The Wadena-Deer Creek-Bluffton LEO Club is hosting a waffle feed Sunday, Oct. 30. Everyone is invited to the feed, which will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the WDC Middle/High School. There will be all-you-can-eat waffles, sausage, coffee and juice. The waffles are served with whipped and toppings and nine flavors of syrup. Price is $7.50/adult, $5.00/student and kids 5 and under eat for free.
Four Wadena residents are running for three spots on Wadena-Deer Creek's School Board up for election Nov. 8. Ryan Damlo, Vince Hinojos, Dan Lawson and incumbent Kent Schmidt, all of Wadena, are running for seats. Board members Peter Hayes and Stephen Techam decided to step down and not run again. They've both been on the board since 2008. Ryan Damlo Employment: Transit director at Wadena County Friendly Rider and Becker County Transit.
Voters have four choices in election The people in the United States have four choices in this election. Vote for Hillary Clinton and face 40 years of a liberal Supreme Court. A court like the one who gave you Roe vs. Wade. A court who will not follow the Construction of the United States. A Court that will push for gun control. Vote for Donald Trump who promises he will give us a Conservative Supreme Court and the possibility the we may have 40 years of a Conservative Supreme Court.
Specialist Samantha Holweger, combat medic, graduated from basic training July 22 at Fort Sill, Okla. She was an honor graduate, top 10 percent of her class. She will complete advanced training Nov. 18 at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, before being stationed at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. Holweger is the daughter of Gary and Carol Holweger and sister of Staff Sergeant Joseph Holweger. Grandparents are Charles and Gladys Chase and the late Mary Chase.
Brysen Haman Brysen Zachary Haman, boy, was born on Oct. 16 to Alicia and Zachary Haman of Wadena. He weighed 8 lbs., 7 oz. and was 20 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Shaneen Schmidt at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Grandparents are Dale and Ginny Haman and Dean and Shelly Johnson. Older sister Bria welcomes him home.
Raymond Earl Chevalier, 41, Park Rapids, warrant: contempt of court. Layne Christopher Condiff, 21, Park Rapids, warrant: DWI. Jeremy Douglas Schuman, 33, Little Falls, warrant: obstructing legal process. Jordan Ray Tiedeman, 22, West Fargo, N.D., warrant: traffic violation. Stewart Edward Weekley, 51, Staples, warrant: drug possession, probation violation. David Michael Windmeier, 38, Menahga, warrant: theft.
A number of local veterans projects are getting a shot in the arm thanks to innovation funding support from National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA). Veterans service officers and other veterans group members from across the region were on hand this week to accept a check for $50,000 designated for projects in Minnesota Region 5, which includes Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties.
Oct. 6 • Police were called when a man with a brain injury was allegedly yelling at a woman in front of a child. Oct. 7 • A man walked into a woman's home without knocking and started a fight over a missing suitcase. • Officers arrested a man trying to break into a residence in Wadena. It was suspected the man wanted to start fights. • A deputy checked on a vehicle that pulled into the golf course and blacked out its lights. The driver of the vehicle was checking his load.
Oct. 11 • Alysha Rochelle Hayes, 26, of Minneapolis, was stopped and cited for driving after suspension. Oct. 12 • Marcus Robert Rohr, 23, of Wadena, was stopped and cited for no proof of insurance. Oct. 13 • David Jason Clairmont, 34, of Wadena, was arrested on a McLeod County warrant. Clairmont was transported to the Wadena County Jail. Oct. 15
Thumper Pond's new indoor pool area opened to the general public on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The 12,000-square-foot center features two three-story water slides - one tube slide and one body slide. It also still has the much loved zero-entry activity pool with special features designed to keep the youngest members of your family entertained. The pool area features Sammy the Seahorse and Delphine the Dolphin shooting water up into the air, as well as a palm tree and a turtle showering water into the pool.