Wadena News Staff
Dana Pavek, WDC Schools Vietnam disabled veteran and author Jon Hovde will be the keynote speaker at Wadena-Deer Creek high school’s Veteran’s Day program, Monday at 9:30 a.m. in the high school gymnasium. “We are honored to have Mr. Hovde give the keynote address to students, veterans and the community at our Veteran’s Day program,” said WDC Music Instructor Mike Ortmann, who coordinates the school’s Veteran’s Day program. This is Hovde’s second time as keynote speaker at WDC’s Veteran’s Day program.
By Lori Schloeder Gress Anyone that knows me very well, knows that I always like to have a plan in place before I start any project.
By Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol Question: I have a question about the seat belt law in Minnesota. I own a vintage 1965 Pontiac GTO that was manufactured before Jan.1, 1965. According to the seat belt law as I read it, this makes my car exempt from the seat belt requirement. However, after I bought the vehicle, I installed front and rear seat belts. My friend says that because my car is exempt I do not have to wear them and cannot be cited. I do not agree.
By David A Anderson, Wadena County veteran Service Officer The Star-Spangled Banner has been recognized as the U.S. national anthem since 1931. U.S. Code 301 addresses the proper etiquette for U.S. citizens to follow when the anthem plays. Although U.S. Code 301 provides a guide for national anthem etiquette, it is not considered a law under which a person may be prosecuted if he chooses not to follow the protocol. The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects the rights of those who do not follow this protocol for personal reasons.
By Jil Fiemeyer The 2013 Women’s Day Out event, with a refreshed look and new time and location was a huge success with more than 640 women participating.
By Lori Schloeder Gress Below is the preliminary construction schedule for the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center: Construction Phase: Site Preparation &n
In Alyssa Morlock’s kindergarten class last week, students carved pumpkins as a classroom activity. Parents and grandparents assisted the students. Each student counted out 10 pumpkin seeds for Mrs. Morlock,...
Fargo Police have identified the officer injured in a hit-and-run Tuesday night.
In Heidi Van Dyke’s first-grade classroom, students had to guess how much this large pumpkin (pictured above) weighed. After everyone submitted their guess, the pumpkin’s weight was revealed: a whopping 87 pounds! Closest guess was made by Hailey Haig with 89 pounds. The pumpkin was donated and brought in by Curt Leeseberg (Cadie's dad). Pictured are some of Mrs.
Chief Naomi Shaw Plautz, was just hired as the City of Wadena’s Chief of Police, Naomi graduated from The Bertha-Hewitt School. A celebration in her honor will be held at the VFW’s back room on Saturday, November 2 at 8 p.m. Come and wish Naomi good luck in her success.