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Living History: Wadena County sued for $2,719
Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
Tuesday Scorecard 3/28
Bowling scores - March 30 edition
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Raiders aim to keep it simple and clear
Wolverines have three section qualifiers back
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Pauline M. "Polly" Payne
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Easter breakfast casserole
Birth Announcements - March 23 edition
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
Your letters - March 23 edition
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
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. Diann and Ken Phillips watched Wednesday morning as flames continued to lick at the remains of the...
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
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
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
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
Jonathan Paul Rippentrop, 25, Menahga, object suspended between driver and windshield. Antonio Carlos Enriquez, 33, Wadena, (two counts) fifth degree sale of marijuana mixture, fifth degree possession of marijuana. Matthew Eugene Redmon, 25, Wadena (two counts) fifth degree sale...
July 16, 2012 - 4:50am
Car seat clinic to be held in Menahga
Todd-Wadena Healthy Connections will hold a car seat inspection clinic July 19, from 3-7 p.m. in the Menahga school parking lot, a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. Families are encouraged to take advantage of the free safety inspection. A car seat inspection typically...
July 16, 2012 - 4:45am
July 10, 2012
Honor Ride set for July 14
The 9th annual Honor Ride to benefit soldiers and families will take place July 14, starting at noon at the Wadena VFW and ending in time for dinner at the Menahga VFW. The ride will take place rain or shine, and registration runs from 10 to 11:45 a.m. The cost is $15 per person....
July 10, 2012 - 2:00pm
June 30, 2012
Menahga man faces charges for fire threat
On June 21 at approximately 7:37 p.m., Menahga police responded to a residence regarding a possible violation of an order for protection (OFP). Court documents said authorities spoke to Tina Andreoff, who said her son, Michael Ray Andreoff, 23, of Menahga, violated an OFP she placed...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am