Break out the Blue Thursday, March 9 to support the WDC Wolverine boys' basketball team when they host East Grand Forks in the first round of the Section 8AA tourney. For the first time in 13 years, the WDC boys' basketball team will host a first round playoff game in the Section 8AA Tournament.
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2017 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor historic family farms in the state. More than 10,000 Minnesota farms have been honored since the program began in 1976.
The Wadena County Dairy Association is seeking candidates to participate in this year's dairy princess program. Dairy princesses serve as goodwill ambassadors for the dairy industry through appearances that help explain dairy farmers' passion for taking care of their animals and land while providing wholesale and nutritious food for people locally and throughout the world.
Wadena County Historical Society Announces Programs for Spring The Wadena County Historical Society has an exciting series of programs for 2017 beginning on Feb. 25 with Living History Day at the Museum. On that day, visitors will be greeted by costumed interpreters in the themed rooms of the Wadena County Museum. This year's event also includes actors from Madhatters Community Theater.
An 89-year-old Verndale man the Wadena County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate purchased gas in Mora this morning. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension issued an update on Richard Griffith Giles, who is the subject of a missing person alert from the Minnesota Crime Alert Network.
Sarah and Jennifer Craig, Wadena, made the dean's list at the University of St. Thomas for the Fall 2016 semester. Students must post grade-point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean's list.
Derek Huotari, Sebeka, received Highest Honors at Vermllion Community College for the Fall 2016 semester. Students named to the highest honors list have attained a GPA of 3.75 for the semester.
Baize Stafki Baize Joseph Stafki, boy, was born Feb. 6 to Kelsie Benke and Dominik Stafki of New York Mills. He weighed 8 lbs., 9 oz. and was 21 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Jaimie Deraney at Perham Health in Perham. Grandparents are Jeff and Sara Benke of New York Mills and Pat and Shona Stafki of Deer Creek. Great-grandparents are Greg and Cathy Zutler of New York Mills, Kevin and Anna Kampsula of New York Mills and Joey and Sandy Kurzenberger of Nimrod. Emerson Braith
The Central Minnesota CEO class is hosting a family-friendly ice fishing tournament, Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Dower Lake near Staples. Prizes and trophies for most fish, along with the grand prize of a four-hour guided fishing trip by Walleye Dan. The cost is $10 for adults and $7 for children 13 and under.
Minnesota State University Moorhead awarded degrees to about 430 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. The following students graduated with the following degrees and honors: Bertha • Jared Hoemberg, BS Elementary Inclusive Education, Magna Cum Laude • Skylar Voge, BS Business Administration, Cum Laude Bluffton • Brooke Kupfer, BSW Social Work Menahga • Alicia Strayer, BS Elementary Inclusive Education Verndale