Minneapolis author/illustrator Gary Harbo visited Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School this week teaching students creative drawing techniques, as well as how to use their imagination. Harbo presented a two-day hands-on drawing workshop to eighth-grade students in Laurie Kopische-Pulju's art classes and then gave a presentation to fifth- and sixth-grade classes in the media center.
The following students made 2nd Quarter 'A' Honor Roll: Fifth grade Jamie Barthel, Destiny Berg, Anna Church, Kylee Collins, Joshua Dykhoff, Corra Endres, Camille Fleming, Grace Gallant, Kendall Godel, Lauryn Gravelle, Mason Jordan, Ashley Lepinski, Connor Lind, Cecilia Lindquist, Gilliana Lopez Arevalo, Eric Malone, Anna Osberg, Madison Packer, Summer Pettit, Josephine Pinnella, Hannah Plautz, Spencer Reddick, Payton Rondestvedt, Zooey Rousslang and Sierra Sibert. Sixth grade Sophie Bakken, Taliah Brown, Emma Bushinger, Dallas Doll, Elena Ikola, Josly
Third-graders from Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary treated residents at Fair Oaks Lodge to some one-on-one reading time on Wednesday. "They've been practicing their reading and were very excited for this day to arrive," said Jodee Finn, WDC third-grade teacher. "Some of the students have a connection here already with a resident or someone who works here. For a few, this is their first time here." Finn is carrying on the tradition of reading to Fair Oaks Lodge residents started by now-retired elementary teacher John Keranen.
Jeffrey A. Steinke and Karie J. Steinke, h&w, hereby conveys to Joseph W. Didier and Casey L. Schoon, as jt ten, the N 1,050' of E 415' of the SE ¼ NE ¼ of Section 9, Twp. 136, R35. David G. Velde as Trustee for the Bankruptcy Estate of Curtis Allen Dormanen and Paula Faye Dormanen, hereby Lot 16, Block 2, Ristinen's Addition to Menahga. Charles E. Dormanen and Lisa D. Dormanen, h&w; Curtis A. Dormanen and Paula Dormanen, h&w; James R. Dormanen and Dolores Dormanen; h&w, and Debra S.
Carter Johnson Carter Wayne Johnson, boy, was born on Jan. 31 to Leah Thompson and Herbert Johnson. He weighed 6 lbs., 13.5 oz. and was 20 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Bobbi Adams at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Scott and Melody Thompson and Herb and Tonya Harris.
Joell Rekisia Lester-Whitfield, 27, Minneapolis, warrant: disturbing the peace. Becky Ann Foulks, 54, Menahga, warrant: traffic violation. Austin Tyler Wood, 19, Onamia, warrant: traffic violation.
Wadena graduate Mary Sartell Wasche has had her first novel published. Mary was first published at age 17 after winning a state writing contest in Minnesota. During the ensuing decades, she has had hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles and photos published. She works from a mountainside home office in Eagle River, Alaska, where bear and moose walk through the yard and Mount McKinley is visible from her window. She and her husband, Marty, also spend time at their lake home on Mille Lacs Lake, with occasional trips back to Wadena.
Death is everywhere, everywhere is death In the jungles of Africa, in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Afghanistan, Yemen, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Libya, France and our dear U.S.A. On the streets At the workplace Policemen A whole family at the hands of a father In schools Boston marathon One by one - preborn little ones Youth killing grandma Euthanasia - suicide At a military facility When is death ever the solution to a problem? The only one I know of is the one my Jesus gave for me and everyone in the whole world. We need help!
Joni Harms, publisher of the Daily Globe in Worthington, was elected president of the Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA), Friday, Jan. 30, during the Association's annual meeting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington. Harms is the 135th president of MNA, representing more than 340 newspapers across the state. "I am extremely honored to serve as president of the Association," Harms said.
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