24 Hours in Wadena
It was a fall day like any other: a work day for some, a day to remember for others. We tell the story of this day, Friday, Oct. 21, through photos only. This is 24 Hours.
Wadena Pioneer Journal Giving Information Life Volume 134, No. 39 - 6 Pages - Section c Saturday, October 29, 2011 7:06 p.m. Patty Kicker, Mike Holzer and Sharon Schinnert say goodbye to each other and other friends and family after dinner at the Four Seas Buffet. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 6:55 p.m. 7:09 a.m. Rays of the sun begin to peek out over the horizon at the Wadena sign on west U.S. Highway 10. Photo by Steve Schulz It was a fall day like any other: a work day for some, a day to remember for others. We tell the story of this day, Friday, Oct. 21, through photos only. This is 24 Hours. 24 HOURS Photo by Steve Schulz 7-year-old James Lee, along with his family, went bowling for his birthday at Wadena Lanes. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 12:02 a.m. The day begins with a time of 12:02 a.m. and a temperature of 33 degrees, as recorded by the Wadena State Bank marquee sign. 8:48 a.m. Jack Goeden retrieves a snow goose and a Canada goose in a field on his parent's farm. Goeden and his brothers were hunting in a party of eight. Photo by Brian Hansel 10:23 p.m. Nathan Carlstrom cleans the popcorn machine at the Cozy Theatre. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 1:50 p.m. 12:28 p.m. Bob Iken picks up an eightPhoto by Brian Hansel week-old Great Dane pup as Cole Pearson roller blades across Colfax Avenue while out for some exer- a gift for his daughter, Jessica. cise with his mother Jordana and their dog "Hunter." Photo by Brian Hansel 8:35 a.m. Dewey Schmitz performs some touch up work on a black bear mount at Dewey's Taxidermy. Photo by Brian Hansel 1:06 a.m. 4:06 p.m. Steve Wegscheid works under a vehicle at Steve's Alignment and Auto Repair. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 6:18 p.m. The sun sets over the railroad tracks. Photo by Rachelle Klemme Adam Rolfes, who has worked at Orton's in Wadena for about three years, works on some duties during a slow time at the convenience store. Photo by Steve Schulz Page 2 � October 29, 2011 PJ 24 Hours Wadena Pioneer Journal 3:07 a.m. An eastbound train crosses Jefferson Street in Wadena, appearing as a blur as it passes through and blows its horn. Photo by Steve Schulz 7:16 a.m. 4:54 a.m. Clint Stephen and Demea Crocker make the day's bread at Wadena Bakery, one of the first Wadena businesses with signs of life for the morning. Photo by Steve Schulz Several ducks swim in silence as three deer look on at Sunnybrook Park. Photo by Steve Schulz 4:58 a.m. Kyle Gylsen (left) and Dan Skogen prepare for their radio shows at K W A D / KNSP radio in Wadena early Friday morning. Photo by Steve Schulz 7:36 a.m. Bob and Kari Rawlings opened their doors at 7:30 a.m. and started the day's duties at Bob's Automotive. Photo by Steve Schulz 8:24 a.m. Yard worker Dustin Uselman puts an order of lumber into the box of a Merickel Lumber pickup. Photo by Brian Hansel 6:01 a.m. A foursome of fearless fishermen from the Wadena Rotary Club meet in the parking lot of Immanuel Lutheran Church to head out for a fishing expedition on Leech Lake. Shown (from left) are Mike Craig, Terry Davis, Bob Wallgren and Jim Wallgren. Photo by Steve Schulz 7:51 a.m. Jeff Pederson, Wayne Wolden, Vince Hinojos and Randy Jahnke toast the morning with a cup of coffee at Cyber Cafe in Wadena. Photo by Steve Schulz 8:10 a.m. Al Lehman, left, and Trevor Perish empty bags of aluminum cans at Wadena Hide and Fur. Photo by Brian Hansel 6:07 a.m. Ronnie Berndt of the Wadena Pioneer Journal moves large containers of newspaper around in anticipation of a shipment of Staples