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September 5, 2012
The foundation for a new Little League field has been started in southwest Wadena this Wednesday morning. Dan Brauch of Aqua Lawn Inc. of Perham works on the installation of the field's sprinkler system. The City of Wadena's new field will mirror the existing one across the street. 
Photo by Cara Newberry
Photo of the Day: A field's foundation
September 5, 2012 - 1:20pm
August 27, 2012
Big Pine, Little Pine walleye regulations review set
August 27, 2012 - 5:20pm
Black's Grove Mountain Bike Race on tap
August 27, 2012 - 5:20pm
August 22, 2012
Ray Buettner makes the most out of this sunny afternoon in his garden. Potatoes were ripe for the picking from Buettner's backyard during these last weeks of August. Journal photo by Cara Newberry.
Photo of the Day: Potatoes for the picking
August 22, 2012 - 2:16pm
August 15, 2012
A bouncy pup named Mercedes keeps Christine Young and Lori Sellner company this Wednesday afternoon. The weather was perfect for lounging in lawn chairs, or the grass in Mercedes case. Photo by Cara Newberry

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Photo of the Day: Puppy eyes
August 15, 2012 - 3:05pm
August 8, 2012
Niki Canning of Wadena stops to water colorful pink geraniums in her front yard Wednesday afternoon. Last night's rain wasn't quite enough for Canning's flowers...Journal photo by Cara Newberry.

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Photo of the Day: Water, water, everywhere
August 8, 2012 - 4:49pm
August 7, 2012
When I Grow Up...
August 7, 2012 - 12:39pm
August 4, 2012
WE Fest gets old for some
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
At today's MS TRAM event, Kent Hering of Bemidji jets around Sunnybrook Park on a nifty recumbent tricycle. "I think this bike here is the envy of everyone at the end of the day, " laughs Hering. Wadena welcomes TRAM riders for the seventh time. Shower facilities, shelters, massages, and food were being offered to bikers from all over the state of Minnesota as well as from all over the country.
Photo by Cara Newberry
Photo of the Day: Envy of all the riders
July 25, 2012 - 1:37pm
July 21, 2012
Scott Dau
Farmers hope for more rain, less heat
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Lucille Belch unleashes golden retriever, Nakea, for some fun at the relocated Bark Park.
K-9 paradise; New Bark Park features open spaces
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
MS TRAM ride approaching
July 16, 2012 - 4:32am
July 10, 2012
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
The new kiosk at Burlington Northern Park serves as the replacement of the bulletin board, and is meant to add aesthetic value. Pointing to the glass case bulletin board Monday morning, from left, are Wadena Public Works Director Ron Bucholz, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shirley Uselman and LeAnn Evans of Partners for a Healthy Wadena.
Kiosk added to Burlington Northern Park
July 10, 2012 - 1:59pm
June 25, 2012
Photos by Brian Hansel
Above, John Heppner prepares to take a shot under the eye of coach Jared Reinitz during a summer recreation basketball session on the outdoor courts near the swimming pool.
Summer Rec program in full swing
June 25, 2012 - 5:46am
Photo by Rachelle Klemme
Janet and Victor Nardini of southwest Wadena won the "Yard of the Month" award from the Wadena Garden Club. The purple flowers are spiderwort. Janet also grows Japanese lilac, hostas and a variety of other plants all around the yard. Among the joys and frustrations of gardening, she said, are that some flowers bloom beautifully for just a few days.
Yard of the month
June 25, 2012 - 5:40am