The Madhatters, Inc. recognized Coleman Klimek of Motley, Cade Bestland of Staples and Leah Roberts of New York Mills, as accomplished young people who applied for the Fine Arts Award this academic year. Each of these three candidates received a $500 scholarship to continue their educations in the Arts, beginning in the fall this academic year.
On June 10 in New York Mills, four armchair philosophers faced off in the Great Debate portion of the Great American Think-Off philosophy competition held by the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. Over 250 attendees voted in three elimination rounds to choose Pamela Lewis of Elmhurst, Queens, N.Y. America's Greatest Thinker for 2017. Lewis successfully argued her position that the 2016 election has changed our perception of truth.
Sarah Danielle Davis, 33, Dilworth, warrant: assault. Stacy Marie Mitchell, 33, Hewitt, warrant: property damage. Samuel Tate Theisen, 25, bemidji, warrant: contempt of court.
June 6 • Daniel John Cermak, 38, was arrested for 3rd degree driving while impaired. Cermak was transported to the Wadena County Jail. • Rayshawn Malik Frelix, 24, Brainerd, was stopped and issued a citation for driving after revocation. June 8
Park Rapids Area Community Band performs June 30 The Park Rapids Area Community Band will perform Friday, June 30 at the Spirit Lake beach from 7-9 p.m. Featured will be trumpet soloist Dr. Tom Strait. The performance of part of the 2017 summer concert series. Admittance is free. There will be food available on site. In the case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Menhga high school. Bring a lawn chair to sit in.
An estimated crowd of 4,000 attended the June Jubilee Grand Parade on a warm Thursday evening in Wadena last week. According to Chamber of Commerce Director Shirley Uselman, there were 92 units in the parade. A husband and wife bagpiping team traveled five hours from their home in South Dakota to participate. Among the Minnesota communities sending delegations to Wadena were Menahga, Sebeka, Henning, Verndale, Bertha, Hewitt, Alexandria, New York Mills, Underwood, Fergus Falls, Ottertail and Perham. Bob Tubandt was the parade's Grand Marshal.
Seat belt tickets drop again during summer Click It or Ticket campaign ST. PAUL—For the third year in a row, seat belt tickets decreased during the Minnesota summer Click It or Ticket campaign's two-week extra enforcement wave.
Trump very persuasive Donald Trump has remarkable powers of persuasion. I did not think anyone could convince me to vote for Hillary Clinton, but, by George, he did it. Jerry Miller, Sebeka
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The following students made the fourth quarter "A" honor roll at WDC: Fifth grade