Shooters to arrive on the loading dock. Photo by Steve Schulz 9:04 a.m. Jacob Lepper picked out a bow for himself at the St. John Lutheran Church Rummage Sale. Photo by Brian Hansel 9:12 p.m. Regal Construction construction workers put up steel studs on the south wall of the new WadenaDeer Creek secondary school. Photo by Brian Hansel 6:14 a.m. Dale Salge and Michele Salge fired up the grills around 5 a.m. to serve hungry customers at the Boondocks in Wadena. Photo by Steve Schulz 9:35 a.m. Rick Johnson gives Maynard Krause a haircut at Rick's Barber Shop. Photo by Brian Hansel 643834 Wadena Pioneer Journal PJ 24 Hours October 29, 2011 � Page 3 10:03 a.m. Rose Haberman serves a customer at Wadena Bakery. Photo by Brian Hansel 10:08 a.m. Robert Boen repairs a blower at Electric Motor Service. Photo by Brian Hansel 10:15 a.m. Stephanie Wirth's F150 pickup and Melannie Malaney's Pontiac Grand Prix collided at the intersection of Jefferson and Bryant. Photo by Bette Johnson 11:07 a.m. Jelynda Solid boxes up a to-go order at Pizza Hut. Photo by Bette Johnson 11:12 a.m. Bob Tubandt sells a pair of shoes to Lisa Paulson at Lyle's Shoes. Photo by Brian Hansel 10:45 a.m. 10:16 a.m. Sam Phillips fills a prescription at Thrifty White Drug. Photo by Brian Hansel P.A. Jill Wilkens examines a patient at TriCounty Clinic. Photo by Brian Hansel 11:21 a.m. John Jensen gives a bath to Ellie, a yellow Labrador retriever, at Pet Freaks. Photo by Brian Hansel 11:01 a.m. Don Richter, left, visits with his nephew, Tom Weber, at Weber Hardware. Photo by Brian Hansel 12:36 a.m. 11:32 a.m. Broch Paplow snugs up some lug nuts on a pickup at Steve's Alignment and Auto Repair. Photo by Brian Hansel Dakota Drake, 6, makes a selection at the Wadena Public Library. Photo by Brian Hansel 1:45 p.m. Jacob Olson, Aiden Brown and Grace Olson rake up leaves for Del and Mary Moen. Photo by Brian Hansel First National Bank in Wadena Minnesota Valley Irrigation promotes gun safety Minnesota Valley Irrigation Consider us "FIRST" for all your banking needs. Our machines are built right. right here. FOr the right price. 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Photo by Brian Hansel 3:15 p.m. Photo by Brian Hansel Jericho and Joseph Baker give skate boarding pal Nick Photo by Brian Hansel (Clockwise from top left) Jenni Uselman, Loren Gunn, Stan Smith and Helen Johnson a push down the sidewalk. Diane and DarylAnn Webb of Garden's Gourmet Balkenol play a dice game at Fair Oaks Apartments. work at the Farmer's Market. 3:38 p.m. 3:50 p.m. Photo by Brian Hansel 4:19 p.m. Photo by Rachelle Klemme Nurse Erica Keppers goes through some files at Wadena County Public Health. 4:10 p.m. Michael Beach and Chase Lietz peruse titles at The Game Shop, after earning money from their grandmother Deanna Lietz (right) for cleaning her car. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 4:27 p.m. Ty Adams pays for work on a sled at Westside Sports, with Dave Jetenberg behind the counter. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 4:59 p.m. It is the end of the work day for many people downtown, including Steve Speed closing up at Time Jewelry. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 4:50 p.m. 4:39 p.m. Kyle Polman works as a dispatcher at Polman Transfer. Photo by Rachelle Klemme Ben Aagard and Joe Randall talk with costume designer Brenda Kaspar and Elizabeth Louwage at the Wadena County Fairgrounds sheep barn, which will be transformed into the haunted house Malice Creek Manor in the evening. Photo by Rachelle Klemme LA RRY'S FAMILY PIZZA Larry's Family Pizza Downtown Wadena 631-4182 Open Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm Fri, Sat, Sun 11am-10pm In Town Delivery From 11am to close Daily! 