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5 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 29, 2009 Pioneer Journal • Eagle Bend man gets five months for kidnapping After a violent fight with a woman, an Eagle Bend man faces 150 days in jail on a kidnapping charge. Dean Melvin Raymond Shamp, 21, was sentenced Jan. 20 for kidnapping - to facilitate felony or flight, and will face 150 days in jail, and had a suspended sentence of 27 months in prison stayed for 10 years. He also faces 10 years probation and fees and restitution totalling $1,819.95.
The Superbowl is just around the corner and my favorite team, the Seahawks, are going for the win against the Broncos. I will be bringing this easy appetizer to my family Superbowl party to cheer on the Seahawks. I hope you enjoy this new take on a classic as much as I do. Bacon Potato Rounds Makes four servings • 4 baking potatoes, cut into half-inch slices • ¼ c. melted butter • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled • 8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese • ½ c. chopped green onions
5 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 22, 2009 Pioneer Journal • Wadena Little League? City gives enthusiastic approval to plan for baseball program It wasn't a very hard sell: Kyle Dykhoff went to the city council with a plan to use a seldom-played softball field and turn it into a regulation Little League baseball field, allowing him to start a Little League program in Wadena for 11- to 12-year-olds. Oh, and he didn't want any money. "I think it's super great, " Councilman Toby Pierce said. "Especially if you don't want any money."
Speeding Kelly Madeline Kacures, 21, Avon, 75/65, fees $130. Miles Brock Johnson, 22, Bagley, 68/55, fees $140. Lorettia Elizabeth Dean Nolan, 31, Verndale, 65/55, fees $130. Traffic Court Christopher Allen Hendrickson, 26, Wadena, driving after revocation (four counts), fees $560. Gregory Daniel McNally, 58, Park Rapids, vehicle registration, fees $120. Randy Michael Johnston, 33, Sebeka, driving after suspension, fees $190. Miles Brock Johnson, 22, Bagley, proof of insurance, fees $200.
I have recently developed a taste for spinach and I love bacon. This recipe combines both into a delicious, light side dish. Add chicken for a main dish. Bacon and Spinach Penne Makes four servings • 1 (12 oz.) pkg. penne pasta • 2 Tbl. olive oil, divided • 6 slices of chopped bacon • 2 Tbl. minced garlic • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes • 2 cups fresh spinach, torn
The Blue Devils were overcome by the Park Rapids Panthers in Wadena Jan. 7. Both teams were scoreless after the first period of play. The Panthers drew first blood early 3:43 into the second period. They extended the lead with a late goal with just 57 seconds left of play. The Blue Devils scored their lone goal 20 seconds into the third period when Abby Ecker found the back of the net with an assist by Kaytlyn Barthel. But the Panthers defense held off the Blue Devils while putting up two more points for a final score of 4-1.
5 years ago Excerpts from the Jan. 15, 2009 Pioneer Journal • All OK after car, school bus collide On Jan. 7 at 3:46 p.m., the Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a school bus on Oink Joint Road in Wadena Township. Deputies arrived on scene and found a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue had rear ended a school bus from the Wadena-Deer Creek school district. There were no children on the bus at the time of the crash.
I went to see "Saving Mr. Banks" Sunday afternoon. Mary Poppins is one of my favorite childhood movies, so I had big expectations for this film. The film is based on the true story of how the story of Mary Poppins went from children's books to the big screen. Award-winning Emma Thompson plays PL Travers, the cantankerous author of the children's book series. Tom Hanks masterfully plays Walt Disney, who has been hounding Travers for twenty years to sell the film rights to him.
My family really enjoys gathering together for breakfast. With my parents, sister's family and my brother, there are 14 mouths to feed. One of our favorite meals is a breakfast casserole. I found this recipe to be delicious and more than enough for everyone. Breakfast Casserole • 1 lb. turkey bacon, cooked, drained, and crumbled • 1/4 cup diced onion • 1/4 cup diced green pepper (can use red as well) • 3 cups shredded low-fat cheddar cheese • 8 eggs • 2 cups skim milk
It's a new year and if you are like me, you have a goal to lose some weight and eat healthier. I am constantly looking for new dishes to try that are better for my diet. I stumbled upon this recipe for fish tacos and it is delicious. I like to use halibut, but you can easily substitute walleye or any other white fish. Fiery fish tacos with corn salsa Makes six servings • 1 c. corn • One-half c. diced red onion • One-half cup diced red bell pepper • One cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped • One lime, zested and juiced