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March 19, 2019
Water was temporarily diverted from a flooded portion of road on Lincoln Ave. SW to a ditch area along the edge of Tapley Park last week in Wadena. Melting snow and rainfall created some flooded roadways around the city.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena City Council: Work on business park to begin in summer
18 hours 49 min ago
A bit of flooding overtakes a portion of road in the Wadena County Fairgrounds Tuesday morning. The Commercial Building and Horse Barn are some of the newer buildings on site since the tornado destruction in 2010. The horse barn gets extra use as a school bus garage in the off season.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Potential buyer eyes the Wadena County Fairgrounds
20 hours 47 min ago
March 15, 2019
Gun control supporters rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 13, to urge Minnesota Senate leaders to hold hearings on a pair of bills that would restrict the purchase and possession of firearms.  Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
MN Capitol Notebook: Recreational pot bill goes down, gun control and abortion measures force impasse
March 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
North Country Food Bank seeks $25,000 from local counties receiving food.
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North Country Food Bank requests one-time $25,000 donation
March 15, 2019 - 8:48am
March 14, 2019
Andrea Rau with Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (right) testified in favor of a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
20-week abortion ban passes Minnesota Senate panel after emotional testimony
March 14, 2019 - 6:45pm
March 12, 2019
Wadena Police Chief Naomi Plautz addresses the Wadena County Board Tuesday with continued concerns over the management of the county Human Services.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena County police, sheriff staff reaffirm vote of no confidence in Human Services management
March 12, 2019 - 4:47pm
March 7, 2019
Steve Porter, a whitetail deer farmer from Lake Bronson, and his son Brody on Thursday, March 7, 2019, testified against a set of bills aimed at preventing the spread of chronic wasting disease, saying the bills could pose serious problems for their family's business. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota deer farmers fear they'll be cast as 'villain' in talks about beating fatal disease
March 7, 2019 - 2:12pm
March 6, 2019
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Wednesday said it will make good on a promise made last June to delist wolves across the lower 48 states, removing Engendered Species Act protections. Courtesy of Michigan Technological University
Feds will again try to remove wolves from Endangered Species Act protections
March 6, 2019 - 2:47pm
Rep. John Lesch, DFL-St. Paul, left, and Judge Bruce Peterson, right, speak in favor of a bill that would allow married couples to file for divorce outside of court on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
A friendlier path to divorce? Minnesota lawmakers are considering it
March 6, 2019 - 2:34pm
March 5, 2019
Wadena County Commission: Board hopeful overpayment error won't happen again
March 5, 2019 - 4:27pm
March 4, 2019
Mental health counselor Ted Matthews on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, speaks to the House Agriculture, Food Finance and Policy Committee about stress Minnesota farmers face. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota House approves additional funds to help farmers facing tough times
March 4, 2019 - 4:33pm
March 2, 2019
Artist rendering of the new Star Lake Casino, which was set to be built near Dent.
Northwest Minnesota tribe hopes to recoup losses on Star Lake Casino project
March 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
February 28, 2019
Gun control supporters and opponents packed a hallway at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, on a pair of firearm bills. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota panel passes universal background check requirement for gun sales
February 28, 2019 - 12:06pm
Wadena City Council: Used truck, new employee and garbage contract topics of special meeting
February 28, 2019 - 11:57am
February 21, 2019
Veronica Orellana of Worthington, Minn., speaks to the media and a crowd of supporters about how her family would be helped by a proposal to allow undocumented residents to obtain a driver's license at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.The Democratic-backed proposal faces its most difficult challenge in the state Senate, which is controlled by Republicans. (Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press)
Bill would allow undocumented immigrants to get Minn. driver's licenses
February 21, 2019 - 8:45pm
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