ST. PAUL -- "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated," read the title of a recent news release from U.S. Senate candidate Jim Abeler. The longtime state lawmaker was quoting Mark Twain to make the point that the media have all but ceded the Aug. 12 Republican primary to his opponent, businessman Mike McFadden. There are reasons they've done so. McFadden, 49, of Sunfish Lake, trounced Abeler at the state convention in May on his way to winning party backing. He leads Abeler in fundraising by more than 25-to-1 and is backed by former U.S. Sen.
Alexis McDaniels Alexis Sherry McDaniels, girl, was born on July 28 at 3:43 p.m. to Joanna and Travis McDaniels of Wadena. She weighed 7 lbs., 12.5 oz. and was 20 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Shaneen Schmidt at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Archie and Sherry McDaniels and Jane Rosenlund. Liam Koscielski Liam Matthew Koscielski, boy, was born on July 29 at 11:52 p.m. to Gina and Matthew Koscielski of Wadena. He weighed 8 lbs. and was 21 inches long. He was delivered by Dr.
Dana G. Rach and Miranda S. Rach, h&w, hereby conveys to Cassie M. Wegscheid, Lot 1, Block 1, Parkview Estates. Carl Edward Johnson and Nancy Anne Johnson, as co-Trustees of the Johnson Family u/a dated November 23, 2011, hereby conveys to Scott P. Hillstrom and Rachel A. Hillstrom, married to each other, as jt ten, Lot 12 of Block 1 and an undivided 1/12 interest in Outlot A of Johannasberg North. Michael Weappa and Shelly Weappa, h&w, hereby conveys to Troy J. Beiswenger, Lot 9 of Block 32 in Northern Pacific Addition to Town of Wadena. Donna J.
Wadena-Deer Creek school board chairman Steve Techam asked three times at the July 14 meeting if there was a motion to approve a request from Verndale to rejoin the boys' hockey cooperative. No board member made a motion. Techam, who is a wrestling coach for Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale, had already indicated his intention not to vote on a motion.
The Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folklife Festival includes the best contemporary acoustic music and artisans demonstrating folk arts. As always, there will be re-enactors helping to interpret the way it was in the fur trading era on the Crow Wing River at Old Wadena Park, just north of Staples. Long time favorites Curtis and Loretta plus hometown favorite Erik Koskinen are just two of the performers slated for the stage at this year's Old Wadena Rendezvous. The annual the Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folk Music Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, Aug.
Hunters can harvest Canada geese in west-central Minnesota from Saturday, Aug. 9, through Sunday, Aug. 24, the Department of Natural Resources said. Individual hunters are allowed to shoot up to 10 Canada geese per day, but there is no limit to the number of Canada geese a hunter can possess. "The state's Canada goose population remains high, and more goslings hatched this year than last," said Steve Cordts, waterfowl specialist for the DNR. "In the western portion of the state, large numbers of Canada geese continue to damage crops.
Men's Morning League (July 30) Supernaturals Brown-Duncan 245, Schmidt-Uselman 209, Carr-Waldahl 206, Wignall-Tellers 202, Caya-Burton 198, Priebe-Bender 197, Breid-Kopponen 191, Longie-Brever 185, Olson-Adams 183, Conzemius-Szczech 176 Legends Anderson-Olson 236, Domier-Macklem 220, Bounds-Mahlen 202, Nelson-Heilig 200, Hoffman-Noon 187, Palloch-Weisenbecker 177, Lein-Blazek 171, Dahms-Winkels 164, Moore-Ness 163, Aldeen-Tobin 161, Wirta-Rude 127
Nimrod Lutheran VBS on tap Aug. 11-15 Nimrod Lutheran Church will hold it's annual vacation bible school Aug. 11-15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. This year's theme is "Tell It On The Mountain." For more information, call Heidi at (218)639-3677. Pie and Ice cream fundraiser slated for Aug. 14 The Immanuel youth will be serving Eagle's Cafe Pie with ice cream from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 14 during the Rotary Corn and Chicken Feed in BN Park. 100th Anniversary of St. John's Lutheran set for Aug. 10 St.
Speeding Peggy Lee Heeren, 58, Park Rapids, 74/55, fees $150. Jeffry John Knapek, 57, Sauk Rapids, 55/45, fees $130. Mathew Eugene Meier, 19, Park Rapids, 70/55, fees $150. Zachary Alan Miller, 18, Farmington, 70/55, fees $150. Lawrence Joseph Oberg III, 18, Wadena, 78/60, fees $60. Traffic Court Christina Margit Barton, 39, Bullhead City, Ariz., permit offense by another, fees $190. Brent Aaron Haataja, 27, Menahga, duty to drive with care, fees $130. Dominic Ray Lafriniere, 39, Mahnomen, driving after suspension, proof of insurance, fees $490.
Ellison supports immigrant children About the crisis on the Texas border with little children. It's easy to see who the real leader in Minnesota is. Rep. Keith Ellison, DFL 5th District, is the only one really supporting the children and he is doing a great job. HHH would be proud. Where are Senators Franken and Klobuchar and also Governor Dayton? I've called their offices several times and for sure they are all in hiding on this issue. I even called Ken Martin, DFL chairman, to get help to call them out, nothing.