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March 20, 2019
Tri-County Health Care is exploring the options of expanding the current hospital or building a new one.
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Tri-County Health Care pursuing options for expansion, new facility
March 20, 2019 - 4:05pm
March 6, 2019
The former Fastenal building is being built to suit future renters and is located at 210 North Jefferson Street in Wadena.
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Former Fastenal building ready for new business
March 6, 2019 - 8:14am
March 4, 2019
All those recognized during the Mason Brothers event stood to be recognized.
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Employees recognized for years of service at Mason Brothers
March 4, 2019 - 1:51pm
February 21, 2019
Lisa Anderson, aquatic and recreation coordinator, climbs the new Jacobs Ladder on Friday at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
New equipment arrives at The Mas
February 21, 2019 - 7:23am
February 12, 2019
Operation Round Up Board of Trustees Chair Millie Ness and Trustee Patty Johnson display a check showing funds that will benefit a variety of area organizations. The donation is made possible because of Lake Region Electric Cooperative members who participate in the cooperative's Operation Round Up Program.
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Operation Round Up supports local organizations
February 12, 2019 - 7:23am
January 30, 2019
Attending the Minnesota Newspaper Association Convention from the Wadena Pioneer Journal were Britanie Rentz (left), Michael Johnson and Becky Wedde.
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Pioneer Journal awarded at annual newspaper convention
January 30, 2019 - 10:59am
Due to extreme cold, Pioneer Journal delivery may be delayed
January 30, 2019 - 9:04am
January 25, 2019
Eric and Jennifer Bervig work out on stationary bikes at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena Friday, Jan. 18.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Over $2.8 million raised: Maslowski Wellness & Research Center exceeds its fundraising goals
January 25, 2019 - 9:45am
January 17, 2019
Andrew Browne (from left), Jamie Pettit and Ryan Browne of Wadena State Bank present a $2,000 check to Mary Ann Hagen, Director of the Wadena Area Food Shelf.
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Wadena State Bank donates to Food Shelf
January 17, 2019 - 9:02am
Jason Miller (left) is being promoted to Director of Integrated Media Operations for Forum Communications Company, while Detroit Lakes Tribune Publisher Melissa Swenson is being promoted to publisher of the Wadena Pioneer Journal and Perham Focus while continuing in her role in Detroit Lakes.
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Wadena Pioneer Journal and Perham Focus publisher promoted and moving on, former publisher back with expanded role
January 17, 2019 - 7:23am
January 11, 2019
Jeff Browne (left) and Kip Browne of Wadena State Bank present a check to Denise Laymon, Chief Development and Alumni Officer, M State Foundation and Alumni.
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Wadena State Bank fulfills $30,000 pledge to M State nursing facility
January 11, 2019 - 2:05pm
December 31, 2018
Minnesota Department of Agriculture recalls Jennie-O ground turkey due to Salmonella contamination
December 31, 2018 - 1:18pm
December 25, 2018
Food items donated by AgReliant Genetics.
Photo courtesy of AgReliant Genetics
AgReliant Genetics first annual Giving4Good Food Drive collects donations for local food pantry
December 25, 2018 - 5:15am
December 8, 2018
Abby Ganyo
Photo Courtesy of Jennie-O Turkey Store
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Ganyo
December 8, 2018 - 11:26am
December 7, 2018
Radiothon to End Child Abuse volunteers  Thursday night at Super One Foods in Wadena included Dan Huebsch (from right), Jessica Pinnella, Rachel Washington, Laura Kiser, Kristy Brown and (not pictured) Monica Watson. The volunteers took phone calls from people donating to the cause.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Radiothon To End Child Abuse raises $12,777 in Wadena
December 7, 2018 - 4:20pm