15 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 28, 2002 Pioneer Journal • Abandoned buildings may be meth havens Farmers who own abandoned buildings may be unwilling partners for those looking to produce methamphetamine. "People need to be aware of buildings they own like this," Wadena Police Sgt. Bruce uselman said. "If they suspect that a lab could be inside, they need to notify law enforcement immediately."
Another one of my favorite recipes that is low in sodium but full of flavor is this one for Roasted Garlic Cauliflower. It is very healthy and is the perfect accompaniment for chicken and roasted potatoes. Enjoy! Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Makes six servings • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic • 3 Tbsp. olive oil • 1 large head cauliflower, separated into florets • 1/3 c. grated Parmesan cheese • salt and black pepper to taste • 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Grease a large casserole dish.
15 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 21, 2002 Pioneer Journal • Auditor/treasurer job to be discussed today at public hearing Wadena County residents will have a chance to voice their opinions about whether the county auditor/treasurer position should be appointed instead of elected. County Auditor/Treasurer L.L. Wegscheid said she doesn't know if the commissioners will vote on the matter or if the hearing will be continued to the next meeting. The hearing is open to the public.
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