A one-year-old child was found unresponsive in a pool of water Saturday evening in Blueberry Township. The Wadena County Sheriff's office reported the child's father was the one that discovered the child unresponsive in the water.
Minnesota's regular waterfowl season will open a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept.
Minnesota's adolescent immunization rates increased in 2014, according to new data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Minnesota's rates are at or above national averages, and the state increase mirrors an overall improvement in rates across the country. Health officials recommend that adolescents receive three vaccines: the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine; the meningococcal vaccine; and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
Speeding Hannu Tapio Huhdanpaa, 45, Edina, 65/55, fees $130. Jane Marie Maurer, 57, Maple Grove, 69/60, fees $130. Lisa Robin Meacham, 45, Staples, 40/30, fees $130. Kaitlin Emma Yerks, 18, Hutchinson, 55/40, fees $150. Traffic Court Julia Marie Dunphy, 33, Wahkon, driving after revocation, fees $290. Shad Mitchell Olson, 25, Sebeka, seat belt, fees $115. Charges Dropped Lisa Robin Meacham, 45, Staples, proof of insurance.
Minnesota vocal band Northern Lights Gospel Quartet will perform at Music in the Park Series in Staples at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16.
Aug. 4 • Heidi Maria Willprecht, 47, of Wadena, was issued a citation for misdemeanor shoplifting. Aug. 5 • Corwin John Bartlett, 26, of Wadena, was arrested for violating his conditions of release-felony. Bartlett was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Chad Allen Disselbrett, 33, of Wadena, was arrested for violating an order for protection-misdemeanor.
Senior health clinic dates set for September Senior Health Clinics, sponsored by Wadena County Public Health, will be held on the following dates: • Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Christian Missionary Alliance Church Verndale. • Friday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Sebeka Senior Center. • Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Nimrod Senior Center. • Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Menahga Senior Center. • Friday, Sept. 18 from 9 to 11 a.m.
VBS slated for Aug. 16-20 St. John Lutheran will be having Vacation Bible School Aug. 16-20. The theme is "Camp Discovery" where children will learn that Jesus is at work for and through us. There will be a light supper each evening from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Bible stories, music, games, crafts, snack and more fun will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Children ages three to sixth grade are welcome to attend. For more information call the church office at (218) 631-3000.
With the application complete for Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 replacement project the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has scheduled public information meetings for the Certificate of Need and route permit for the project. The PUC public meetings on the proposed Line 3 are scheduled Aug. 11-26 in cities along the proposed route. Park Rapids will host two public meetings Aug. 19 at Century School. The first at 11 a.m. and a second at 6 p.m. in the cafetorium of the school.
The 10th annual Kruzin 4 Kidz Bike Rally will start and end at the Wadena Elks Lodge Saturday, Aug. 15. The event includes a motorcycle ride, raffle and silent auction. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish of Minnesota. Bikes aren't required to attend. Registration is at 10 a.m. and the ride leaves at noon with stops at Bootleggers in Deer Creek and Triple Play in Dent.