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Wadena has been tentatively selected as a location for the Minnesota Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in a case yet to be determined Oct. 10 at the Wadena Deer Creek Middle/High School, according to Wadena attorney Paul Carlson, who has been working on the project. “We don’t know what the case will be yet,” said Carlson, “We’ll probably find out later this summer as the plans are finalized. But it will be a real case.”
Fair Oaks Lodge will soon be opening a transitional care unit (TCU) for people recovering from joint replacements, strokes, other surgeries or injuries who require closer physical, occupational or speech therapy. “This will be a regional TCU,” said Tim Sporre, admissions and marketing director for Fair Oaks Lodge. “We’ll be open to all communities in the area.” The new TCU will be located at the west end of the Fair Oaks Lodge complex on the second floor adjacent to the physical therapy department.
In spite of calling the recently ended session of the Minnesota Legislature “one of the worst sessions we’ve had for hard working Minnesotans,” Senator Paul Gazelka said there were a few items people might appreciate. “When you raise taxes that much you should get something,” he said. Gazelka was talking about a tax bill that increased taxes roughly $2 billion with additional fee increases that are hard to put a total dollar figure to.
New Odyssey, three guys, 30 instruments along with gags and gusto will perform its unique stage show Thursday, April 18, at the Memorial Auditorium under the auspices of the Wadena Area Concert Association. The three guys, Gary Todd, Michael Jay and Gary Polkow, play 30 instruments and combine their skill with a production featuring comedy, skits and audience participation.
Search of a Motley home March 25 lead to the arrest of Donnel Mary Kist, 46, for probable cause possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and restricted individual possessing a firearm.