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Erickson named editor of Wadena Pioneer Journal

Anna Erickson is joining the Wadena Pioneer Journal as editor.

She started her journalism career in Wadena as a reporter from 2004-08 and most recently worked as editor of the Park Rapids Enterprise.

In Park Rapids, Erickson was active in several organizations and committees. She was an active member of Rotary and volunteered on the Legends and Logging Days committee. She is a graduate of the Blandin Community Leadership program.

She and her husband, Curtiss Peterson, were married in 2007. He was recently promoted to Area Supervisor for Casey's General Stores.

"I'm excited to return to Wadena," she said. "I look forward to catching up with old friends and finding out what people want to read in their hometown paper."

The Wadena Pioneer Journal is owned by Forum Communications Co., a multimedia information company based in Fargo, which owns dozens of newspapers, websites, television and radio stations and commercial printing plants in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.