Dustin Anthony Cestnik, 36, Motley, warrant: contempt of court. Kelly Ray Jarandson, 47, Erhard, warrant: contempt of court. David Lewis Misamore, 43, Moorhead, warrant: contempt of court. Cameron Michael Tuma, 20, Bemidji, warrant: contempt of court.
Aug. 24 • A woman called police to complain that her neighbors were dumping concrete pieces on her yard. Upon investigation, the concrete was in her neighbor's yard and they were doing construction on their residence. Aug. 26 • A woman called police and asked them to check on her apartment building. Someone kept hitting the buzzer for 10 minutes and there was no intercom to communicate with the person. She did not feel comfortable going to the door to check on the person.
Tom Maltman joins readers and writers at The Uptown in Wadena on Saturday, Sept. 8, for Book Ends. Maltman's essays, poetry and fiction have been published in many literary journals. He has an MFA from Minnesota State University, Mankato. His first novel The Night Birds won an Alex Award, a Spur Award and the Friends of American Writers Literary Award. In 2009. The American Library Association chose The Night Birds as an Outstanding book for the College Bound. Little Wolves, his second novel, won the All Iowa Reads selection in 2014.
Rebekka Paskewitz, a South Dakota State University student majoring in agricultural education, communication and leadership, was crowned the 65th Princess Kay of the Milky Way at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 22. The junior from Browerville is the daughter of Alan and Vicki Paskewitz. Paskewitz will make public appearances to help connect consumers to Minnesota's dairy farm families and work to bring dairy to life through conversations, speaking engagements and classroom visits.
At the August VFW Post 3922 meeting funding for the Teacher of the Year program was cut. It terminated promoting the program in the Wadena community and school. Rotary Club members who were at their meeting on July 25 and the Elks Lodge members who were at their meeting on July 26 and took a TOY nominating form may still nominate a teacher. I will submit those nominations and any others I receive through Menahga VFW Post 6206 for consideration. Jimmy White, Wadena
MNsure's broker enrollment center initiative will continue into its fifth year, with 14 broker agencies across Minnesota. The selected agencies provide and staff convenient walk-in sites for residents of surrounding communities. Face-to-face assistance from MNsure certified brokers is available. Selected sites will combine marketing efforts to encourage Minnesotans to visit the walk-in sites throughout the open enrollment period, Nov. 1, 2018, to Jan. 13, 2019.
The Wadena VFW Post 3922 and its Auxiliary are again sponsoring the annual Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy essay/scholarship contests for students in Bertha-Hewitt, Sebeka, Staples-Motley, Verndale and Wadena-Deer Creek Schools; home-school students are also invited to enter their age-appropriate contest. Entries must be submitted to school contact persons by Tuesday, Oct. 23.
A patriotic service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Wadena. The service is to honor and pray for all who have fallen and those who still serve. All police, deputies, troopers, firefighters, first responders, attorneys, legal professionals, physicians, nurses, health care workers, paramedics, EMTs and their families are invited to join the fourth annual Red, White and Blue Service. The service is sponsored by Wadena area churches and the public is welcome!
Tri-County Health Care will host its monthly Grief Support Group on Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. The group's purpose is to offer understanding, suggestions for coping, support, friendship and hope to bereaved adults. Anyone who has experienced a loss is invited to attend. The group meets the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Tri-County Health Care's Medical Social Services at (218) 631-5228 or visit TCHC.org.
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning will open its fall series with "Tales from a Real CSI-We're Not Acting!" from 1-2:30 p.m., Sept. 4 at Park Theatre in Park Rapids. Janet Nelson, Retired BCA Special Agent and crime scene team member, will talk about the work at a real crime scene and maybe poke a little fun at the "As Seen on TV" crime scene. She'll consider questions such as: • Can we really get DNA results in an hour? • How do we get the job done in high heels and tight jeans?