Upcoming flu clinics set for Oct. 4 Otter Tail County will be conducting Annual Flu Immunization Clinics for 2017. The flu clinics will be held Oct. 4 at the following locations: Deer Creek: 3 to 3:30 p.m. Bluffton: 4 to 4:30 p.m. Area gardening expo set for Sept. 16
New Wadena will be different The new Wadena will be so different with a "I can do anything" attitude. Everyone will be able to do anything the market demands. Wadena is changing for the future. It even has three major highways coming together. Come join Wadena for a real Madhatters show. BNSF railway has an East-West mainline through Wadena. Wadena wants new businesses to settle in the city. Wadena wants to grow up. It has the Depot and the bandstand that the northern Pacific built in 1915. Even Amtrak goes through Wadena.
Troy Adam Bast, 46, Verndale, warrant: contempt of court. Jeffrey Ryan Bock, 36, New York Mills, warrant: DWI. Scott Allen Boller, 35, Wadena, warrant: domestic assault. Erik Alexander Burtt, 24, Menahga, warrant: sex offender registry. Donald Eugene Degroat, 34, Bemidji, warrant: drug possession.
The following area students are among the Summer 2017 graduates of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, with campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena. Bertha Isaac Hamann, Network Administration and Security-AAS Deer Creek Sydney Greenwaldt, Dental Assisting-DIP
Maternal and child health clinic offered at Wadena County Public Health Wadena County Public Health offers family and child health services, including WIC, child health screenings, dental varnish, lead screenings, prenatal and family home visiting. For information and to schedule appointment call Wadena County Public Health at (218) 631-7629 or (888) 883-0351.
Steve Paper to talk about his book, “An Army Lost”, at the Wadena County Museum on Sept. 15 Steve Paper, author of “An Army Lost”, returns to his hometown to talk about his historical novel on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum. The book is currently being considered for a TV series.
Ruby's Pantry has an abundance of chips. They will be giving away free bags of chips Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 4-6 p.m. at the main entrance of the M State-Wadena parking lot. They will give away chips until they run out. Bring your own bags, boxes or baskets to carry your bags of chips. For more information, call (218) 846-3687 or email email@example.com .
Wadena will have a good future Wadena will have a good future. We will be a city to be reckoned with. After Wadena got the southeast infrastructure project done, it is so beautiful. Now the next project will start which is the southwest project, from the Wadena depot to the Wadena-Deer Creek high school and also to Highway 29. We should start on this project soon. Then a new bridge should be put in for the Pomme de Terre river. Tom Hostad, Wadena
Charles Baxter, author of novels, short stories, essays, and poetry is the September guest at Book Ends, the monthly meet-the-author event at The Uptown in Wadena. The program is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. Baxter authored The Feast of Love that was adapted into a motion picture. He was a finalist in the National Book Award and has won a multitude of literary prizes and honors. Six of his short stories have been included in Great American Short Story anthologies.
Kayla Simon, a college social worker on the Detroit Lakes and Wadena campuses of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, is being honored with the Veterans' Voices award for veterans who have honorably served and made outstanding contributions to their communities. The annual award, from the Minnesota Humanities Center, will be presented Sept. 11 in St. Paul. Simon is among eight "On the Rise" awardees under the age of 40.