The Wadena-Deer Creek football camp will be held July 13-15 at the WDC practice field. Separate camps will be run from 3-5 p.m. for seventh and eighth-graders and from 6-8:30 p.m. for varsity and junior varsity players in grades 9-12. Helmet pickup is set for 5 p.m. on July 13. The non-padded camp requires only t-shirts, shorts and spikes. Conducting the camp will be WDC Head Football Coach Howard Kangas. The first day of fall football practice for grades 9-12 will be Aug. 10.
Speeding Landon Joseph Ament, 18, Sebeka, 65/55, fees $130. Tanya Kay Bjerke, 39, Coon Rapids, 65/55, $130. Leah Rose Blood, 23, Albany, 65/55, fees $130. Holly Marie Cluney, 46, Staples, 65/55, fees $130. Reginald B. Fleurima, 42, Lisle, Ill., 70/60, fees $130. Joseph Connolly Llewellyn, 29, St.
Minnesota's breeding mallard population counts are down from last year while other species saw increases, according to the results of the annual Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spring waterfowl surveys. This year's mallard breeding population was estimated at 206,000, which is 20 percent below last year's estimate of 257,000 breeding mallards, 17 percent below the recent 10-year average and 10 percent above the long-term average measured since 1968. The blue-winged teal population is 169,000 this year, 66 percent above the 2014 estimate of 102,000, but the population remains 21 per
Back for its second year, Otter Jam 2015 has moved to the Fourth of July weekend, in hopes of providing an entire day's worth of rock music for the lakes area population that weekend in Ottertail. "Last year, Otter Jam was in the beginning of June and that was just too early," said event organizer Joe Rice. "Not everyone is all back to the area then and with Minnesota weather, you never know.
Blood drive gathers 144 units The Red Cross Bloodmobile was at the Wadena Elks Lodge on Monday, June 22, and Tuesday, June 23. With a goal of 74 on Monday, 73 units were received. Tuesday's goal was 60 and 71 units were received.
June 18 • A motorcyclist struck a deer on Highway 8 and 121st Street in Wadena County. The motorcycle sustained minor damage but no injuries were reported. • Two men in black were observed standing in the doorway at Verizon Wireless in Wadena after 10 p.m. The complainant felt it was suspicious. A deputy checked the situation and found it was the new business owners at work. June 19 • A 10-year-old boy was brought to emergency room with a dog bite on his leg.
The city of Menahga is hosting the St. Urho Wife Carry for Charity Challenge on July 11. Strong men and tenacious women are invited to compete. "It's all about fun,"...
Ivy Strayer Ivy Strayer, girl, was born on June 16 to Ambrosia and Zach Strayer of Sebeka. She weighed 9 lbs., 3 oz. and was 21 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Vickie Dennis at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Patty and Mike. Proud siblings are Sheldon and Eva. Kael Tucker Kael Ares Tucker, boy, was born on June 19 to Lindsey and Derek Tucker of Wadena. He weighed 8 lbs. and was 20 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Bobbi Adams at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.
Devin Matthews Devin Aramis Matthews, boy, was born June 10 to Leah and Tamon Matthews. He weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz. and was 21 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Illene Reed at Perham Health in Perham. Grandparents are Tawnya and Tony Platz of Huntersville, Joseph and Jackie Benavidez of Denver,Colo. and Priscilla Matthews of Las Vegas, Nev. Older siblings Miguel, Tamarian, Aalyiah,and Diana welcome him home.
Sydney Greenwaldt, Deer Creek, made the Dean's List for spring semester at Itasca Community College. Greenwaldt earned a 4.0 GPA. Students qualified for the Dean's List by completing a minimum of 12 credits and attaining a GPA between 3.25 and 4.0.