educator Donna Anderson will soon host local cooking classes, in partnership with Chef Derek Olson of Harvest Thyme Bistro, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. The "Cooking Matters" classes, set to take place Wednesday evenings from...
education / business / food
June 25, 2012 - 5:24am
Wings and Wheels event on track
The 6th annual Wings and Wheels event will be held June 30 during Wadena Airplane Fly-In and Community Day at the Wadena Airport, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. Festivities will start with an egg, sausage and hashbrown breakfast served from 9 to 11 a.m....
June 25, 2012 - 5:24am
June 19, 2012
environment / food
June 19, 2012 - 5:48pm
June 1, 2012
Christian women club to meet June 12
The Wadena Area Christian Women club is putting on an "Enjoy the Ride" Luncheon, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. The group will meet at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 11:30 a.m. June 12. Speaking at the event will be Eloise Deihl of Moorhead, Minn., who will...
June 1, 2012 - 7:14pm
May 17, 2012
My husband loves seafood. Really, really loves seafood. Crab dip, bacon-wrapped shrimp, anything boiled and dipped in butter, he's there! He...
May 17, 2012 - 12:49pm
May 8, 2012
ECFE Family Fun Finale to be held May 10
Preschoolers and families are invited to Wadena-Deer Creek's "Family Fun Finale" on Thursday, May 10 at Wadena-Deer Creek Early Childhood Center...
May 8, 2012 - 2:21pm
Korkowski benefit set for May 12
A benefit for Edith Korkowski of rural New York Mills will be held at the Wadena Elks Lodge on Saturday, May 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. In January,...
May 8, 2012 - 2:12pm
Verndale Historical Society to have potluck and presentation
The Verndale Historical Society will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, May 10 at the museum. A potluck will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting with election of new officers. Gordon Fredrickson will be the speaker. He will be presenting his Farm Heritage Program....
May 8, 2012 - 2:07pm
May 2, 2012
Staples Area Men's Chorus to wrap up season in town
After a busy year with challenging music and collaborations of every shape and kind, the Staples Area Men's Chorus will wrap up their 2011-12 season on Saturday, May 5, at 7 p.m.at the Landmark Inn in Staples. "After a busy year with some pretty heavy music, we decided to perform...
entertainment / food
May 2, 2012 - 4:45pm
April 24, 2012
Lemon Chili Spaghetti
Looking for something to counter act all of the sugary sweets from the weekend? I have the perfect recipe for you! This pasta dish, based off...
April 24, 2012 - 1:58pm