March 31 • Wadena County deputies assisted the Menahga Police Department in removing a disruptive male from the VFW Club. He was later arrested, along with an adult female, on warrants. April 1 • A Staples caller complained his neighbor was using a chainsaw without a muffler attachment. A deputy made contact with the suspect who was cutting logs to make a bed frame. He agreed to go back further in the woods.
Award-winning singer/songwriter Sarah Morris, joined by her band, kicks off her spring tour with a concert at Centennial Auditorium in Staples at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16.This is the final concert of the Staples Motley Area Arts Council's regular season. The show is underwritten by Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union.
It's time to change horses If you want to see how our D.C. establishment bureaucracies have failed us most, look no further than our broken Department of Veterans' Affairs, which even now still fails to provide adequate care to the men and women who served this nation in its Armed Forces..
Ethan Gilbertson Ethan Leo Gilbertson, boy, was born March 24 to Rachael Totland and Andrew Gilbertson of New York Mills. He weighed 6 lbs., 9 oz. and was 20 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Andrea Westby at Perham Health in Perham. Grandparents are Dennis and Mary Totland of Frazee, Scott Gilbertson of Park Rapids and Darla Daniels of Nevis. Ernest Yoder
Hally Damm and Chad Graphenteen were united in marriage on Wednesday March 23 in Las Vegas, Nev. The ceremony was directed by Reverend S.M. Smith. Hally is the daughter of Earl and Paula Damm, given in marriage and escorted by her brother Erik Damm. Chad is the son of Dennis Graphenteen and Mary Kay Fransen and the father to Colby and Alexa Graphenteen. Amy Lillquist, sister of the bride, with husband Chris Lillquist, served as witnesses along with friends Matthew and Becky Palmer.
Kayla Alan Cooper, 28, Wadena, warrant: contempt of court. Justin Grant Hinkle, 29, Verndale, warrant: traffic violation. Theresa Louise Lumbar, 55, Park Rapids, warrant: traffic violation. William Richard Lundberg, 42, Sebeka, warrant: contempt of court. Craig Alan Niemi, 49, Grand Marais, warrant: DWI - refusal to test, disorderly conduct.
Reuter Family Dentistry is announcing Share the Care, a new program designed to give back to their patients. "We connect on a very personal level with patients, and this program gives us a way to thank them for trusting us with their health and wellness," said Dr. Heidi Reuter, D.D.S., owner of Reuter Family Dentistry. "It also give us the opportunity to make a dramatic difference in people's lives." Share the Care will help people on three levels: giving back to the community, giving back to patients and giving back to people for whom dental care could be life-changing.
Democrats from most of Douglas and Otter Tail counties will convene Tuesday, April 19 for the DFL Senate District 8 Endorsing Convention. Registration begins at 5 p.m. and the convention comes to order at 6:30 p.m.at the Fergus Falls American Legion. There is widespread community interest in the candidates seeking endorsement, who are committed to bringing effective representation to this district.
Area businesses will now have a full-service marketing agency as a resource for advertising strategy and implementation. Bluegill Marketing will offer strategic services, such as market research and rebranding, as well as tactical services like media planning and print buying. With a background in social behavioral science and almost two decades of marketing consumer goods and services, owner Amanda Homelvig says she established Bluegill Marketing to help small businesses grow.