A crash in Perham Monday morning, Aug. 22., sent a driver to the hospital after the vehicle ended up in a pond. According to a Minnesota State Patrol report: The crash happened just after 9:30 a.m. when the driver, Donald Loh, 85, of Regent, N.D., was eastbound on Highway 10 and attempted to take the Perham exit. Loh lost control and entered the north ditch before driving into a nearby pond. It is believed Loh, who wasn't injured but was transported to a Perham hospital to be examined, suffered a medical issue before the crash, according to the State Patrol.
Explore the fascinating people and places of Minnesota's first global business in "Fur Trade in Minnesota," a new traveling exhibit from the Minnesota History Center available through Sept. 23 at the Wadena County Historical Society. Hundreds of years ago, Minnesota played a key role in the fur trade which stretched across five continents. Visitors to the exhibit can try to lift a 45-pound Voyageur's pack, learn how the fur trade shaped Ojibwe art and discover how beaver pelts could be transformed into sleek, stately hats that were all the rage among wealthy Europeans.
In September, regional writers group, Jackpine Writers Bloc, will publish the 25th edition of their annual anthology The Talking Stick. The group began as a community education class in Park Rapids in 1993 entitled "Getting Published." And getting published they did, with two pamphlets a year of local prose, poetry, and art. The Jackpine Writers and the publications have continued without interruption since 1993.
"I like the small class size," "I feel like my teachers really care about me" and "I have to work to make money for my family and the hours at the ALC are flexible" are all reasons students gave for attending Freshwater Area Learning Center. Students are living in an exciting era. They have a number of educational options programs that are available to them which empower them to choose where they attend school. Since no one school can meet the need of every student, families can benefit from exploring educational options that are available to their children.
"Ox Cart Angel" Author Joel Arnold visits Wadena County Museum Sept. 8
Agree with Finnegan regarding refugees I thoroughly stand with John Finnegan's letter in a past paper. Both sides have to wake up and think about what is happening now and what will happen down the road. They have caused people to want them out of office come election time as they have not stood against evil pronounced upon the people.
TRANSFERS Pamela R. Perish, single person, hereby conveys to Kayla R. Willis, part of the SE1/4 SW1/4 of Section 3, Twp. 134, Rg. 34 described as follows, to-wit: Starting at the SE corner of the SE1/4 SW1/4 of Section 3, Twp. 134, Rg. 34; thence W on the S line of said Forty a distance of 440'; thence N on a line parallel with the E line of said Forty, a distance of 40 rods; thence E on a line parallel with the S line of said Forty a distance of 440' to the E line of said Forty; thence S on the E line of said Forty a distance of 40 rods to the point of beginning.
Charlotte Buck Charlotte Rey Buck, girl, was born Aug. 10 to Jamie and Jon Buck of Perham. She weighed 8 lbs. And was 19.75 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Jaimie Deraney at Perham Health in Perham. Grandparents are Brian and Dawn Tucker of Hastings, Kimberly Tucker of Minneapolis and Mike and Marcia Buck of Farmington. Great-grandparents are Charlotte Peterson of Apple Valley and Ken and Verleen Buck of Zumbrota. Daxton Leehy
Sarah Jean Anderson, 28, Elizabeth, warrant: drug possession. Virgil John Haataja, 39, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Dylan Thomas Kross, 36, Bagley, warrant: drug possession. Samantha Ann Mitchell, 29, Duluth, warrant: drug possession. Todd Charles Richards, 35, New York Mills, warrant: drug possession. Jeremy Douglas Schuman, 32, Little Falls, warrant: obstructing legal process. Stewart Edward Weekley, 51, Staples, warrant: drug possession, probation violation. David Michael Windmeier, 37, Menahga, warrant: theft.
The Wadena VFW Post 3922 and its Auxiliary are again sponsoring the annual Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy essay/scholarship contests for students in Bertha-Hewitt, Sebeka, Staples-Motley, Verndale and Wadena-Deer Creek Schools; home-school students are also invited to enter their age-appropriate contest. Entries must be submitted to school contact persons by Tuesday, Oct. 25.