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NIMROD

With its number of residents and name’s meaning in American English slang, a town like Nimrod — population 69 — is bound to get noticed by anyone who sees a sign for the town on a northwestern Minnesota highway. And while the curiously named rural Wadena County town tends to keep on the quieter side, its streets will teem with people this Labor Day weekend during its annual “Jubilee Days” celebration.
It's unknown if the device, possibly from the Korean War era, was still live or not. The Crow Wing County Bomb Squad took possession of the mortar to dispose of it in a safe manner.
David and Shannon Savela of Sebeka have been named two men killed in a shootout between a deputy and police officer Saturday, Feb. 27.
A Wadena County Sheriff's Deputy and Sebeka Police Officer were involved in a struggle during a vehicle stop and four people were eventually shot.

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NIMROD, Minn. — Authorities in Wadena County are investigating the fatal shooting of a horse at a Nimrod property, according to a news release by the sheriff's office.
Verndale and Nimrod aren't the names of towns you normally hear on network television, but Wadena County native Jerry Kern was a guest on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" for the March 16 episode.

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