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August 14, 2012
Paige Hartman serves a tennis ball during a practice session Tuesday morning on the Wadena-Deer Creek tennis courts. Fall sports teams began practice Monday for the 2012 season. Journal photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Serving it up
August 14, 2012 - 3:43pm
August 13, 2012
Kalin Odell, 11, plays outside with his cat, Tiger, on Monday in southwest Wadena. Journal photo by Dain Sullivan
Photo of the Day: The wonderful thing about Tigers
August 13, 2012 - 1:13pm
August 10, 2012
Kayden Camacho of Glyndon reaches for an ear of sweet corn Friday morning while his grandfather, Greg Malone of rural Wadena, looks on. Camacho is trying to earn enough money to buy a bow and arrow.
Photo of the Day: Sweet corn for a sweet goal
August 10, 2012 - 2:22pm
August 9, 2012
Scott Hennessy said he built this bird house - shown July 1 - three year's ago, adding that this is the first year he has seen birds living in it. Hennessy lives off Highway 71 near Wadena. Submitted photo
Photo of the Day: A roof over their heads
August 9, 2012 - 7:02pm
August 7, 2012
Union carpenters Brad Edberg, left, and Chuck Laffin take a band instrument locker that came from the Wenger Corporation of Owatonna, Minn. and place it on a dolly for transport into the new Wadena-Deer Creek Secondary School. The official dedication of the new secondary school is set for Aug. 29. Journal photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Get on the bandwagon
August 7, 2012 - 11:07am
August 6, 2012
Kobe Endres, 7, left, wrestles with his 8-year-old sister, Corra, in a backyard pool Monday in northeast Wadena. Journal photo by Dain Sullivan
Photo of the Day: Backyard Water Olympics
August 6, 2012 - 2:35pm
August 3, 2012
Haylee Dickey, 7, giggles as a newborn puppy tries to lick her face Friday in northwestern Wadena. Journal photo by Dain Sullivan
Photo of the Day: Puppy love
August 3, 2012 - 12:21pm
August 2, 2012
Carmen Pederson helps out with the Wadena County Historical Society (WCHS) garage sale Thursday afternoon.

Pederson, a WCHS board member, said she was tempted to buy this circa 1930 green children's buggy. She added that the sale, scheduled for Aug. 2-3, helps pay for the nonprofit's expenses. Journal photo by Rachelle Klemme
Photo of the Day: History in a garage sale
August 2, 2012 - 3:23pm
August 1, 2012
Rebecca Griffith of Wadena pets Lassie, Kent Scheer's collie, at Green Island Preserve. Lassie made sure to follow Griffith through the sculpture walk Wednesday afternoon, stopping for shade along the way. Journal photo by Cara Newberry

"Green Island is getting greener and wilder each year," Scheer said. "It's great to see this space utilized for quiet uses like walks and lunches."

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Photo of the Day: On the preserve
August 1, 2012 - 12:55pm
July 31, 2012
Builders hard at work in the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary cafeteria Tuesday morning were, from left, Caleb Kleinke, Dustin Perius, Ayedn Bernard, Brandon Haataja and Ryan Turcotte. The five boys attend Kid's Club in the summer. Journal photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: WDC's master craftsmen
July 31, 2012 - 11:37am
July 30, 2012
Gage Foss, 5, races down a sidewalk in northwest Wadena on Monday as 9-year-old Cole Foss, right, and 8-year-old Andon Bergeson follow close behind. Journal photo by Dain Sullivan

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Photo of the Day: Sidewalk races
July 30, 2012 - 2:45pm
July 27, 2012
City of Wadena employees Evan Lachowitzer, left, and Weldon Crider ride off the ground in buckets Friday morning as they work on a power line on Dayton Avenue in downtown Wadena. Journal photo  by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Men on a wire
July 27, 2012 - 10:23am
July 26, 2012
James Taggart, 7, of Wadena enjoys the merry-go-round June 27 at the Wadena County Fair.
Photo of the Day: James-go-round
July 26, 2012 - 9:53am
July 24, 2012
Alyssa Kilian, right, and fellow STORM Camp volunteers paint the pillars of the Miracle Mansion on Colfax Avenue and Second Street Southwest Tuesday morning. A team of six volunteers worked on the job. The camp, which is run out of Park Rapids, sends more than 100 kids and 20 drivers out to communities in several area counties on a daily basis for one week during the summer. Journal photo by Brian Hansel
Photo of the Day: Painting the Miracle
July 24, 2012 - 3:41pm
July 23, 2012
The popular (and very successful) fire-breathing 'Blue Ox' was built in 1980 and tractors have pulled the Anderson family together ever since. Submitted Photo
Tractor pulls family together
July 23, 2012 - 2:49pm
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