June 6 • Daniel John Cermak, 38, was arrested for 3rd degree driving while impaired. Cermak was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Rayshawn Malik Frelix, 24, Brainerd, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation. June 8
Park Rapids Area Community Band performs June 30 The Park Rapids Area Community Band will perform Friday, June 30 at the Spirit Lake beach from 7-9 p.m. Featured will be trumpet soloist Dr. Tom Strait. The performance of part of the 2017 summer concert series. Admittance is free. There will be food available on site. In the case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Menhga high school. Bring a lawn chair to sit in.
June 7 • An ambulance run was required when a vehicle allegedly ran a man in a wheelchair off the road. June 8 • A complainant asked to speak with a deputy regarding spraying in a field across the road from his home. When a deputy attempted to interview the man he was being placed in a wheelchair at the hospital and did not wish to talk. The complainant did say the spraying had triggered his asthma. • A hound dog was reported running on the road and chasing cars.
An estimated crowd of 4,000 attended the June Jubilee Grand Parade on a warm Thursday evening in Wadena last week. According to Chamber of Commerce Director Shirley Uselman, there were 92 units in the parade. A husband and wife bagpiping team traveled five hours from their home in South Dakota to participate. Among the Minnesota communities sending delegations to Wadena were Menahga, Sebeka, Henning, Verndale, Bertha, Hewitt, Alexandria, New York Mills, Underwood, Fergus Falls, Ottertail and Perham. Bob Tubandt was the parade's Grand Marshal.
Seat belt tickets drop again during summer Click It or Ticket campaign ST. PAUL—For the third year in a row, seat belt tickets decreased during the Minnesota summer Click It or Ticket campaign's two-week extra enforcement wave.
Trump very persuasive Donald Trump has remarkable powers of persuasion. I did not think anyone could convince me to vote for Hillary Clinton, but, by George, he did it. Jerry Miller, Sebeka
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The following students made the fourth quarter "A" honor roll at WDC: Fifth grade
Ridgewater College would like to acknowledge those students earning recognition on the Dean's lists for spring semester 2017. In order to be included on the Dean's list a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least twelve credits, and meet certain other criteria. Bertha Connie Pitcher Bluffton Ethan Benson Hewitt Tasha Kramer Wadena Jack Goeden Mitchell Janson
The following students have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean's list in recognition of academic achievement spring semester 2017. Students must be in degree-seeking status and maintain a 3.25 or higher grade point average while completing a minimum of 12 graded credits to qualify for the honor. Aldrich Brooke Selvey Deer Creek Austin Hendershot Hewitt Ashley Peters Menahga Jenny Skoog Tonya Yliniemi New York Mills