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Living history: Excerpts from past Pioneer Journal editions
Little to no 'recoil': Local gun shops see no change in business after mass shootings
High school drama...sort of: Wadena students put comical twist on timeless tale
Empty Stocking in Wadena needs help to fill its holiday needs
WDC senior Casey Volkmann commits to play volleyball at Winona State
Bethlehem Academy edges Wadena-DC for third place
Welcome home ceremony for Wolverines
Defending state champions stop Wadena-DC in the semifinals
VB: Wolverines to square off with defending state champion
William "Bill" Murphy Jr.
Bruce Alan Christensen
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
New physician assistant joins TCHC Henning Clinic
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Like 'pure gold': Nutrition business opens on Jefferson
Laying out the welcome mat
Center hosts Zeitgeist quartet concert
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Pageant Brings together Local Children, Regional Artists, and Two Communities
'Art in Your Park' for kids returns to New York Mills
'Caleigh' to open Music in the Park series
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Wi-Fi scam beware free connection offer
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
VA Selects Providers for Dental Insurance Program
Your letters - Nov. 2 edition
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
More hunting opportunities coming with spring turkey hunting season
Zander James Rushmeyer
Bryce Allen Roller
April 2, 2012
Pancake and sausage feed coming up
Bertha Community Club is holding it Annual Spring Pancake and Sausage Feed Thursday, April 5, at the Bertha-Hewitt School serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is an appreciation meal sponsored by the Bertha area businesses and is free of charge.
April 2, 2012 - 11:44am
March 10, 2012
Star Bank VP admits stealing $80,000 from bank
The former branch manager and vice president of the Bertha branch of Star Bank admitted in federal court he embezzled around $80,000 from Sept....
March 10, 2012 - 3:56pm
Steffens places sixth, Turchin finishes third in state meet
Mitch Steffens became the first Wadena-Deer Creek wrestler to place at state in four years and Colin Turchin capped his final season with a third...
March 10, 2012 - 3:09pm
March 3, 2012
Regional Science Fair results announced
The Freshwater Education District held its Regional Science Fair on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Bertha Community Center. Students from Bertha-Hewitt, Browerville, Eagle Valley, Henning, Pillager, Motley, Staples and Verndale Elementary Schools who were the top winners in their own districts...
March 3, 2012 - 2:44pm
Four area wrestlers earn trips to Xcel
Wadena-Deer Creek wrestlers Mitch Steffens and Tony Reurink joined Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale standouts Dillon Card and Colin Turchin as Section...
March 3, 2012 - 2:27pm
February 25, 2012
Bears slip past Wolverines 59-58
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines were unexpectedly derailed in Bertha Tuesday night on their way toward the Section 8AA playoffs. Arei Stokes gunned in 31 points as the Class A Bears upset the Class AA Wolverines 59-58 for the seventh win in their last eight games. Stokes' big game...
February 25, 2012 - 2:25pm
Michael Wayne Stout, 21, Bertha, DWI -- alcohol concentration .08 within 2 hours, 90 days jail stayed for two years, two years probation, community service, fees $1,565 with $550 stayed for two years. Charge of DUI dismissed at sentencing. Beau Jonathan Hanson, 19, Wadena, seat belt...
February 25, 2012 - 12:50pm
February 24, 2012
Death Notice: Annita Schlueter
Annita Marie Schlueter, 71, of rural Bertha, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at her home in Germania Township. The funeral...
February 24, 2012 - 12:27pm
February 20, 2012
Raiders charge Bucs in 41-30 wrestling loss
The Bertha-Hewitt/Raiders racked up six impressive victories Tuesday in a 41-30 Section 6A team tournament loss to Border West. "It was the best complete dual that the Raiders have wrestled all year and we were close to winning the dual," BHV Had Coach Mike Barthel said. "I think...
February 20, 2012 - 2:08pm
February 11, 2012
Card, Turchin triumph in PRC tourney
Dillon Card and Colin Turchin claimed victories at 182 and 285 as the Raiders racked up 80 points in the Park Region Conference Tournament Saturday at Long Prairie. Card decisioned Noah Pesola of New York Mills 4-2 in the finals while Turchin pinned 285-pound foe Derek Carls of Osakis...
February 11, 2012 - 1:06pm
January 29, 2012
MSU Moorhead announced the following area students were named to the fall semester 2011 dean's list: Cory Bertram, Andrew Dornbusch, Kathryn Kraemer, Chelsey Lawson, Dana Motschenbacher and Jamie Schmidt, all of Wadena; Dale Yungbauer, of Bertha; and Kent Wright, of Sebeka. ...
January 29, 2012 - 2:23pm
January 28, 2012
Raiders place second in triangular
The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders placed second Tuesday in the Browerville/Eagle Valley Triangular. The Raiders crushed Browerville/Eagle Valley 53-28 but lost a tough 36-34 decision to triangular winners Royalton-Upsala. The Raiders scored victories in eight of the 14 matches...
January 28, 2012 - 12:07pm
Cynthia M. Fietek, 55, Sebeka, charge of issue dishonored check was dismissed. Jason Darryl Dykhoff, 38, Hewitt, charge of no proof of insurance was dismissed. Justin Michael Shaw, 23, Bertha, charge of no proof of insurance was dismissed.
January 28, 2012 - 11:45am
January 14, 2012
Raiders fifth at BBE
Dillon Card and Colin Turchin took top honors in their respective weight classes Friday as Mike Barthel's Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders placed...
January 14, 2012 - 2:47pm
Raiders notch 47-29 victory over Wolverine grapplers
The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders dominated the upper weights and claimed five victories by forfeit Thursday in a 47-29 dual victory over Wadena-Deer...
January 14, 2012 - 2:47pm