An Alexandria father who has personally experienced the anguish of how methamphetamine can destroy the loving bond between parents and children visited with the newspaper the other day. The drug was introduced to his daughter by a man with a long criminal background. The father wants to alert every parent about the dangers of meth and those who pull others into their addiction. He gave us an essay he found on the Internet.
Barter Fest on tap Sept. 20 Individuals from around the region and beyond are invited to the fifth Barter Fest; which will be held in the heart of Hewitt on Saturday, Sept. 20. This all-day event starts at 10 a.m. and will feature an exchange of produce, arts, goods and services. There is no admission fee, but attendees are encouraged to barter for their desired items, although dollars may be accepted. As with prior years, Barter Fest will kick-off with the 10 Billion Beats Global Intention drumming, starting at 6:45 p.m., Friday night Sept. 19, in downtown Hewitt.
Aug. 28 • A woman alleged her neighbor's dogs attacked her $800 puppy and the puppy was missing. The woman said her cattle and goats had also been attacked by the dogs. The offenders were loaded into a squad car and taken to the residence of one of the owners. The owner was warned that citations would be issued if the dogs continued to run. • A woman complained of having juvenile trouble with a 14-year-old who was in the woods and would not come out. Aug.
Emily Wallgren and Tyler Bosh of Moorhead are happy to announce their engagement. The bride is the daughter of Ellen and Steve Wallgren of Bluffton and the granddaughter of Dorothy Endres of Wadena and Jeanette and George Wallgren of Bluffton. The groom is the son of Donna and Dominic Bosh of Moorhead and the grandson of Elvina Schaan of Harvey, N.D. Emily graduated from MSCTC with an A.S.
Harry Wahlquist, President/CEO of Star Bank in Eden Prairie, has been elected Chairman-elect of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota (ICBM) during the association's annual convention Aug. 14-17. Wahlquist began his banking career in 1960 with Northwestern National Bank of Minneapolis, working in the Collection Department of the Northwestern Charge Plan. After six months, he moved to the Credit Department Training Program.
Chicken supper on tap Sept. 14 Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek will hold the 31st annual chicken supper on Sunday, Sept. 14 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Deer Creek Community Center. A freewill offering will be accepted. Take out is available. There will be chicken, baked potatoes, corn, rolls, coleslaw, pickles, pies and various refreshments. All are welcome to attend.
Annabelle Jorgenson Annabelle Lee Jorgenson, girl, was born on Aug. 20 at 2:56 p.m. to Jessica and John Jorgenson of Henning. She weighed 4 lbs., 11 oz. and was 19.25 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Heidi Olson at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Donny and Rhonda Jorgenson, Heather and Victor Cavalier, and Alan Holcom. Annabelle Hrdlicka Annabelle Mae Hrdlicka, girl, was born on Aug. 22 at 5:15 a.m. to Katrina and Charles Hrdlicka. She weighed 7 lbs., 14 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. She was delivered by Dr.
During a meeting of members of SCORE and the SBDC in Brainerd earlier this month, we concluded that most of the people we are trying to help do not even know we exist or how we might help them. To prove my point, I ask, do you know what SCORE and SBDC are? The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Brainerd is one of nine SBDC offices in Minnesota.
TRANSFERS Velma Line, single, hereby conveys to Jerry Line and Jamie Line, as jt ten, the NW1/4 of SE1/4, Section 8, Twp 134, R34. The S1/2 of SW1/4, Section 8, Twp 134, R34, except that part of the SW1/4 of SW1/4, Section 8, Twp 134, R34, described as follows: Beginning at the SW corner of said Forty, thence run Etly on and along the S line of said Forty a distance of 858'; thence run Netly to a point of the N line of said Forty that is 882' E of the NW corner of said Forty; thence run Wtly, on and along the N line of said Forty a distance of 882' to the NW corner of sa
Walmart removing coffee area is shameful While taking a Walmart customer to the store on Aug. 15 and witnessing the dismantling of the little coffee area it hit me like a death in the family. No more did I see the happy faces with the people reading newspapers and visiting. It was cold. I started to ask questions as to what happened. I was told some of the customers did not pay or underpaid for their coffee because of the honor system. Anytime you have this type of system, you can expect some will abuse it. This is nothing new.