Wadena-Deer Creek Junior High math teacher Chelsa Golberg taught her seventh-grade students how to play cribbage recently. She said kids can learn basic math very easily by learning how to play cribbage. All it takes is a deck of cards, a cribbage board and a little bit of practice. Seventh-graders Anna Osberg and Joshua Dykhoff both ended their classroom tournaments winning all of their games with a 6/6 record. They played each other to determine the overall seventh grader winner.
Wadena Lanes Monday Early Birds Woodland Dental 18 - 10 Wadena Asphalt Co 18 - 10 City Dray 18 - 10 Keith Waln Heating & Air 17 -11 Wadena VFW 16 - 12 DJ Powerhouse 15 - 13 Schmitty's Music & Vending 13 - 15 MN Valley Irrigation 11 - 17 Schuller Family Funeral Home 8 - 20 Wadena State Bank 6 - 22 High Team Series: Woodland Dental - 1747 High Team Game: Wadena VFW - 603 High Individual Series: Kaitlin Dunrud - 576 Anna Almer - 559 Ruth Ramsay - 557
The following students made "A" honor roll at WDC Middle/High School: Fifth grade Gracie Ames, Caitlyn Andersen, Addison Block, Jaxson Brown, Kieza Chandler, Peyton Church, Jasmine Erickson, Katierae Fiemeyer, Macey Goeden, Libby Hartman, Lyrik Haug, Isabelle Johnson, Faith Koning, Simon Kreklau, Isabelle Larson, Brenna Leeseberg, Teshome Loer, Caylee Lysdahl, Ean Nemeth, Kelanie Oldakowski, Gunner Olson, Jaeger Pettit, Adam Plautz, Lola Pulver, James Reger, Trent Rydstrom, Ryann Schmidt, Grant Seelhammer, Bailey Sundby and Brianna Yglesias.
Dec. 28 • A man threw chairs and tables during a prisoner transport because he wanted to know if someone was having a baby. • Deputies stood by while a female, who had broken out of her restraints during transport, had them replaced. Dec. 29 • The Wadena County Sheriff's office was informed by a fugitive's girlfriend he would be turning himself in Jan. 2. Dec. 30 • A missing yellow labrador retriever was located on Highway 10 after allegedly being hit by a car.
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss support Group slated for Jan. 17 Tri-County Health Care has an "Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group" to help those in the area affected by suicide. The monthly support group will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care.
Ella Harrison, Wadena, made the dean's list for academic excellence during the fall 2016 semester at South Dakota State University. To earn dean's list distinctions in SDSU's colleges,students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and must have earned at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Dec. 27 • Tasha Lynn Peterson, 33, of Menahga, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after suspension and no proof of insurance. • Adam Joseph Sanders, 28, of Wadena, was arrested for violating his conditions of release. Sanders was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Dustin Paul Torvinen, 39, of New York Mills, was arrested on a Wadena County warrant. Torvinen was transported to the Wadena County Jail.
Everly Kimber Everly Vivian Kimber, girl, was born Dec. 10 to Jessica and Shaun Kimber of Moorhead. She weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz. and was 19.25 inches long. Grandparents are Wayne and Sheri Kimber of Hewitt and Steve and Denise Goldberg of Deer Creek. Siblings Brooke, Natalie, Ashtyn and Camden welcome her home. Leah Peterson
Willmar man charged with exposing his genitals at library sentenced WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man accused of exposing himself to a woman at the Willmar Public Library has been sentenced to two years of probation and stayed jail time. Jesus Gabriel Rivera, 34, pleaded guilty in November in Kandiyohi County District Court to gross misdemeanor indecent exposure.
Commander Darin E. Perrine, SC, USN was recognized at a Change of Command Ceremony of the Navy Cargo Handling Battalion Fourteen at Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, Calif., in December. He is the son of Dorothy Perrine, of Wadena, and the late Jim Perrine. Commander Perrine signed on as a Navy Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in July 1986, graduated in May 1990, earned his commission and was designated as a Naval Flight Officer.