STAPLES—Terri Wolfe, Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), is the newest dermatology provider to join the Lakewood Health System team. Originally from Sartell, Wolfe received her undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College, and her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University. She is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants, and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. As a dermatology physician assistant, Wolfe has special interests in skin cancer, sclerotherapy, and Botox.
NORTHFIELD—Ashley Carlson of Wadena graduated with a BA in Physics from Carleton College at its 144th Commencement exercises, held on Saturday, June 9. Carlson is the child of Paul Carlson and Rebecca Costner of Wadena. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a national top 10, private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield.
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL—The following students have been named to the 2018 spring semester Dean's List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average. Menahga Elizabeth C. Anderson, senior, College of Liberal Arts Staples Katherine M. Benson, junior, College of Food, Agr & Nat Res Sci Wadena Paige M. Hartman, senior, College of Biological Sciences
The following area students are among the 800 Spring 2018 graduates of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, with campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena. The names of approximately two dozen M State graduates were inadvertently omitted from last month's news release. This follow-up release contains those additional names. Wadena Matthew Greenwaldt, Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences Menahga Jordan Honga, Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences Jenae Karvonen, Diploma, Massage Therapy Sebeka
STAPLES—Lakewood Health System's durable medical equipment store, Medical Marketplace, will be hosting a sleep apnea support group on July 19 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Classroom A on the Lower Level at Lakewood's Main Campus (49725 Cty. 83, Staples). The topic for the meeting will be 'trouble shooting.'
Wadena-Deer Creek FCCLA members joined more than 7,500 FCCLA student leaders, members, and advisers June 28 — July 2 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, to participate in the annual FCCLA National Leadership Conference (NLC). The conference provided Wadena-Deer Creek students opportunities to come together for energizing learning while listening to inspiring speakers, expanding leadership skills, sharpening talents, and exploring career pathways, according to a FCCLA news release.
As a way to give back to the community, Tri-County Health Care invites the public to attend its seventh annual Block Party on Tuesday, July 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. on the TCHC Wesley lawn. This family event is free and open to all ages. Attractions include food, entertainment, kids' games, bounce houses, face painting, caricatures, a Wadena County Sheriff's Office K-9 demonstration and more.
A federal court enjoined Todd and Patty Meech Dairy Farm and its co-owners from introducing adulterated meat into interstate commerce pending required remedial action, the Department of Justice announced Monday.
The Academic High Honor and Honor lists (Dean's lists) for the past spring semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato have been announced by Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Marilyn Wells. Among 3,035 students, a total of 768 students qualified for the High Honor List by achieving a 4.0 straight "A" average, while 2,266 students earned a 3.5 to 3.99 average to qualify for the Honor List. To qualify for academic honors, undergraduate students must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours for the semester.
A new church has formed in Wadena and has quickly grown as the lead pastor seeks a permanent place of worship. Robert Segovia started his first day as lead pastor of Epicenter Church July 2, a month after he resigned his position as youth pastor at Wadena Alliance Church. The idea to start Epicenter Church blossomed from a desire to continue to serve the community he's been a part of for over 13 years and reach out to those in the community in need of Christ.