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New M State programs target business needs
Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
Hee-haw! Donkey basketball makes for fun evening at WDC School
Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
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
April 13, 2012
Brandon Michael Snyder, 26, Verndale, charges of third degree burglary, fifth degree conspiracy to drugs, were dismissed. Michael Ray Andreoff, 23, Menahga, theft-take/use/transfer movable property without consent, dismissed. James Frederick Walter, 47, Campbell, driver must carry...
April 13, 2012 - 11:12am
April 9, 2012
Robert Lee Weston, 23, Perham, domestic assault, 90 days jail with 87 days stayed for two years and credit for time served of three days, 2 years probation, community service, fees $1,465 with $700 stayed for two years. A charge of interference with a 911 call was dismissed at sentencing. Donald...
April 9, 2012 - 11:52am
Zachary Walter Smith, 19, Sebeka, charges of fifth-degree assault, fourth-degree damage to property and disorderly conduct were dismissed. Bryan Lee Taylor, 26, Miltona, charges of DUI, DWI and driving after suspension were all dismissed. Tracy Lynn Riedel, 32, Menahga, charge of...
April 9, 2012 - 11:52am
April 2, 2012
Reproductive health services offered
Family Health offers confidential, affordable and nonjudgmental reproductive health services to both men and women. Services include: complete physical exams including screening for breast, cervical and ovarian cancer, pap smear and pelvic exam, sexually transmitted infection testing,...
April 2, 2012 - 9:56am
March 23, 2012
Death Notice: Elisha Lincoln
Elisha A. Lincoln, 31, of Menahga, passed away suddenly Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, at Assembly of God Church in Menahga. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 16 at Cardini-Pearson...
March 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 3, 2012
'To Save A Life' being shown in Menahga
"To Save A Life" will be showing at the Menahga A/G Church, one mile north of Menahga, at 7 p.m. on March 23. Tacos in a bag will be served after the movie. Youth 13-18 are welcome. Call (218) 564-4807 (church) or (320) 630-3756 (Marcy's cell you may text).
March 3, 2012 - 3:16pm
Wadena County Wanted
Andrew Tyler Beck, 27, Hewitt, warrant: issue worthless check. Randy Russell Eastling, 47, Sebeka, warrant: contempt of court. Daniel...
March 3, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 25, 2012
Library service hours reduced in Wadena County
Effective March 4, Wadena County residents will have reduced access to public library services at the Wadena City Library and the mobile library....
February 25, 2012 - 3:28pm
February 11, 2012
Menahga man sentenced for possessing child pornography
On Monday in federal court in Fergus Falls, a 46-year-old man from Menahga was sentenced for possessing more than 300 images of child pornography. United States District Court Judge John R. Tunheim sentenced Brent Michael Freeman to 36 months in prison on one count of possession of...
February 11, 2012 - 12:43pm
February 5, 2012
Stacaia Marie Murdock, 36, Brainerd, uninsured vehicle, 90 days jail stayed for one year, one year probation, fees $1,465 with $700 stayed for one year. Charges of proof of insurance and seat belt required were dismissed at sentencing. Stephanie Ann Discher, 30, Eagle Bend, school...
February 5, 2012 - 1:11pm
February 4, 2012
Birth: Jan. 27
Jan. 27 -- Kate and Jeff Pinoniemi of Menahga, girl, Brita Lynn Pinoniemi, 7 pounds, 15 ounces and 20 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in...
February 4, 2012 - 12:34pm
January 28, 2012
Wadena County Wanted
Michael Martin Flaherty, 45, Loretto, Minn., warrant: controlled substance crime. Daniel Curtis Green, 57, Menahga, warrant: conservation...
January 28, 2012 - 11:50am
Eric Ervin Makela, 31, Menahga, DWI -- refusal to submit to chemical test and open bottle law, 365 days jail with 335 days stayed for six years, six years probation, 26 days electronic home monitoring, fees $1,920. Charges of DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed...
January 28, 2012 - 11:46am
January 21, 2012
Charges filed for assault, damage
A 22-year-old Wadena County man was charged with third-degree damage to property and fifth-degree assault for allegedly pulling a man from his vehicle and hitting him, and later punching and shattering the vehicle's window. Jared Ray Halonen faces a Feb. 6 hearing on the charges...
January 21, 2012 - 11:48am