639828 Pizza � Burgers � Salads � Chicken Over the Rainbow Floral & Gifts & COFFee HOuse 123 1st st sw � Wadena, MN 218.631.1514 800.450.1477 5:15 p.m. Shari Olson gets ready for supper time at Harvest Thyme Bistro while a flower vase tells people to "Oh, Perk Up!" Photo by Rachelle Klemme Weddings � Balloons � Special Occasions Fresh Flowers � Plants � Silk Arrangements Gift Items � Delivery 639616 Wadena Pioneer Journal PJ 24 Hours October 29, 2011 � Page 5 5:21 p.m. Gilette Kempf rings up a purchase from Mary Knoska at An Open Book. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 5:29 p.m. Ron Greiman hooks up new photo equipment at Greiman's just after talking dinner plans with his wife. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 5:40 p.m. S.T.O.M.P. MMA instructor Joe Jasicki demonstrates jiu-jitsu on Mark Niemala, who is preparing for a match in December. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 5:49 p.m. Carolyn Johnson finds a birthday present at Ben Franklin for one of her day care kids turning four this day. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 6:12 p.m. Stephanie Salander, the host of a Lia Sophia jewelry party in the basement of Larry's Family Pizza, puts on an earring. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 6:20 p.m. A Tri-County Hospital ambulance heads south on Jefferson Street. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 6:28 p.m. The evening's final blaze of color sets over the Wadena cemetery. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 7:09 p.m. A group of and family and friends, who became acquainted through a resort, say their goodbyes after dinner at the Four Seas Buffet. From left, Sharon Schinnert, Mike Holzer, Bob Schinnert, Tammy Fritz, Patty Kicker, Sue Holzer and Lee Kicker. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 7:26 p.m. 3-year-old Brandy Folkestad and Rachel Folkestad wait for a treat at Fresh Freeze, which was originally owned by Brandy's great-grandfather. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 7:46 p.m. 7:39 p.m. Kristie VanVickle and Garrett Watland play pool at the Wadena VFW. Photo by Rachelle Klemme Cindy Behl shows a ladle of pizza sauce at Behlianno's. 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Photo by Rachelle Klemme 9:57 p.m Loni Torros poses with a Halloween statue at El Tequilas. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 10:03 p.m. Colleen and Dean Nelson of Battle Lake and Nikki and Toby Weston of Park Rapids enjoyed a late meal at El Tequila. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 10:18 p.m. Brandy Bosman and Shelly Speed laugh it up at The Uptown on Speed's birthday. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 10:35 p.m. Kyle Sablovitch, Brandon Aanerud and George Fiemeyer keep the Nite Owl open late. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 11:13 p.m. Richard Doughman of Bemidji fills a tire with air in the Holiday parking lot. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 11:24 p.m. 10:46 p.m. Sam Mount rings up a purchase from Amber Hodgeden at Casey's. Photo by Rachelle Klemme Kelsey Wingerter and Kayla Hinzmann enjoyed the late showing of "Footloose" at the Cozy Theatre. Photo by Rachelle Klemme Saturday and Sunday, November 5 and 6 EVERYONE coming to the Open House recieves a 40% OFF COUPON on any regularly priced item! All Ornaments on sale at as Christmuse! Open Ho Great deals on scrapbooking paper pads $ 3.99-$13.99! 11:59 p.m 10:59 p.m. Kent Scheer makes a late Walmart run. Photo by Rachelle Klemme 25% OFF Fall Home D�cor Items 30% OFF It's the end of another 24 Hours project. Photo by Rachelle Klemme Dip Samples, Cookies and Punch! Open M-F 9-8, Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5 Register for Door Prizes! Downtown Wadena & Detroit Lakes