The following students graduated from North Dakota State University in Spring 2016. NDSU awarded 1,722 degrees to students. Students are listed by hometown. The list includes their major and degree received. An asterisk indicates students who graduated with honors. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher to graduate with honors. Aldrich Austin David Selvey BS Physical Education Henning Bryce Matthew Crompton-Pazdernik BS Natural Resources Management New York Mills
Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, has announced its 2016 spring semester honors list. The President's List includes 351 students who earned a grade-point average of 3.75 to 4.0 while enrolled for at least 12 credits. The Dean's List includes 324 students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 to 3.74. The following students earned the honor: Aldrich Therese Rist, President's List Hewitt Parker Shilling, President's List Sebeka Tristan Palmer, President's List
Speeding Craig Allen Black, 37, Minneapolis, 65/55, fees $130 Nathaniel Steven Braith, 24, Wadena, 65/55, fees $130. Tegan Bruce Kako, 18, Menahga, 82/60, fees $230. Seth Michael Kern, 22, Staples, 65/55, fees $130. Patrick Timothy Moore, 29, Battle Lake, 64/45, fees $150. Traffic Court Ryan Dale Bartylla, 34, Wadena, driving after suspension, failure to yield, fees $370. Trent Sonny Berttunen, 18, Menahga, seat belt, fees $115. Jeffrey Dean Brotherton, 37, Staples, seat belt, fees $115.
Giving back to the community is a core cooperative principle. The Operation Round Up Program from Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is a way for the co-op and its members to give back. Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative's Community Trust Board recently met and awarded 18 Operation Round Up grants to local non-profit organizations, totaling of $8,825. The recipient organizations and their awards are as follows:
Arvig awarded 37 high school seniors the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each. Students were selected based upon achievements or interest in the field of mathematics, engineering, accounting, computer science, telecommunications or any of the physical sciences. The list of scholarship winners includes the following area students: Henning Marissa Geyer New York Mills Taylor Cooley Wadena Alysha Dykhoff Wyatt Fitzsimmons
The following area students made the dean's list at Bemidji State for the spring semester: Deer Creek Jessica Pinnella. Hewitt Nicole White. Menahga Molly Barrett, Arik Hillukka, McKenna Roberts, Anna Ronnebaum, Anders Tolkkinen and Jessica Yrjo. Sebeka Brett Brockpahler, Donna Ehnert and Jeffery Erickson. Staples Lynnea Iverson, Dominique Koppes, Amanda Mikhaeil and Hallie Olsen. Verndale Rachel Bertram.
June 13 • Clinton Albert Gorden, 54, of Wadena, was arrested for violating his conditions of probation. Gorden was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Nicholas Lee Zutter, 25, of Verndale, was issued a citation for damage to property. June 15 • Chad Allan Mikiska, 31, of Wadena, was arrested for violating his conditions of release. Mikiska was transported to the Wadena County Jail. June 16
A missing 17-year-old Dent girl has been found safe on Tuesday in Wadena County. She had been missing since May 27. According to Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons with the sheriff's office, a family member called in the early morning hours of May 27 to report the 17-year-old had gone missing overnight. It was unknown how she left or if she left with another person, but no family vehicles were reported missing, Fitzgibbons said. The girl will be a senior at Perham High School this fall.
Ryley Nelson was the male overall winner with a time of 16:04 and Tanya Collins was the female overall winner with a time of 20:33 Friday in the Sunnybrook Stomp 5K run at Sunnybrook Park.
June 9 • A Huntersville Road resident reported the possible theft of a handgun. She had last seen the gun four days earlier. She heard someone in the house the night before it disappeared. • Law enforcement needed to reiterate the fact that Wadena County has no dog ordinance after a Blueberry Drive resident complained he was having issues with his neighbor's dog. He was advised to try working things out with the dog's owner. June 10