Jan. 23 • Ginny Rose Brown, 34, of Deer Creek, was issued a citation for shoplifting. Jan. 24 • Scott Dale Smith, 37, of Wolverton, was stopped and issued a citation for no proof of insurance. • Tyson James Keezer, 21, of Waubun, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation. Jan. 25 • Joseph Otto Collom, 27, of Hewitt, was stopped and issued a citation for no proof of insurance.
Isaiah Johnson Isaiah William Thomas Johnson, boy, was born on Jan. 28 to Carolee and Daniel Johnson of Sebeka. He weighed 5 lbs., 3.5 oz. and was 18 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Bobbi Adams at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Grandparents are Mary and Jeff and Laura and Richard. Older brother Colton welcomes him home.
Spearing law changed, where's the outrage? There are some who are quite critical of some of President Trump's decisions on the national level. How about a decision that was made by our legislators on the State of Minnesota level? For several years those who were 65 years of age or older were given the benefit of winter ice house spearing without the purchase of a spearing license. That has recently been changed to 90 years of ago or older. Will they now require "with consent of the parents?" Victor Kern, Wadena
Two escape injury after icy roads cause rollover near Mahnomen Icy roads were to blame for a Saturday night rollover about 7 miles west of Mahnomen, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) has announced its Dean's List for Fall Semester 2016. Students on the Dean's List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The following students have been named to the dean's list: Deer Creek Thane Swisse. Menahga Marcus McKeever. Sebeka Michaela Hesse and Jessica Langer. Staples Katherine Bakken and Claire Roberts. Wadena Andrew Lanz, SR, Jing Lin and Brianna Taggart.
Vernon Mason, Verndale, made the Dean's List honors from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji at the conclusion of the Fall 2016 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, NTC students must be enrolled for at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA during the semester. A total of 114 students earned Fall 2016 Dean's List honors from the college.
Grief support group slated for Feb. 7 Tri-County Health Care will host its monthly grief support group on Feb. 7. The meeting will be held from 4:30 — 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room, located in the lower level of Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Anyone who has experienced a loss is invited to the support group. The group's purpose is to offer understanding, suggestions for coping, support, friendship and hope to bereaved adults. The group meets the first Tuesday of each month.
The following students earned Dean's List honors from Bemidji State University in Bemidji at the conclusion of the Fall 2016 semester: Hewitt Nicole White. Menahga McKenna Roberts, Alissa Schoon and Jessica Yrjo. Sebeka Donna Ehnert and Logan Redetzke. Staples Dominique Koppes, Josi Longbottom and Reza Mikhaeil. Verndale Kaitlin Dunrud and Rachel Koopmeiners. Wadena Alyssa Christensen, Jacob Krause and Matthew Laughlin.
Jan. 19 • Two men were reported to be driving past the complainant's home revving the engine of their Chevy truck. The complainant alleged this behavior had been happening since her boyfriend was subpoenaed to appear in a trial. She also alleged the truck had nearly run them off the road and would slow down near her residence and "rap the pipes" as it went by. A deputy spoke with the two men. They denied driving down the road and said they had been horseback riding.
Kruzin 4 Kidz hosts 'Soup-er Bowl Saturday' Soup-er Bowl Saturday will be Feb. 4 at the Wadena Elks Lodge. This is a fundraiser soup dinner for the Kruzin 4 Kidz Motorcycle Rally in Wadena. The meal will be from 4-8 p.m. It's all-you-can-eat or until the soup is gone. Shake the winter chills with a variety of warm, comforting soups and check out Kruzin 4 Kidz' new line of apparel. For more information, call (218) 462-2420 or go to Kruzin4Kidz.com or the Facebook page. Sacred Heart School Carnival is Feb. 5