P R O P E R T Y T R A N S F E R S Lisa R. Koenen, fka Lisa R. Copa, and Joshua Koenen, w&h, hereby conveys to Jason K. Burg and Abby G. Burg, as jt ten, Lot 9 of Block 1 in Merickel's Addition to Wadena. Jason L. Rasmussen and Katie L. Rasmussen, h&w, hereby conveys to Lisa R. Koenen and Joshua J. Koenen, as jt ten, all that part of the NW1/4 SW1/4 and Government Lot 3, less the Wtly 300' of the Ntly 770' of said Gov Lot 3, of Section 34, Twp 135, R33, lying Wtly of County Road no 29 as said County road is now laid out and situated. Delaney A. Selander, n/k/a Delaney A.
The Minnesota Land Trust has recently launched a program called the Wetland Habitat Protection Plan. The program offers landowners funding in return for conservation easements in the prairie-forest transition area in Becker, Otter Tail, Grant, Douglas, Pope, Kandiyohi, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Todd, and Meeker counties, where there is an abundance of natural wetland-prairie complexes. The project was made possible by grants from the Outdoor Heritage Fund and the McKnight Foundation.
Ruby Schik Ruby Ann Schik, girl, was born on Aug. 18 at 9:44 p.m. to Mandy and Daniel Schik of Butler. She weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Nicole Strand at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Paul and Nancy Schik from Butler and Daniel and Nadine Wegscheid from Bluffton. Cyprien Tomperi Cyprien Michael Tomperi, boy, was born on July 30 at 9:18 p.m. to Jaclyn and Brandon Tomperi of Menahga. He weighed 9 lbs., 2 oz. and was 22 inches long. He was delivered by Dr.
Bryce Haugen has been named news editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal. "Bryce started as a reporter for the Pioneer Journal this past November and has done a stellar job reporting Wadena area news," said Cordell Schott, Pioneer Journal general manager. In his new role, he will plan and coordinate the day-to-day activities for the newspaper and website. Before joining the PJ, Haugen wrote for the High Plains Reader in Fargo, the Minnesota State University Moorhead Advocate and the Minnesota Daily.
David James Loeffler, 29, Wadena, warrant: disorderly conduct. Rebecca Lynn Louks, 41, Sebeka, warrant: traffic violation. Robert James Cameron, 39, Motley, warrant: controlled substance. Alexandria Amelia Donath, 22, Verndale, warrant: disorderly conduct.
Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) was among 180 hospitals and nursing homes from around the state recognized Aug. 21 by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among the facility's employees during the 2013-14 flu season. More than 413 Tri-County Health Care employees, representing 94 percent of staff, received influenza vaccinations during the past season of the Minnesota FluSafe program.
Dumping kittens is reprehensible On or about Aug. 20, a car dumped seven-week-old kittens off in a ditch in Wadena County. I cannot figure out what would possess a person to dump kittens out into a ditch, or anywhere. Did this person really think seven-week-old kittens, or puppies, could survive on their own? Obviously they knew they would die out there. And for the people that dump the mothers with the kittens or pups, there is just no excuse for this behavior.
Men's Morning League (Aug. 20) Supernaturals Brown-Duncan 328, Caya-Burton 317, Carr-Waldahl 288, Longie-Breuer 284, Wignall-Tellers 281, Breid-Kopponen 281, Schmidt-Uselman 275, Olson-Adams 264, Priebe-Bender 254, Conzemius-Szczech 246 Legends Domier-Macklem 339, Hoffman-Noon 335, Anderson-Olson 324, Bounds-Mahlen 290, Nelson-Heilig 288, Dahms-Winkels 287, Moore-Ness 286, Aldeen-Tobin 281, Palloch-Weisenbacher 278, Lein-Blazek 276, Wirta-Rude 232
Speeding Timothy Matthew Albee, 27, Staples, 80/65, fees $150. Zachary Michael Avritt, 29, Wadena, 74/55, fees $150. Brendon Bedford Forrest, 24, Anoka, 50/40, fees $130. Zachary Harlin Maaninga, 21, Andover, 64/55, fees $130. Sasha Nicole Meide, 27, Coon Rapids, 75/65, fees $130. John Thomas Nicholls, 68, Eagle Grove, Iowa, 65/55, fees $130. Bradley Michael Schloemer, 32, Verndale, 69/60, fees $130. Nathanial Steven Schneider, 20, Lino Lakes, 65/55, fees $130. James Harold Stewart, 18, Park Rapids, 69/55, fees $140. Darla Jean Wilson, 53, Detroit Lakes, 65/55, fee
Aug. 14 • A caller reported a verbal domestic in Sebeka with a lot of younger adults yelling and screaming. When two deputies arrived the matter was settled. The argument had been over moving day. Aug. 15 • Two adult females and one adult male with five dogs asked for overnight assistance and facilities. The group was enroute from Kentucky to North Dakota. • Suspected shoplifters were taken into custody after driving for 1.5 miles after being signaled to stop by law enforcement.