I have been trying to eat healthy, nutritious, flavorful dishes. I don't want to sacrifice flavor for healthy eating. This recipe for Pesto Quinoa Salad with Walnuts is packed with nutrients, is healthy and full of delicious flavor. Enjoy! Pesto Quinoa Salad with Walnuts Makes four servings • 1 c. water • 1/2 c. quinoa • 2 c. broccoli florets • 1 c. fresh parsley • 1/4 c. walnuts • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, or more as needed • 1 c. diced tomatoes • 1 c. diced baby cucumber • 1/4 c. sliced leeks
Wadena County will start working with homeowners to adhere to Minnesota buffer laws. Darren Newville and Deana Malone came before the board to request approval to keep enforcement of the buffer law local.
20 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 6, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Johnson found guilty of murder A Wadena man was convicted Thursday of strangling his wife to death and hiding her body in an excavated portion of her Wadena home last July. Jerry Lewis "J.J." Johnson, 38, was convicted on two counts of second degree murder and first degree manslaughter. Johnson, who is expected to be sentenced sometime in March, could get 10 to 15 years in prison, according to the prosecution.
If you like to show someone you care with cooking, you will love this recipe for Raspberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast. It's the perfect start to Valentine's Day. It is rich and full of flavor that will show your special someone you care. Enjoy! Raspberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast Makes six servings • 1 c. milk • 2 Tbsp. vanilla extract • 1 c. white sugar • 2 Tbsp. cinnamon • 4 eggs, beaten • 1 c. raspberry puree • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened • 1 loaf French bread, cut into 1 inch slices
Board commissioners received some unwelcome news at their meeting Jan. 31.
20 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 30, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Lead plagues Wadena family What would you do? That is what Jay Steward is asking. Steward moved his family to Wadena in May of 1995. He was looking for a safer environment for his wife and children. But along with the good things, he discovered a hidden danger.
Valentine's Day is fast approaching. Perhaps you want to save money by staying home with your sweetheart and enjoying a delicious home-cooked dinner. Maybe you don't have a significant other and the thought of seeing couples canoodling doesn't appeal. Why not try this recipe for Chicken and Baby Potatoes? It is quite simple to make, yet looks and tastes like a fancy dinner. The subtle flavors of tarragon and mustard will give you a nice zing. Enjoy! Chicken and Baby Potatoes Makes two servings • 8 oz. small baby potatoes or fingerling potatoes, halved
Winter seems to be hanging on and on those colder nights, nothing beats a bowl of hot, thick soup. This recipe for Chicken Broccoli Cheese Soup is so delicious and simple to make. I put it all together in my crockpot in the morning and come home to a wonderful dinner. Serve with a loaf of French bread and you will have a hearty meal. Enjoy! Chicken Broccoli Cheese Soup Makes six servings • 1 lb. cooked chicken breast, diced • 1/2 c. butter, melted • 1 onion, chopped and sauteed • 1 (16 oz.) package frozen chopped broccoli
10 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 25, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Gas under $2 for first time in two years This week, area drivers turned from the gas pump to cast their eyes on a sight they haven't witness in nearly two years - the number "1" leading the price of gas. Wadena gas prices descended to less than $2 per gallon for the first time since May 2005, according to industry officials. "I think it's a great thing," said Tim Orton, president of Orton Oil Co. "Do I personally think it will stay this low? No. Be nice if it would."
Students and Friendly Rider are one step closer to WiFi access on buses.