The Lions of District 5M9 recently held their midwinter convention at the Shooting Star Event Center in Mahnomen in January. At the Saturday luncheon, Lions Evie Ladd and Pat Hendrickx, co-chairs of the Lions Youth Outreach project, awarded nine scholarships, $1,000 each, to area college students. Scholarship recipients must be in their third or fourth year in college and major in a career involving youth.
Logan Taggart was named to the dean's list fall semester at Quinlan School of Business. Quinlan School of Business of part of Loyola University, located in Chicago, Ill.
The Frosty 5K has been set for Sunday, Feb. 11. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. The race begins at 1 p.m. at the Verndale Community Center. Proceeds go to the Central Minnesota CEO program. For more information contact Mitchel Haman at firstname.lastname@example.org or Amber Moen at email@example.com . Wadena County DFL announces Feb. 6 precinct caucus locations
Jan. 18 • A drug store employee passed on the name of a man who told her he had ropes and ladders set up in his home and was suicidal. Jan. 19
Tired of the same ol' lunch routine? The Cultural Center has the answer for you: a new monthly mid-day art program, open to all! Art For Lunch debuts on Thursday, Feb. 1, from noon to 1 p.m. Each month, on the first Thursday at noon, a new art project is facilitated by Center Education and Outreach Coordinator, Cheryl Bannes. All activities are 45 minutes long so as to be completed over a lunch period. The Spring 2018 Art For Lunch schedule is as follows: Feb. 1: Mardi Gras Masks - use a variety of materials to make masks elegant or wild.
Every year on the second day of February the groundhog takes center stage. One question burns in the minds of the few and proud here in the temperate climates of northern North America: will he see his shadow? To properly celebrate the inevitability of this event, the shadow sighting and a recently gifted Baldwin piano, the Cultural Center in New York Mills presents Six More Weeks. This performance is free to attend and starts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2.
The 2018 Wadena Farm and Ag Show will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9 at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center. Doors will open Thursday at 1 p.m. Feb. 8 and close at 7 p.m. Friday's show will go from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show is being presented by Midwest Machinery and sponsored by Wadena State Bank and Mid-Central Equipment of Henning.
A new year and taxpayers' money is still going to the big money making abortion business of Planned Parenthood. If PP took care of women's health without killing babies, they'd be ok. We all started as babies with God giving us the right to life. God did not give a woman the right to choose to kill her baby - man made that right up and man is not above God.
Tri-County Health Care's monthly Parents Who Have Lost a Child Support Group, which helps area residents affected by the loss of a child, will meet on Monday, Feb. 12, at 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Whether the child was lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, cancer, suicide or an accident, the purpose of this group is to provide long-term support to parents and a confidential setting where they can share their story and learn ways to cope. Many find it comforting to talk with others who have suffered a similar loss.
The very first 4-H spotlight current Leader's Council President, Miss Lexi Pickar. Pickar, a junior at Sebeka High School, is a member of the West Jolly Jets 4-H Club. This is Pickar's fourth year in 4-H. If she could have a lifetime supply of anything other than money, it would be cows.