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Bad day in the rain: Accident on Highway 10
Wadena Veteran's Park work continues with new design
Shouts, confusion end Minnesota legislative session
News briefs - May 21 edition
Deer Creek woman injured in rollover
WDC boys place third, girls finish fifth in Mid-State
Late surge gives Raiders 14-2 win over Wolverines
Bulldogs hang Wolverines with 5-4 setback
WDC trapshooters move into second place
Kern shoots 86 at Cragun's Legacy course
Mary Lou Klemek
Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Visits
M State ranks in top 10 for investment
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic opens on Highway 10
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassador visits
17 Years: Wegscheid bids farewell as township supervisor
WDC students enjoy free open swim at 'The Mas'
They're back, pitches!
Entertainment briefs - May 14 edition
Recalling grandma's tales from the valley
'A Little Piece of Heaven' opens this week in Wadena
Birth announcements - May 14 edition
Local students graduate from Minnesota State University, Mankato
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Hospice volunteers gather to celebrate life
Your letters - May 14 edition
Can you transport a shotgun over state lines?
VA accelerates deployment of nationwide opioid therapy tool
Take a second to learn about strokes
Your letters - May 7 edition
Water levels low: Boaters beware for fishing opener
Otter Tail County lakes should be active this weekend
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
Evan Kenneth Northup, 21, Wadena, liquor consumption under 21, deemed a petty misdemeanor, fees $190. Chelsea Nicole Weishair, 18, Staples, liquor consumption under 21, deemed a petty misdemeanor, fees $190. Marshall Anthony Holmes, 27, Wadena, disorderly conduct, local confinement...
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 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 were paged at about 1:35 p.m., and the ongoing fire calmed by about 3:50 p.m., according to Linda Lilly of the DNR forestry office...
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