Tri-County Health Care was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The campaign has added more than 400,000 donor enrollments to state registries nationwide.
Madisen Nicole Hensel, 23, Isle, warrant: contempt of court. Donnel Mary Kist, 51, Motley, warrant: contempt of court. Scott Allen Lipe, 40, Henning, warrant: violating no contact order. Jon Joshua Nickaboine, 28, Onamia, warrant: contempt of court. Dalton Alan Schultz, 21, Parkers Prairie, warrant: probation violation.
Friends of Friends Fighting Hunger is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. There will be an anniversary event Feb. 10. Local youth performers, silent and live auctions and a meal will be at Thumper Pond. A social hour and silent auction begins at 5 p.m. The dinner and live auction will begin at 6:15 p.m. Last year's event raised over $100,000 dollars to help those living with food insecurities in Otter Tail County. The 10th Anniversary event is hosted by Friends of Friends.
Community dinner slated for Jan. 25 The monthly community dinner, free to the public, will be held Thursday, Jan. 25, 4:30-6 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 403 2nd Street SE. Menu includes soup and sandwiches.
"First Daughter and the Black Snake" screened at cultural center Jan. 28 Honor the Earth, partnering with the New York Mills Arts Retreat and Regional Cultural Center, will host a screening of "First Daughter and the Black Snake" on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at the cultural center. The documentary nationally follows Winona LaDuke in the fight against Enbridge, seeking to put in the Sandpiper, a 640,000 barrel a day fracked oil pipeline across a new corridor in Northern Minnesota.
Starting Nov. 26, 2017, the major U.S. tobacco companies must run court-ordered newspaper and television advertisements that tell the American public the truth about the deadly consequences of smoking and secondhand smoke, as well as the companies' intentional design of cigarettes to make them more addictive.
Davis will be missed Gary Davis was a wonderful man. He started from nothing and built his business into one of the largest in Wadena. He paid his employees well and provided health care and a very generous retirement plan. Most employees he hired stayed until retirement. He became wealthy but never forgot his loyal workforce. He will be missed! Bert Jeffery, Bluffton
Mitchell Lee Peterson, 26, Henning, warrant: contempt of court. Stone Nickolas Putnam, 19, Alexandria, warrant: probation violation. Eugene Francis Schwab, 25, Wadena, warrant: sex offender registry. William Joseph Stushek, 49, Brainerd, warrant: probation violation.
Dec. 28 • A Wadena resident asked for a call back after his residence was burglarized and some guns were stolen. Some of the property was recovered during the execution of a search warrant in Todd County. The complainant was seeking restitution. • A driver hit a dog on Juniper Ave. NW in Wadena. The animal was described as a type of chocolate lab. There was slight damage to the bumper spoiler area on the driver's vehicle. A search for the dog was carried out south of Four Boys Auto but the dog was not located. The owner of the dog later found it alive.
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its Dean's List for Fall Semester 2017. Students on the Dean's List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The following students made the list: Deer Creek Thane T Swisse Sebeka Michaela J Hesse Jessica Langer Wadena Brianna Taggart