Weather Forecast


Wadena man charged with OFP violation

A 54-year-old Wadena man was charged Aug. 16 with a felony level violation of an order for protection.

Michael Joseph Wegscheid was picked up by Wadena police around 4:35 p.m. on Aug. 13 while he was sitting in a car within a two-block radius of the residence of a Wadena woman who had obtained a protection order against him, court records said. The order for protection was signed by Judge Jay D. Carlson on July 19.

Wegscheid was taken into custody and charged with violating the order. He has previous domestic violence convictions from February 2002 and April 2004, according to court documents.