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June 9, 2017
Logan Taggart and Sarah Moen are recipients of the Bridges Academy Achievement Award and Honor Cord. Courtesy photo.
Graduates earn bridges career academy awards
June 9, 2017 - 3:32pm
June 8, 2017
Johnathan Hockert got a big hug from Second Grade Teacher Junelle Jackson on the last day of school June 1. Jackson, who retired this year as a full time teacher, has said goodbye to 34 classes during her career, a job, she said, that has never been an easy one. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
'If you love your job, you'll never work a day in your life'
June 8, 2017 - 7:43am
June 4, 2017
The Class of 2029 turned out in force Thursday for the Kindergarten Graduation program at Memorial Auditorium. The five classes opened the program with group songs. A video about the life of a Kindergartner was shown followed by a presentation of diplomas, presentation of the classes and a closing song. The Class of 2029 presently includes 82 students. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Class of 2029
June 4, 2017 - 1:24pm
June 2, 2017
Graduation exercises held for Class of 2017
June 2, 2017 - 5:14pm
May 22, 2017
Serving at the FFA Pie Social, from left: Richard Muckala, FFA advisor; Ryan Grendahl, Brianna Burke and Starr Hansen. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools.
FFA hosts pie social
May 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 21, 2017
Blast Off!
May 21, 2017 - 9:32am
Dancing to a 1950s tune, from left, are third-graders Shakira Vick, Arynn Lorentz and Anna Fiemeyer. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools.
Rockin' the '50s
May 21, 2017 - 8:15am
May 20, 2017
WDC Elementary principal Rutten dodges water balloons
May 20, 2017 - 12:27pm
Budget picture brightens for WDC school board
May 20, 2017 - 9:28am
May 19, 2017
Jaxon White and his mom, Stacy, enjoy their muffins during "Muffins with Mom" in Alyssa Morlock's classroom. Dana Pavek, WDC Schools.
Muffins with Mom
May 19, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 15, 2017
Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members, from left, Joshua Tabery, Ryan Grendahl, Bel Snyder and Emily Benson attended the 88th Minnesota FFA Convention at the University of Minnesota. Richard Muckala/WDC Schools.
Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members attend state convention
May 15, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 10, 2017
Stephen Thomas and Ryan Anderson are all smiles as they grab their hotdogs and burgers at Tapley Park. Dana Pavek/WDC Schools.
Rollin' up their sleeves
May 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 6, 2017
Verndale band headed for Florida next spring
May 6, 2017 - 10:18am
WDC students earn superior and excellent ratings at Subsection Music Contests
May 6, 2017 - 10:18am
April 29, 2017
Randy Jahnke of Employment Resource Center Inc. in Wadena explained his technique to members of Central Minnesota CEO after delivering a pitch to Edward Jones Financial Advisor Cory Oehlke. Juniors and seniors from the communities of Wadena, Deer Creek, Verndale, Staples and Motley made up the Creating Entrepreneural Opportunities (CEO) group that assembled in Oelhke's office for the practical application of Jahnke's work. (Photo by Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal)
Showing them a way to stay
April 29, 2017 - 12:18pm