Alina Perez, a resident of Wadena, was among nearly 1,100 students from Rochester Community and Technical College who made the Dean's List for Spring Semester ending this past May. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must successfully complete 12 or more letter-graded credits, in the same semester, and achieve a grade point average between 3.0 and 4.0.
The following local student has been named to the St. Olaf College dean's list for the spring 2015 semester. Drew Larson, Music Education, son of Aaron and Peggy Larson.
Stanley John Canova, 51, Wadena, warrant: DWI. Chanan El Carlson, 51, Menahga, warrant: sex offender registration. Justin Ryan Clairmont, 25, Motley, warrant: traffic violation. Randy Williams Kasper, 50, Verndale, warrant: violating restraining order. Dustin James Beck, 30, Wadena, warrant: sex offender registration.
Chantel Meech, daughter of Brian and Dawn (Ludovissie) Meech, Fergus Falls, graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Dakota State University, Fargo N.D., May 16 with a bachelor of science degree in Business Management and a minor in Aerospace Studies. On May 15 Chantel was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the United States Air Force through the AFROTC program at NDSU. She will begin her military career as a Personnel Officer.
The following students made the spring Dean's List at NDSU: Bertha Brittany Bloch. Henning Ashley Fenske, Aaron Suchy and Kaleb Thalmann. New York Mills Cody Clarksean, Kristin Kane, Adam Patron and Alexis Rankka. Sebeka Paul Funk, Max Pajari and Aleashia Rathcke. Verndale Eric Blaha and Matthew Moenkedick. Wadena Samantha Holweger, Emily Miron, Michael Paavola, Bailee Schissel, Angela Schmitz, Bryan Silvers, Connor Smith, Jacqueline Tellers and Cory Tumberg.
The June Jubilee medallion was found the afternoon of Thursday, June 18 — the first day of the June Jubilee Medallion Hunt. The Stroeing family — Ella, Seth, Noah, Lily and Lisa — found the hidden June Jubilee medallion under a bench outside VFW Post 3922 in Wadena. As a reward for finding the medallion, the Stroeings received $100 in Chamber Bucks. The medallion was found with just five clues. • The first one was "June Jubilee is upon us and 2015 is the year.
June 16 • Nicole A. Radke, 39, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for no Minnesota driver's license-misdemeanor. June 17 • Wadena officers responded to a disturbance complaint on the 800th block of 5th St. SW. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the female suspect, who was identified as Amber Mariah Rivera, 20, of Wadena. After verifying her information, officers learned that Rivera had a felony assault warrant for her arrest out of Wisconsin. Rivera was taken into custody without incident.
For those living in Minnesota, you can breathe better. And for those looking for a safe state to live, come to Minnesota. WalletHub recently conducted an in-depth analysis on the safest states to live. Overall, Minnesota took third place. Massachusetts came in first, followed by Vermont. To back these findings, WalletHub analyzed the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 20 key metrics.
Midwest Machinery Company has been named one of the top 150 workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 14. Produced by the same team that compiles the 24-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction.
Speeding Stephen Alan Budgett, 62, Gilbert, Ariz., 72/45, fees $290. Donna Marie Ehnert, 20, Sebeka, 70/55, fees $150. Shannon Marie Gerhardt, 29, Bloomington, 65/55, fees $130. Susan Catherine Gibbons, 54, Alexandria, 74/55, fees $150. Eric Matthew Jones, 34, St.