Dewey performance set for June 14 Levoy and Cleon Dewey will be appearing at Wadena Assembly of God Church, 419 1st St. NW this Sunday, June 14 during the 10:30 a.m. service. The Deweys are performers finding expression in numerous songs they have composed, such as "Heaven's Sounding Sweeter" and "Because of Yesterday".
Ian Sipe Ian Michael Sipe, boy, was born on May 20 to Logan and Shane Sipe of Wadena. He weighed 9 lbs., 3 oz. and was 21 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Vickie Dennis at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Peggy and Christopher Geiger and Sarah and Aaron Honer. Hudson Logan Hudson Dale Logan, boy, was born May 22 to Rachel and Aaron Logan of Battle Lake. He weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz. and was 20 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Andrea Westby at Perham Health in Perham.
Accompanied by the symphonic sounds of "Pomp and Circumstance" and the proud smiles of family members, kindergartners marched down the aisle of the Wadena Memorial Auditorium to commence Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary's annual kindergarten graduation. The event honors these students who completed kindergarten and is the future class of 2027.
Are you looking for some low cost creative fun for your family this summer? Drop in on the Family Art Studio presented by the History Arts and Cultural Association in Perham. On four Wednesdays between June 10 and July 1, participate in fun "make and take" projects based on the work of great master artists. Each session takes place from noon to 2 p.m. at the HACA Art and Events Gallery (in the same building as ITOW Veterans Museum), and no registration is necessary. Plan on about an hour to complete a project.
The following students made the Dean's List at Ridgewater College: Carly Brockpahler of Sebeka. Amanda Meech of Sebeka. Abigail Wegscheid of Wadena. Melissa Moenkedick of Deer Creek. 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 twelve credits, and meet certain other criteria.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Otter Tail County Attorney's Office recently charged Richard Rapatt, of Menahga, with eight tax-related felonies. Rapatt is charged with four counts of failing to file returns and four counts of failing to pay taxes. According to the criminal complaint, Rapatt has a business, R&R Sheetrock. The business is not registered with the Minnesota Department of Revenue. He allegedly failed to file and pay his taxes for tax years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. Rapatt owes the state more than $6,800 for these years.
May 26 • Travis Daniel Petro, 24, of Wadena, was arrested for domestic assault-felony. Petro was booked into the Wadena County Jail. • Brandon Leigh Biksen, 19, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for no Minnesota driver's license-misdemeanor. May 27 • Nichole Loraine Shoultz, 29, of Wadena, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
Zachary Arthur Billman, 25, Brainerd, warrant: assault. Glenn Alan Johnson, 40, Wadena, warrant: probation violation.
St. Cloud State University has announced the names of more than 1,305 students whose academic achievement placed them on the 2015 spring semester dean's list. To be eligible for the honor, students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The following students made the Dean's List: Sebeka Joshua Ylitalo. Staples Samantha Weyer. Wadena Lisa Holm.
Wadena's June Jubilee Grand Parade is just around the corner. The Wadena Chamber of Commerce is again sponsoring the 2015 parade and is seeking individuals and organizations to participate. The parade will be Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m. If someone is interested in being in the parade contact Shirley Uselman at the Chamber of Commerce for an entry form by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (218) 632-7704. No candy or other items can be thrown from floats or vehicles (it must be handed directly to spectators). Line up begins at 5 p.m.