Minnesota 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson has the distinction of incurring the ire of the unreconstructed left and the tea party right. That factor in his political resume has served him and his constituents well for more than 20 years. He should be re-elected to another two-year term in the U.S. House of Representatives. No one in Congress — and we mean no one — knows more about farm policy and the mechanics of farm legislation than Peterson.
Sept. 25 • A welfare check was requested by a distraught mother who said her son was missing and there was a firearm on his bed. Sept. 26 • A woman received a call from someone using the name of her deceased husband. • A man in the process of getting a divorce from his wife told a deputy he believed she was responsible for damage to a gate. He conjectured that she tore the fence down to get her belongings from their house but he was not sure.
Marissa Jahnke and Brody Wangsness were crowned Wadena-Deer Creek's 2014 Homecoming king and queen at a ceremony Friday morning at the high school. Other members of the Homecoming court included: Kristyn Ament, Shaye Blessing, Jennifer Craig, Carrie Nelson, Austin Koljonen, Michael Moen, Wade Piper and Matthew Quincer.
Amzie Redetzke Amzie Ann Redetzke, gril, was born on Sept. 24 at 3:37 p.m. to Stephanie Richter and Joshua Redetzke of Sebeka. She weighed 8 lbs., 5 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Shaneen Schmidt at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Sally and Darell Richter and Penny and Randy Redetzke. Braxton Mevissen Braxton Walter Mevissen, boy, was born on Sept. 24 at 3:01 p.m. to Sandra Krog-Warner and Travis Mevissen of Wadena. He weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. He was delivered by Dr.
Roger and Joleen Guck of Wadena and John and Pat Rolloff of New Ulm are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Kayla Marie Guck and Mark Joseph Rolloff. Kayla is a 2008 graduate of Wadena-Deer Creek High School and a 2011 graduate of St. Cloud Technical and Community College. She is employed at Wadena Family Dental. Mark is a 2003 graduate of Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School and a 2008 graduate of Mankato State University. He is employed by the County of Wadena. An Oct. 18 is planned.
I remember when I was in seventh grade trying to run the mile; it was part of the President's physical fitness award. I failed. I walked most of it. In high school I tried out for football. I imagined myself a star running back, scoring the winning touchdown like I saw Leroy Kelly doing for the Cleveland Browns back in the early 70's. Well I lasted only two weeks during the training camp for football. So I settled in to the chess club, the marching band and the yearbook staff.
P R O P E R T Y T R A N S F E R S City of Staples hereby conveys to Kenneth J. Peterson and Julie K. Peterson, as jt ten, Government Lot 2 and the NE ¼ NW ¼ of Section 31, Twp 134, R32. Judith Kay Oehlenschlager, Trustee of the Judith Kay Oehlenschlager Revocable Living Trust dated the 7th day of April, 2014, hereby conveys to Lester M. Koskiniemi, Trustee of the Lester M. Koskiniemi Revocable Trust, an undivided 1/3 interest in the E 485' of the N 900' of the NW1/4 NW1/4 of Section 11, Twp. 136, R33. Steven M. Oehlenschlager and Dionne K.
Mark Dayton rode to Redwood Falls City Hall in an immaculate black state-owned 2011 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by a state trooper. Joining him on the early-August trip were his press secretary and other state employees for an event celebrating the city's participation in a military personnel aid program.
Lisa Reddick, chief executive officer of Innovative HR Solutions, a Wadena small business, has been named a winner of Insureon's Small Business Hero award. Innovative HR Solutions helps local small businesses organize development, human resources and track improvement. Insureon, a online insurance broker for small businesses throughout the country, named Reddick a "Small Business Hero" because of her desire to help other small businesses within the Wadena community. Each "Small Business Hero" is given a tool that they previously stated would help their small business run.
TCHC to host community kickball tournament Nov. 1 Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) is pleased to announce its first-ever "Community Kickball Tournament" to encourage family friendly fun and community wellness. This event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Wadena Softball Complex on the southwest side of Wadena.The first round of play will begin at 9 a.m. in this single elimination tournament. The kickball teams will comprise of 10 players (60/40 split max — male, female or vice versa), with anyone 10 years of age or older encouraged to participate.