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UPDATE: Individual found deceased in Menahga home fire is identified
WDC FCCLA members visit the Minnesota State Capitol
$1.9 million solution moving forward for drainage at fairgrounds
3 people dead, officer shot in Nevis
Wadena County Court Report - Jan. 23 - Feb. 10
Wadena-DC boys hockey opens Section 6A playoffs at home
25th annual Rhythmette Review shows off skills of young and old
Barnesville takes down Wadena-DC
Wolverines take home finale
Wolverines open postseason with Barnesville
Margaret Catherine Henry
An ice fishing sensation is now built in Verndale
Operation Round Up supports local organizations
Property Transfers for week of Feb. 2
Implementing the new farm bill: Government shutdown slows process
As good as 'Pure Gold': Pure Gold Nutrition owner seeing high volume of health-driven customers
Let your voice be heard with the Northern Lights Chorale
WDC One-Act to perform 'Tracks' Friday
Poet Laura Hansen visits BookEnds Feb. 9
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
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: What do you think about raising speed limits?
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
Veteran Services: Free urns for veterans
Ask a Trooper: If I'm stopped at an intersection, do I still pull over?
Your Letters: You helped children in poverty
Central Minnesota family makes world's largest spinning ice disc
DNR invites public to apply for new deer advisory committee
UPDATE: Road-kill cougar to get full examination
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Elizabeth Beatrice Hedlund
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
September 4, 2018
Your letters: Teacher of the Year program cut
At the August VFW Post 3922 meeting funding for the Teacher of the Year program was cut. It terminated promoting the program in the Wadena community and school. Rotary Club members who were at their meeting on July 25 and the Elks Lodge members who were at their meeting on July 26...
September 4, 2018 - 8:15am
August 28, 2018
Your letters: Unwinnable wars
Lyndon Johnson's war on poverty, the Johnson-Nixon Vietnam conflict, George W. Bush's ego trip into Iraq and Donald Trump's trade war have something in common. They were all ill-advised, unnecessary and not winnable. Jerry Miller, Sebeka
August 28, 2018 - 9:06am
Your letters: Look to elected school officials for answers
"School Choice" is a policy often endorsed by conservative candidates -including the GOP gubernatorial Jeff Johnson - that uses euphemistic language to disguise the destructive nature of those policies towards public schools.
August 28, 2018 - 8:15am
August 21, 2018
Your letters: Overturn Roe vs Wade to stop natural disasters
A woman has the "right" to kill her baby? Where in the bible or our Constitution does it say that? At the moment of conception a "human man" and and "human woman" create a new "human baby boy" or a new "human baby girl." Human life begins at conception! If it didn't, there wouldn't...
August 21, 2018 - 9:30am
August 13, 2018
Letter to editor: Support endorsement process
Regardless of which of the two dominant political parties you support or align with in Minnesota, your endorsement process is being spit upon by a large number of candidates this year.
August 13, 2018 - 9:06am
August 6, 2018
Your letters: A goodbye letter to my neighbors and friends
First of all, I want to thank all of you I've known for being my friends and neighbor while I was here these last almost 90 years. I got to live in the best time on earth there was to live. We all worked hard and nobody knew it. God has been good to me.
August 6, 2018 - 9:30am
July 16, 2018
Your letters: A response to Byman letter
I have been debating with myself over answering Elaine Byman's letter to the editor of June 21st. I really had better things to do, but her opinions were so out in right field I couldn't let it go by. Issue No. 1: I'm a Catholic and am against Roe V. Wade, but this is not a Democrat...
July 16, 2018 - 8:15am
June 26, 2018
Your letters: Either you are for God or against Him
The eight years of the former President along with the radical left, the ACLU and the IRS under the reign of President Obama have shown they are against God!
June 26, 2018 - 12:48pm