May 21 • Anthony William Adam, 18, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation. • Bobby James Dunkley, 26, of Wadena, was arrested for violating the terms of his parole. Dunkley was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Kelly Lee Lodahl, 39, of Wadena, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct. • Shawn Michael Coon, 47, of Wadena, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct. May 22 • Gregory Duane Hanson, 59, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for no seatbelt.
Through a partnership between Essentia Health and Tri-County Health Care, Annette Bartel, D.P.M., will provide outreach through Tri-County's specialty services starting Thursday, June 7. She will offer treatment and diagnosis for a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions at the Wadena clinic. One of her favorite aspects of podiatry is helping her patients get back on their feet and back to doing the things they love. Podiatry services offered by Bartel include: • Achilles tendinitis • Bunionettes and bunions • Diabetic foot • Flat feet • Hammertoes
Tri-County Health Care will host its monthly grief support group on Tuesday, June 5, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. The group's purpose is to offer understanding, suggestions for coping, support, friendship and hope to bereaved adults. Anyone who has experienced a loss is invited to attend. The group meets the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Tri-County Health Care's Medical Social Services at (218) 631-5228 or visit TCHC.org.
WDC would like to offer fan busses to cheer on the eight State Track Athletes at Hamline University Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9. Bus would leave at 11 a.m. each day and return following the last event, which is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. each day.
A total of 508 full-time and 183 part-time students qualified for the President's Academic Honors list for the 2018 spring semester at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, S.D. The following full-time students achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to 4.0 to qualify for the honors list: Verndale Zachary Johnson Wadena Derek Plautz Joshua Ware
St. Paul singer-songwriter Zachary Scot Johnson will be at the Wadena City Library to kick off the summer reading program. He will perform an acoustic guitar show at 1 p.m. Monday, June 4. This will be a family-friendly program to help kick off our annual summer reading program. Johnson is best known for his YouTube Channel, the Song-a-Day Project. For over 2,000 consecutive days, he and musician friends have uploaded a different song to the streaming service, and have amassed 30 million views.
On behalf of all the members of the Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band, thanks to all who helped make our recent concert in Wadena a huge success! This was a first-time trip to Wadena for the RRVVCB, and we are so grateful to everyone there for the wonderful reception! This concert event started out in 2017 after Marge and Harry Harrison heard us perform in
Trained soprano singer Rachel Busko will host In Health and Harmony, a free concert for the public, on Wednesday, June 13, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena. Sarah Mensen will serve as her pianist. Busko's performance will be followed by a social hour with coffee, punch and desserts.
The Minnesota Department of Health recently recognized Tri-County Health Care as a 2018 Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll Bronze Level Honoree. The Honor Roll encourages health care facilities across the state to commit to antibiotic stewardship.
Wadena County Sheriff Michael D. Carr, announced this week he will seek a fourth term as sheriff.