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Police Scanner - Aug. 25 edition
Four candidates file for WDC School Board
Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins' 5-year-old
Living history: Wadena County population shrinks
Property Transfers, Marriages - Aug. 18 edition
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Wolverines have veteran talent in tennis ranks
Senior baseball state tournament coming to area
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Madhatters to perform 'Twelve Angry Men' this weekend
Bluffton Hometown Days kicks off Thursday night
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
June 30, 2012
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 25, 2012
Drunk driver hits tree in Menahga
Three charges are pending against a Menahga man who hit a tree while intoxicated. On June 14 around midnight, an officer received a call from dispatch about a collision of a vehicle with a tree in Menahga, court records said. The caller said she heard the loud crash of a vehicle...
June 25, 2012 - 5:24am
June 19, 2012
Menahga man convicted in DWI related rollover
A Menahga man was convicted with three gross misdemeanors after a one vehicle rollover on May 31. Court records state that at approximately 1:55 p.m., Wadena county sheriffs responded to a rollover near the intersection of County Road 23 and Stocking Lake Road. A pickup was sitting...
June 19, 2012 - 5:19pm
June 12, 2012
Kenneth Shepersky, 62, of Menahga passed away June 3 at St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. today at First English Lutheran Church in Menahga, with Reverend Steven Bruer officiating. Visitation was scheduled to be held Friday and for one hour...
June 12, 2012 - 9:50am
May 29, 2012
Matthew Alan Kehn, 21, Wadena, child passenger restraint system, fees $90. Dusty Denise Oslund, 28, Wadena, no driver's license, fees $190. Tanner Scott Berttunen, 19, Menahga, windshield general prohibitions, fees $130.
May 29, 2012 - 2:42pm
May 26, 2012
Man shoots himself in domestic incident
A rural Menahga man sustained a serious self-inflicted injury during a domestic incident. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a domestic involving a firearm shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday, May 18, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. Prior...
May 26, 2012 - 4:30pm
May 19, 2012
David Haydn Hein, 45, Menahga, driving off pavement or traveled portion to pass, fees $90. Bradley James Dockham, 60, New York Mills, flat tire or exposed fabric, fees $140. Douglas Dwight Johnson, 18, Staples, seat belt, fees $115. Joshua Allen Krech, 28, Menahga, (2 counts) driver...
May 19, 2012 - 12:53pm
May 16, 2012
Death Notice: Donald Cornelius
Donald Cornelius, age 70 of Sebeka passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at his home near Sebeka surrounded by his loved ones. Memorial services will be held at 2 P.M. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the Cardini-Pearson Funeral Home in Menahga, MN. Visitation will be held for one hour...
May 16, 2012 - 2:09pm
May 15, 2012
Menahga woman charged with domestic assault
A Howard Lake woman faces two domestic assault charges, one a gross misdemeanor, due to the offense being within 10 years of a prior conviction. Court documents state that on April 28 at approximately 11:58 p.m., Menahga officers responded to an assault complaint. Upon arriving...
May 15, 2012 - 12:21pm
May 14, 2012
Wildfire burns property east of Sebeka
A wildfire burned property east of Menahga and Sebeka near Bunny Hill Road by the south end of Huntersville State Forest on Monday. Sebeka firefighters...
May 14, 2012 - 5:22pm
Brittany Lee Floyd, 18, Menahga, 40/30, fees $130.
May 14, 2012 - 10:53am
May 5, 2012
Christopher Dean Torvinen, 19, Menahga, 76/55, fees $140. Stanley Gerald Line, 92, Verndale, 74/55, fees $150. Caleb Benjamin Bakken, 28, Menahga, 58/45, fees $140. Charles John Jensen, 69, Pelican Rapids, 65/55, fees $130.
May 5, 2012 - 2:40pm
Stephen Thomas Peterson, 36, Backus, disorderly conduct, probation 1 year, fees $465. Ronald Louis Bednar, 55, Browerville, driving while intoxicated, 90 days local confinement with 5 days credit for time served, supervised probation for 2 years, attend MADD Impact Panel within 120...
May 5, 2012 - 2:40pm
Central Burial Service, Wadena, snowbird parking. Stephen Thomas Peterson, 36, Backus, fifth degree assault. Caleb Benjamin Bakken, 28, Menahga, proof of insurance.
May 5, 2012 - 2:40pm
April 16, 2012
Menahga man tased three times on traffic stop
A Menahga man who challenged the legitimacy of the Menahga police chief was tased three times before being taken into custody on a traffic stop. According to court documents, Menahga Chief Scott Koennicke saw Charles Edward Abbott driving a car March 2 in the city, and knew he did...
April 16, 2012 - 12:18pm