Minnesota pro-business compared to Republican Wisconsin A recent letter to the Pioneer Journal accuses Minnesota Democrats of creating "a hostile state." This opinion is contrary to data cited in many neutral studies, and also by my experience watching the building boom in the Twin Cities. (The author of the letter, by the way, cites only one study from a conservative Kansas foundation.
Speeding April Lee Smith, 40, Sebeka, 50/40, fees $130. Isaac Joseph Marte, 18, Staples, 64/55, fees $130. Donald Anthony Brusewitz, 40, Staples, 65/55, fees $130. Sean James Davich, 22, St.
April 10 • A female biking on Highway 71 was passed by a man who then turned around and started following her. She reported the man's license plate number. • A complainant reported his girlfriend's brother, with a warrant out for his arrest, was at their residence. He would not give his address. He was advised to call again if he wanted a deputy to pick up the brother. • A Wadena County resident alleged her soon to be ex-husband struck kids on their heads and other parts of the body. She added that he has also hit kids in the past.
It took a few disasters to focus their attention. As reflected in Sen. Al Franken's, D-Minn., visit to Moorhead this week, senators from Minnesota and North Dakota are on the same page regarding railroad safety.
The Greater Wadena Arts League presents Cantus at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23 at the Wadena Memorial Auditorium. The ensemble will perform "A Place For Us", a musical narrative about the universal search for home. Program highlights include traditional folk songs and spirituals, as well as music by Leonard Bernstein, William Billings, Stephen Foster and Jean Sibelius. "The program has a huge variety of repertoire from Inuit and Lakota chant to Mexican folk songs and early American music.
When I moved to Wadena seven years ago one of the most frequent questions asked was "why" ... in the land of 10,000 lakes I chose a town without a lake! "Because Wadena's at the center of everything!" I explained. Situated at the confluence Highway 71 and Highway 10; which bisect the state north, south, east, and west, you have to go through us to get where you're going. It's the perfect place to stop, stretch your legs, shop, have a bite to eat, take in a movie, play a round of disc golf, run the kids out at a city playground and enjoy ice cream. Why do I live in a small town?
Anne Marie Femling and Travis Ray Lester happily announce their engagement. Anne is the daughter of Ray and Linda Collins of Wadena. She is a 1999 graduate of Wadena-Deer Creek High school and a 2009 graduate of Minnesota State University, Moorhead with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently a Preschool Teacher at Big Stone City School. Travis is the son of Dan Lester of Pierre, S.D. and Susan Lester of Milbank, S.D. He is a 2002 graduate of Milbank High school and a 2007 graduate of Valley City University with a degree in Business Management.
Easter egg hunt fun again I'm approaching the age whereby my memory allows me to celebrate Easter by hiding my own Easter eggs and then going on my own hunt! Victor Kern Wadena, Minn. "Ghost of a Chance" was enjoyable We went to see "Ghost of a Chance" yesterday and enjoyed it very much. The guys and gals that were in the play did an exceptional job and are to be commended for their performance.
Mit-Ti-Quab Archery League Scores (Week 10) TEAM POINTS Kerns Electronics & laser 25.0 Bullseye Bar & Grill 22.5 Weber's Wadena Hardware 21.5 Gene's Sports 21.0 Jefferson Hearing Aid Center 19.0 Prairie Archery 17.5 Super One 13.5 TOTAL TEAM RUNNING HANDICAP POINTS Kerns Electronics & laser 10805 Bullseye Bar & Grill 10782 Gene's Sports 10766 Jefferson Hearing Aid Center 10715 Super One 10679 Prairie Arch
Four Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members, along with the Staples-Motley FFA chapter, traveled to St. Paul, March 27 to celebrate FFA Day at the Capitol. There, they met with the Minnesota State FFA officers and other state FFA staff. After the protocol meeting, they met with State Representative Mark Anderson, a former Wadena High School graduate. Rep. Anderson answered questions on job creation, school funding and education. Anderson also stressed getting at least a two-year technical degree, along with vocational education. Next FFA members visited State Sen.