Are you looking for some low cost creative fun for your family this summer? Drop in on the Family Art Studio presented by the History Arts and Cultural Association in Perham. On four Wednesdays between June 10 and July 1, participate in fun "make and take" projects based on the work of great master artists. Each session takes place from noon to 2 p.m. at the HACA Art and Events Gallery (in the same building as ITOW Veterans Museum), and no registration is necessary. Plan on about an hour to complete a project.
Accompanied by the symphonic sounds of "Pomp and Circumstance" and the proud smiles of family members, kindergartners marched down the aisle of the Wadena Memorial Auditorium to commence Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary's annual kindergarten graduation. The event honors these students who completed kindergarten and is the future class of 2027.
May 26 • Travis Daniel Petro, 24, of Wadena, was arrested for domestic assault-felony. Petro was booked into the Wadena County Jail. • Brandon Leigh Biksen, 19, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for no Minnesota driver's license-misdemeanor. May 27 • Nichole Loraine Shoultz, 29, of Wadena, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Otter Tail County Attorney's Office recently charged Richard Rapatt, of Menahga, with eight tax-related felonies. Rapatt is charged with four counts of failing to file returns and four counts of failing to pay taxes. According to the criminal complaint, Rapatt has a business, R&R Sheetrock. The business is not registered with the Minnesota Department of Revenue. He allegedly failed to file and pay his taxes for tax years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. Rapatt owes the state more than $6,800 for these years.
St. Cloud State University has announced the names of more than 1,305 students whose academic achievement placed them on the 2015 spring semester dean's list. To be eligible for the honor, students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The following students made the Dean's List: Sebeka Joshua Ylitalo. Staples Samantha Weyer. Wadena Lisa Holm.
Zachary Arthur Billman, 25, Brainerd, warrant: assault. Glenn Alan Johnson, 40, Wadena, warrant: probation violation.
Wadena's June Jubilee Grand Parade is just around the corner. The Wadena Chamber of Commerce is again sponsoring the 2015 parade and is seeking individuals and organizations to participate. The parade will be Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m. If someone is interested in being in the parade contact Shirley Uselman at the Chamber of Commerce for an entry form by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (218) 632-7704. No candy or other items can be thrown from floats or vehicles (it must be handed directly to spectators). Line up begins at 5 p.m.
Speeding Katie Lynn Grossell, 23, Bemidji, 55/45, fees $130. Neal Howard Jarman, Jr., 32, Perdido, Ala., 59/40, fees $150. Andrew La Porte White, 26, Minneapolis, 40/30, fees $130. Traffic Court Samella Katrice Holmes, 34, Wadena, proof of insurance, stay of adjudication, fees $50. Terrence Edmund Lehmkuhl, 61, Rockford, expired registration, fees $120. Aaron John Mikiska, 65, Menahga, duty to drive with due care, fees $130. Timothy William Tuit, 29, Wadena, driving after suspension, proof of insurance, fees $490. Sentenced Des
The Lakes Area Classic Car Show will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20 at the Battle Lake Alliance Church, 401 West Gilbertson Street. Any of these cars and pickup trucks are welcome: antique, muscle, race, custom cars of the 50s, 60s, modified and all cars or pickup trucks of interest. The free car show will have a special outdoor seminar/interview with Webster Peterson, collector and appraiser, at 12:30 p.m. at the church. Peterson will talk about how to successfully purchase a classic or collector car. Interested in showing a classic car? There is no entry fee to show a car.
Keely Timm, daughter of Tom and Jana Timm of Wadena, Minnesota, participated in the commencement ceremony at the College of Saint Benedict on May 9 at the Clemens Field House on the CSB campus, St. Joseph. Timm is a candidate to receive a bachelor of arts in nutrition. The 2015 CSB graduating class includes 475 undergraduate women. When combined with Saint John's University's 409 graduates, this year's undergraduate graduating class is 884.