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Newly released security video shows exact moment bomb goes off inside Minn. mosque
Benefit for Fink set for Oct. 21
Monuments added to Deer Creek Veterans Memorial Park
It's down to the voters
Hay bales catch fire on semi traveling on Interstate 94
Wolverines open postseason with Staples-Motley
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Wolverines finish perfect conference season
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Marian L. Johnston (Goedel)
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
Pippa White's one-woman show set for Oct. 6
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
June 9, 2015
Menahga man charged with tax crimes
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Otter Tail County Attorney's Office recently charged Richard Rapatt, of Menahga, with eight tax-related felonies. Rapatt is charged with four counts of failing to file returns and four counts of failing to pay taxes. According...
June 9, 2015 - 12:08am
May 30, 2015
Summer outdoor concerts offered in Menahga
Free summer outdoor concerts will be offered by "Sounds of Spirit Lake," a committee that grew out of the recent University of Minnesota Business Retention & Expansion Study conducted by the City of Menahga. The committee was recently awarded a $5,000 Community Arts Access Grant...
May 30, 2015 - 12:08am
April 18, 2015
Bethel man injured after falling from tree stand
A Bethel man fell out of a tree stand east of Menahga Saturday, April 11. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received the report at about 12:24 p.m. Emergency personnel responded to a wooded area in section 25 of Blueberry Township. John Hoversten, 71, had been in the process of...
April 18, 2015 - 12:10am
August 12, 2014
Autopsy: Detroit Lakes woman died of strangulation
A Detroit Lakes woman whose body was found outside a Menahga home last month died of strangulation, according to her death certificate. Family...
August 12, 2014 - 6:35pm
January 2, 2014
Menahga couple loses everything in New Year's Eve fire
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org A Menahga family is homeless after a New Year’s Eve fire burned their house to the ground.
January 2, 2014 - 11:09am
January 18, 2013
Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Saturday, Jan. 19, on Spirit Lake
The 2013 Menahga Family Fishing Derby will be Saturday, Jan. 19. It runs from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Spirit Lake. More than $8,500 in prizes will be awarded. The grand prize will be a 2013 Ice Castle Fish House, drawn from the raffle winners at 3:45 p.m. A fish fry follows the event...
January 18, 2013 - 10:01am
September 8, 2012
Expired tabs lead to meth bust in Menahga
A Park Rapids man faces one felony drug-related charge after being stopped for expired tabs on his vehicle. A court documented statement of probable cause records that on Aug. 22, at approximately 7:34 p.m., Menahga officers observed a vehicle without current tabs in the city of...
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2012
Menahga School puts cap on open enrollment
Menahga's open enrollment is being capped for the 2012-13 school year because of a dramatic influx of students. "It's a wonderful problem we have," said Menahga Superintendent Mary Klamm. "We feel really, really fortunate. If you can think of all the problems we could have, this...
August 27, 2012 - 11:30am
August 11, 2012
Darin Ray Pikar, 26, Sebeka, public nuisance, fees $190. Michael Alan Tanney, 21, Menahga, theft, local confinement (90 days, stayed 90 days for one year), adult probation (one year), fees $390. Jena Frances Morales, 19, Harvest, Ala., liquor under 21, probation to the court (six...
August 11, 2012 - 9:19am
Birth: July 25
July 25 - Melissa and Timothy May, Menahga, girl, Willow Ann May, 7 pounds, 7 ounces and 19.5 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena....
August 11, 2012 - 8:10am
August 4, 2012
Wadena County Wanted
Anthony John Norcross, 35, Ponsford, warrant: traffic. Scott Edward Carlisle, 38, Onawa, Iowa, warrant: disorderly conduct. Tracy Nicole...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Kent Duane Hillukka, 18, Menahga, 70/60, fees $130. Patricia Cashman O'Reilly, 50, Minnetonka, 65/55, fees $130. Zachary Lee Neuenschwander, 18, Nevis, 75/55, fees $230.
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2012
Jared Ray Halonen, 22, Menahga, disorderly conduct, reckless driving, uninsured vehicle. Joni Lee Schmitz, 36, Wadena, first degree DWI, driving restrictions. John William Butcher, 29, Ponsford, proof of insurance. Matthew Allen Clews, 19, Verndale, disorderly conduct. William...
July 28, 2012 - 8:27pm
July 21, 2012
Menahga girl struck by car
A 13-year-old Menahga girl was struck by a southbound car at 1:18 p.m. Saturday as she crossed U.S. Highway 71 in the city limits of Menahga. Samantha Wadsworth suffered non-life threatening injuries as she crossed the highway in front of a 2012 Dodge Journey wagon, driven by Brian...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
John Nieminen, 29, Pine River, seat belt, fees $115. Allen Dale Skaro, 61, Menahga, vehicle registration, fees $0.00. Daniel Ray Sharp, 44, Hunter, N.D., seat belt, fees $115. Dustin Carlisle Edelman, 24, Park Rapids, seat belt, fees $115. Jennifer Ann Knudson, 35, Wadena, seat...
July 16, 2012 - 4:50am