Dogs don't deserve to be mistreated When I saw the title of Matt Cory's Feb. 28 article, my attention was caught and my heart was engaged. The title is "Puppy found in burning dumpster being cared for at Twin Cities clinic," and the story is heart wrenching. I think we can all agree that animals, particularly dogs, are innocent creatures that don't deserve to be mistreated. It appalls me that people intentionally cause harm to an innocent animals, like what happened to the puppy, Phoenix, who had been set on fire and left to die in a dumpster.
Rebecca Lynn (Louks) Allen, 41, Sebeka, warrant: traffic violation. Cody James McBeth, 22, Alexandria, warrant: burglary. Timothy James Lee, 35, Wadena, warrant: contempt of court. Michael Norman Nelson, 28, Waite Park, warrant: traffic violation. Samantha Jean Noland, 19, Menahga, warrant: traffic violation.
Hunters who applied for a spring wild turkey hunting license but were not selected in the recent lottery are eligible to purchase a surplus license on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 5 p.m., Monday, March 16. A total of 2,789 surplus licenses are available. People who did not participate in the lottery may purchase any remaining surplus licenses starting noon on Wednesday, March 18, when all remaining licenses are made available to anyone.
West Central Telephone has launched a new personal emergency response service for seniors called Sidekick Assist. This service called Sidekick Assist comes with a wearable emergency button connected to help. It allows seniors or anyone with a medical condition to get help fast - which is critical because getting help in under one hour - especially with falls greatly increase chances of a full recovery.
The 2015 State Boys' Basketball Tournament field begins play Wednesday and Thursday in Minneapolis. Quarterfinal games will be played at Target Center on Wednesday and at Williams Arena on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis on both Wednesday and Thursday. Semifinals will be played at Target Center on Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13. The championship games of all four classes will be played at Target Center on Saturday, March 14. Third-place games will be played on Saturday at Concordia University in St.
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March 2 • Ronald Patrick Lawlor, 36, of Wadena, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Minnesota Department of Corrections-felony. Lawlor was transported to the Wadena County Jail, where he is being held for court. March 3 • Christopher Paul Skolte, 20, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation and no proof of insurance-driver.
Reuter Family Dentistry announces the grand opening of a new state of the art dental facility at 80 Juniper Ave., near the entrance to Walmart in Wadena. Crews broke ground on the new site last fall and Dr. Heidi Reuter began seeing patients at the new location in January. "Our top priorities in planning the clinic were comfort and technology," Reuter said.
Wadena Area Community Band performances slated for March 22 The Wadena Area Community Band will be presenting "Frosty Notes: A Concert of Mid-Winter Musical Fun" on Sunday, March 22. The concert will be presented at the WDC middle/highschool commons at 3 p.m. and at the New Life Church of God in Bertha at 7 p.m. The band is directed by Steve Anderson and musicians come from Wadena and the surrounding communities.
An aggressive Sebeka squad upset Verndale's plans for a rematch with Browerville by posting a 40-37 North Sub-Section 5A victory over the Pirates Saturday on the Wadena-Deer Creek court. Heidi Olson buried two free throws with 20 seconds left to put the Trojans up 39-37. Olson was fouled again with two seconds left and made one of her two foul shots for a three-point cushion. Needing a miracle, the Pirates got the ball to Sara Moenkedick who took a mid-court shot that did not find the hoop. "It came down to who wanted it more," Verndale head coach Art Schluttner said.