April 27 • A man appeared in court in an intoxicated condition. • After a woman's husband said he was going to hang himself he went into their detached garage. The caller asked a deputy to check the garage. The man was okay when located. April 28
May 1 • Lance Gordon Peterson, Jr., 26, of Mahnomen, was arrested for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance. Peterson was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Curtis Jason Phipps, 40, of Wadena, was issued a citation for driving after revocation and failure to yield, after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Phipps was also arrested on a Wright County warrant and was transported to the Wadena County Jail. May 5
Want to learn the sport of fly fishing? Here is an introductory class designed to get you started. Fly fishing is a great way to fish not only trout, but big pike, small and large mouth bass and panfish. You will learn about selection and proper use of equipment and accessories, along with casting principles. Participants, ages 16 and older, will learn the basic principles of fly casting, reading water, fly selection, entomology, knot tying and rigging, equipment and where to fish locally and across the U.S. After this class, students will be all set to hit the water.
Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss support group set for May 16 Tri-County Health Care has an "Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group" to help those in the area affected by suicide. The monthly support group will meet on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care.
Call your legislator about annual tax conference It's tax time at the Capitol. No, I'm not referring to the state and federal tax forms we were required to submit mid-April. I'm talking about the legislature's annual tax conference committee and why it's important for residents of rural Minnesota to call or email their local legislators on a topic that will have a direct impact on our quality of life.
Tri-County Health Care has an "Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group" to help those in the area affected by suicide. The monthly support group will meet on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care. Each year more than 36,000 people in the United States die by suicide, leaving behind devastated family and friends. The support group at Tri-County Health Care is intended to provide healing support for people coping with the shock, excruciating grief and the complex emotions that accompany the loss of a loved one to suicide.
Scheer to speak about apples at Wadena County Museum May 18 The next Minnesota Voices program will be held May 18 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Wadena County Museum. This month's guest is Kent Scheer, local grower and owner of Green Island. Scheer has recently produced a booklet called "Core Knowledge." This is a compact guide for the budding apple fancier in west central Minnesota. Thanks to his years of research, one may never lose a tree if you fully utilize what is known and now condensed in Scheer's pamphlet.
Someplace Safe will be holding its 3rd annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 13 in North Sunnybrook Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Burch Shelter in with the race beginning at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $20. Registration forms can also be picked up at Someplace Safe or by calling Tanja Richter at (218) 631-3311 or by emailing her at email@example.com . Registration can also be done online at www.someplacesafe.info/events/html .
Kiaya Nelson Kiaya Cameo Nelson, girl, was born on April 26 to Katie and Brandon Nelson of Wadena. She weighed 8 lbs., 9 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Shaneen Schmidt at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Grandparents are Jack and Deanna Nelson, Jim and Tonia Ebel and Kent and Betty Pym. Older siblings Koehn, Levy, Rye, Alia and Brielle welcome her home.
The Cultural Center in New York Mills announced the four finalists from the essay contest portion of the 25th annual Great American Think-Off. These four individuals each win $500 and a trip to New York Mills in June for the debate.