Here's why Minnesota House Republicans should support proposals to boost Local Government Aid: Because LGA works. It does just what it's supposed to do: help Minnesota towns from the Arrowhead region to the southwest maintain professional police departments, pleasant parks and proud libraries. It does this as a matter of routine, without scandal or selfishness. (Nobody's getting rich off of LGA.) And it has been accomplishing this challenging task since the 1970s.
March 17 • The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was asked to check on a dog at an address on 211th Avenue that was tied up inside a shed. A deputy found multiple cats outside and a dog that was tied. He was also able to hear smaller dogs inside the residence and saw both cats and dogs inside. Dog and cat food was provided. The deputy was not able to make contact with the resident and was unsure if anyone still lived at the residence because he saw no other tracks but his own.
With trains rumbling down the tracks nearby, about 25 people gathered at The Depot in Wadena last week to learn about clean energy projects gaining steam in communities across the region. Central Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) Coordinator Sarah Hayden kicked things off by updating folks about recently funded Seed Grants and upcoming Solar Power Hours.
'Ice Cream for Books' donations being accepted through April 13 Wadena-Deer Creek's "Ice Cream for Books" event is in need of gently-used elementary chapter books for its book swap. Books can be dropped off at elementary office any time before April 14.
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Lamar Fraki Lamar Jesse Mikel Fraki, boy, was born on March 17 to Joy and Joe Fraki of New York Mills. He weighed 8 lbs., 8 oz. and was 21 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Bobbi Adams at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Proud grandparents are Jesse and Gladys Fraki of Ottertail. Older siblings Trace, Damien, Logan, Tehya, Vanessa, Desi and Victoria welcome him home.
Reuter Family Dentistry opened its doors to provide free dental care for low-income kids. The Wadena practice donated the care as part of a statewide initiative called "Give Kids a Smile." "Research has shown strong links between kids' oral health and their overall health," said Dr. Heidi Reuter, D.D.S., Owner of Reuter Family Dentistry. "We want to stress the importance of giving kids a good foundation in healthy dental practices, which leads to less issues and better overall health later in life."
The Wadena County Historical Society's Spring Legacy Program Series opened Sunday with a performance by singer/songwriter Elisa Korenne.
Jennifer Virginia Johnson, 42, Wadena, warrant: drug sale. Brian James Knowles, 33, Park Rapids, warrant: traffic violation. Deandre Jaylen Lacroix, 19, Moorhead, warrant: possession of stolen property. Wayne Lee Patton, 48, Menahga, warrant: contempt of court. Christopher Alan Ruth, 24, Bloomington, warrant: drug possession, drug sale in school zone. Dalton Alan Schultz, 19, Sebeka, warrant: drug sale. Tony Lee Allan Maruna, 30, Wadena, warrant: traffic violation. Robbie Alan Orth, 31, Perham, warrant: contempt of court.
Pastor Allen Refsland announces a special service for Easter at the Wadena Assembly of God Church with Pastor Carl and DeeDee Lindelien starting at 10:30 a.m., March 26. Carl and DeeDee have over 30 years of ministry experience including ministering in a church that had over 10,000 kids and teens alone.