Ohman to hold photography workshop May 11 at NYM library Photographer Doug Ohman will hold a photography workshop Monday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the New York Mills library. Ohman will teach photography skills during this free workshop. participants need to bring their own camera, tablet or smartphone.
April 19 • Stanley John Canova, 50, of Wadena was arrested for violating conditions of his release from court. Canova reportedly had an alcohol concentration of .26 when officers assisted a local motel in removing him after he refused to pay for his room. • Joshua Ryan Stevens, 23, of Deer Creek was arrested for violating a harassment restraining order.
Alyssa Heltemes was recognized for outstanding cookie sales at the annual Region 3 celebration in Little Falls April 17. Heltemes was the top seller for Service Unit 14, selling 1,365 boxes of cookies. This is Heltemes' third year in a row for top cookie seller.
Three people were arrested, including a Wadena motel manager, early Wednesday, April 22 for selling and distributing methamphetamine out of the motel. The arrests were made by the Wadena County Sheriff's Office and agents with the West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Offenders Task Force. Motel manager Gregory Duane Hanson, 56, of Wadena, was arrested for probable cause of first-degree sales of a controlled substance.
Steven Ray Dahlvang, 37, Clarissa, warrant: assault. Eugene Francis Schwab, 22, Cottage Grove, warrant: drug possession. Joseph Michael Bromen, 26, New York Mills, warrant: contempt of court. John Lloyd Manselle, 48, Wadena, warrant: contempt of court.
Wadena Park Board members planted trees in Tapley Park as part of an observation of Arbor Day in the city. The Wadena City Council declared Friday, April 24 Arbor Day in the city at its council meeting earlier this month. Tree planting is an annual event in Wadena. The Arbor Day Foundation began in 1972 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Arbor Day. The foundation is one of the world's largest nonprofit conservation organizations dedicated to planting trees and plants and distributes more than 10 million trees each year. It works with the U.S.
The Wadena police released a level III sex offender April 29. Chad Allan Mikiska, 30, served his sentence for sexual contact with victims (female, age 13-adult). Contact included penetration. Offender was known to victims. Mikiska was released to an address in the southeast Wadena area. The Wadena Police Department is releasing this information pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 244.052.
Wadena Deer Hunters Association seed giveaway slated for May 2 The Wadena Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will hold a seed giveaway Saturday, May 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Sportsman Building at the Wadena County Fair. This is for Wadena chapter members only. There will be hi racks, roundup ready corn and soybeans as well as sunflower seeds.
April 17 • A man left Residential Living Solutions and was reported to be heading for Wadena wearing pajama pants and a white tank top. The man was allegedly angry because of a shouting match with another man.
Wadena Lanes (April 5-10) Monday Early Birds Championship Bracket **1st National Bank - 3292 *Keith Waln Heating & Air - 3286 Wadena U Stor & Lok - 3272 Martin Carpet Sales - 3269 Wadena State Bank - 3253 MN Valley Irrigation - 3121 **League Champions * League Runner-ups Consolation Bracket **Wadena Asphalt (tie) - 3144 **City Dray (tie) - 3144 Schuller Family Funeral Home - 3117 Heltemes Electric - 3122 Thrifty White Pharmacy - 3098 Wadena Lanes - 3052 **Consolation Champions High Team Series: Wadena State Bank - 1710 High Team Game: Wadena State Bank - 579 High Indi