Twenty-fifteen brings the celebration of birth for Chandra Rogers and Mickey Buck of Menahga, who welcomed their new baby boy, Lucas Joe, into the world on Jan. 2. The first baby of the New Year at Lakewood Health System, Lucas was born at 4 a.m. and weighed in at 7 pounds and measured 21 inches. The delivering physician was Dr. Christine Albrecht. To celebrate Lucas's birth, the Lakewood Health System Auxiliary and Piece Makers Quilting Club presented gifts to the family in honor of the New Year.
Arvig has begun the search for scholarship candidates, according to David Arvig, chief operating officer/vice president. If selected, candidates will receive a one-time $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation. The MTA's scholarship program is state-wide. To be eligible, applicants must be attending post-secondary education at a university, college or technical college; be a Minnesota resident; and the applicant's family must subscribe to at least one core service from Arvig.
Wadena Lanes (Dec.
Blue Line Bids slated for Jan. 31 The Wadena Hockey Association will hold its 16th annual Blue Line bids fundraising event on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Wadena Elks Club beginning at 6 p.m. There will be a social hour with food and a cash bar during which the silent auction items will be open for bidding. A live auction and several raffles and games will be available. The silent auction will continue throughout the evening. Concluding the night will be a dance with a DJ. The annual auction is held to raise money for Wadena's youth hockey program.
The number of homes fixed (mitigated) in the last year to remove radon doubled over previous years, and the increase may be due in large part to a new state law, state health officials said today. The law that went into effect Jan. 1, 2014 requires more detailed disclosure and information be provided to buyers about radon during Minnesota home sales. Most of the additional home mitigations occurred as part of real estate transactions, according to data collected by the Minnesota Department of Health from contractors.
The first baby of 2015 born at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena is a boy named Jacoby. Baby boy Jacoby James Smith was born on Friday, Jan. 2 at 7:25 p.m. to Jordan and Monty Smith of New York Mills. He weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz and was 20 3/4 inches long at birth. Baby Jacoby was delivered by Dr.
Martini to speak Jan. 11 at Old Country Church Campus minister Larry Martini will be guest speaker on Sunday, Jan. 11 at the 10 a.m. service at The Old Country Church in Leaf River township. The address of the church is 19973 145th Ave., which is a mile and a half of the Leaf River Town Hall. All are welcome to attend. Movie Night 4 slated for Jan. 10 The move 'When the Game Stands Tall' will be shown at the fourth of what is hoped will be many movie nights at The Old Country Church at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10.
Bradley J. Snyder and Marlene E. Snyder, h&w, hereby conveys to Jason Haugen and Kelly Haugen, fka Kelly Waaraniemi, as jt ten, Lots 1 and 2 of Block 1, Original Townsite of Menahga. Clifford O. Gronlund and Rose V. Gronlund, h&w, hereby conveys to Tyler J. Wheeler and Alisha E. Wheeler, as jt ten, that part of the SE ¼ SW ¼ NW ¼ of Section 34, Twp.
ST. PAUL — Safety improvements at highway/rail grade crossings along crude-by-rail corridors are the focus of a Minnesota Department of Transportation study that identifies locations where improvements will make the transport of oil safer for residents, workers and emergency responders. The 2014 Minnesota Legislature appropriated $2 million for the implementation of safety improvements and directed MnDOT to study the rail lines carrying Bakken crude oil from North Dakota through Minnesota. "The basic premise for effective improvements is safety," said Commissioner Charlie Zelle.
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss support group to meet Jan. 20 Tri-County Health Care has an "Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group" to help those in the area affected by suicide. The monthly support group will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care. The monthly "Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group" meets the third Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care.