Civil War author Urdahl to speak in Wadena Oct. 17 Author and Minnesota State Representative, Dean Urdahl, will speak about his recent book on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum. The book, "Three Paths to Glory: Minnesota in the Civil War," is the story of three regiments in the American Civil War: the 2nd and 5th Minnesota and the 1st Tennessee. It follows each of the regiments through the eyes of men serving in them. Clinton Cilley, of the 2nd Minnesota will be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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WCHS annual meeting set for Oct. 22 The Wadena County Historical Society will hold their annual meeting at the Wadena VFW on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Following the meeting, this year's program will include the showing of a documentary about World War I with an introduction by Dr. Larry Denny. The meeting and the program are free. Dinner is available for purchase from the VFW prior to the meeting.
Sage Taggart Sage Gabriel Taggart, boy, was born on Sept. 19 to Chelsea Polman and Kyle Taggart of Wadena. He weighed 5 lbs., 15 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Ben Hess at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Rowyn Wilkens Rowyn Catherine Wilkens, girl, was born on Sept. 22 to Jill and Shayne Wilkens of Verndale. She weighed 6 lbs., 7 oz. and was 19.25 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Bobbi Adams at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.
Property Transfers Richard A. Wator, Trustee of the Trust Agreement of Richard A. Wator, hereby conveys to Gary N. Frederickson, single and Curtis L. Frederickson, single, as jt ten, Gov Lot 5, Section 6, Twp.
City street and park department doing a good job What a nice job the street and park department has been doing with trees all around town being trimmed, several spots of streets repaired, the parks mowed and flowers looking good. I noticed the recent striping at intersections and curbs painted and really appreciate the sweeping done all summer long. Muriel Juers, Wadena Trump's popularity is disturbing The Donald Trump popularity is troubling. People say he tells it like it is. Is that really a good thing? He is arrogant, a name caller and insulting.
The district horse show was held Sept. 12 in Breckenridge. In order to be invited to this show, the exhibitor must have won a blue ribbon at their county show. The exhibitor can only show in the classes that they received a blue ribbon in. Five girls from Wadena County went to Districts: Amber Johnson, Sebeka, Anna Johnson, Sebeka, Cassie Cottrell, Verndale, Cortnie Cottrell, Verndale and Faith Cottrell, Wadena.
Never.Give.Up. presented Wadena-Deer Creek Schools with a significant donation of $23,228.18 today, which will provide suicide prevention and awareness education. "We want to thank you for all the work you've done," Lee Westrum, superintendent of Wadena-Deer Creek Schools, told members of Never.Give.Up. at the check presentation. "Your efforts are very touching ... very heartfelt. We will do all that we can to help bring more awareness to this very important issue." The money was raised from the second annual Never.Give.Up. 5K Run/Walk held on Aug.
Gene Michael Dickey, 46, Verndale, warrant: assault. Justin Matthew King, 39, Detroit Lakes, warrant: violating restraining order. Craig Ryan Schwoboda, 37, Detroit Lakes, warrant: receiving stolen property. Nickolas James Grewe, 29, Bemidji, warrant: theft.
Speeding Mark Fredrick Battcher, 55, Plato, 65/55, fees $130. Tony Lee Burgau, 18, Sebeka, 73/60, fees $140. Michelaire Gaspard, 43, Jonesboro, Ga., 40/30, fees $130. Gladys Jeanette Gordon, 73, Naytahwaush, 65/55, fees $130. Trista Marie Headlee, 25, Baxter, 39/30, fees $130. Catherine Lynn Honzl, 27, Excelsior, 74/55, fees $150. Julie Ann Kryzsko, 35, Little Falls, 55/45, fees $130. James J.