July 24 • The Wadena Police Department in cooperation with the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, West Central Minnesota Drug Task force, Menahga Police Department, Sebeka Police Department and the Minnesota State Patrol executed two search warrants on residences in the city and in the county.
Shannon Curtis is performing a concert at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 at Sunnybrook Park in Wadena. Curtis is a singer/songwriter from California.
"Parents Who Have Lost a Child" support group to meet Aug. 10 Tri-County Health Care has a "Parents Who Have Lost a Child" support group to help those in the area affected by the loss of a child. The monthly support group will meet on Monday, Aug. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care. Our area has had a disturbing number of children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, illness, cancer, suicide and accidents. These parents need long-term support and many find it comforting to talk with others who have also suffered a similar loss.
July 24 • The owner of a dog spoke with a deputy about his neighbor's insistence that the dog barks continuously. The owner wanted to know if there was any dog ordinances in Wadena County so the situation could be resolved. • A Wadena resident alleged a neighbor was feeding table scraps to his dog. The neighbor denied the charge and said he had quit feeding the dog several years before. • A caller alleged that a semi truck lost a half load of logs near Jim Cook Lake. He said it was possible the logs had damaged some road signs.
Minnesota and other states are finding out the targets they'll be asked to meet to reduce the carbon pollution blamed for climate change this week. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release its long-anticipated Clean Power Plan. And then, you might assume, it'll be time for states to get to work. Actually, in Minnesota, not so much. Here, rules and standards like the ones anticipated to be detailed in the federal plan have been in place for years.
Law enforcement have apprehended a 33-year-old man who fled from deputies in the area of Stocking Lake Road north of Menahga. A Wadena County deputy attempted to initiate a traffic...
Alex Meixner, a Florida-based, internationally touring musician, will appear in concert at the Sounds of Spirit Lake in Menahga at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. The concert is free on the shore of Spirit Lake near the public access. Bring a lawn chair. The rain venue is the auditorium of the Menahga School. A free will collection will be taken to apply for matching grant funds for next year's concert series. Food for purchase will be available on site provided by the Menahga United Methodist Church. Alex Meixner, Grammy nominee, is a musical chameleon.
Madhatters Community Theatre's annual camp is nearing its final showcase performance Friday, Aug. 7. Central Minnesota Camp Madhatter, "It's Time for the Here and Now," is in its 14th year. Robin Jensen is Artistic Director, Justin Edin is Assistant Director and Jessica Southwell is Choreographer. This year's theme has focused on introducing to the PM Ensemble, with students over 12, to contemporary musical theatre composers and their work.
The stop light at 2nd St. SW will be continuous green for east/west traffic on U.S. Highway 10 through Wadena Sunday to help the flow of WE Fest traffic as...
Breanna Speed, Wadena, graduated from North Dakota State College of Science with an A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene and an A.S. in Liberal Arts. NDSCS is located in Wahpeton, N.D.