The Central Minnesota CEO students held a Frosty 5K Run/Walk in Verndale as their class event on Sunday, Feb. 11. The race started and ended at the Verndale Community Center where the students had the registration table, a silent auction and hot chocolate in addition to the traditional water and fruit. The sunny, above zero weather contributed to the successful day. Men's winner was Simon Snyder from Wadena and the women's winner was Chelsa Golberg from Deer Creek. David Snyder finished one second behind son, Simon.
A history of the Fergus Falls State Hospital, also known as the kirkbride, will be presented Saturday, Feb. 17 from 3-4 p.m. at the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, 230 1st Ave., Perham. The guest speaker will be Kristy Halstensgaard. Coffee and cookies will be served. Everyone is welcome to this free event. The presentation is sponsored by the History Museum of East Otter Tail County. For more information, visit www.historymuseumeot.com or call (218) 346-7676.
Students named to the fall semester 2017 dean's list were recently announced by the Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The U of M Crookston is one of the most respected career-oriented, technology-based universities in the nation. 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. The Crookston campus is the online leader in the University of Minnesota system and the only campus providing every full-time student with a laptop computer.
Tri-County Health Care has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help providers diagnose illness, injury or other medical problems.
Participating in these classes allows a 10 percent reduction in car insurance each year for three years. The first class is for eight hours. The refresher is taken every three years and it is four hours. Classes are held at the Sebeka United Methodist Church. If a group of four or more wish to have a special time or date it can be arranged. These classes are designed to update a driver of the changing rules of the road and discuss any new laws or rules that have been implemented. In case of inclement weather please confirm class day and time.
Mitchell Lee Peterson, 26, Henning, warrant: probation violation.
Sponsored by Partners for a Healthy Wadena, the Wine and Chocolate event at the Depot returns Saturday, Feb. 17. Join friends in the community Saturday from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are available at Hometown Crafts, Thrifty White Drug and the Wadena State Bank branches. Cost is $25 and includes two beverage tickets. A silent auction of food baskets will be featured along with desserts. All proceeds go to the maintenance and care of the Wadena Depot.
Valley City State University has released its President's Honor Roll for fall semester 2017. The President's Honor Roll recognizes students who completed 12 semester hours or more of VCSU classes for which grade points are earned with a 4.0 grade point average. Konnor Stueve, Deer Creek, was among those named to the honor roll.
Jan. 29 • Randy Lynn Boseck, 57, of Wadena, was arrested for 4th degree assault on a police officer, obstructing legal process, 5th degree assault and contempt of court. Boseck was transported to the Wadena County Jail. Jan. 30 • Alicia Marie Walberg, 30, of Wadena, was arrested for domestic assault. Walberg was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Myria Marie Ashman, 22, of Sebeka, was issued a citation for failure to yield after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Feb. 1
Jan. 25 • Fifteen rods and three boxes of tackle disappeared out of a fish house. Nothing with serial numbers was taken. The door of the fish house was damaged. Jan. 26 • A woman asked to speak with a deputy in regard to a man who had been removed from her trailer earlier. The man's name is on the lease. He allegedly threatened her, her son and her dog. The man was arrested for domestic assault. • A woman asked for assistance in getting meds for her child back from the child's father. Jan. 27