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Wadena-Deer Creek Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members presented their STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) events at WDC Middle/High School on Feb. 13.
Legacy events in March On March 17 at 3:30 p.m., Alan Moe, a local organist and owner of Moe Pipe Organ Company, will present an organ concert at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wadena. Moe recently updated the Schlicker organ at Immanuel with new casework and new and vintage ranks. He is adept at using all features of the organ. Rhoda Jackson will take a step back in time and present a short program 10 a.m. March 19 at the Wadena City Library. Blending poetry and prose in a theatrical setting, Jackson hopes to illustrate Emily Dickinson's wit and tenacity.
Longtime Wadena honey producer Ray Nicholson sampled his natural honey recently at Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School as part of WDC's Farm-to-School program. Students enjoyed the sweet treat on crackers. Many asked for seconds and wanted to visit with Nicholson about his honey business. Pictured, from left, are WDC kindergartner Ava VanBruggen, Nicholson, WDC Food Service Director Sandie Rentz, WDC Farm-to-School Coordinator Mary Ann Hagen and Wadena County Extension Community Nutrition Educator Donna Anderson. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools
Scott Michael Lowers, 37, Wadena, check forgery, committed to Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud (12 months, one day, stayed for five years), local confinement (30 days, credit for time served 28 days), adult probation (five years), adult community service work, fees $1,665. John James Kramer, 54, Park Rapids, fifth-degree drug possession, stay of adjudication, adult probation (10 years), fees $825. John James Kramer, 54, Park Rapids, intent to escape motor vehicle registration tax, driving after revocation, local confinement (365 days, stayed 325 days for two years.
Cheryl Annette Ross, 57, Lakeville, Minn., 79/65, fees $140. Pamela Marie Rouse, 40, Carver, Minn., 75/65, fees $130. Robert Denny Anderson, 58, Clarissa, 65/55, fees $130.
Benjamin Stanly Sneeden, 19, Wadena, failure to obtain license after changing name or address, speeding, fees $170. Scott Michael Lowers, 37, Wadena, driving after revocation, local confinement (90 days, stayed 63 days for one year.
Ricky Elden Dague, 29, Menahga, warrant: sex offender registration. Jeffrey Brent Dailey, 27, Wadena, warrant: second-degree DWI. Zachariah Howard Morlock, 35, Staples, warrant: failure to stop. Julie Ann Suhl, 50, Wadena, warrant: fifth-degree drug possession.
Wrestling Class A State Tournament Individual Results 106: Brock Buysse (Minneota) dec. Anthony Kern (Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale) 6-0 126: Jared Willaby (Mountain Lake-Windom) dec. Sam Waln (Wadena-Deer Creek) 8-3 182: Dillon Card (Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale) dec. Christian Full (Canby) 4-1 HWT: Kelsey Bocek (Minneapolis Patrick Henry) pinned Hunter Truax (Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale) 1:24 Boys' Basketball Perham 87, Wadena-Deer Creek 33
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans may not know what the word means, but as of Thursday they began to feel the impact of automatic and deep federal budget cuts known as "sequestration." No one knows for sure how Minnesotans will be affected, but there is widespread agreement it will be felt. U.S. Sen.
ST. PAUL - Talk of tax increases continues even as economists anticipate a smaller state budget deficit. "Tax reform is important for Minnesota's future," Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, said.