The Mason Bros. bowling team of Tricia Jasmer, left, Shirley Wegscheid and Marge Harrison earned championship honors for 2015-2016 in the Thursday Twilight League.
May 2 • Dyllan Dwight Burton, 24, of Breckenridge, was stopped and issued a citation for possession of a small amount of marijuana and no proof of vehicle insurance. • Tanner Ronald Bacon, 18, of Sebeka, was stopped and issued a citation for possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. • Michelle Lee Moyle, 35, of Eagle Bend, was stopped and issued a citation for speeding 40/30 mph zone. May 4
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District. The vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Joseph A. Evans, and the eventual appointee will be chambered at Detroit Lakes in Becker County, a release from Dayton's office said. Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District consists of Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd and Wadena Counties. Cherie Clark
Wadena Park Board members planted trees in southwest Wadena as part of an observation of Arbor Day in the city. The Wadena City Council declared Friday, April 29 Arbor Day in the city at its April council meeting. Tree planting is an annual event in Wadena. The Arbor Day Foundation began in 1972 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Arbor Day.
A fire on a farm east of Menahga destroyed two semi-tractor trailers with dozens of round bales early Friday evening. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a vehicle fire in Shell River Township shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, May 6. When the Menahga Fire Department firefighters arrived on scene, they found that a semi tractor and trailer fully loaded with cornstalk round bales had started on fire. The fire spread to another loaded semi tractor and trailer parked nearby that was loaded with cornstalk round bales as well as a pile of the same type of bales.
Seongmi and Joseph Holweger were married May 1 at Changwon Palace in South Korea. After a honeymoon trip to Australia the couple resides at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.
Wadena-Deer Creek FCCLA, Wadena, was selected to receive the 2016 National High School Student Body High School Award, sponsored by Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). Student Body is a peer education program, created by FCCLA, designed to teach students how to make informed, responsible decisions about their health and provide opportunities for youth to teach others about making healthy choices. The Student Body award recognizes chapters that promote to youth the advantages of eating right, being fit, and making healthy choices.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has earned national accreditation for its concurrent enrollment program, which each year benefits more than 1,600 area high school students by giving them a head start on their college education. M State was among the 15 colleges and universities that were awarded accreditation this month by The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships, the sole national accrediting agency that validates the quality of concurrent programs and works to advance the quality of college courses in high school.