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Grand Forks woman attended Palm Sunday Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral just before the fire
7-year-old brings loaded gun to school in St. Paul
Woman dies after stabbing at Minnesota playground
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Minnesota Secretary of State vows to appeal ruling to release voter data to state Supreme Court
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All in a day’s work on the Rainy River
Dykhoff no-hits Pillager in season-opener
Wolverines rally for come-from-behind win
WDC girls sixth at Little Amik
Glamour celebrates decade in beauty business
Hunke Fuel Station permitted for industrial park spot
Sap to syrup: Volunteers tap in Minnesota park’s maple trees
ENT specialists to see patients at Lakewood
Food and brew: Eats-N-Ales opens April 13
Famous April Fools' Day pranks
Peltoniemi Brothers to perform March 16
Author to discuss "The Story of the Girl in Building C" at BookEnds March 9
Scandinavian musicians share craft of violin building
Let your voice be heard with the Northern Lights Chorale
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
Ask a Trooper: An almost luxurious squad car
Other Opinion: Citizens' petition for Pineland Sands area needs attention
Veteran Services: Is your disability applicable?
Ask a Trooper: What to do at a pedestrian crossing
Ask a Trooper: Am I licensed to drive?
All in a day’s work on the Rainy River
DNR invites conversation about deer at area open houses
Walleye harvest will be allowed in May on Mille Lacs Lake
Federal plan to remove wolf protections to open for public comment
Deadline looms: Anglers need to take action ahead of fish-house removal dates
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December 7, 2018
Other Opinion: Why I invest locally
Buy local. Support local independent businesses. We hear it all the time, but it is more important now than ever. Even big-box solutions that we have grown used to for one-stop convenience are struggling because of online shopping. Is that where our values are? Online? Convenience?...
December 7, 2018 - 11:00am
December 3, 2018
Your Letters: Grandparent program could use you
I am writing this as a Foster Grandparent at the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary school. I've been participating in this program for the past 10 years. I call it my "life line" because of the support, friends, and it gives me something enjoyable to do. I especially enjoy working with...
December 3, 2018 - 8:48am
November 29, 2018
Your Letters: Thanks to Empty Stocking volunteers
Thank you to the volunteers who so generously shared their time and talent for the 2018 Empty Stocking Talent Program. The 92nd annual program was a success due to your support. We are very fortunate to have so many talented individuals in our community. Diane Peters Talent coordinator...
November 29, 2018 - 3:36pm
November 20, 2018
Your Letters: We are Democrats
We sure are democrats! Number one, a gay person was elected and serving in the House. Number two, Michelle Obama puts out book, she never knew women have miscarriages and she's not alone! Number three, Omar serving in the Senate trying to work with Israel. Supreme Court justice Brett...
November 20, 2018 - 8:48am
November 7, 2018
Your Letters: Thanks from Humane Society
The Wadena County Humane Society expresses their sincere appreciation to all who attended our annual Fall Chili Feed. To those who promoted the event, donated monies or items for the silent auction, supplies, or purchased T-shirts, calendars and items of the auction, THANK YOU. The...
November 7, 2018 - 8:48am
Your letters: Division and dissension
To the editor: A lot of the outside world would like to see our beloved America crumble from within - there are inside forces working to obtain that goal. There are liberals and liberals with lots of money who want division and dissension in America and there is definitely a lot of...
November 7, 2018 - 7:23am
November 6, 2018
Your Letters: Watch out for farmers
The sunny sky felt so warm. Even a breeze was blowing. Most of the tree leaves are on the ground. Now we will have to wait until spring to see more leaves. Even blossoms in the lilacs like they were on the farm. Even the fruit trees will be in bloom, when the apples and plums will...
November 6, 2018 - 12:04pm
Your Letters: If you cross the border
It seemed appropriate to share the words of Jeff Foxworthy at this time. "Lets see if I've got this! If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years hard labor. If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely. If you cross the Afghan border...
November 6, 2018 - 9:37am
November 2, 2018
Your letters: Voting continues at Maslowski
I live in Precinct 3 in the city of Wadena and for many years went to vote at the elementary school. On August 14th, primary election day, we were directed to the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center to vote because of the construction project in the elementary school. I've been...
November 2, 2018 - 9:41am
October 5, 2018
Your letters: The season is changing
What a beautiful Sunday morning when I was picked up for church. Then in the afternoon it became windy and cloudy. It sure changed, just like Minnesota. Now we are into fall, the season of beauty. It's raining again Monday afternoon. It looks like it's going to stop. I heard it's...
October 5, 2018 - 6:59pm
October 2, 2018
Your letters: Don't vacate Dayton
The school wants to permanently close Dayton Ave. SW, put the playground equipment in the street so they can use this space for buses. Please take a moment, drive around our community and observe the following: When Mid Central Federal Savings Bank needed additional parking, they...
October 2, 2018 - 2:38pm
September 28, 2018
Letter to editor: Signs are unique
My wife, Donna, and I went to the State Fair this year. We stayed in St. Paul and hailed a ride to the fairgrounds. Our driver chatted with us during the drive and eventually asked where we were from. "Wadena," we replied, "do you know where that is?" He said, "Yes, I drive through...
September 28, 2018 - 12:48pm
Letter to editor: Thanks for support of Veterans Park
Thank you to all who donated and participated in our Veterans Park fundraiser! It was very successful and we thank you for your participation. David Ludovissie Veterans Park Committee
September 28, 2018 - 9:31am
Letter to editor: People can change
As a semi-retired high school teacher, I have been associated with adolescents for the past five decades. During that time I have seen a countless number of individuals who made bad lifestyle decisions in their youth and yet grew up to be mature, responsible and moral adults. Whatever...
September 28, 2018 - 9:14am
September 17, 2018
Your letters: City signs should be changed
It was interesting to read about the Wadena City Council's recent discussions in the Aug. 23 issue of the Pioneer Journal, especially the suggestion by Toby Pierce regarding the Wadena City entry signs. I've heard many disappointing remarks regarding the present signs. I personally...
September 17, 2018 - 8:09am