Dave and Diane Andersen of Hazen, N.D., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Naomi Diane, to Stephen Michael Barwick, son of Karen Barwick, of Hazen, N.D. The bride-to-be is employed at Hazen Hardware Hank in Hazen, N.D. The groom is employed at Hagar's Homes in Hazen, N.D. The couple will exchange wedding vows on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 at Prairie View Church of God in Beulah, N.D. All friends and family are invited to the wedding and cake reception to follow at the church.
DFL meeting slated for July 25 Wadena County Committee for the Democratic Party of Minnesota will be meeting on Monday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the lower level of the Wadena County Courthouse. This is a call for all Wadena County Democrats or those interested in the Democratic Party of Minnesota to attend this meeting. This meeting is open to the public.
July 11 • Elijah Wilson, 24, of Wadena, was arrested for domestic assault. Wilson was transported to the Wadena County Jail. July 12 • Brooke Louise Johnson-Jenkins, 22, of Detroit Lakes, was arrested for fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle and possession of stolen property. Johnson-Jenkins was transported to the Wadena County Jail. July 14 • Karla Ann Ruter, 51, of Wadena, was arrested on a Wadena County warrant. Ruter was transported to the Wadena County Jail. July 15
The Wadena-Deer Creek American Legion baseball team bowed out of the sub-district tournament Friday with a 1-2 record. Coming on the heels of a strong regular season, the WDC squad saw their year end at 15-4. The WDC team was 13-0 in league play and entered the sub-district tournament ranked No. 1. Post 171 defeated Walker 5-3 Wednesday as Jake Dykhoff took the mound and pitched scoreless ball in five of the game's seven innings. Dykhoff scattered six hits while walking one and fanning six.
Wadena library program wraps with magic show July 30 The Wadena City Library will be wrapping up the Summer Library Program this year with "Professor Marvel's Magic of the Olympics," a library-based magic show based on our "Read for the Win" theme. The event will be held Saturday, July 30 beginning at 11 a.m. Come and have some magical fun with your whole family. Mustful to sign books at the Wadena County Museum July 28
A Park Rapids man who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a female and then chasing and swinging a sword and hatchet at a man who intervened, is now facing additional charges for calling that same woman 76 times from jail. Wayne Lee Patton, 49, faces five more felonies of violating a no-contact order, in addition to the three assault felonies he was charged with last month.
All those ear-to-ear grinning, hand-grabbing, stickers-sticking politicians in area parades should have tipped you off: It's election season.
Motorists traveling Highway 71 between Todd Line Road, south of Wadena, and Todd County Road 23 in Bertha, may encounter workers, heavy equipment and delays as the road is resurfaced...
World-class bluegrass entertainers Monroe Crossing will appear in concert at the Sounds of Spirit Lake in Menahga at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22. The concert is free, on the shore of Spirit Lake near the public access. Bring a lawn chair. The rain venue is the Menahga School. Food for purchase will be available on site provided by the Menahga United Methodist Church.
A dangerous heat wave is stopping in for a visit. People from North Dakota to Louisiana this week will experience temperatures that feel like they are well in 100s, with heat watches and warnings common in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and points south.