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Wadena City Council: Hot topics include warm houses, snow covered utilities
3 dead in north-central Minn. shooting, deputy wounded
Arvig seeks area students for annual essay contest
UPDATE: Individual found deceased in Menahga home fire is identified
WDC FCCLA members visit the Minnesota State Capitol
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
Lloyd Scheiding Jr.
Dwight Eugene Ward
Property Transfers: Feb 11
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
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
Commentary: Life's better with pets
Veteran Services: 100 percent disabled vets now authorized military space "A" travel
Your Letters: Support regenerative agriculture
Ask a Trooper: What do you think about raising speed limits?
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
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
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
June 24, 2018
Other Opinion: Replace Line 3 best, safest option
As we approach the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearings later this month, it's important to understand what Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Project is about: protecting communities and the environment and bringing economic opportunities to the region.
June 24, 2018 - 10:07am
June 20, 2018
Your letters: Support your county fair
Kudos to the Fair Board! I want to express my appreciation to the Wadena County Fair Board. They have been working hard on planning and preparing for the 2018 County Fair which begins this Thursday. Many of the Fair Board members attend a conference to gain new ideas for performances...
June 20, 2018 - 9:47am
June 19, 2018
Your Letters: Wadena needs a lake
What beautiful weather we had. Maybe it was really warm. The fishermen and women really have fun catching the trophy fish on their trips. They always say what Wadena needed was a big lake. But most of the lakes are a half an hour from Wadena. Thomas Hostad, Wadena
June 19, 2018 - 11:02am
May 29, 2018
Letter: Veterans Concert Band finds success in Wadena
On behalf of all the members of the Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band, thanks to all who helped make our recent concert in Wadena a huge success! This was a first-time trip to Wadena for the RRVVCB, and we are so grateful to everyone there for the wonderful reception! This concert...
May 29, 2018 - 12:48pm
April 10, 2018
Letter: Thankful for Good Samaritan
Thank you a thousand times to Josh from Verndale for stopping to help our client Leroy when you saw him fall on the ice on Sunnybrook Road. Thank you for helping him up and into your truck and bringing him back to his Parkwood home. Leroy has a mission to rid our neighborhood of stray...
April 10, 2018 - 12:48pm
Letter: Gun violence crisis runs much deeper than mass shootings
In 2017, there were over 310 mass shootings in the U.S. in which four or more people were injured or killed. Since 2013, there have been 142 school shootings, with 19 already in 2018. What we sometimes forget are the almost 35,000 gun deaths and approximately 65,000 gun-related injuries...
April 10, 2018 - 9:06am
March 31, 2018
Letter: Christianity gets more press because of passionate people
Zeus or Jesus seems more like a first century choice, than a 21st century one, but here it is. A recent writer, troubled by uncomfortably frequent references to the Judeo-Christian God in the PJ, expressed relief at seeing the name of another deity (Zeus) in an article about a police...
March 31, 2018 - 10:34am
Letter: Healthcare one of Minnesota's important issues
My name is Forrester Pack and I'm a resident of the Twin Cities. As a University of Minnesota journalism undergraduate and follower of state politics, I'm interested in learning more about our state. One of the important issues I feel is healthcare.
March 31, 2018 - 8:07am
March 20, 2018
Letter: Wadena should witness for all faiths
In the Pioneer Journal article on Zeus it was fascinating to see him referred to as an actual deputy for the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. It was also interesting that he had been named after one of the most powerful gods in human history. This can be mentioned because god has become...
March 20, 2018 - 9:30am
Letter: Stories needed for book
So now you are wondering what this means. Answer: This is an open invitation to anyone who would like to contribute material for a book that I am putting together for our Kirkbride Castle. For those who don't know me I will introduce myself. My name is Shirlee Taylor. I am an Author...
March 20, 2018 - 9:06am
March 12, 2018
Letter: It's good to see God back in America again
It is exciting to see a Republican Senator and a Democrat Representative know who we should be standing under. Rep. Kimberly Daniels Bill sponsor - God is not a Republican, he is not a Democrat. According to NPR, he is not black or white. He is the light and our schools need light...
March 12, 2018 - 2:02pm
Letter: Fight to save Kirkbride important
No one needs to be told that the senseless deaths of our younger generation is appalling. And it's because everyone reaches for the obvious as the only explanation for it that has me upset. Take the blinders off people! This situation wasn't created overnight. But there is more......
March 12, 2018 - 9:57am
February 26, 2018
Letter: One in four students using tobacco products
More than 26 percent of Minnesota high school students use tobacco products....26 percent! That's one in every four students. That finding and others in the new Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey results should be a wake-up call to everyone who cares about our kids.
February 26, 2018 - 9:57am
February 20, 2018
Letter: Wadena man gets anonymous letter in the mail
I received the following (anonymous) letter in my mail: Dear Larry, You look so sad, you look like your on the losing side. Please don't be a pessimist, Markets are great, up 15,000 points. We are cleaning up corruption in the FBI, DOD, IRS and NEA. We are getting bonuses, lower...
February 20, 2018 - 10:58am