David Andree, the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center's Artist-in-Residence for the first two weeks of July, is excited to talk transitions, movement, form and the changing nature of landscape Friday, July 15.
More than 8,500 nationwide members, advisers, alumni and chapter parents of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), gathered in San Diego Calif. from July 3-7 for the 2016 National Leadership Conference. Several Wadena-Deer Creek students attended. This year's student-oriented theme for the annual meeting was EM-POWER-> ME-POWER. FCCLA members nationwide attended outstanding workshops, took part in a variety of competitive events, visited vendor exhibits, and explored the many sites of San Diego.
Speeding Micah Jonathan Stainbrook, 21, Minnetonka, 70/60, fees: $130. Nicholas William Glenna, 19, Staples, 79/65, fees: $140. Sentenced Shaun Glynn Lee West Field, 23, Henning, possession of marijuana, fees: $140. Traffic Court Joshua Allen Lawson, 21, Wadena, window tint, fees: $140. Katie Lynn Watkins, 39, St. Anthony, operating vehicle with expired registration, fees: $120. Jeremy Scott Lehmann, 33, Wadena, driving after revocation, fees: $290.
Jennie-O Turkey Store is pleased to announce that Kendall Frahm has accepted the position of Live Production Intern for the Wadena Area. Kendall's project focus will be learning the brooding procedures and working on the biosecurity plan at the Twin Valley Farm. Kendall is currently a junior at North Dakota State University majoring in ag econ with a minor in crop and weed science. Kendall is from the New Rockford, N.D. area.
Cleanup following a storm can be an overwhelming task for homeowners. Knowing which trees to save and which to remove can impact safety and the survival of remaining trees, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR forestry outreach specialist Jennifer Teegarden offers the following tips. Do: • Approach damaged trees with caution. Stay clear of downed wires and call 911. • Carefully inspect standing trees for damage and deal with hazardous trees first. If possible, ask a forester or arborist for advice.
Following a week of online voting, during which more than 30,000 votes were cast, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announced the winner of the contest to design a Minnesota state parks and trails license plate. The winning plate features an image of a canoe on the water, surrounded by Minnesota's four seasons. "Generations of Minnesotans have enjoyed our extraordinary state parks and trails system," Smith said. "This new license plate allows Minnesotans to invest in the future of our parks and trails, and proudly demonstrate that commitment on their vehicles."
Porta guest speaks July 17 at The Old Country Church Preacher Chuck Porta will be the guest speaker at The Old Country Church in Leaf River township at the 10 a.m. service on July 17. Visitors are invited to come to this service. The church is located on Wadena County Road 6, a mile and a half east of Leaf river Town Hall. The official address is 19973 145th Ave, Wadena. For more information, call Jerry at (218) 837-5690.
Menten, Nye & Max will perform at the Music in the Park Series at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 17 in Staples. The concert will feature violinist Jeff Menten and guitarist Paul Nye, accompanied by bassist, Richard Max. Join them for a slice of festive fun punctuated by musical mastery entertainment at its finest.
July 5 • Shawn Allen Mayo, 41, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation and no proof of insurance. • Robin Mai Hill, 47, of Ogema, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation. July 6 • David Howard Gilpin, 61, of Wadena, was arrested for violating his conditions of release. Gilpin was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Jack Kramer Allen, 48, of Wadena, was arrested for violating his conditions of release. Allen was transported to the Wadena County Jail.
A series of free classes will be offered to help people "Live Well with Chronic Conditions." Classes are being offered through Mahube-Otwa and sponsored by the Community Health Board of Morrison, Todd and Wadena Health4Life. People with diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, chronic pain, high blood pressure or other chronic conditions are invited to attend the classes Wednesdays, Aug. 3-Sept. 7. The classes are from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Verndale Fire Hall meeting room, 102 Butler Street SE in Verndale.