The Minnesota School Boards Association set Feb.
Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School celebrated Snow Week on Feb. 17-21 with activities and contests throughout the week. Dress-up days during Snow Week were fun and interesting. Kids come up with some creative ideas. On Wednesday, students in grades 5-8 dressed in their PJs while grades 9-12 had "Salad Dressing Day."
Feb. 12 • A caller reported a man yelling at a Wadena intersection who appeared to need help. The call led to the arrest of a suspect attempting to break into a home. Feb. 13 • A caller reported a large fire southwest of her location on Highway 71 and 260th Street in Wadena County. The person doing the burning had a permit so the fire department was not paged. • An Olympic Security alarm brought members of the Wadena Police Department and the Wadena Sheriff's Office to a pawn shop on South Jefferson in Wadena.
Wadena-Deer Creek Supt. Lee Westrum kicked off the "I Love to Read Month" celebration Tuesday, Feb. 17 by reading "Beads on One String" by Dennis Warner. School-wide activities revolve around the theme "Read Around the World." Some activities include collecting beads to represent the seven continents, making self-portraits in art class, learning the song, "Beads on One String" in music class and lots of reading. Principal Louis Rutten will randomly be calling students at home to see if he can "catch" them while they are reading.
The FIRST Robotics Team, the WDC Terminators, had good reason to celebrate on Feb. 17. They finished building their "bot" by their six-week deadline and it was picking up and moving totes, garbage cans and other items successfully. According to the rules, the bot had to be bagged, sealed and put in storage by midnight on Feb. 17 until the team competes in Minneapolis, April 1-4. The WDC Terminators traveled to Nevis last Saturday, Feb.
The NU Store will open in Wadena March 2 and offer a wide range of family goods for infants through early teen, men and boys wear. Linda Krebs of Maple Grove is the founder and owner. She raised four children as a single mother, has owned a daycare business for more than 25 years and has 13 grandchildren. She experienced firsthand the need to stretch the family budget and in all these years has developed relationships with big and small retailers all over the Twin Cities from whom she purchases overstock, surplus and end of the season new name brand merchandise.
The fight for privacy has long been a losing battle, with corporations and the government amassing reams of personal data about people taken from social media, Internet history, cellphone use, license plate trackers and security cameras everywhere. But in Minnesota, there is the faint stirring of a counterattack on those forces. In St.
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a male party who sustained a cut across neck as a result of a snowmobile accident shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday,...
A statement made by Wadena Mayor George Deiss was attributed to City Administrator Brad Swenson in the Feb. 19 issue of the Pioneer Journal. Deiss has heard from people with three different points of view - one against alcohol at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center, one in favor of alcohol and one against any special event being held. "When they bought their membership they said they were buying a membership to the facility and by us holding an event in the gymnasium room, if they were looking at that night to use the room, we would be infringing on their rights," Deiss said.
Grandson is TCHC poster child We are very happy to see one of our grandsons, Shane Taylor Timm, is the poster baby for Tri-County Health Care. From the digital media, newspaper, various print media, billboards and the huge hanging billboard in front of the Wesley Campus, he sure is a cutie. The photo was taken by our daughter Kelsi and husband Josh Sink in Alexandria. He's four months old. Greg and Nancy Anderson, Wadena