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May 16, 2019
Wadena State Bank ranked as optimal bank in 2018
May 16, 2019 - 8:48am
May 15, 2019
Knute Nelson in Wadena will move locations from South Jefferson to North Jefferson in the former Snap Fitness building.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice office to relocate
May 15, 2019 - 11:26am
May 9, 2019
The reason for the closure is primarily because of the lack of staffing. 
Michael Denny/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Speer Chiropractic closes in Wadena
May 9, 2019 - 10:45am
May 2, 2019
The WorkForce Center recently changed its name to CareerForce.
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WorkForce Center in Wadena is now CareerForce
May 2, 2019 - 11:26am
April 28, 2019
Fight Hunger. Spark Change campaign comes to area
April 28, 2019 - 5:15pm
April 23, 2019
Wadena's Walmart will change it hours starting April 27. The store will no longer be open 24 hours a day as it will be open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Wadena's Walmart hours change April 27
April 23, 2019 - 6:08pm
Customers will be welcomed into the new Super One Foods in Wadena on May 1. The new store has a whole different feel from the previous with more modern looks and a smaller footprint.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Super One opening new location May 1
April 23, 2019 - 3:21pm
March 20, 2019
Tri-County Health Care is exploring the options of expanding the current hospital or building a new one.
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Tri-County Health Care pursuing options for expansion, new facility
March 20, 2019 - 4:05pm
March 6, 2019
The former Fastenal building is being built to suit future renters and is located at 210 North Jefferson Street in Wadena.
Michael Denny/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Former Fastenal building ready for new business
March 6, 2019 - 8:14am
March 4, 2019
All those recognized during the Mason Brothers event stood to be recognized.
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Employees recognized for years of service at Mason Brothers
March 4, 2019 - 1:51pm
February 21, 2019
Lisa Anderson, aquatic and recreation coordinator, climbs the new Jacobs Ladder on Friday at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
New equipment arrives at The Mas
February 21, 2019 - 7:23am
February 12, 2019
Operation Round Up Board of Trustees Chair Millie Ness and Trustee Patty Johnson display a check showing funds that will benefit a variety of area organizations. The donation is made possible because of Lake Region Electric Cooperative members who participate in the cooperative's Operation Round Up Program.
Photo courtesy of Lake Region Electric Cooperative
Operation Round Up supports local organizations
February 12, 2019 - 7:23am
January 30, 2019
Attending the Minnesota Newspaper Association Convention from the Wadena Pioneer Journal were Britanie Rentz (left), Michael Johnson and Becky Wedde.
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Pioneer Journal awarded at annual newspaper convention
January 30, 2019 - 10:59am
Due to extreme cold, Pioneer Journal delivery may be delayed
January 30, 2019 - 9:04am
January 25, 2019
Eric and Jennifer Bervig work out on stationary bikes at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena Friday, Jan. 18.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
Over $2.8 million raised: Maslowski Wellness & Research Center exceeds its fundraising goals
January 25, 2019 - 9:45am