Reminder: No whole deer carcasses allowed to enter Minnesota Hunters who harvest deer outside the state are reminded that whole deer carcasses are no longer allowed to be brought into Minnesota from anywhere in North America. This new restriction that includes all members of the deer family (deer, elk, moose and caribou) is an effort by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to respond to the increasing prevalence and geographic spread of chronic wasting disease.
Blessing of animals set for Sept. 18 There will be an outdoor Blessing of the Animals at Green Island (on the north edge of Wadena) at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18. The Blessing of the Animals is a celebration traceable to St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. It is observed widely throughout the old Christian world in early autumn as a time to honor the bond between animals and humans across the earth. This is an old tradition revived by St. Helen's Episcopal Church of Wadena and everyone is invited.
Woman may face charges for falsely reporting a double kidnapping A woman is facing possible charges after apparently telling Crosby police that she and another woman were kidnapped on Sunday. Crosby officers met the woman in Crosby, where they received details of the alleged incident. Police report the woman stated she did not know where the other woman was and directed officers to the apartment building in Ironton where she stated the incident occurred.
Sept. 5 • Jordan Austin Grewe, 18, of Bertha, was issued a citation for domestic assault. Sept. 6 • Zachary Arthur Billman, 26, of Wadena, was formally charged for violating an order for protection. Sept. 7 • Clinton Albert Gorden, 54, of Wadena, was booked into the Wadena County Jail for violating conditions of release. Sept. 9
The High 48s bluegrass band will perform at Centennial Auditorium in Staples on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m., kicking off the Staples Motley Area Arts Council's new season. Since forming in 2006, The High 48s have been making music that combines the soulful sound of classic bluegrass with a modern attitude, original songs and a wide range of influences far beyond Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers and Flatt and Scruggs.
Rozanski hosts letter-writing workshop Sept. 15 Current Artist-in-Residence Robin Rozanski, of Loft Literary Center fame, offers a letter-writing workshop at the Cultural Center in New York Mills. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Gallery at the Cultural Center and is given by Minneapolis-based writer and instructor, Rozanski.
Melissa Quincer, Wadena, graduated from the University of North Dakota with a PHD on Aug. 5.
TRANSFERS James C. Arndt and Patricia A. Schoeberl-Arndt, h&w, hereby conveys to Sharon M. Rollins, Lot 2 and the E 5' of Lot 3 of Block 2 in Slover and Anderson's Addition to Sebeka. Sharon M. Rollins, single person, hereby conveys to Sebeka Investment Groups, LLC, Lot 2 and the E 5' of Lot 3 of Block 2 in Slover and Anderson's Addition to Sebeka.
Many reasons to be proud of Wadena As long-time residents of Wadena (34 years), we always took pride in our community, our schools and the residents. In the past year that sense of pride has grown. Last August a Minneapolis Star contributor took a drive up Highway 10, stopping in towns along the way. He had good things to say about Wadena and included pictures.
Kyler Knudson Kyler James Knudson, boy, was born on Aug. 29 to Kierstin Knudson of Sebeka. He weighed 8 lbs., 7 oz. and was 21 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Laura DuChene at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Grandparents are Jennifer Davis (Knudson) and Scott Davis. Great-grandparent is Sheri Knudson.