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June 6, 2019
Erin Pierce (left), Toby Pierce, Brittany Evans and Katie Uselman, the staff at Toby Pierce and Associates gathers Thursday, June 6 to celebrate the 60th year in business.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Toby Pierce and Associates celebrates 60 years in business
June 6, 2019 - 4:03pm
May 31, 2019
Dan Whitney (left) and Kristi Anderson are helped by Jake, an Australian Shepherd, in breaking ground on their new location for Northwest AqwaTek Solutions at 219 Bryant Ave. SE in Wadena. They are currently doing business out of a rented space at 123 Jefferson Street South.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Northwest AqwaTek Solutions breaks ground on new property
May 31, 2019 - 3:45pm
May 16, 2019
Forum Communications Company CEO Bill Marcil Jr.
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
May 16, 2019 - 10:08am
May 14, 2019
Amber Moen operates her very own custom blanket making business. She has been in business for two years.
Michael Denny/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Building business: Young entrepreneurs showcased at CEO event
May 14, 2019 - 3:42pm
March 25, 2019
60 hams were awarded to the winners.
Submitted photo
Over 100 Bingo players attend the Central MN CEO Class Ham Slam Bingo
March 25, 2019 - 4:40pm
February 7, 2019
Winter Weather: Area closings announced today
February 7, 2019 - 11:29am
December 26, 2018
Finance Officer, Lloyd Lanz, accepting CAFR award from Wadena Mayor George Deiss.
Photo courtesy of the City of Wadena
City of Wadena is awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
December 26, 2018 - 12:04pm
December 23, 2018
The fire was incredibly destructive. Fire crews have only started clearing the debris.
Michael Denny/Perham Focusplay button
Update: Fire destroys two Perham businesses in early morning fire
December 23, 2018 - 4:19pm
December 20, 2018
New economic project aims to help Wadena County businesses
December 20, 2018 - 5:15pm
November 30, 2018
Downtown Perham maintains a strong business district, despite the growing popularity of online shopping. (Paula Quam / Focus)
Fighting back: Local retailers step up their game as online shopping gives them a run for their money
November 30, 2018 - 8:03am
Joey McQuiston stands by a display of retro and newer gaming consoles and games for sale at his store, Joeys PCs. He added the retro gaming systems in order provide a different draw to his business others in the area were not providing.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Business in Wadena: Brick and mortar looks to do what online can't
November 30, 2018 - 8:00am
November 23, 2018
Our goals with this Bricks and Clicks series
November 23, 2018 - 8:02am
Downtown Perham has a wide variety of retail stores. Jason Miller / FOCUS
The fight for your dollar
November 23, 2018 - 8:00am
November 6, 2018
Conservation farmer Andy Dombeck, center, receives his Water Quality Certification sign from Darren Newville, left, of the East Otter Tail and Wadena Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and Jim Lahn, right, the area certification specialist for the water quality program. (Submitted Photo)
Local father-son farmers get Water Quality Certified
November 6, 2018 - 8:48am
April 17, 2018
Troy and Abby Pettit and their two children were waiting in Cabo San Lucas for an American Airlines flight Monday, April 16, 2018, after their Sun Country flight back to Minnesota was cancelled and the airline left them stuck in Mexico. Photo courtesy of the Pettit family
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
April 17, 2018 - 2:55pm