Wadena News Staff
The highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in central Minnesota for the first time Tuesday, while two other Minnesota counties reported additional flock detections Tuesday, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. A commercial turkey flock of 310,000 was reported Tuesday in Wadena County and a test indicates some birds in a Baer Poultry Co. chicken barn in Lake Park have the avian flu virus.
Clayton James Cottrell, son of Mike and Beth Cottrell of Deer Creek, graduated with distinction, ranked 40th in his class of 1,068 on May 23 from the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Md.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Kristy Kinnunen of Sebeka to the Dean's List for academic achievement during the Spring 2014 semester. The University of Wisconsin-Madison has named Alana Mckeever of Menahga to the Dean's List for academic achievement during the Spring 2014 semester. To be named to the Dean's List students must have completed 12 degree-seeking semester credits and achieved at least a 3.50 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).
Ronald McDonald ride cruises June 14 The 13th annual Ronald McDonald motorcycle ride is set for Saturday, June 14 at the VFW on Hwy. 10 in New York Mills. The ride begins at 12 noon with registration from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The ride will return to the VFW for door prizes, auction, raffle and live music. For more information, visit www.rmride.com . Plant sale slated for June 7 Sebeka United Methodist Church will be holding a plant sale on Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the church.
P R O P E R T Y T R A N S F E R S JP Morgan Chase Bank, National Association, hereby conveys to Fred Kyllonen, W ½ of NW1/4 of NE1/4 of Section 6, Twp 137, R35. James D. Formanek and Traci R.
M State hosts series of career exploration workshops Minnesota State Community and Technical College is sponsoring a career exploration workshop on its Wadena campus on Tuesday, June 10 beginning at 9 a.m.
Concordia College held its commencement in Moorhead May 5. A total of 582 students graduated. Local students who graduated include: New York Mills Raeanna Salo - Elementary Education. Sebeka Joshua Kinnunen - Business: Marketing and Bridget Martini - Communications: Public Relations. Wadena Adrianna Buettner - Nursing and Taylor Schwartz, Biology.
Area Minnesota students were among the 3,104 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2014 dean's list. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 class credits to qualify. Battle Lake Brittany M. Bleichner - Exercise Science and Brock H. Bleichner - Agribusiness. Bertha Jake M. Braaten - Mechanical Engineering. Henning Ashley L. Fenske Human - Development and Family Sci. New York Mills Rachel E. Blomberg University Studies, Maggie M.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 783 students to its President's List for the 2014 spring semester. To earn this award for scholastic achievement, a student must complete 12 or more college-level credits for the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The highest attainable average is a 4.0.