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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
WDC schools on soft lockdown
Bowling Scores-March 23 Edition
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
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
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
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
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
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
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
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