April 9 • A Wadena County deputy assisted with the delivery of a baby at a residence in Menahga. April 10 • A man reported his two kids had not returned from school. Police checked on the matter and found the kids had been picked up by their grandmother. • A caller informed police she had witnessed an older male and a younger female enter a home in Wadena through a window. Police checked found the female was the daughter of the homeowner and had locked herself out.
Speeding Yolanda Jean Cotterall, 66, Minneapolis, 70/60, fees $130. Johanna Marie Emory, 27, Sidney, Mont., 40/30, fees $130. April Lynn Kerkvliet, 41, Sebeka, 70/60, fees $130. Jason Lee Rasmussen, 41, Sebeka, 69/55, fees $140. Joshua Robert Scott, 32, Staples, 65/55, fees $130. Traffic Court Karma Jo Frutiger, 31, Wadena, failure to stop at sign, unsafe equipment, fees $180. Djay Duane Gruette, 32, Wadena, driving after revocation, fees $290. Elizabeth Ann Flanagan-Montie, 26, Proof of insurance, fees $290. Mark Robert Niemela, 29, Wadena, seat
The following students have been named the the "A" Honor Roll at Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School: Fifth grade: Jamie Barthel, Destiny Berg, Johanna Brunsberg, Anna Church, Kylee Collins, Joshua Dykhoff, Corra Endres, Camille Fleming, Grace Gallant, Kendall Godel, Lauryn Gravelle, Corbet Hoaglund, Mason Jordan, Ashley Lepinski, Connor Lind, Cecilia Lindquist, Gilliana Lopez Arevalo, Kaylin Lupkes, Eric Malone, Anna Osberg, Madison Packer, Summer Pettit, Hannah Plautz, Matthew Pugsley, Spencer Reddick, Payton Rondestvedt, Zooey Rousslang, Oakley Shreves, Sierra Sibert a
The monthly Wadena Community Dinner continues this Tuesday, April 28 at Southbrook Baptist Church, 1842 2nd St. SW in Wadena. The free meal is served from 4:30-6 p.m. and this month's menu includes a grilled chicken breast, vegetable, roll and dessert. A group of volunteers got together last year and organized an entire year of monthly dinners. Each month the dinners are served at a different church, with volunteers provided by the church. Upcoming Wadena dinners include Tuesday, May 26 at Christian and Missionary Alliance; Tuesday, June 30 at St. John Lutheran; Tuesday, July 28 at St.
Author William E. Lass to speak May 1 at Wadena library William E. Lass, historian and author, will speak at the Wadena Library on May 1 at 7 p.m. as part of the Wadena County Historical Society's free lecture series, "Speaking of the Past". His book is the first comprehensive history of the original surveying, marking and maintenance of Minnesota's boundaries with the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba and the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota and North Dakota. Among other fascinating topics, it explains Minnesota's bizarre Northwest Angle.
April 13 • Joseph Russell Meech, 22, of Staples, was stopped and issued a citation for texting while driving-petty misdemeanor. • Cammie Lee Peters, 50, of Sebeka, was stopped and issued a citation for texting while driving-petty misdemeanor. • Tiffany Renee Johnson, 24, of Menahga, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation-misdemeanor. • Brandon Michael Snyder, 29, of Verndale, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation and no proof of insurance-driver.
Frog kills can be natural occurrence The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received reports of dead frogs along the shoreline of several lakes and ponds as the ice thaws, but said this is a natural occurrence. Low water levels, such as what occurred this past winter, can increase reports of the frog deaths.
Consider the free apps that allow you to use your cell phone as a flashlight, for instance. Security experts say that by installing it, consumers are opening a doorway for companies to spy on them. "Most free flashlight apps are creepware," says Gary S. Miliefsky, a founding member of the U.S.
Amanda Perkins from Deer Creek earned Dean's List honors from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji at the conclusion of the Fall 2014 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, NTC students must be enrolled for at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA during the semester. A total of 127 students earned Fall 2014 Dean's List honors from the college.
Wadena's Rayne Denzel did not qualify for the Upper Midwest boxing tournament. Only Class A boxers advance to the Upper Midwest. Denzel won his fight at the Region IV tournament April 5 in a novice class bout.