Aug. 14 • The Wadena Police Department signed a complaint on, Kayla Lyn Boudin, 29, of Big Lake for 4th degree assault. Aug. 15 • Ryan Christopher Freeman, 34, of Wadena, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation and no proof of insurance. Aug. 17 • Michael Robert Flynn, 59, of Wadena, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. Flynn was transported to the Wadena County Jail. Aug. 18
Wadena County Public Health Department will conduct monthly immunization clinics as follows for the month of September: • Thursday, Sept. 6, 3-5 p.m. • Tuesday Sept. 18, 10 a.m. to noon. at Wadena County Public Health, walk ins welcome. • Monday, Sept. 10 at First English Lutheran Church, 17 Main St NW, Menahga, call for an appointment.
The Wadena County Sheriff's Department and the Wadena Police Department are announcing a community notification for a Level Three Sex Offender, Chad Allan Mikska, who planned to move into the community Aug. 15. Convicted sexual and predatory offenders have always been released to live in our communities and law enforcement has the ability to register and track these offenders after their release from correctional facilities. Local law enforcement currently tracks and monitors the activities of approximately 66 registered sex offenders in Wadena County.
A woman has the "right" to kill her baby? Where in the bible or our Constitution does it say that? At the moment of conception a "human man" and and "human woman" create a new "human baby boy" or a new "human baby girl." Human life begins at conception! If it didn't, there wouldn't be any human babies who become human men and women. Some people actually believe that a fetus is not a baby, not a person! What do humans create?
Michael Small, Wadena, has been named to the University of Minnesota Morris Dean's List for the Spring 2018 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.666 or higher while taking 12 or more credits on the A-F grading system, with no incompletes or unsatisfactory grades.
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative (TWEC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Daniel Carlisle has accepted the position as President/Chief Executive Officer and Legal Counsel. Carlisle, who currently serves as an attorney for Pemberton Law Office, will succeed current President/CEO Robin Doege, in October. "Dan is a long-time member of our community, understands our culture at Todd-Wadena, has great communication skills, has vast knowledge of our industry and will be a great leader in our rapidly changing world," said Mike Thorson, TWEC Board Chair.
Aug. 2 • Authorities received a call about a company who was taking down a building and leaving construction trash on the road in front of the property. The construction debris was moved from the street. Aug. 3 • A woman called police to report her vehicle stolen. She said she had parked it in a lot downtown, but now couldn't find it. The woman called back later to report she found her car. Aug. 4
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for today through Sunday for northern Minnesota. As a result, the Department of Natural Resources will not issue burning permits for brush or yard waste for all areas north of Alexandria, including Mille Lacs and Pine counties.
Jesse Allen Dejarlais, 37, Motley, warrant: contempt of court. Ashley Jordan Kangas, 25, Baxter, warrant: contempt of court. Tabetha Lynn Olson, 33, Wadena, warrant: contempt of court.
Aug. 6 • Sir Rilee Peet, 26, of Bemidji, was arrested on a Minnesota department of correction warrant. Peet was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Mark Alan Flowers, 63, of Wadena, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Flowers was transported to the Wadena County Jail. Aug. 9 • Elizabeth Ann Marie Shaw, 28, of Wadena, was arrested for violating the terms of her probation. Shaw was transported to the Wadena County Jail.