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Flood relief bill passes house, heads to Governor Dayton
Courts - Jan. 29 edition
Wadena courthouse generator may be installed on Presidents' Day
Dayton releases budget plan
WDC's one-act performance of 'The Chair Play' advances to Sections, Jan. 31
Glenz, Pirates hop back on winning track
Giants co-owner Ann Mara dies at 85
Pirates overcome Braves 59-46
Shorts, slippers, S Chancellor on field Saturday
Seahawks-Patriots an intriguing chess match
Riepes building skills through extension program
Lakewood Health System recognized for Minnesota Hospital Association Patient Safety Initiative
Tri-County Leases Retail Space to Seip Drug
Hanson, Brenk earn promotions at Forum Communication
Niche program offered at M State
The bus ride from Branson
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 29 edition
Ensemble cast marches to the forefront in 'Selma'
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 22 edition
Waffle maker produces some surprising treats
Birth announcements - Jan. 22 edition
Alina Perez Makes the Dean's List at Rochester Community and Technical College
Rachel Craig earns Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award
Certificate of Eligibility now available online
Do police officers have quotas to meet?
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Can proof of insurance be shown electronically?
Your letters - Jan. 22 edition
A winter walk through Glendalough
Owatonna angler wins truck at Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
July 16, 2012
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
May 15, 2012 - 12:44pm
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
April 30, 2012
Your Letters: Kresha knows what District 9 needs
On May 5th the Republican delegates from Senate District 9 will endorse their local representation for the November 6th general election. Due to redistricting, Morrison, Todd, and parts of Wadena and Cass counties have been united. This redistricting presents Senate District 9 with...
opinion / environment
April 30, 2012 - 2:34pm