To keep motorists and memories safe this holiday season, law enforcement across the state will be on the lookout for drunk drivers beginning this week. The extra enforcement campaign runs on weekends through December 27. Holiday parties and family gatherings can create special memories, but for some, the memories are painful after losing a loved one to a drunk driver. Lynne Goughler knows all too well - there is no pressing the rewind button after a drunk driver gets behind the wheel and forever changes the lives of others.
Arvig announced Dec. 1 that it has made the decision to exit the Verizon Wireless (VZW) business. All Arvig VZW locations will close permanently on Dec. 31. "It was a difficult decision, but it is ultimately best for our customers, employees and overall company goals," said David Arvig, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Arvig. He continued, "It's been our privilege to bring Verizon Wireless to our local communities.
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Jeremy Scott Lehmann, 32, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Monika Marie Parkinson, 24, Menahga, warrant: traffic violation. Deidra Mae Wright, 42, Coon Rapids, warrant: theft.
Christmas Past Tea and Open House Dec. 10 The Wadena County Historical Society will hold their annual Christmas Past Tea and Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. In addition to freshly brewed tea and specially made treats, there will be live Christmas music played on a 100 year-old piano. The Wadena County Historical Society is located at 603 Jefferson Street North, Wadena. For information call (218) 631-9079 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Speeding Tony Lee Burgau, 18, Sebeka, 65/55, fees $130. Joseph James DeCort III, Orlando, Fla., 78/55, fees $230. Robert Louis Hodge, 25, Minneapolis, 48/35, fees $140. Nicole Marta Norby, 26, Washington, Conn., 74/65, fees $130. Stacie May Warren, 40, Eagle Bend, 75/60, fees $150. Traffic Court Robert Allen Bodine, 55, Staples, seat belt, fees $115. Jeremy Lee Hodgden, 33, Wadena, seat belt, fees $115. Robert Louis Hodge, 25, Minneapolis, driving after revocation, proof of insurance, fees $400. Mitchell William Johnson, 30, Wadena, seat belt, fe
The following students made the 1st quarter "A" honor roll: Fifth grade Jamie Barthel, Cole Berglund, Johanna Brunsberg, Anna Church, Kylee Collins, Joshua Dykhoff, Corra Endres, Camille Fleming, Grace Gallant, Kendall Godel, Lauryn Gravelle, Thomas Jasicki, Mason Jordan, Ashley Lepinski, Connor Lind, Cecelia Lindquist, Gilliana Lopez Arevalo, Eric Malone, Anna Osberg, Madison Packer, Summer Pettit, Matthew Pugsley, Spencer Reddick, Emma Ries, Payton Rondestvedt, Zooey Rousslang and Sierra Sibert. Sixth grade Emma Bushinger, Joslynn Judd, Anton Kreklau
Nov. 20 • A county resident gave police the license plate number off a vehicle that drove down his gated driveway and then backed out. • A complainant told law enforcement she had a fight with her brother and his girlfriend and kicked them out of her house. She alleged they were stealing copper and also smoking meth. The complainant sounded intoxicated. A deputy spoke with the complainant about her allegations. She said she had not witnessed the crimes herself but had heard about them from other people. Nov.
If you're shopping for gifts on the Internet, use caution; instead of getting a bargain, you could be getting into trouble. The FBI is reminding holiday shoppers to beware of cyber criminals who are out to steal money and personal information. It's always a good idea to monitor credit reports on an annual basis and review account statements each month, but it's even more important this time of year when shopping kicks into high gear. Closely examining your credit card bills for any fraudulent activity can help to minimize losses.
Blood drive nets 194 units of blood Two good days for the Red Cross Bloodmobile at the Wadena Elks on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 netted 194 units.