James Tadman, Polk County Chief Deputy, announced his candidacy for Sheriff in the upcoming November 2018 election. His announcement comes after Sheriff Barb Erdman reported she will be retiring at the end of her second term, which concludes in December 2018.
Tadman is a 30-year veteran with the...
Sundogs, the term has been in use since the early 1600s and noone really knows why they are called this, the scientific name for sundogs is parhelia (singular parhelion).
A sundog or mock sun, in meteorology, is an atmospheric optical phenomenon that consists of a bright spot to the left and/or...
Founded in 2010, the McIntosh Heritage Center and volunteers have spent many hours collecting, preserving and researching historical information and artifacts of the original Thirteen Towns of east Polk County.
The group was located in a small office in the Bjella Building in McIntosh, where...
WEM Student Council hosted Ugly Sweater Day for the staff and students.
Polk County Public Health has received a Breastfeeding Friendly Health Department Award from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for its contributions to the health of mothers and their babies.
The award was presented at the Polk County Board of Commissioners meeting on December 19th, by...
Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas formed by the incomplete combustion of fuels. When people are exposed to CO gas, the CO molecules will displace the oxygen in their bodies and lead to poisoning.
The Problem with CO
Since CO has no odor, color or taste, it cannot be detected by...
Junior High Band and Choir Fall/Winter Concert
The Win-E-Mac Music Department is pleased to announce the Jr. High Band & Choir in concert on Monday, December 11, 2017. The concert will begin at 7:30 and will take place in the Win-E-Mac School Arts & Events Center! The concert will feature...
The Winger Lions held a pancake brunch benefit for Shannon Burcham at the Winger community center last Sunday. The weather was very cooperative so there was a nice turnout for the benefit. The Winger Lions and the family of Shannon would like to thank all those who attended.
Win-E-Mac School will once again be having their annual Giving Tree.
We will anonymously display “ornaments” for children in the Win-E-Mac School District that may have a need this holiday season for clothes, toys, or other items.
Their wish list will be printed on the “ornament.” The Giving...