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April 12, 2018
KnowInk Regional Sales Representative Mike Freicks demonstrated a poll pad to Wadena County election judges, city clerks, commissioners, staff members and the general public Tuesday in the courthouse auditorium. A limited number of the units will be used for the first time this year in Wadena County. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Rep points out benefits of new voting system
April 12, 2018 - 1:52pm
March 28, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence shoots a photo with fans after delivering a keynote remark at an American First Policies "Tax Cuts to Put America First" event in Minneapolis Wednesday, March 28. (Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
VP Pence in Minn: 'We're just getting started'
March 28, 2018 - 9:46pm
State Rep. Mary Franson, R- Alexandria. (Courtesy of the Minnesota House of Representatives)
Minn. legislator apologizes for posts about Florida student protesters
March 28, 2018 - 6:13pm
It was unanimously agreed by the Wadena Board of Commissioners that Ryan Odden be offered the position of county coordinator Tuesday following an interview process in Wadena County's small courtroom. Odden will continue to serve as the county highway engineer but will be expected to devote 40 percent of his working time to the coordiinator position. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Commissioners vote to offer Odden coordinator position
March 28, 2018 - 8:49am
March 25, 2018
DFL Endorses Northbird and Branden to run in House Districts 2A and 2B
March 25, 2018 - 8:01am
March 22, 2018
City council votes to hold closed meeting April 3
March 22, 2018 - 8:39am
March 21, 2018
Wadena County Board: Human Services restructuring, handling more child welfare intakes
March 21, 2018 - 9:55am
March 15, 2018
Adolphson, Huebsch leaving Wadena County positions
March 15, 2018 - 9:57am
County purchasing five pieces of highway equipment
March 15, 2018 - 9:57am
March 14, 2018
Commission on judicial selection recommends Seventh Judicial District candidates to Governor Dayton
March 14, 2018 - 8:54am
March 8, 2018
Todd County DFL caucus meets March 11
March 8, 2018 - 9:06am
February 28, 2018
A potential for protests: Sheriff's office taking steps in case DAPL-type protests come to area
February 28, 2018 - 11:38am
February 20, 2018
Demonstrators with the gun control advocacy group Mom's Demand Action rally in the Rotunda on the opening day of the 2018 Minnesota Legislature at the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
February 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 15, 2018
Wadena County board approves four Public Health proposals
February 15, 2018 - 9:30am