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April 16, 2019
Steve Simon
Minnesota Secretary of State vows to appeal ruling to release voter data to state Supreme Court
April 16, 2019 - 6:17pm
April 12, 2019
An executive order by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz directs state agencies to take measures to support pollinators, such as bees and butterflies.  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz declares Minnesota’s commitment to pollinators
April 12, 2019 - 12:50pm
April 11, 2019
Total snowfall accumulations predicted in South Dakota between Wednesday, April 10 and Friday, April 12, according to the National Weather Service. Totals updated as of Wednesday morning. Image courtesy of the National Weather Service.
Over 10,000 South Dakotans without power as Winter Storm Wesley continues into Friday
April 11, 2019 - 5:47pm
April 10, 2019
Veterans Services officer acknowledged for job well done
April 10, 2019 - 7:23am
April 9, 2019
Otter Tail County seeks your input in long range planning
April 9, 2019 - 4:12pm
Wadena gets nearly $700,000 for new industrial park
April 9, 2019 - 9:34am
April 4, 2019
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher on Thursday, April 4, 2019, outlined more than 200 proposed road, bridge and other infrastructure projects slated to take place this summer. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Orange cone alert: MnDOT announces 221 construction projects coming this summer
April 4, 2019 - 11:58am
April 2, 2019
The Wadena County Highway Department closed 191st Ave., between County Road 9 and 260th Street last week due to excessive water flowing under the road collapsing the gravel roadway. Other roadways have been effected but are seeing some relief as waters seem to have peaked.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County Commission: Board shows support of hospital's USDA funds application
April 2, 2019 - 5:15pm
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon visits with Wadena County Auditor/Treasurer Heather Olson Friday at the Wadena County Courthouse.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
2020 Election: Secretary of State hears Wadena County election needs
April 2, 2019 - 9:47am
March 29, 2019
Forum News Service photo by Don Davis
20-week abortion ban bill advances in Minnesota Legislature
March 29, 2019 - 2:35pm
March 26, 2019
The Leaf River reaches toward the tops of the banks Friday, March 22, near Bluffton. As spring has finally arrived, snow melt and rain have begun adding up in area rivers and streams.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County Commission: Another 24,000 sandbags coming for flood prep
March 26, 2019 - 11:39am
March 25, 2019
Wadena County staff and board stand in recognition of Jordana Pearson as she receives  a certificate of appreciation from the Department of Human Services Direct Care and Treatment Division/Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services as a top county partner.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County Commission: Pearson recognized, paralegal job on hold
March 25, 2019 - 6:38pm
March 21, 2019
Staff from Wadena County Human Services showed up in support of director Tanya Leskey and supervisor Mike Willie at the Wadena County Commission meeting Tuesday. Not pictured are a large group of law enforcement members standing near the door. 
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County Board: Human Services group backs supervisors
March 21, 2019 - 9:04am
March 19, 2019
Water was temporarily diverted from a flooded portion of road on Lincoln Ave. SW to a ditch area along the edge of Tapley Park last week in Wadena. Melting snow and rainfall created some flooded roadways around the city.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena City Council: Work on business park to begin in summer
March 19, 2019 - 6:02pm
A bit of flooding overtakes a portion of road in the Wadena County Fairgrounds Tuesday morning. The Commercial Building and Horse Barn are some of the newer buildings on site since the tornado destruction in 2010. The horse barn gets extra use as a school bus garage in the off season.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Potential buyer eyes the Wadena County Fairgrounds
March 19, 2019 - 4:03pm