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Wadena-DC dance review postponed

The Wadena-Deer Creek Dance review that was scheduled for 6 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled in February, ...

Wolverines fall at home to Crookston

Wadena-Deer Creek's Payton Rondestvedt drives the baseline to the hoop for two of his team-high 12 points against Crookston. Jason Groth/Pioneer Journal1 / 2
Wadena-Deer Creek's Aiden Larson gets to the basket for a pair against Crookston. Jason Groth/Pioneer Journal2 / 2
The Wadena-Deer Creek boys basketball team continues to struggle with consistency. A night after defeating Verndale 66-47, the Wolverines struggled to get things going against Crookston in a 65-52 defeat ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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Loer's big night helps Wadena-DC over Verndale

Bereket Loer hit from the outside and poured in 27 points as Wadena-Deer Creek returned to the win column with a 66-47 victory over the Verndale Pirates at the Wadena ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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Willmar skates past Prairie Centre

The Prairie Centre Blue Devils traveled to Willmar for a playoff rematch on Jan. 17. However, the results were vastly different than last season’s 2-1 defeat. The Cardinals busted the ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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WATCH: The Rink Live plans second day of streaming Hockey Day Minnesota interviews

Mick Hatten of The Rink Live interviews Brian Bissonette and Deb Pfaff of Bemidji about the city's role in hosting Hockey Day Minnesota. Jillian Gandsey / The Rink Live
BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Rink Live will stream two more shows Friday, Jan. 18, as part of Hockey Day Minnesota. Watch the live shows on The Rink Live 2 channel ...
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As Forum Communications' director of content, Steve Wagner serves as the point person for content strategy and projects for the company's 30-plus newspapers. He oversees operations of Forum News Service, a regional wire provider to more than 100 newspapers, and guides newsroom collaboration between The Forum newspaper and WDAY TV.  Wagner also conducts training related to content, reporting and newsroom advancement. Previously, he served as editor at the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald and Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer, and worked in writing and editing roles at The Forum, where he won numerous awards for news reporting.

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Sebeka holds off Wadena-DC

The Wadena-Deer Creek girls basketball team was hoping to return to the win column when they traveled to Sebeka on Jan. 15. The Wolverines were unable to snap their losing ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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Second period burst lifts Wadena-DC over B/W

A four goal second period was more than enough for the Wadena-Deer Creek boys hockey team to snap their two-game skid with a 5-1 victory over Breckenridge/Wahpeton on Jan. 15 ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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Northern Lakes holds off Prairie Centre

The Northern Lakes Lightning prevented the Prairie Centre Blue Devils from securing a stranglehold of the Mid-State Conference when they defeated the Blue Devils 4-2 at the Todd County Expo ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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Frazee shuts down Wadena-DC

Wadena-Deer Creek's Bereket Loer looks for room in the lane as he is guarded by Frazee's Brandon Carpentier during Wadena-DC's defeat to Frazee. Submitted photo
The Wadena-Deer Creek boys basketball team struggled to get its shots to drop in the first half and the Frazee Hornets ran away with an 88-60 victory over the Wolverines ...
Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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