Kenny Miller defended his title in the Sunnybrook Stomp Friday by running the 5K race in a time of 16:04. Miller, who won the race last year with a 16:06 time, ran in the 31-40 men's division. Rachel Amiot, who competed in the women's 21-30 division, ran the best overall time by a female by finishing the race in 21:05. More than 100 runners and walkers braved rain showers to compete in the annual event. Tri-County Health Care designed out a new route for the participants which included the the park as well as the industrial, healthcare and residential areas of northeast Wadena. Sunnyb
Loren Roy Vanvickle, 24, Wadena, warrant: DWI. Dora Lynn Swaisgood, 47, Wadena, warrant: theft. Cody Allen James, 27, Park Rapids, warrant: contempt of court. Dillon John Blocker, 19, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Nicole Marie Cannon, 24, Perham, warrant: traffic violation.
Speeding Matthew Allen Clews, 21, Wadena, speed greater than reasonable, fees $130. Thomas Joseph Gibbons, 57, Nevis, 55/45, fees $130. Aaron Lee Hoffman, 18, Detroit Lakes, 74/55, fees $150. Joel James McManigle, 26, Wahkon, Minn., 83/65, fees $150. Zachary Nicholas Schmitz, 19, Staples, 64/55, fees $130. William Hugh Shippey, 70, Tarzana, Calif., 70/60, fees $130. Casey Robert Smith, 29, Menahga, 68/55, no sentence pronounced. Matthew William Edward Stone, 24, Fargo, 74/55, fees $150. Traffic Court Deann Ina Boyer, 44, Wadena, seat belt, fees $
Wadena needs new Humane Society Wadena is getting a nice, new wellness center for people. Why not a nice, new humane society center for animals? A place out in the country with long kennels so they can run like the wind and joyfully bark all they want? Elaine Byman Wadena, Minn. Wadena kennel ordinance ridiculous It has been weeks now since the city council 'approved' their ridiculous ordinances. One doesn't have to be a rocket scientist to know that dogs bark. That's what they do to communicate.
Remember telemarketing? A few years ago, the practice was impossible to forget. That's because you'd be reminded of it every evening, as one company after another called you at home and tried to make a sale. The companies were free to do so. But because their freedom proved hugely intrusive and a major annoyance to millions, the National Do Not Call Registry was passed in 2003 and upheld by the courts in 2004. If a phone user didn't want the interruptions, he or she didn't have to endure them, the registry declared.
Auxiliary scholarship deadline Aug. 1 Students who live in the Tri-County Health Care service area, entering their second year of post-high school education and pursuing a health-related career may apply for the Auxiliary Scholarship offered by the Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary. The deadline for submitting an application is Aug. 1. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a second-year post-high school students pursuing a healthcare related degree to assist in funding their education.
The train wreck that was Minnesota's 2013 football season is now just a bad memory for Viking fans. At the team's mini-camp last week the Vikings were serving up football again, with some optimism on the side. It seemed incredible last year that with so many of the same players from their playoff team in 2012 aboard the Vikes would go 5-10-1 in 2013 but there was a big, fat reason - the team's defense ranked 31st in yardage allowed and dead last in points allowed.
The following students made 4th quarter A honor roll at Wadena-Deer Creek Schools: Fifth grade Taliah Brown, Connor Dirks, Elliot Doyle, Brodimin Feela, Katelyn Gardner, Jamie Gilje, Tess Jones, Joslynn Judd, Benjamin Keppers, Anton Kreklau, Aiden Larson, Kylie Matthews, Jack Motschenbacher, Salma Pardo, Ethan Safford, Nevada Schulz, Zachary Shaw, Ashlyn Turcotte, Corbett Wensmann and Kade Woods. Sixth grade Alexander Anderson, Franchesca Bakken, Casey Bounds, Margaret Carlson, Sean Carlson, Mackenzie Carsten, Quinlan Edwards, Kennedy Gravelle, Mari Gr
Jennifer Nelson of Morris won the annual Great American Think-Off philosophy contest on Saturday, June 14 before an enthusiastic crowd of 375 persons in New York Mills. Nelson won the contest with her effective argument that love motivates us to act more than fear.
P R O P E R T Y T R A N S F E R S Lori L. Murdock, fka Lori L. Paavola and Richard Murdock, w&h, hereby conveys to James R. Merickel and Jane M. Merickel, or their successors, as Trustees of the Jane M. Merickel Living Trust dated 09-19-2013, Lot 5, Block 2 in Richter's and Murray's Addition to Wadena. Aspen Building and Design, LLC, hereby conveys to James R. Merickel and Jane M. Merickel, or successors, as trustees of the Jane M. Merickel Living Trust dated 09-19-2013, Lot 6, Block 2, in Richter's and Murray's Addition to Wadena. Terry L. Pickar and Christina M.