Sheriff Walvatne Honored At Open House In Elbow Lake

by Winnie Thompson

There was an open house Friday, December 30th in Elbow Lake honoring retiring Sheriff Dwight Walvatne.  Many friends and fellow law enforcement individuals stop-ped by to wish him well, and chat a bit. Dwight has the distinction of being tied for the longest running sheriff in the state at 22 years with a total of 30 years in law enforcement.