Olivia Putzke Olivia Fern Putzke, girl, was born on Jan. 5 to Esther Tollefson and Tony Putzke of Sebeka. She weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Vickie Dennis at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Grandparents are Gene and Sandy Putzke. Morgan Tabery
The following area students were among the nearly 300 who graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College during commencement ceremonies in December: Bluffton Shannon Jean Boe and Kaitlin Jo Wegscheid. Menahga Eva Janelle Johnson, Yvonne L Skoog and Rachael Ann Vry. Sebeka Meredith Rae Cochran, Genene Patrice Dehmer, Carly Ann Klovstad and Karen Jean Lepinski. Staples Britteny Marie Kylander. Verndale
Students named to the fall semester 2016 Dean's List at the University of Minnesota, Crookston were announced by the Office of the Registrar. The following students have been named to the 2016 Fall Semester Dean's List: • Sam Jacobson of New York Mills • Tom Tellers of Sebeka To qualify for a place on the Dean's List, students must complete 12 or more letter-graded (A-F) credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average.
We must protect life Let us not forget that this country was founded on the principles of life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We have an opportunity to reinstate these principles, maybe the last opportunity.
Ridgewater College announced the following area students among those that earned recognition on the Dean's lists for fall semester 2016: Sebeka • Kayla Hodgden Wadena • Jack Goeden • Mitchell Janson In order to be included on the Dean's list a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least twelve credits.
Arvig has announced three scholarship opportunities available to students who live within the Arvig service area: a $2,500 scholarship from the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS); $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Foundation; and $3,000 from the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship. Students and their parents can get more information and download applications at arvig.net/scholarships. Foundation for Rural Service
Members of the Wadena-Deer Creek FFA Fish and Wildlife team qualified for state competition at the FFA Region II Fish and Wildlife Career Development Event held Jan. 5 at Central Lakes College, Brainerd. Teams from 18 FFA chapters competed in identifying species of fish, wildlife, birds, and insects. Besides identification, team members took a test on wildlife habitat and behavior. Team members include Ryan Grendahl, Mari Grendahl, Josh Tabery and Jezebel Snyder. FFA advisor is Richard Muckala.
Wadena-Deer Creek senior Josh Daigneault received a scholarship to run track at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) in Mason City, Iowa. Daigneault will be concentrating on the 400-meter dash at NIACC. Wadena-Deer Creek Head Track & Field Coach Marc Reynolds said it's great to see another WDC athlete that is interested in running track at the next level.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 720 students to its President's List for the 2016 Fall Semester. To earn this award for scholastic achievement, a student must complete 12 or more college-level credits for the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Area students named to the M State President's List are: Bertha Riley Boehland and Jocelyn Graphenteen. Bluffton Cecilia Morales. Deer Creek Jordan Brink, Jonas Duncan, Sydney Greenwaldt and Danya Sawyer.
Andrew Charles Bimberg, 42, Sebeka, warrant: assault. Ross William Nevala, 41, Sebeka, warrant: property damage. Rachel Ann Johansen, 23, Hackensack, warrant: theft. Willie Ira Simmons, 59, Minneapolis, warrant: assault, sex offender registry. Jourdain Hyman Stcyr, 31, Bemidji, warrant: traffic violation.