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Perham woman hurt in rollover crash in slippery conditions
MNLARS needs at least $61M: Walz proposes fee hikes to pay for it
Gov. Walz's budget would fund prison security upgrades, about 125 more corrections officers
Verndale awarded $3.7M in funds for water improvements
Wadena County Commission: Board backs off overpayment investigation due to high cost, redundancy
The first signs of spring: Twins preparing to open 2019 spring training season
What does it take to score 100 goals in high school? Wadena's Max Phillips knows.
Wadena-DC boys hockey opens Section 6A playoffs at home
25th annual Rhythmette Review shows off skills of young and old
Barnesville takes down Wadena-DC
Dwight Eugene Ward
Margaret Catherine Henry
Lloyd "Sonny" Scheiding, Jr.
Property Transfers: Feb 11
An ice fishing sensation is now built in Verndale
Operation Round Up supports local organizations
Property Transfers for week of Feb. 2
Implementing the new farm bill: Government shutdown slows process
Let your voice be heard with the Northern Lights Chorale
WDC One-Act to perform 'Tracks' Friday
Poet Laura Hansen visits BookEnds Feb. 9
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Commentary: Life's better with pets
Veteran Services: 100 percent disabled vets now authorized military space "A" travel
Your Letters: Support regenerative agriculture
Ask a Trooper: What do you think about raising speed limits?
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
Central Minnesota family makes world's largest spinning ice disc
DNR invites public to apply for new deer advisory committee
UPDATE: Road-kill cougar to get full examination
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Thank You Notice
Finlin Maze Bruce
February 15, 2019
Wirta is Minn. Physician Assistant of the Year
Eric Wirta, Family Medicine, received the 2019 Minnesota Physician Assistant of the Year award from the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants....
February 15, 2019 - 5:30pm
January 20, 2019
'Christmas In Wadena' rated 'excellent' among state's light shows
After another successful year of fundraising and entertaining, the "Christmas In Wadena" light display hit another milestone worthy of shedding...
January 20, 2019 - 11:26am
January 16, 2019
WDC students attend Honor Band Festival
Nine Wadena-Deer Creek High School band students took part in the 2019 Northwest Minnesota Band Directors Association (NWMBDA) Honor Band Festival...
January 16, 2019 - 2:19pm
January 13, 2019
Spadgenske joins TWEC board of directors
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative's (TWEC) Board of Directors has appointed Kristine Spadgenske to its board, effective Jan. 1. Spadgenske was...
January 13, 2019 - 5:15pm
December 27, 2018
Retirement: 50 years of joy for Joyce
She's survived seven superintendents, an EF4 tornado and 50 years of number crunching at the Wadena-Deer Creek School District. This January,...
December 27, 2018 - 12:04pm
December 26, 2018
Denny growing news coverage for Pioneer Journal
Michael Denny was recently added to the news staff at the Wadena Pioneer Journal and Perham Focus as a multimedia journalist. Denny brings a...
December 26, 2018 - 8:25am
Derby puts it in park after 40 years on the road
For over 40 years, Bob Derby's been traveling the roads throughout Wadena and Verndale pushing snow, leveling gravel roads and making sure your...
December 26, 2018 - 7:23am
December 25, 2018
Wolter wins Nativity scene at Joyful Spirit
Marge Wolter was the winner of a door prize nativity given away at the Joyful Spirit United Methodist Church Holiday Open House and Nativity...
December 25, 2018 - 11:26am
December 24, 2018
Marriage Licenses: Redfield, Theisen get hitched
Wadena County marriage licenses for Dec. 17-21, included Ryan Wade Redfield, Wadena, to Heather Ann Theisen, Wadena.
December 24, 2018 - 11:46am
December 14, 2018
8th grader explains why she honors the American flag
Wadena-Deer Creek eighth grader Ella Stroeing earned second place in District 6 of the VFW Patriot Pen Essay Contest for her essay, "Why I Honor...
December 14, 2018 - 1:51pm
Marriage license: Nov. 26-30
Tyler Adam Muehler, Wadena, to Hailey Ann Aagard, Wadena. Jordan William Ashbaugh, Wadena, to Marisa Jane Mann, Wadena. Mathew Lee Metteer, Sebeka, to Jaclyn Joan Hayes, Sebeka.
December 14, 2018 - 11:26am
December 11, 2018
Paradise Lost: California fire hits former Wadena residents
Jim Stoneman witnessed the devastation of a fire on his Wadena business this year, a fire that slowed things down, but didn't stop him from doing...
December 11, 2018 - 3:22pm
December 5, 2018
The memorial motor finds a new home
On Nov. 21, the memorial motor was awarded to its new owner, Jake Roggenkamp. Jake had purchased his ticket some time ago and was incredibly...
December 5, 2018 - 5:15pm
November 26, 2018
Wheeler, Savaloja complete emergency management training
Not that anyone is looking for an emergency situation, but if one should occur, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office is now better prepared to...
November 26, 2018 - 5:15pm
November 21, 2018
Rodney Rychner is new full-time Wadena patrol officer
The city of Wadena approved the full-time hiring of Rodney Rychner as a patrol officer on Nov 13. Rychner has been in law enforcement for almost...
November 21, 2018 - 12:04pm