Aleida Garcia Davila, 22, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Aleshia Marlene Greenwaldt, 28, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Gerardo Ramirez Martinez, 24, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Eric Rafeal Nicholas Ortega, 37, Wadena, warrant: contempt of court.
25 years ago Excerpts from the Dec. 26, 1991 Pioneer Journal • Schools win equal levy lawsuit A judge in a district court has ruled what many school officials have believed for a long time. Reliance on referendum levies is unconstitutional. The levies create disparities in spending and therefore disparities in educational opportunity. Simply put, a small levy increase in a rich district raises a substantial amount of money. A levy many times that in a poor district often only raises a small amount of money.
Wadena Lanes Monday Early Birds Wadena Asphalt 16 - 8 Woodland Dental (Incomplete) Keith Waln Heating & Air (Incomplete) Wadena VFW 15 - 9 City Dray 12 - 8 Schmitty's Music & Vending (Incomplete) DJ's Powerhouse 11 - 13 MN Valley Irrigation 10 - 14 Schuller Family Funeral Home 5 - 19 Wadena State Bank 5 - 19 High Team Series: Wadena VFW - 1671 High Team Game: DJ's Powerhouse - 620 High Individual Series: Kaitlin Dunrud - 600 Melissa Anderson - 540 Anna Almer - 535
Dec. 20 • A complainant wanted to report his van had been stolen Dec. 16. He showed a police officer a hand-written bill of sale for the vehicle and said the new owners were responsible for making two payments, which they had failed to do. He was advised it was a civil matter. The complainant did not like the answer and said he would be speaking with a lawyer. The officer encouraged that and asked the complainant to let him know what the lawyer said. Police agreed to check an address on 231st Avenue to see if the vehicle was there. Dec. 21
Bomb squad disposes of dynamite found in rural Otter Tail County The Red River Valley Regional Bomb Squad is disposing of about 25 sticks of dynamite Friday, Dec. 30, found at a rural residence along the Otter Tail and Grant county line, an Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office spokesman said. The dynamite was discovered about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, in a shed near the home in the 28,000 Block of 100th Street, Lt. Keith Van Dyke said.
Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary recognized the following students for positive behavior, Dec. 15: Anna Helmbrecht, Eli Hovius, Naomi Aho, Emma Weniger, Nevaeh Anderson, Brooklin Jesuit, Lillian Davidson, Ryan Erikson and Wesley Anderson. PAWS (Positive Always ready Working together Safe) supports positive behavior for students in grades K-4. A student can be nominated by any staff member, not just their teacher. They are nominated by exhibiting positive behavior and helping others.
Dec. 19 • Gary Roger Leaderbrand, 58, of New York Mills, was booked into the Wadena County Jail on charges of 1st degree criminal sexual conduct. Dec. 24 • Jacob Allan Ray Berthiaume, 18, of Sauk Rapids, was stopped and issued a citation for an instruction permit violation. The Wadena Police Department answered 110 calls for this past week.
Aubrey VanOrsdel Aubrey Haven VanOrsdel, girl, was born Dec. 19 to Jennifer and Trey VanOrsdel of Hewitt.She weighed 7 lb., 13 oz. and was 21.5 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Illene Reed at Perham Health in Perham. Grandparents are Keith and Sonja VanOrsdel of Wadena and David and Rhoda Ehnert of Perham. Tyson Smith
Keep Christ in Christmas Thank you to the city of Wadena, Mayor George Deiss and area churches for placing the beautiful Nativity on the Wesley Lawn. Let us all keep Christ in Christmas. Vickie Nelson, Wadena
This fall the Freshwater Middle School invited the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School to participate in We Scare Hunger. We Scare Hunger is a campaign that promotes taking action to fight hunger within the community as part of participating in the WE project. Freshwater Middle School has been "living WE" at school for four years, working on service campaigns aimed locally and globally. This type of service learning contributes to lifelong skills that teach students how to make a positive impact within their community and throughout the world.