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Photo by Rachelle Klemme Joshua Winter, from Staples, is the new patrol officer with the Wadena Police Department. He started July 1 and previously worked in a part-time position with the Todd County Sheriff's Office.

Officer who helped after tornado accepts position in Wadena

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The Wadena Police Department has a new patrol officer as of July 1.

Joshua Winter of Staples was hired on to the Wadena Police Department after Naomi Plautz was promoted to Sergeant/Investigator.


Winter said it is his first official full-time police officer job, but he has worked part time for the Todd County Sheriff's Office.

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