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
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.
Every year in Minnesota, wildfires cause property losses, injuries and threaten the lives of firefighters. To raise awareness of this danger, April 17-23 is Wildfire Prevention Week in Minnesota. Most Minnesota wildfires happen in the spring between the time snow has melted and plants and grasses have greened up. This is because last year's dry vegetation can quickly catch fire.
Twenty-five boys and girls attended the babysitting class on Saturday, April 16 on the Wadena campus of Tri-County Health Care. Students received training from Carla Johnson, NCTMB; Jenna Saewert; and George Kveton, EMT. The clinic covered basic responsibilities of caring for infants and children, including diapering and feeding techniques, game ideas, tips for bedtime issues and how to have a safe experience.
Both men and women in the United States are roughly an inch taller and 25 pounds heavier than they were in 1960, says the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An increasing number are also overweight or obese. And, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, hospital admissions of obese patients have tripled in the last 20 years and nationally represent nearly 10 percent of all hospital admissions. Tri-County has noticed an increase in their bariatric patients and chose to be proactive.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is observed each year throughout the month of April, as a way to raise public awareness about sexual violence, educate communities about the issues, and call attention to the widespread impact that sexual violence has on our communities. On April 27, Someplace Safe, along with thousands of individuals and organizations across the country, will observe Denim Day during SAAM, as a way to honor and support victims and survivors of sexual violence.