November is the peak time for deer-vehicle crashes in the state, so motorists should watch for them and drive cautiously, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The main reason for the increase in vehicle crashes is that the deer mating season occurs in November. Increased deer movement coupled with a reduction in daylight hours increase drivers' chances of encountering deer on roadways.
Oct. 27 • A man was reported for buying a lot of cellphones at a Wadena business. Oct. 28 • A driver flashed his brights at a county deputy at 1:52 a.m. He was stopped and advised the deputies' brights were not on. The driver had no questions. • A deputy helped change a tire on a bean harvester.
The magic of Medora takes to the road again this holiday season with 27 performances of a music and magic variety show in 22 communities, including a 7:30 p.m. MST Nov. 25 show at Babcock Theater in Billings, Mont. A Magical Medora Christmas will feature five of the top performers to have graced the stage of the Burning Hills Amphitheater, including former Medora Musical hosts Emily Walter, Bill Sorensen and Job Christenson, yodeler extraordinaire Jared Mason, and Chad Willow, longtime bandleader at the Medora Musical.
Minnesota is aging like never before. According to the minnesota Department of health, the state's 65 and older population is the fastest growing age group. This means that the number of people stepping into caregiver roles to ensure the health and wellbeing of older adults is climbing too.
Thank you to all participants A big thank you to all who participated in some way during our annual chili feed fundraiser. Special thanks to those attending the chili feed and silent auction, volunteers who worked the event, donors of food supplies and silent auction items, businesses who promoted and advertised the event and the entire community for your support. It was a great success. Thank you. Wadena County Humane Society
Sarah Jean Anderson, 30, Elizabeth, warrant: contempt of court, probation violation. Brenda Louise Brown, 47, Coon Rapids, warrant: theft. Amber Marie Frederick, 34, Duluth, warrant: contempt of court. Madisen Nicole Hensel, 23, St. Cloud, warrant: probation violation. Scott Richard Lind, 51, Hutchinson, warrant: DWI. Carla Jean Murdock, 45, St. Cloud, warrant: probation violation. Jeremy Wayne Peterson, 35, Staples, warrant: traffic violation. Shane Elvin Pfeifer, 37, Park Rapids, warrant: theft.
Did you know that the spirit of Entrepreneurship is alive in your community's young people? Just this month the Central MN CEO class of the Staples-Motley, Wadena-Deer Creek and Verndale communities, comprised of junior and senior high school students, began building the first of multiple businesses that they will build throughout the upcoming year.
WDC is running Fan Buses on Thursday and Friday for the State Volleyball Tournament.
Oct. 18 • A dumpster diver was reported taking scrap metal and other material from a construction company dumpster. The diver told an officer he had permission from the company. Oct. 20 • A Wadena County squad car suffered minor damage when it collided with a deer at 7:10 p.m. Oct. 21
The Cultural Center in New York Mills welcomes Minneapolis-St. Paul "new music" quartet, Zeitgeist, to the New York Mills Public Schools for concert performances on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The show, entitled Pine Eyes, was translated and adapted from Carlo Collodi's beloved The Adventures of Pinocchio by Martin Breznick in 2008 as a commission from the Walker Art Center. A dark and delightful evening-length chamber work, it is a rich mixture of music and words. This compelling adventure for the imagination will captivate audiences of all ages.