July 19 • Deputies were called to a home to look at a vehicle that was possibly involved in a hit and run. The vehicle was not at the home when they arrived. July 20 • A man who was knocking on a church door looking for help was turned away. The man was not wanted. Deputies were called to remove the man from church property. July 21 • An alarm had been going off for about 15 minutes, it was reported. An officer checked on the alarm and found a smoke detector was malfunctioning.
July 24 • Thomas Allan Anderson, 66, of Henning was issued a citation for disorderly conduct. • Marc Antony Rykowski, 22, of Wadena, was arrested on a Wadena County warrant. Rykowski was transported to the Wadena County Jail. July 26 • Joseph Earl Pugsley, 37, of Wadena, was arrested for domestic assault and violating his conditions of release. Pugsley was transported to the Wadena County Jail.
Several members of the Berger family of Wadena perform in My Fair Lady. Based on the George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, the musical is set in London in 1913 and features a wide array of characters, from cockney street denizens to aristocratic lords and ladies and everyone in between. Come and be entertained by the many memorable songs such as "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," "I Could Have Danced All Night" and "Get Me To the Church On Time."
The Tri-County Health Care Foundation awarded $2,000 Marquardt-Prindle scholarships to Thane Swisse of Deer Creek and Dustin Crider of Miltona. Swisse is attending the University of Minnesota Duluth for a biology/pre-med degree, and Crider is attending North Dakota State College of Science for a paramedic degree.
A new law that goes into effect Aug. 1 means people convicted of driving while intoxicated — regardless of the vehicle they're driving — will lose their driver's license and be prohibited from operating motor vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles, motorboats and snowmobiles. The state Legislature passed the law following the death of eight-year-old Alan Geisenkoetter, Jr., who died in January after being struck by a snowmobile driven by a man whose driver's license was revoked after multiple DWI offenses.
Klein Insurance, in New York Mills, has been named a "Blue Partner" by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus for sales and service excellence. Fewer than one in 10 Blue Cross agencies selling health plans across Minnesota are given this recognition. Call (218) 385-2430 or visit www. kleininsurancemn.com to learn more about available plans and services.
The Financial Aid Office at Valley City State University, Valley City, N.D. is pleased to announce that Konnor Stueve has been awarded the L.D. "Dusty" Rhoades and Josephine Wright Memorial Scholarship by the Department of Science for the 2018-2019 academic year. Stueve is a freshman and is pursuing a major in Health Science. He is the son of Jill Stueve of Deer Creek.
Tri-County Health Care will host a free Tri Aquatics Moms Course on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. This aquatic exercise class is offered to expectant mothers who are looking for a way to maintain good overall health during and following pregnancy. The session will address full-body fitness education including low-impact aerobic exercise with stretching, strengthening and range-of-motion activities for the entire body.
July 11 • A woman called police to report she witnessed two men who let their dog out of their vehicle to chase a deer. The men were encouraging the dog to chase the deer. When an officer spoke with the owner of the vehicle, he admitted to letting his dog out of the vehicle to chase the deer but said he didn't know it was illegal. The man was given a citation. July 12
July 17 • Shawn Albert Rodriguez, 27, of Wadena, was arrested for terroristic threats, domestic assault and 5th degree assault. Rodriguez was transported to the Wadena County Jail. July 18 • Jonas Glenn Stumbo, 28, of Wadena, was issued a citation for theft. • Christopher Lee Gilmer, 34, of Perham, was arrested on a Hennepin County warrant. Gilmer was transported to the Wadena County Jail. July 21