Eleanor Hutson Eleanor Juliann Hutson, girl, was born on July 25 to Amelia and Neil Hutson of Wadena. She weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. and was 20 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Laura DuChene at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Grandparents are Steve and Jean Doth, Todd and Heidi Lockaby and Jay and Deb Hutson. Older siblings Lincoln and Lucas welcome her home. Alex Werner
Casey Haugdahl, Wadena, received the Chancellor's Award at UW-Stout for the spring 2016 semester. The award is presented to students who have a grade point average of 3.5 or above.
Local student Matthew McCullough, Bluffton, has earned the two-year Scholarship for Service Award this fall semester. McCullough is a graduate student in the information assurance program at St. Cloud State University. St. Cloud State is awarding up to six scholarships a year to undergraduate students in information technology security and graduate students in information assurance thanks to a five-year award from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security.
Tyler Scott Avzaradel, 22, Fergus Falls, warrant: drug possession. Amanda Marie Lang, aka Amanda Marie Rust, 25, Sebeka, warrant: traffic violation, contempt of court. Jeremy John Davidson, 39, Henning, warrant: domestic assault. Rachel Ella Yarwood, 25, Deer Creek, warrant: theft by swindle.
Minnesota has now reached 200 road fatalities in 2016, a sad reminder that motorists need to remember what is the most important task when behind the wheel. Preliminary numbers from the Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS-OTS) show that Minnesota reached the 200 mark on July 23. Last year at this time, the state reported 201 fatalities on July 20, putting the fatalities about on pace with last year's number of road deaths.
Vote for someone who cares I remember how years ago I came to Perham through the help of a pastor's wife who noticed a need and took the time to care and find a solution. She and her husband changed my life almost two decades ago, connecting me with employment and housing, restoring my hope and believing in me. At that time, I met their oldest daughter, Amanda Lynn Hinson. She is now a grown woman and candidate for the Republican nomination for US Congress in the 7th District.
Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Sharon G. Benson as District Court Judge in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District. Benson is replacing the Honorable Mark F. Hansen and will be chambered at Fergus Falls in Otter Tail County. Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District consists of Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd and Wadena Counties.
Nimrod VBS on tap Aug. 15-19 Nimrod Lutheran Church will hold Vacation Bible School Aug. 15-19 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The church address is 500 Wells Ave. N in Sebeka. For more information call the church office at (218) 837-5565. Covenant Team holding VBS Aug. 8-12
The recent blowdown in northern Minnesota caused major damage to state lands, as well as private forest lands. While landowners are not required to clean up downed trees and debris, the Department of Natural Resources is encouraging private forest owners and homeowners to consider salvaging and replacing damaged areas.
Speeding Jacob Riva Feierabend, 32, Brainerd, 84/65, fees $150. Ronald Lee Freese, 64, Bloomington, 65/55, fees $130. Laura Johanne Marie Fultz, 18, Wadena, 64/55, fees $130. Susan Margaret Herfindahl, 79, Lake Park, 65/55, fees $130. Katherine Diane Lee-Boatman, 50, Staples, 75/65, fees $130. Derek Allen Lent, 21, Richmond, 83/55, fees $290. Curtis Dennis Lieser, 44, Andover, 65/55, fees $130. Deanna Marie Malone, 47, Wadena, 65/55, fees $130. Liza Beth Meak, 43, Redwood City, Calif., 65/55, fees $130.