15 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 17, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Wadena trooper receives second Lifesaving Award Sergeant Richard Wussow, 53, of the State Patrol's Wadena station, earned the State Patrol's Lifesaving Award Aug. 9 for his quick actions at the scene of a serious personal injury crash. Wussow was on an escort detail when he heard a crash on Highway 210 near Underwood on April 24. The pickup driver was unresponsive when Wussow arrived at the scene. Wussow opened the man's airway, enabling him to breathe.
It's hard to believe, but school is starting in two weeks. To make sure your children get off to a good start, try these Bacon Egg Muffins. They can be made ahead of time and reheated for a quick, filling breakfast. Enjoy! Bacon Egg Muffins Makes 12 muffins • Cooking spray • 12 strips bacon • 16 large eggs • 2 c. red bell pepper, diced • ¼ c. green onion, chopped • 2 pinches black pepper Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
15 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 10, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Wadena HRA still seeking a director When the Wadena Housing and Redevelopment Authority held a special meeting Thursday, Aug.
Last week I talked about easy, no bake recipes for potlucks. Another really great recipe that fits in this category is this no bake lemon pie, which is quick and easy. Enjoy! No Bake Lemon Pie Makes one nine-inch pie • 1 (9 in.) prepared graham cracker pie crust • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. light cream cheese, softened • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk • 2 lemons, juiced • 1 tsp. lemon zest In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add condensed milk, lemon juice and lemon rind. Mix until smooth. Pour mixture into crust.
20 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 3, 1995 Pioneer Journal • Johnson is overall points leader in four-race water scooter competition Heather Johnson says her recent winnings in a women's water scooter competition weren't planned - they just kind of happened. She didn't plan to win because she didn't set out to be a racer. The 15-year-old entered the world of personal watercraft racing when her family received a flier about Hot Water Tour '95 in the mail. But her unintentional status as a racer didn't hamper her performance.
This summer has been a warm one. Summers seem to be filled with picnics, barbeques and other parties with friends and family. When deciding what to bring, I almost always want to make something that doesn't require the use of my oven on these hot days. This recipe for Lime Mousse Torte fits the bill. It is tart and tangy with a hint of sweetness and can be made several days in advance. Enjoy! Lime Mousse Torte Makes 12 servings • 2 c. gingersnap cookie crumbs • 2 Tbsp. white sugar • 5 Tbsp. melted butter • 1 (0.25 oz.) pkg. gelatin, unflavored • ⅔ c.
20 years ago Excerpts from the July 27, 1995 Pioneer Journal â€¢ Three candidates asked back for second interview Three school superintendent candidates are scheduled for second interviews next week. The Wadena-Deer Creek Superintendent Selection Committee narrowed the field to Dr. Keith Redfield, superintendent of Ortonville; Earl Mathison, superintendent of Granite Falls-Clarkfield; and Dr. William Gaslin, superintendent of North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale and a native of Wadena.
During this time of temporarily living alone, I have been experimenting a bit more in the kitchen. I get tired of the same old sandwiches for lunch and dinner, but don't want to get too elaborate, especially on the hot, muggy days. This recipe for Pesto Chicken Salad is surprisingly easy to make and is a refreshing break from the same thing. You can spread it on a tortilla or bread for a sandwich or eat it on a lettuce leaf or alone. Enjoy! Pesto Chicken Salad Makes two servings â€¢ 6 oz. cooked, shredded chicken breast â€¢ Â¼ c.
Is your garden overflowing with zucchini? Are you tired of making zucchini bread and you don't know what to do with the extra? Then this recipe for zucchini summer salad is perfect for you. It is perfect for one person or for a crowd. I eat it as a main dish, but you can take out the chicken and it is a delightful side dish. Enjoy! Zucchini Summer Salad Makes six servings • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves • 6 Tbsp.
15 years ago Excerpts from the July 20, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Siren fails to warn of tornado At the time it was needed most, Verndale's emergency siren failed to blast a warning on July 8 that a tornado was spotted in Verndale. Verndale tests their siren on the first Wednesday each month.