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, July 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church 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.
Ridgewater College is pleased to announce the names of its fall and spring semester graduates. Ceremonies for both campuses took place In May, 2018. Students graduating with a diploma or degree graduated with Honors if they have a GPA of 3.5 to 3.74, with High Honors if they had a GPA of 3.75 to 3.99, and Highest Honors if they had a GPA of 4.0. Area students who graduated included: Bluffton Ethan Benson, certificate, Dairy Management Deer Creek Jack Ewy, certificate, Farm Operation and Management
Speeding Luz Estella Alonso, 45, Westport, Ky., 74/60, fees $140. Makaila Jung Shim Chicoine, 21, Circle Pines, failure to reduce speed where required, fees $130. Clara Elizabeth Echtenkamp, 54, Medina, 65/55, fees $130. Dylan Larry McManigle, 19, Wadena, 65/55, fees $130. Bradley Mark Nagel, 36, Wayzata, 65/55, fees $130. Raymond Clyde Seibert, 55, Sebeka, 65/55, fees $130. Reilly Benton-French Stroot, 20, Roseau, 55/45, fees $130. Daniel Jeffrey Wagner, 20, Eden Prairie, 50/30, fees $230.
June 22 • A local bank reported a man came in and tried to get funds from a Visa with a woman's name on it. He was denied and left the bank. • A caller reported a black puppy locked in a vehicle panting profusely. When an officer arrived, the dog was still locked in the vehicle and the officer observed the dog panting heavily. The officer located the owner who said the dog always pants due to anxiety and that he left water for the dog, but the dog knocked it over. He was warned not to leave the dog alone in the vehicle. June 23
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide caregivers with the tools they need to take care of themselves. This class is designed to help caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate their feelings, balance their lives, increase the ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. Classes consist of six, and a half hour class sessions held weekly. Class will be held Mondays, July 16, 23, 30, Aug. 6 and 13 and Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 430 12th St. NE, Staples
Nearly 2,000 students were eligible to cross the stage during four commencement ceremonies at the University of North Dakota in May. Area students who were eligible to cross the stage this spring included: New York Mills Sada Aschnewitz (MS) Wadena Adam Leverson (BSA), Halley Maas (BSN Magna Cum Laude), Scott Syverson (DPT)
Thursday, July 5 Moms Together meet, 9 - 11 a.m., first and third Thursdays of the month, Wadena Alliance Church. Cards, 1-4 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center. Call (218) 631-4077 for more information. Carvers, 1-3 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center. Call (218) 631-4077 for more information. Friday, July 6 Farmers Market will be at the Wesley Lawn located across Hwy 71 from Tri-County Healthcare from 2-5:30 p.m. We accept SNAP/EBT and Debit. Monday, July 9
Students hailing from the area earned Dean's List honors from Bemidji State University in Bemidji, at the conclusion of the Spring 2018 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, BSU students must be enrolled for at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA during the semester. A total of 703 students earned Spring 2018 Dean's List honors from the university, and an additional 329 students earned President's List honors for earning perfect 4.0 GPAs. The following students made the Dean's list: Sebeka Jeffery Erickson Jacob Ylitalo
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office is notifying the public of a Level 3 Predatory Offender who moved back to Wadena County on Monday, July 2. Cory Lynn Mangan, 30, will be moving to the vicinity of 150th Street and 129th Ave, Wadena. Mangan has a history of sexual contact with minor male victims (age 8-14). Contact included attempted penetration. One victim was vulnerable due to developmental disabilities. Mangan met victims for the first time just prior to offense behavior.
Ridgewater College would like to acknowledge those students earning recognition on the Dean's lists for spring semester 2018. 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 12 credits, and meet certain other criteria. Bertha Connie Pitcher Bluffton Ethan Benson Wadena Jack Goeden Mitchell Janson