The Wadena County Sheriff's Office is notifying the public of a Level 3 Predatory Offender who moved back to Wadena County on Monday, July 2. Cory Lynn Mangan, 30, will be moving to the vicinity of 150th Street and 129th Ave, Wadena. Mangan has a history of sexual contact with minor male victims (age 8-14). Contact included attempted penetration. One victim was vulnerable due to developmental disabilities. Mangan met victims for the first time just prior to offense behavior.
Ridgewater College would like to acknowledge those students earning recognition on the Dean's lists for spring semester 2018. In order to be included on the Dean's list a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 credits, and meet certain other criteria. Bertha Connie Pitcher Bluffton Ethan Benson Wadena Jack Goeden Mitchell Janson
Riley Daniel Snyder, Wadena, to Amanda Marie Skoog, Wadena.
Local photographer Cyndi Rogge snapped this photo of two bald eagles not far from the Wing River Town Hall near Verndale.
The following students have completed degree, diploma or certificate programs. High honors students earned a 3.75-4.0 GPA. Honors students earned 3.25-3.74 GPA. Sebeka Logan Olson, Diploma of Occupational Proficiency, Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance, High Honors Melissa Soule, Associate of Arts, Honors and Associate of Science, Nursing, Honors Verndale Travis Maciej, Associate of Arts, Honors and Certificate, Entrepreneurship, Honors Wadena Hope Norenberg, Associate of Arts
Barbara Jo Scheiding, daughter of John and Susan Scheiding, graduated from Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz. as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine May 30. She was a 2009 graduate of Wadena-Deer Creek School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Minnesota, M Minneapolis.
Minnesota students included on the attached list were among the students to graduate from North Dakota State University in spring 2018. NDSU awarded 1,810 degrees to students. Students are listed by hometown. The list includes their major and degree received. An asterisk indicates students who graduated with honors. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher to graduate with honors. Henning *Aaron Michael Suchy *Kaleb Herman Thalmann Verndale Seira Darline Goddard Wadena
The following area students are among the 800 Spring 2018 graduates of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, with campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena: Bertha Daisy Storm, Associate of Science, Nursing Deer Creek Jordan Brink, Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Science Emilee Riggle, Certificate, Phlebotomy Technician Hewitt Kayla Kaeter, Associate of Science, Nursing Amy Zimmerman, Associate of Science, Human Resources Sebeka
The Cultural Center in New York Mills welcomes the community to see the last week of the Adult Regional Show, which closes on Friday, June 29. The show highlights the works of local and regional artists. Artists from around Otter Tail County, the Lakes Region Art Council's nine-county Region 4, and as far away as Fargo, N.D. participate in the exhibit. All media of art in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional varieties can be seen.
The Cultural Center in New York Mills, in conjunction with the Otter Tail County Historical Society, presents an "old time" dance in honor of the county's 150th anniversary year. This free event starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 7. Live music for the dance is played by the Red Herring Stringband, a music group local to Otter Tail County (OTC). The band's repertoire includes heritage dance music, classic polkas and waltzes, and fiddle tunes which may have been composed and shared among musicians here in the county.