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Cause of Thumper Pond Lodge roof collapse still unknown; major renovation planned
Living History: Local woman collects lottery top prize
Man charged for wielding bat, knife
Property transfers - May 28 edition
Wadena County Wanted - May 28 edition
Card, Korfe carry Raiders in 6-1 win
Kern makes first day cut at Blackberry Ridge
Ross, Rondestvedt qualify for second round
Moore, Stokes post strong performances at Pillager
Raiders thump Chargers 12-7 in Section 6A
Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Visits
M State ranks in top 10 for investment
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic opens on Highway 10
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassador visits
Wadena County Fair returns June 24-28
Ottertail family's car to be featured in Excelsior event
Summer outdoor concerts offered in Menahga
Beautiful Wadena: Part 2
England Prairie grounds a step back in time
Young virtuosos earn state honor
Area students win Foundation scholarships
Local students graduate from M State
Johnson receives Lions Hall of Fame award
Birth announcements - May 21 edition
How many cars can someone sell at the end of the driveway without having a "dealer" license?
Oil safety lawsuit is unhelpful
VA Blue Water Agent Orange lawsuit dismissed
Your letters - May 21 edition
Memorial Day time to honor troopers killed in WWII
Water levels low: Boaters beware for fishing opener
Otter Tail County lakes should be active this weekend
July 16, 2012
Waterfowl numbers good but nesting ducks got a late start
What do you do when it looks like your duck population is dropping but your Canada goose population is growing? That is what the Minnesota Department...
outdoors / environment / sports
July 16, 2012 - 5:03am
Recycling on the rise in Wadena County
Recycling in Wadena County has increased dramatically in the last few years, although occasionally people abuse the service. Tammy Ehrmantraut,...
environment / outdoors / education / business
July 16, 2012 - 3:05am
June 19, 2012
outdoors / environment
June 19, 2012 - 6:12pm
environment / food
June 19, 2012 - 5:48pm
City council discusses tornado recovery options
Incentives for people to build in Wadena and other tornado recovery issues were discussed by the city council during its regular meeting June 12. Though the ideas are in the discussion stages and no action was taken on them, Mayor Wayne Wolden proposed offering free lots and other...
June 19, 2012 - 10:30am
May 29, 2012
DNR to engage in invasive species prevention this weekend
For this weekend and entire summer, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is ramping up its boat inspections, enforcement efforts and educational campaign to prevent the spread of invasive zebra mussels and other AIS, a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. "This...
environment / outdoors
May 29, 2012 - 1:26pm
Advanced beekeeping course to be held June 2
Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension will offer an "Advanced Beekeeping" course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2 at Faith Baptist Church in Park Rapids, a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. The course will be taught by JoAnne Sabin, a well-known educator on honeybees,...
outdoors / environment
May 29, 2012 - 1:20pm
May 26, 2012
Andersons find hungry 'guest'
Diane and Jerry Anderson had company one Friday morning two weeks ago. The two nature-lovers own a place that borders the north end of Black's Grove Park, two miles west of Wadena. Diane had just stopped by a window to check out the bird feeders in their yard when their company arrived...
outdoors / environment
May 26, 2012 - 3:28pm
May 17, 2012
What It's Really Like to be a Mom
Before I had kids I remember hearing the phrase, "You'll never really understand what it's like to be a mom until you are one." I have to admit...
May 17, 2012 - 1:36pm
Heads up: NASA says 4,700 potentially hazardous asteroids are out there
This afternoon around 3 o'clock Central time, asteroid 2012 KA will fly silently past Earth at a distance of about 139,433 miles. That's a little...
May 17, 2012 - 12:56pm
May 16, 2012
How to Lose Credibility
Recently the Humane Society of the United States held a press conference to release an "undercover" video of abuse taking place on a hog farm...
May 16, 2012 - 2:52pm
Any lessons in Cole Gustafson's tragic farm accident?
I have had several inquiries about what may have caused the accident that led to the death of Cole Gustafson, North Dakota State University's...
May 16, 2012 - 2:36pm
May 15, 2012
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May 5, 2012
Wadena plants trees for recovery, education and commemoration
Wadena appreciates trees: that much was evident in several planting events in the week around Arbor Day. During April's regular city council meeting, Public Works Director Ron Bucholz announced that Wadena was named a "Tree City USA" again this year. Arbor Day was observed April...
news / environment
May 5, 2012 - 5:07pm
May 1, 2012
Bentrup to be commemorated Friday at M State
Richard Bentrup's work in support of education will be commemorated at 10 a.m. Friday, May 4, in a tree-planting ceremony at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Wadena. Bentrup, a long-time education advocate and member of M State's General Advisory Board in Wadena,...
news / education / environment
May 1, 2012 - 12:19pm