Arvig awarded 37 high school seniors the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each. Students were selected based upon achievements or interest in the field of mathematics, engineering, accounting, computer science, telecommunications or any of the physical sciences. The list of scholarship winners includes the following area students: Henning Marissa Geyer New York Mills Taylor Cooley Wadena Alysha Dykhoff Wyatt Fitzsimmons
June 13 • Clinton Albert Gorden, 54, of Wadena, was arrested for violating his conditions of probation. Gorden was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Nicholas Lee Zutter, 25, of Verndale, was issued a citation for damage to property. June 15 • Chad Allan Mikiska, 31, of Wadena, was arrested for violating his conditions of release. Mikiska was transported to the Wadena County Jail. June 16
A missing 17-year-old Dent girl has been found safe on Tuesday in Wadena County. She had been missing since May 27. According to Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons with the sheriff's office, a family member called in the early morning hours of May 27 to report the 17-year-old had gone missing overnight. It was unknown how she left or if she left with another person, but no family vehicles were reported missing, Fitzgibbons said. The girl will be a senior at Perham High School this fall.
Ryley Nelson was the male overall winner with a time of 16:04 and Tanya Collins was the female overall winner with a time of 20:33 Friday in the Sunnybrook Stomp 5K run at Sunnybrook Park.
June 9 • A Huntersville Road resident reported the possible theft of a handgun. She had last seen the gun four days earlier. She heard someone in the house the night before it disappeared. • Law enforcement needed to reiterate the fact that Wadena County has no dog ordinance after a Blueberry Drive resident complained he was having issues with his neighbor's dog. He was advised to try working things out with the dog's owner. June 10
When did parents become so judgy of each other? Remember the days when something tragic or scary happened to a child and people rallied around the child's parents for support, privately thanking God it wasn't their kid? Those days appear to be gone. Now it's all about placing blame, and parents aren't just casting those stones, they're whipping them. Nearly every time something happens to a child that makes the news, a tidal wave of comments on social media are quick to follow, starting with, "Where were the parents?"
The Wings & Wheels over Wadena Airplane Fly-in and Community Day is Saturday at the Wadena Municipal Airport. The 10th annual event is free to the public from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast is served from 7:30 to 11 a.m. and lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event includes vintage aircraft, antique automobile show, plane rides, experimental aircraft, food, aerobatic airplanes, Miss Wadena and court, activities and contests for the kids, model airplanes, prizes and more.
Macy Melia Hartman, Wadena, made the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Qualification for the Dean's List is limited to students who have attained outstanding academic achievement. To be eligible, students must have earned not less than a 3.5 semester grade point average and have carried a minimum of 12 credits.
Alexander Jessen Alexander Remus Lee Jessen, boy, was born June 6 to Samantha Line and Andrew Jessen of New York Mills. He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz. and was 21 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Andrea Westby at Perham Health in Perham. Grandparents are Sally Line of New York Mills, Leroy Line of Coon Rapids and Laurie Reger of Sebeka. Great-grandparents are Delores Wallgren of New York Mills and Kermit and Inez line of Verndale.Older sister Autumn welcomes him home. Reese Pettit
The University of North Dakota released its 2016 Spring Semester dean's list, and it includes several students from the state of Minnesota. The list comprises students whose grade point average are in the top 15 percent of the enrollment in each of the University's degree granting colleges and schools. A student must have completed no fewer than 12 semester hours of academic work for the semester, of which eight or more hours must be graded work. Area students who made the list include: Bluffton Brittin Roberts. Wadena