Jeremy Allen Arthur, 36, Sebeka, warrant: contempt of court. Tiffany Rae Bachmeier, 31, Shakopee, warrant: contempt of court. Lisa Marie Johnson, 41, Solon Springs, Wis., warrant: contempt of court. Lois Antonio Galvan, 23, Mora, warrant: traffic violation. Robert Reymundo Trevino, 26, Wadena warrant: disorderly conduct.
Connie Claire Szarke, award-winning Minnesota author, has completed a literary/historical fiction trilogy; several of the settings include Central and Southwestern Minnesota. Delicate Armor is a coming of age family saga set in the 1950s. Lady in the Moon, A Novel in Stories, covers lives of various people and a couple of dogs, memories that serve as positive lessons for Callie Lindstrom while on a road trip home with her elderly father.
Tri-County Health Care will host its monthly Diabetes Support Group on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. Anyone with an interest in learning more about diabetes is invited to attend for a brief walk followed by a conversation focused on diabetes self-management. The support group meets the third Wednesday of each month. For more information, contact Pam Doebbeling, RN, diabetes educator, at (218) 631-3510, ext. 5376, or visit TCHC.org.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College welcomes the holiday season this year with an 80-voice choral performance of John Rutter's "Gloria" and costumed Old English carolers singing traditional Christmas favorites. The M State Music Department's Holiday Concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Legacy Hall on the Fergus Falls campus. The concert will be followed by an afterglow with holiday refreshments and strolling carolers.
Empty Stocking holds talent show Nov. 29 The 91st annual Empty Stocking Fund Talent Show will be held Wednesday, Nov. 29 at the Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School commons from 7-10 p.m. For more information call Diane Peters at (218) 371-9466.
Nov. 9 • A complainant asked for a deputy about threats made to him about trapping. Nov. 10 • After locating a dog at the WDC tennis court a caller reported he cornered the dog and picked it up. The dog then bit him on the hand through his glove. The dog's owner was contacted and said the dog had been vaccinated for rabies two months ago. • The Wadena Police Department received a call at 11:26 p.m. that a train was blocking all three crossings in downtown Wadena. Nov. 11
Thursday, Nov. 16 Wood carvers invited to carve personal projects from 1-3 p.m. every Thursday at the Wadena Senior Center. Call (218) 631-4077 for more information. Weight Watchers - weigh in, 5 p.m.; meeting, 5:30 p.m., at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center — 17 5th St. SW, Wadena. Questions? Janet.J.Carlson@weightwatchers.com Peer Support Group meets from 1-2 p.m. every Thursday at the Cyber Cafe. Chess Club, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, Wadena City Library.
Tax cuts, winners and losers The Republican tax plan has been reported. People are analyzing the plan. The following analysis comes from Heather Long from the Washington Post. First, she comments on the big winners. Big corporations would be the biggest beneficiaries. The bill would cut the top corporate rate from 35 to 20 percent. What do corporations frequently do with profits. They raise the pay of the CEO. They increase dividends to the wealthy stockholders. They buy back stock.
UM church hosts holiday bazaar Nov. 15 The public is invited to a holiday bazaar and dinner hosted by the Verndale United Methodist Church at the Verndale Lions Civic Center Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will consist of turkey, gravy and biscuits, coleslaw, cranberries, pumpkin dessert and beverages. Takeout will be available. There will also be baked goods, crafts, quilts, lap robes and knives for sale. St. Ann's hosting 28th Annual Community Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 23
The JCI Staples Chapter held its annual Boowlaween Event at the Wadena Lanes & Pro Shop on Saturday, Oct. 28. More than 120 children and parents attended the event at the bowling alley and participated in the costume contest, a game of bowling, pumpkin coloring and Halloween candy. Participants who bowled a strike received a prize!