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Wadena City Council: Final tax levy 1.38 percent lower than 2018
Schmidt, Warren are ExCEL award nominees
Wadena County Commission: County levy increase shrinking, but not final
Menahga man convicted in child-sex sting
Wadena Police Crime Report- Dec. 12
Wolverines snap skid against Bertha-Hewitt
Blue Devils blast Morris Area/Benson Area
Third period tallies help Wadena-DC against Northern Lakes
Third period burst helps Lake of the Woods over Wadena-DC
Late surge for Wolverines falls short against NYM
Mae Marie (Godfrey) Crocker
Austin David Bacon
Tri-County Health Care raises funds for patients, local causes
Union Creek Organic moves to new location
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Ganyo
Radiothon To End Child Abuse raises $12,777 in Wadena
Compete with online shopping? If you can't beat 'em, join 'em
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
Book Ends: Mike Lein brings northwoods humor to Wadena
Vintage Songs and Dances of Immigrant America: Ken Burns' pianist Jacqueline Schwab in concert
42nd Street Jazz Band to perform at Wadena Depot Sept. 29
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
Veteran Services: Entitlement restoral on a VA home loan
Ask a Trooper: Is it my fault if the road is slippery?
Other Opinion: Why I invest locally
Series message: David can beat Goliath
Veteran Services: Free flu shots for VA enrolled vets
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
After the Hunt: Area hunters find success during deer season
Christenson has top buck in Verndale Lions contest
Mary Katherine Uselman
Boone Lee Wegscheid
Bryson Shy Drake
Boone Lee Wegscheid
Kaylah Marie Lynch
January 20, 2018
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
SPICER, Minn. — Despite the recent long stretch of below-zero weather in Minnesota in recent weeks, ice fishermen have been going through...
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
January 8, 2018
Experts concerned over kids posting 'digital self-harm' on social media
While much attention has been given to steering kids away from using social media to bully others, a recent study has found that some teens...
January 8, 2018 - 7:00am
November 28, 2017
Living history - Nov. 23 edition
20 years ago Excerpts from the Nov. 20, 1997 Pioneer Journal • Foot chase ends in arresting three Frank Alton Kilchesy, 21, Park Rapids, is charged with two gross misdemeanors - aggravated driving under the influence, punishable up to a year imprisonment and $3,000 fine and aggravated...
November 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 27, 2017
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of the adoption process
Editor's note: November is National Adoption Month, and what better time to talk about family than at Thanksgiving? Family, in all its many modern...
November 27, 2017 - 8:44am
November 21, 2017
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
An ongoing investigation into the cause of an accidental shooting Sunday morning in Deer Creek has revealed the .22 caliber rifle used had been hidden from view. At 7:34 a.m. the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office received a report that a five-year-old boy had accidentally shot...
November 21, 2017 - 12:57pm
November 13, 2017
Staples JCIs hold 'Boolaween' Oct. 28
The JCI Staples Chapter held its annual Boowlaween Event at the Wadena Lanes & Pro Shop on Saturday, Oct. 28. More than 120 children and parents...
November 13, 2017 - 5:48pm
November 11, 2017
News briefs - Nov. 9 edition
VFW Veterans Day events slated for Nov. 13 The VFW will partner with Wadena-Deer Creek for the Veterans Day program Monday, Nov. 13. The program will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School. Later that evening, dinner will be served at the VFW for the veterans and...
November 11, 2017 - 10:18am
November 6, 2017
Wadena County wanted - Nov. 11 edition
Sarah Jean Anderson, 30, Elizabeth, warrant: contempt of court, probation violation. Brenda Louise Brown, 47, Coon Rapids, warrant: theft. Amber...
November 6, 2017 - 5:05pm
WDC offers fan buses for State tournament
WDC is running Fan Buses on Thursday and Friday for the State Volleyball Tournament.
November 6, 2017 - 9:23am
November 5, 2017
Police scanner - Nov. 2 edition
Oct. 18 • A dumpster diver was reported taking scrap metal and other material from a construction company dumpster. The diver told an officer he had permission from the company. Oct. 20 • A Wadena County squad car suffered minor damage when it collided with a deer at 7:10 p.m....
November 5, 2017 - 12:02pm
November 4, 2017
'It's a misconception that just we just use herbs and go to people's houses'
Listen to Midwife Dawn Dahlgren-Roemmich talk about her early experiences out on her grandparent's farm and you get a sense that her nurturing...
November 4, 2017 - 10:18am
November 3, 2017
'I think there will be some corn left in the fields
Leaf River Ag Agronomy Manager Mark Hess is estimating the 2017 fall harvest in the Wadena area could be wrapped up 15 to 20 days into November....
November 3, 2017 - 4:40pm
Weekly crime report - Nov. 2 edition
Oct. 22 • Cole Michael Granda, 22, of New Hope, was arrested on a Wadena County warrant. Oct. 23 • Ryan Christopher Freeman, 33, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation and fail to stop at a stop sign. Oct. 26 • Brandon James Klemek, 28, of...
November 3, 2017 - 3:01pm
WDC offering fan bus Saturday
WDC is once again offering a Volleyball Fan Bus to Pelican Rapids for the Section Championship match on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Wolverines take on Underwood, the Subsection South champion. Match is at 7 p.m. Fan Bus leaves WDC Middle/High School north side at 5 p.m. sharp. Cost is...
November 3, 2017 - 8:17am
November 2, 2017
Henning man dies, wife seriously injured in two-vehicle accident
Kenneth Arthur Dunker, 71, died Wednesday morning and his wife, Beverly, 74, was seriously injured when the Henning couple's 2001 Ford pickup collided with a 2014 Ford pickup driven by 22-year-old Marissa Dawn Roden of Henning.
November 2, 2017 - 11:00am