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Empty Stocking event coming Nov. 28
November 16, 2018 - 8:48am
4 area fire departments fight house fire in rural Sebeka
November 15, 2018 - 11:13am
Your Letters: Thanks to veterans
November 14, 2018 - 10:05am
The Tri-County Health Care Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 Moen Brothers Endowment grant to Lutheran Island Camp and Retreat Center. Those in attendance for the check presentation include (left to right) Wayne Hilchen, camp development associate; Joel Beiswenger, Tri-County president and CEO; Ken Erlandson, camp executive director; and Ryan Damlo, Tri-County Foundation executive director.
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Lutheran Island Camp and Retreat Center receives $10,000 grant
November 13, 2018 - 7:56am
Marriage licenses: Nov. 5 - Nov. 9
November 13, 2018 - 7:55am
Wadena County sits in a sea of red in this map showing how are precincts voted for the Minnesota Governor race. Despite support for the GOP candidate Jeff Johnson in this area, Tim Walz won the spot with 53.84 percent of the vote in the state.
Image courtesy Minnesota Secretary of State
Wadena area 2018 election results
November 12, 2018 - 2:46pm
The Lower Twin Lakes public riparian access  saw improvements in preparation for the ice fishing season recently.
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Ice fishing access improvements on Twin Lakes
November 12, 2018 - 11:12am
Faith Column: Your eternal reservation
November 10, 2018 - 5:15pm
Scarlet (Emma Bushinger), Inspector Wright (Teagan Roberts) and Richard (Michael Schmidt) are not impressed with Tom (Ben Keppers). 
Photo by Beth Hawkins, WDC Schools
WDC drama performing "Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery" Nov. 15-17
November 10, 2018 - 12:04pm
"No one is above the law" protesters lined up in front of the Wadena County Courthouse Thursday evening. Protesters included Diane Leaders (left) Pam Hoy, Mike Hoy, Joe Majors and Denise Ferguson.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
'No one is above the law' protest outside of Wadena County Courthouse remains peaceful
November 9, 2018 - 12:18pm
Wadena Crime Report - Nov. 5 edition
November 9, 2018 - 12:06pm
Linda McGrane
McGrane is DAC employee of the year
November 9, 2018 - 8:15am
Sarah Stonich
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Stonich is Book Ends author of the month
November 8, 2018 - 12:04pm
Man shot during Ottertail break-in
September 25, 2009 - 3:42pm
A new Ford E-450 bus will be carrying riders around the area after recently joining the Friendly Rider fleet in Wadena.
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
New Friendly Rider bus arrives
November 17, 2018 - 11:26am

Inside Wadena PJ

Derek Christenson holds the antlers of his 227-pound buck.
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With the wrap up of the 2018 deer firearm season, comes the close of the Verndale Lions seventh annual Big Buck/Big Doe Contest. Check out the top deer weights and ...

Proudly displaying their steamroller art are Randy (from left) Les, LeRoy, Nolan and Jon at their home, at Parkwood, an adult foster care home in Wadena. The men visited the Wadena City Library Sept. 15 for a free art class. 
Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal

Proudly displaying their steamroller art are Randy (from left) Les, LeRoy, Nolan and Jon at their home, at Parkwood, an adult foster care home in Wadena. The men visited the ...

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View the 2018 Wadena County Fair premium booklet  - CLICK HERE!

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