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News briefs - June 25 edition

Veteran's picnic slated for July 1

A veteran's appreciation picnic will be held on Wednesday, July 1 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sunnybrook Park Lions shelter. Guest speakers David Anderson, Patrick Zalusky and Scott Borchers will be on hand to provide information targeted specifically to veterans. There will also be a picnic lunch provided. Everyone who attends will receive a free folder of handouts and information.

RSVP at (218) 631-3632.

Friendly Rider open house on tap June 25

Friendly Rider Transit will have an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 25 during the Wadena County Fair. A dedication ceremony will be at 4 p.m. at the new transit building on Harry and Rich Drive in Wadena. Free rides will be offered from the Wadena County Fairgrounds every 20 minutes. Wadena County 4-H will serve free ice cream cones.