Wadena Lions fish fry fundraiser on tap May 6 Wadena Lions' annual fish fry fundraiser will be held Friday, May 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wadena Elk Lodge. Tickets are $10 and there will be eat in or takeout options. Meals will include a 6 to 8 oz. walleye fillet, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner roll and choice of milk or coffee. Proceeds go to Lions community and youth activities. Pre-sale tickets are available at Rick's Barbershop or through Lions Club members. Grief support group to meet May 3
A Wadena man is being treated for serious injuries after a vehicle rollover last Wednesday night. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on County Road 9 near the intersection of 201st Avenue at approximately 6:45 p.m. Upon the arrival of law enforcement, a single vehicle being driven by Kevin Klawitter, 25, of Wadena, was found to have been involved. It is believed Klawitter's vehicle left the roadway and rolled before coming to a rest in the ditch, the sheriff's office reported.
A benefit for Kenny Theisen, lifelong Bluffton resident and volunteer firefighter, will be Friday, April 29 at the Bluffton Community Center. The benefit is from 4-8 p.m. and features a hot dog bar, silent auction and raffle prizes. On Feb. 1, Theisen became suddenly ill with a debilitating headache and physical discomfort while working on a jobsite. He was airlifted to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo after severe bleeding was discovered on his brain at Tri-County Health Care.
Esme Lachowitzer Esme Viola Lachowitzer, girl, was born on April 10 to Samantha and Evan Lachowitzer of Wadena. She weighed 7 lbs. and was 19.5 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Laura DuChene at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Bev and Brad Boutiette, Wanda and Kevin Lohmiller and Candy and Don Lachowitzer. Chloe Balder
Jacob J. Jenson, single person, hereby conveys to Nicholas L. Rousslang and Katherine A. Rousslang, as jt ten, Lots 5 and 6 of Block 6 in Southbrook. David H. Held and Roberta B. Held, h&w, hereby conveys to Nina G. Ecker, Lots 7, 8 and 9 of Block 52 in Northern Pacific Addition to Wadena.
Paige Hartman, daughter of Bill and Debbie Hartman, of Wadena, was named to the Dean's List at the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences for the fall semester 2015. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average.
M State's Anderson and Evans honored as Outstanding Educators Minnesota State Community and Technical College instructors Heidi Anderson and Bill Evans are being honored as 2016 Outstanding Educators for excellence in teaching. Evans has been a science instructor on M State's Wadena campus since 2004, primarily teaching students in the nursing program. While teaching full-time, he completed both the practical nursing and registered nursing programs so he could better understand what his nursing students needed to know.
Rick Nolan or Stewart Mills? Need help deciding who to vote for this fall for congressman to represent you? Ponder these points. In March our 8th District Minnesota Democrat Congressman Rick Nolan joined President Obama on his visit to communist Cuba. Incidentally on arrival Obama was snubbed by dictator Raul Castro by not being there to greet him. Over the weekend our 8th District Minnesota Democrat Congressman Rick Nolan just endorsed a socialist for our President - Bernie Sanders.
Mark Allan Lepper, 57, Sebeka, warrant: traffic violation. Martha Jane Kohlmeyer, 65, Wadena, warrant: contempt of court. Gerardo Ramirez Martinez, 24, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Shane Edward McComas, 45, Park Rapids, warrant: traffic violation. Jeffrey Jerome Thompson, 43, Twin Valley, warrant: traffic violation.
Speeding Donna Carol Brown, 70, Verndale, 65/55, fees $130. Daniel John Marks, 60, Bird Island, 55/45, fees $130. Brian Matthew Peterson, 31, Menahga, 40/30, fees $130. Robert S. Sheehan, 29, Chicago, 65/55, fees $130. William John Vanzuiden, 48, Carroll, Iowa, 42/30, fees $140. Traffic Court Jason Lee Austin, 29, Perham, driving after revocation, fees $290. Claudette Jean Fisher, 35, Crookston, driving after suspension, fees $290. Jessi Lee Glavan, 37, Detroit Lakes, proof of insurance, fees $290.