Tri-County Health Care recently added Jessica Grimes, M.D., to its Ottertail Clinic team. Grimes specializes in family medicine and takes special interest in women's health and preventive medicine. She will start on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Grimes attended medical school at St. Louis University and completed her residency at St. Louis University Family Medicine Residency in Belleville, Illinois. She is board certified with the American Board of Family Medicine.
As Tri-County Health Care gears up to introduce an overhauled prenatal/obstetrics program in 2018, it is launching a community-wide contest to select a new name that embodies the program and its purpose. Some new features of the program include midwifery services, a car seat program, prenatal yoga and additional Tri Aquatics Moms Courses.
Don't publish murderers' names I am requesting that the Wadena Pioneer Journal (and the entire Forum system) adopt a strict, new policy when reporting on gun violence. There is a developing attitude among legacy media that the names of mass murderers should never be published.
Tri-County Health Care's monthly Parents Who Have Lost a Child Support Group, which helps area residents affected by the loss of a child, will meet on Monday, Dec. 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Whether the child was lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, cancer, suicide or an accident, the purpose of this group is to provide long-term support to parents and a confidential setting where they can share their story and learn ways to cope. Many find it comforting to talk with others who have suffered a similar loss.
Jeremy Allen Arthur, 36, Sebeka, warrant: contempt of court. Tiffany Rae Bachmeier, 31, Shakopee, warrant: contempt of court. Lisa Marie Johnson, 41, Solon Springs, Wis., warrant: contempt of court. Jayden Rose Leslie, 19, Mahnomen, warrant: contempt of court. Jolene Marie May, 41, Sebeka, warrant: contempt of court. Samantha Deline Robbins, 19, Ponsford, warrant: contempt of court.
Nov. 14 • Gregory Edward Wendlandt, Jr., 38, of Menahga, was arrested for violating a domestic abuse no contact order. Wendlandt was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Gary Michael Reggie, 55, of Wadena, was arrested on a warrant out of Los Angeles County, Calif. Reggie was transported to the Wadena County Jail. Nov. 16 • Ahmod Devon Skillings, 21, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for no Minnesota driver's license.
Tri-County Health Care and the National Alzheimer's Association will host the next Memory Loss Support Group for Caregivers meeting on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room in the lower level of Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. This support group seeks to show caregivers of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia that they are not alone. At the group, they will learn new coping skills to better care for and understand their loved ones dealing with memory loss.
The following students made 1st quarter "A" honor roll at WDC: Fifth grade
Blood mobile nets 139 units The Red Cross Bloodmobile was at the Wadena Elks Lodge on Monday, Nov. 20, and Tuesday, Nov. 21. On Monday 82 units were received with goal of 74. On Tuesday, 57 units were received with a revised goal of 56. Those receiving gallon pins were: 10 gallons Patricia Harrison, Wadena Nine gallons Renee Tappe, Wadena Five gallons Irene Baron and Pam Mertens, Wadena Thank you to all for a very successful Blood Drive.
The Cultural Center in New York Mills offers an Art Adventure program as an extension of the service by the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Art Adventure is a program that engages students with artworks from the Minneapolis Institute of Art's collection and through the support of thousands of trained volunteers, sends visual arts into K-6 classrooms across Minnesota and beyond.