Arvig has announced that Courtney K. Wiese of Henning is the recipient of the $2,000 Bud Morrow Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarship is sponsored by the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation. Wiese will graduate from Henning Public School in May and plans to attend Concordia College in Moorhead. She is the daughter of Darren and Pamela Wiese.
The next Minnesota Voices program will be held May 18 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum. This month’s guest is Kent Scheer, local grower and owner of Green Island. Scheer has recently produced a booklet called “Core Knowledge.” This is a compact guide for the budding apple fancier in west central Minnesota.
We are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of Abby Marshall and Brandon Cottrell. Parents are Beth and Mike Cottrell of Wadena, Sharon Marshall of Arlington and Jim Marshall of St. Croix Falls, Wis. Abby is a 2008 graduate of Sibley East High School and a 2012 graduate of St. Catherine University with an Associate in applied science in radiography degree. Abby works as a radiologic technologist for Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina.
Thank you for supporting the Wadena County Humane Society The Wadena County Humane Society wishes to thank everyone who participated at our annual spaghetti feed fundraiser held to benefit animals awaiting adoption to forever homes. We are most grateful to those who attended, volunteered, contributed items for the silent auction and dinner, posted flyers at their businesses, advertised and helped in some way to make this event very successful.
Brandon Cottrell of Eden Prairie, son of Beth and Mike Cottrell, grandson of Gene and Judy Cottrell and Jim and Laura Bounds, all of Wadena, graduated Cum Laude from Augsburg College in Minneapolis on April 29 with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Brandon is a Radiologic Technologist having graduated from Rice Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology in Willmar in 2009. Brandon served in the US Army Reserve from 2011 through 2017 and spent 2012-2013 on deployment in Afghanistan. Brandon will be continuing his education to become a Physician's Assistant.
Cooper Jones Cooper Vaughn Jones, boy, was born on May 1 to Brittany Johnson and Dustin Jones of Dent. He weighed 6 lbs., 13 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Laura DuChene at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Grandparents are Jeff, Misty, Randy and Jessi. Older sister Kendal Jones welcomes him home.
Tri-County Health Care is excited to announce the addition of Rachel Redig, MD, to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena, effective May 1. Redig specializes in emergency medicine and holds certification from the Emergency Medicine Board. Redig attended Augsburg College and then went to medical school at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed her residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners in Grand Rapids, Mich. Previously, Redig worked for four years at Essentia St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes.
Four members from the Wadena-Deer Creek FFA chapter recently attended the 88th Minnesota FFA Convention, April 23-25 at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Ryan Grendahl, Bell Snyder, Emily Benson and Joshua Tabery attended the convention with the Staples-Motley FFA chapter. Speakers, awards, competitions, workshops and sessions were some of the highlights for the 3,603 FFA members from Minnesota attending the convention, celebrating the convention theme, "All In: Our Legacy Starts Now."
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is hosting its biannual Women's Leadership Conference Saturday, June 3, at the Franciscan Convent in Little Falls. Fourteen percent of family farms have women as the principal operator and 29 percent of businesses are owned by women. These numbers are growing every year.
Kristie Danyelle Bradford, 42, Wadena, warrant: theft by swindle. Aleida Garcia Davila, 22, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Chelsea Leann Haddock, 24, Wadena, warrant: theft by swindle. David Stephen Haney, 51, Gladstone, warrant: traffic violation. Jodi Lynn Malloy, 43, Fargo, N.D., warrant: contempt of court. Veronica Teran, 20, Eagle Pass, Texas, warrant: traffic violation.