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Boy scout to spruce up city entrance signs
Courts - July 21 edition
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Minnesotans for Unity peaceful demonstration planned July 23
Ottertail woman injured in crash on County Highway 52
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Senior Babe Ruth crew qualifies for district baseball tourney
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Blazers suffer two setbacks in Countryside League weekend
Post 171 ends season with 15-4 record
Betty L. (Powell) Shiflett
Michael Charles Brakefield
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Larry's Family Pizza finishing extensive remodel
Star Tribune names NJPA a 2016 Top 150 Workplace
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Menten, Nye & Max to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Pauly makes Dean's List at Bemidji State University
Births - July 14 edition
Hinojos makes dean's list at UM-Twin Cities
Berger makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Be alert, it's election season
Letters - July 14 edition
What are the rules regarding cyclists?
Court rules that VA has been shortchanging veterans since 2009
Violent minority are sucking us in
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
July 21, 2016
Highway 71 resurfacing begins south of Wadena to Bertha July 25
Motorists traveling Highway 71 between Todd Line Road, south of Wadena, and Todd County Road 23 in Bertha, may encounter workers, heavy equipment and delays as the road is resurfaced beginning Monday, July 25. Segments of Highway 71 will be reduced to a single lane from sunrise to...
July 21, 2016 - 8:20am
August 14, 2015
Blazers punch ticket for Class C state tournament
The streaking Bertha Blazers lived up to their No. 1 seeding in the first weekend of Region 14C tournament play by clinching a berth in the Class...
August 14, 2015 - 12:10am
July 31, 2015
Blazers topple three Hi-10 foes for Region 14C berth
The Bertha Blazers could not be stopped as they pinned up victories over Vergas, Perham and New York Mills Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Hi-10 League playoff action. The Blazers will play New York Mills, Bluffton or Detroit Lakes at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Bertha for the Hi-10 League...
July 31, 2015 - 12:10am
August 9, 2013
Blazers headed for Class C state tournament
The Bertha Blazers extended their winning streak to nine games Sunday and clinched a berth in the Class C state tournament by blanking Bluffton 7-0 in the Region 14C tournament. The top two teams from Region 14C will advance to the state tournament. Following Sunday’s action...
August 9, 2013 - 9:11am
August 11, 2012
Philip Blake Schmidt of Wadena to Amanda Rae McManigle of Wadena. Gregory LaVerne Greenwaldt of Bertha to Betty Marie Schumaker of Sebeka.
August 11, 2012 - 9:19am
August 4, 2012
Bertha man dies in Cass County accident
A Bertha man died in an accident near Leech Lake, according to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol. Lance E. Mein, 31, of Bertha, was driving a 2010 Peterbilt truck and was eastbound on Minnesota Highway 200 when he crossed over into the westbound lane and rolled into the westbound...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 2, 2012
Bertha man dies in Cass County accident
A Bertha man died in an accident near Leech Lake, according to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol. Lance E. Mein, 31, of Bertha, was driving a 2010 Peterbuilt truck eastbound on Minnesota Highway 200 when he crossed over into the westbound lane and rolled into the westbound ditch...
August 2, 2012 - 12:43pm
July 28, 2012
Busker's monster game eliminates BHV Legion team
Jalen Busker turned in a monster game Thursday as Staples-Motley clinched a spot in the District 6 tournament by topping Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 11-1 in five innings. Busker went the distance on the hill and allowed just four hits while walking three and fanning seven. Busker helped...
July 28, 2012 - 7:30pm
Parish festival set for Bertha's St. Joseph Church
Members of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bertha will hold their parish festival and dinner Aug. 12, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. Turkey, ham, homemade au gratin potatoes, salads, buns, homemade pie and beverages are on the menu from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30...
July 28, 2012 - 5:40pm
Former Bertha branch manager sentenced for embezzlement
A former vice president and branch manager of a Todd County bank was sentenced last week in federal court in St. Paul for embezzlement. On July 17, Kenneth Marlyn Ashbaugh, the former vice president and branch manager of the Star Bank in Bertha, was sentenced for stealing $80,000...
July 28, 2012 - 9:15am
July 21, 2012
BHV Legion squad stays alive in Sub-District 6 play
The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale American Legion team bounced back from a 7-0 loss to Staples-Motley Monday in Menahga to clip Sebeka 9-4 and stay alive in Sub-District 6 playoff action. Jalen Busker fired a four-hitter and struck out 11 as he went the distance on the mound for Staples-Motley....
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
BHV Legion falls to Sebeka, Wadena-Deer Creek
Taylor Carlson and Stetson Burkman combined to pitch a one-hitter Monday as Sebeka clubbed Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 11-0 in five innings. Carlson went the first three frames and did not allow a hit, while walking two and fanning four. Burkman came on for the final two innings and surrendered...
July 16, 2012 - 5:03am
June 30, 2012
BHV Legion squad drops twinbill to Staples-Motley
Steve Riewer and his Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Legion team ran into a buzz saw June 19 losing 16-5 and 27-7 to Staples-Motley. Austin Redemske homered and singled for Staples-Motley in Game 1. Devon White, and Jalen Busker and Mark Kossan all collected two hits. Austin Selvey had a...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Wayne Keith Norris, 57, Parkers Prairie, no seat belt, fees $115. Michael Dean Lustila, 52, Menahga, third degree DWI with refusal to submit to chemical test, driving after cancellation of drivers' license and third degree damage to property, local confinement (concurrent sentence...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Death Notice: Ronald Bower
Ronald Bower, 61, of Bertha and formerly of Hewitt, passed away on June 25, 2012. The memorial service for Ronald will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 2, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Hewitt. Friends may call on Monday at the church one hour prior to the service. Ronald....
June 29, 2012 - 9:17am