10 years ago Excerpts from the May 3, 2007 Pioneer Journal • Biggest Loser contestants have shed as much as 16 percent of body weight
Not guilty. Antonio St. Marie said those words nine times after Judge Robert Raupp read each of the nine counts against him at his omnibus hearing May 4. St. Marie is accused of murdering his estranged wife, Margaret St. Marie. The Wadena man walked into the courtroom, took his seat and looked back at the victim's family and friends before the proceeding began. St. Marie, 26, is being charged with the following counts: • Count I - Murder in the First Degree (premeditation) • Count II - Murder in the First Degree (while committing kidnapping)
Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow and it's always a fun excuse to drink margaritas and have yummy mexican food. This recipe for Cinco de Mayo Pie is the perfect dessert for your celebration. The combination of avocados and lime juice gives this dessert a hint of tartness that is tempered by the sweetness of the whipped cream. It is light and fluffy and delicious. Enjoy! Cinco de Mayo Pie Makes one pie • 1 1/2 c. heavy whipping cream • 3/4 c. white sugar • 1 1/2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted • 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
Madhatters Community Theatre will present "Kitchen Witches" a comedy, May 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. and May 7 at 2 p.m. in the Bernauer Building in Wadena. The comedy, directed by Michelle Curtis, will also have performances May 12-13 at 7 p.m. at the Bernauer Building and May 14 at 2 p.m. at Fair Oaks Lodge. There will be limited public seating for the performance at Fair Oaks. Tickets are available at Thrifty White and online at www.madhattersinc.org . Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. The play is funded in part by the Five Wings Arts Council.
I am still eating based on a Mediterranean lifestyle. The food is so colorful, fresh and tasty, and I have more energy and feel better since I began. I am always looking for new recipes, and this recipe for Grilled Chicken with Dill Yogurt Sauce caught my eye. I love to be outside grilling in the warm weather. This recipe is so flavorful and delicious, you might forget it is healthy. Enjoy! Grilled Chicken with Dill Yogurt Sauce Makes eight servings For the Dill Greek Yogurt Sauce: • 1 garlic clove, minced
South Country Health Alliance took a loss last year. Scott Schufman, CEO of South Country Health Alliance and Leota Lind, Executive Director, came before the Wadena County Board April 18 to give their semi-annual report for the county-based organization charged with providing Medicare and Medicaid services.
16 years ago Excerpts from the April 26, 2001 Pioneer Journal • Lund theft may reach record at $14 million The federal government will take over the prosecution of a New York Mills man accused of stealing millions from his employer, the Lund Boat Co. That announcement Monday by Otter Tail County Attorney David Hauser coincided with his filing of a dismissal in district court dropping state theft charges against Gary Duane Schultz, 50. Schultz was to have made his first court appearance on those charges Monday.
Wadena-Deer Creek School held their prom Saturday, April 22, in the gymnasium of the school. The theme was 'A Night in New York' and included the city skyline, the statue of Liberty, Central Park and the Brooklyn Bridge, which acted as the runway for prom attendees during Grand March. The benches for Sam Kelderman and Lance Pierce were placed in Central Park. Kelderman, who passed away in 2016, and Pierce, who passed away in 2014, would've been seniors this year; their classmates honor them with the benches purchased last year.
The warm weather is finally here and it is time to break out the grill. Nothing beats outdoor grilling with the sun shining down and a beer in hand. You can still grill while eating healthy. This recipe for Mediterranean Pizza is a fun recipe that is still healthy. Enjoy! Mediterranean Pizza Makes one pizza • 1 lb. skinless chicken breasts • 1 (14 oz.) package baked pizza crust • 2 Tbsp. garlic flavored olive oil • 2/3 c. pizza sauce • 1 c. shredded Italian cheese blend, reduced fat
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar visited with area leaders Wednesday, April 12 to discuss the need for statewide broadband service.