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September 18, 2018
The Wadena Veterans Memorial includes walls of names of veterans who have passed. Over 5,000 names cover the walls, and more are engraved on pavers and benches around the park. A fundraiser is planned for the park Sept. 22 to raise money for further additions there.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Veterans Memorial Park fundraiser Sept. 22
September 18, 2018 - 8:37am
September 13, 2018
A local man took out this ad in the Wadena Intercom looking to thank the person that returned his belongings.
$4,000 cash is returned to Wadena man
September 13, 2018 - 10:53am
September 4, 2018
Staff at Wadena's Walmart open boxes of infant clothing Aug. 28. The clothes were destined for area families in need.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Walmart donates $14,000 in infant clothing to Someplace Safe
September 4, 2018 - 5:17pm
August 31, 2018
Scott Woods
Woods is new realtor with Counselor Realty
August 31, 2018 - 11:35am
August 21, 2018
Wadena woman admits to shooting 2 dogs
August 21, 2018 - 4:28pm
August 10, 2018
Hwy 10 project hits a speed bump
August 10, 2018 - 12:01pm
August 2, 2018
Rep. John Poston (right) tells a story of a refugee while Arizona Rep. Anthony Kern looks on in a Republican gathering at Pizza Ranch last week.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena native stumps for Poston, shares immigration views
August 2, 2018 - 9:57am
July 26, 2018
The Gonzalez family and friends are working to open a Mexican restaurant in the former Los Jalapenos restaurant in Wadena. They include Yeri (holding daughter Emma) and Santos with son Eric, with Rony and Raul on the right.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
New restaurant: El Mariachi moving into former Los Jalapenos
July 26, 2018 - 8:38am
July 17, 2018
Crews from Anderson Brothers Construction were on scene Monday busily leveling the ground for the construction of a new Freshwater Education District building set on the southern edge of the Wadena Industrial Park. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal.
A dream is coming true: Crews break ground on $6 million Freshwater Education building in Wadena
July 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
July 11, 2018
Members of the 2017 Wadena Learn to Skate Program. The program is designed to teach basic skating and hockey skills to new players. Last year, Wadena Hockey registered 47 new skaters to our  Learn to Skate, Mighty Mite and Mite Programs designed for kids three-to-eight years old. Photo courtesy of Rex McDonald Studios
Wadena Hockey Club honored with Grow the Game Award
July 11, 2018 - 5:15pm
July 5, 2018
Hwy 71 in Wadena closes week of July 9
July 5, 2018 - 4:51pm
June 29, 2018
An Open Book will remain open on a limited basis, but is entering closing stages. The owner said at this point if you see the "Open Today" sign it's open for business. The business will either sell out or return remaining inventory but has several "Book Ends" events scheduled through December.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
An Open Book is closing
June 29, 2018 - 3:24pm
June 22, 2018
A crew from Pyramid Construction levels out fresh concrete into a circular path at Burlington Northern Park Wednesday afternoon. The walkways are part of a project the parks department is able to do through a grant from the J. Harold Peterson Wadena Parks Foundation.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Park Foundation behind BN Park improvements
June 22, 2018 - 8:55am
June 17, 2018
Hansen benefit planned Tuesday, June 19
June 17, 2018 - 2:48pm
May 28, 2018
The WDC Band performs music as a salute to veterans on Memorial Day at the Wadena Cemetery.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Storm passes before Memorial Day service in Wadena
May 28, 2018 - 11:48am