The Verndale Pirates brought their winning streak to three in a row Friday night while the Bertha-Hewitt Bears were left scoreless at the end of the game. Mike Mahlen's defense did their job Friday night in keeping the Bears from reaching the endzone. The Pirates started things off with a 36-yard run by running back Luke Weniger, giving them a 6-0 lead.Weniger found the endzone again with a 1-yard run followed by a 14-yard 2-point conversion by Junior Mack Jones, bringing the Pirates' lead to 14-0.
The Wolverines surprised United North Central Friday night as they posed a real challenge to the 2015-16 Section 8AA champions and State semi-finalists.
20 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 12, 1996 Pioneer Journal • MnSCU cited for financial methods Changing from an accrual accounting system to a cash accounting system is difficult to do overnight. But that was one of the tasks Minnesota State College and Universities were asked to do after last year's merger. A recent legislative audit cited "many fundamental financial management problems." With the merger, MnSCU schools were required to adapt the state's way of doing business - including its accounting and payroll systems.
It's football time! With the beginning of the football season (go Seahawks!) comes the beginning of tailgating parties and gatherings of football fans. Why not enjoy the game with this recipe for Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs? Everything tastes better with bacon and this recipe will take your hot dogs to another level. Enjoy! Bacon-Cheese Hot Dogs Makes four servings • 1 tsp. prepared yellow mustard • 4 hot dogs, bun length and butterflied • 2 oz. cheddar cheese, sliced into eight matchsticks • 4 strips thick-cut bacon • 8 toothpicks
I have a house full of teenagers right now. In addition to my children, I am hosting two exchange students. I decided to make a pork loin in my crockpot for dinner one night. It was a huge hit with all the kids! They ate it all and asked me to make it again soon. Enjoy! Lemon Garlic Pork Loin Makes six servings • 5 cloves garlic, chopped • zest of one lemon • juice of one lemon • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper • 2 Tbsp. dried oregano • ½ c. olive oil for marinade • 4 lbs pork loin • salt and pepper to taste
20 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 5, 1996 Pioneer Journal • Get it on paper The Wadena City Council got a good lesson in why a purchase order system would be good for the city to institute.
20 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 29, 1996 Pioneer Journal • SWAT team dispatched to Sebeka The Wadena County Special Weapons And Tactical team was dispatched Saturday afternoon after a 41-year-old man barricaded himself in his estranged wife's home. Randy Pickar, Sebeka, entered the home after allegedly taking a screen off the home, located by Rife's Stop 'n Shop. An order for protection that Pickar's wife was granted forbid him from entering the home, according to Sheriff Mike Carr.
The last couple of weeks I have been sharing easy recipes for cooking in crockpots. My crockpot gets a lot of use. I love the ease of throwing ingredients into it and coming home to a hot, delicious dinner. This recipe for chicken teriyaki is another favorite of my family and is incredibly easy to make. Enjoy! Crockpot Chicken Teriyaki Makes six servings • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts • 1 c. honey • 1 c. low sodium soy sauce • 1/2 c. rice wine vinegar • 1 medium onion, diced • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
Continuing with the theme of easy, make-ahead freezer meals, I put together this recipe for Maple Bacon Pork loin. Cooked in a crockpot, it comes out so tender it will practically melt in your mouth. Service with mashed potatoes or a salad and you have a quick, delicious meal. Enjoy! Maple Bacon Pork Loin Makes six servings • 2-3 lb. boneless pork loin • 4-5 strips of bacon • ½ c. maple syrup • 3 Tbsp. spicy brown mustard • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce • 1½ tsp. minced garlic
10 years ago Excerpts from the Aug. 24, 2006 Pioneer Journal • County may install alarm system The Wadena County Board is investigating a wireless alarms system in response to concern about security in the courthouse. At its Aug. 15 meeting, the board agreed to arrange a demonstration of the Centurion Security System by StopTech, Ltd. The system has a distress button, smoke and motion detectors, sensors for glass breakage, temperature detectors and more, said Scott McKellep, emergency manager.