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Let there be light: Vikings fans can enjoy outdoor feel in climate-controlled stadium
Police Scanner - July 21 edition
Capitol Chatter: Unified groups have clout
Courts - July 21 edition
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Pirates capture 7 on 7 title at Nevis
Speer hired as GM, publisher of Northland Outdoors
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
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
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
Interdisciplinary landscape artist to speak Friday
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
What does the Bible say about racism?
Pauly makes Dean's List at Bemidji State University
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
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
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
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
April 14, 2012
Braves bunch runs in topping Pirates
The Menahga Braves erupted for five runs in the bottom of the first inning Thursday en route to a 9-3 Park Region Conference victory over the Pirates. Patricia Haataja went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs. Alicia Ahlf also drove in two runs. Tarah Cleveland and Jenny Skoog combined...
April 14, 2012 - 1:36pm