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December 12, 2018
Both candidates and their representatives were in attendance as 24 election officials counted ballots during the recount in Fergus Falls on Monday. (Submitted photo)
Recount confirms it: Fitzgibbons wins Otter Tail County Sheriff's race
December 12, 2018 - 1:36pm
December 8, 2018
USDA NRCS announces EQIP application cutoff date
December 8, 2018 - 12:04pm
December 4, 2018
South Country Health Alliance makes significant budget cuts, some costs may shift to counties
December 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 29, 2018
Wadena County Commission: IT remodel idea leads to planning session for all departments
November 29, 2018 - 6:30pm
November 28, 2018
Wadena County taxes are on the rise, leading some to consider cutting up the county with the hope of increasing the tax base.
Pioneer Journal illustration
Locals suggest cut taxes or cut up county
November 28, 2018 - 12:04pm
November 27, 2018
Amber Hennessey said the opportunity to stay home with her own children 14 years ago led to both a career and resource for families seeking child care. Hennessey has been an in-home child care provider in Crow Wing County for the last 14 years.
Photo courtesy Sourcewell
Wadena County Human Services: Child care crisis lessening under award winning partnership
November 27, 2018 - 8:48am
November 26, 2018
Potential looks of the planned White Oaks Estates in Baxter. The project includes 20 apartment units and 20 town home units for low income and mentally ill residents.
Courtesy image
White Oaks Estates project lauded as help for mentally ill in region
November 26, 2018 - 8:48am
November 21, 2018
Garbage cans line Wadena streets Monday morning, ready to be cleared of garbage.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena grows its garbage removal offerings
November 21, 2018 - 5:15pm
November 20, 2018
T-21 will make it illegal for people under 21 to purchase products like E-cigarettes.
Michael Denny/Perham Focus
Some Otter Tail County citizens lash out against T21
November 20, 2018 - 12:04pm
November 13, 2018
Otter Tail County first in state to raise tobacco purchasing age
November 13, 2018 - 2:59pm
November 12, 2018
Wadena County sits in a sea of red in this map showing how are precincts voted for the Minnesota Governor race. Despite support for the GOP candidate Jeff Johnson in this area, Tim Walz won the spot with 53.84 percent of the vote in the state.
Image courtesy Minnesota Secretary of State
Wadena area 2018 election results
November 12, 2018 - 2:46pm
Low-income Minnesotans encouraged to apply for Energy Assistance Program
November 12, 2018 - 8:48am
November 11, 2018
Property transfers: Oct. 22-Nov. 2 edition
November 11, 2018 - 8:48am
November 9, 2018
"No one is above the law" protesters lined up in front of the Wadena County Courthouse Thursday evening. Protesters included Diane Leaders (left) Pam Hoy, Mike Hoy, Joe Majors and Denise Ferguson.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
'No one is above the law' protest outside of Wadena County Courthouse remains peaceful
November 9, 2018 - 12:18pm
November 7, 2018
Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota's 7th Congressional District. Forum News Service file photo
Collin Peterson wins 15th term in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District
November 7, 2018 - 10:25am