The grand opening for the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center will be here before we know it. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will include a ribbon cutting event, followed by tours and membership sign up. The MWRC will have its first official day of business on Sunday, Dec. 7, opening at noon. The week of Dec. 7 - 12 will be free trial week, open to the public during staffed times. Our regular desk staffed times are Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Speeding Emily Nicole Bravo, 23, Verndale, 65/55, fees $130. Tyler William Gibbons, 25, Sebeka, 70/55, fees $60. Erica Lynne Johnson, 25, Baxter, 74/55, fees $150. Siara Ann Johnson, 22, Grand Rapids, 55/45, fees $130. Margaret Ann Peterson, 37, Menahga, 73/60, fees $140. Elizabeth Cost Sherfy, 47, Jamestown, N.D., 65/55, fees $130. Traffic Court Ryan Leroy Anderson, 41, Wadena, seat belt, fees $115. Roderick Jay Baker, 47, Langdon, N.D., seat belt, fees $115. Rebecca Anne Bellanger, 45, Minneapolis, window tint, proof of insurance, fees $340. A
Oct. 31 • A Mercedes passenger car ran out of gas in a driving lane on State Highway 10. The father of the driver arrived with a trailer and picked up the car. • A complainant asked for a welfare check on a male individual who entered their business place and was strange and paranoid. The man left before the police arrived. • A caller told police there was a black and white collie by the gates of a cemetery at the junction of County Road 26 and County Road 9.
Last week, Wadena voters elected three challengers to the city council, ousting incumbents with more than 50 years of combined experienced. The mandate for change is clear. Mayor Wayne Wolden has served the city with distinction since he took the oath of office in 1999 - and five years before that as council member. In the spotlight and out of it, he worked harder than anyone could have expected on behalf of the city of Wadena. Out of many accomplishments, the most notable is how Wolden led the city in the aftermath of the EF-4 tornado, logging thousands of miles to St.
Winter Weather Awareness Week is Nov. 10-14 This week is Winter Weather Awareness Week. Officials would like to encourage citizens to inspect or create a winter survival kit for their vehicle and prepare themselves for winter driving conditions. As a reminder, it is also important to closely monitor weather conditions before traveling.
Square dance set for Nov. 14 Park Rapids Friendly Squares will be having a square dance at Century School on Friday Nov. 14.. Jim Lizakowski will be calling. Mainstream dance will be from 7:30 to 8 a.m. From 8 to 10 a.m,. Donna Stone will cue rounds between tips. There will be a club provided potluck lunch after the dance. All square dancers and spectators are welcome. For more information contact Joy Benjamin at (218) 564-6098. Wendinger to talk about Orphan Trains Nov.
The Wadena-Deer Creek Drama Department will present the melodrama "Rogue of the Railway" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, 14 and 15 on the historic Memorial Auditorium stage. Director Jay Patterson said he chose this play because he is always looking for fun, upbeat plays that motivate kids. "The villain, Professor Silias Scavenger (played by Michael Small) is evil personified. He is so bad that bats wouldn't even fly out of their cave if he is around," Patterson quipped.
Auxiliary members thank veterans, active military The members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 283 in Deer Creek would like to express our sincere appreciation for the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces. Thank you for serving our great country. Thank you for protecting us. Thank you for the security we have and feel at home. We know you sacrificed much for our country and all of us.
The Wadena County 4-H Program held their annual awards and recognition program Oct. 26. The annual event celebrated and recognized the achievements of many outstanding 4-H members and adult volunteers for their successes during the 2013-2014 4-H year. The following is a summary of the awards given out: Outstanding 4-H Club Secretary and Treasurer This award is to recognize club secretaries and treasurers that have completed accurate books. To be eligible for this award, their books have to be turned in to the Extension Office by the deadline for judging.
Jada Pettit Jada Mary Pettit, girl, was born on Oct. 28 to Andrea and Wyatt Pettit of Wadena. She weighed 8 lbs., 15 oz. and was 21 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Bobbi Adams at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Mary Pettit, and Mark and Cathy Wiese. EmaLynne Erickson EmaLynne Marie Erickson, girl, was born on Oct. 31 to Laicy and Chris Erickson of Wadena. She weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz. and was 19 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Janelle Strom at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.