Tri-County Health Care is pleased to welcome Laura DuChene, M.D., as its newest family medicine physician. Dr. DuChene joined the Tri-County Health Care — Wadena Clinic medical family in August. "We strive to recruit and retain the highest quality providers for our health care team. Dr. DuChene will be an excellent addition to our medical staff," said Joel Beiswenger, Tri-County Health Care President and CEO. Dr. DuChene joins Wadena Clinic's growing team of physicians practicing family medicine.
The Wadena-Deer Creek "Student of the Month" program has been re-established to acknowledge and recognize the many outstanding students at WDC Middle/High School. "We have students doing great things each and every day and this is our way of thanking them for that. Too often our kids do not get thanked for doing things the right way, and this is one way to change that," said Tyler Church, WDC Middle/High School principal. Teachers nominate students based on any of the following attributes: character, behavior, work ethic and academics.
Jennifer Virginia Johnson, 40, Wadena, warrant: sale of drugs. Corey David Ness, 35, Hewitt, warrant: assault. Nickolas James Grewe, 28, Hewitt, warrant: theft. Karley Rene Kaiser, 23, Wadena, warrant: theft. Jacob Lee Krack, 31, Red Lake Falls, warrant: theft.
Wadena Lanes Results (Dec.
Transfers Timothy D. Leyh, aka Tim Leyh and Peggy S. Leyh, aka Peggy Leyh, h&w, hereby conveys to Matthew A. Richter, the S 21 rods of the N 55 rods of the W ½ W ½ NW ¼ of Section 32, Twp. 134, R35, except the E 1 rod, AND the S 21 rods of the N 76 rods of the W ½ W ½ NW ¼ of Section 32, Twp 134. R35, except the E 1 rod. James M. Palokangas and Ellen M. Palokangas, h&w, hereby conveys to Robert L. Gilbertson and Pamela E. Gilbertson, the SE ¼ NE ¼ , the NW ¼ SE ¼ , the NE ¼ SE ¼ , and the SE ¼ SE ¼ of Section 1; and the NE ¼ NE ¼ of Section 12; all in Twp. 137, R35. Mark A.
Speeding Adam Allen Finken, 33, Grey Eagle, 70/60, fees $130. David Michael Hanson, 23, Goodridge, Minn., 55/45, fees $130. Cole David Puttonen, 18, Sebeka, 40/30, fees $130. Arianna Claire Robbins, 21, Cold Spring, 70/60, fees $130. Traffic Court Nicole Marie Cannon, 25, driving after revocation, proof of insurance, seat belt, fees $515. Mark Anthony Conklin, 48, Detroit Lakes, vehicle height unladen or with load exceeds 13 ft, 6 in., fees $130. Michelle Dawn Curtis, 46, Wadena, seat belt, fees $115. Michael John Paulson, 23, Wadena, driving afte
• On Monday, Dec. 8, Skie Rosemarie Fahrendorf, 25, of Wadena, was issued a citation for no proof of insurance-driver-misdemeanor, after being involved in a two motor vehicle. • On Tuesday, Dec. 16, Cassandra Sue Steward, 41, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation-misdemeanor and no proof of insurance-driver-misdemeanor. • On Tuesday, Dec. 16, Todd Virgil Larson, 47, of Bagley, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation-misdemeanor and possession of a small amount of marijuana-petty misdemeanor. • On Friday, Dec.
Dec. 11 • A Wadena County resident reported finding a blue rag top jeep parked in their tree grove. The vehicle had no license plate. The vehicle was left in the grove sometime after the firearm deer hunting season. • A caller reported people were crossing his property to gain access to Twin Lake. The trespassers were advised by a deputy to stay off the property unless they had permission from the landowner.
Wadena-Deer Creek K-4 students presented their holiday musical, "Once On A Housetop," on Thursday, Dec. 18 to a packed gymnasium. The musical featured the different ways families celebrate the wonder, joy and diversity of the month of December. Students danced and sang around the gym, much to the delight of the audience.
Lutheran Social Service Senior Corps Senior Companion and Foster Grandparent Programs held their annual volunteer recognition Dec. 9 at The Center in Brainerd. Senior Companions from six counties and Foster Grandparents from Aitkin and Crow Wing Counties attended, including four Senior Companions from Wadena County. Those recognized included: • Anita Phillips - 14 years, • Bob Hanninen — 6 years • Deanna Lietz — 2 years • Glenda Gilster — 1 ½ years • Gladys Erickson — 8 years - -recently retired from the Senior Companion Program.