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Two-vehicle head-on crash Saturday morning; one killed
Courts - March 26 edition
RSVP volunteers recognized for service in Wadena County
Education leads Dayton budget, with elderly care officials disappointed
Police Scanner - March 26 edition
Raiders have six seniors to lead PRC title charge
Bowling scores - March 26 edition
Archery Scores - March 26 edition
Craig earns WDC girls' basketball MVP award
Raiders kick off season at Lion's Invitational
Reuter Family Dentistry opens new clinic
Wellness in the Woods celebrates second anniversary with art event in May
West Central Telephone introduces Sidekick Assist
New M State program addresses 'huge' gas industry need
Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. closes acquisition of 16 radio stations in northern Minnesota
Family fun: Spring is here
Entertainment briefs - March 26 edition
From the Wadena archives...
'Bead on One String' creator performs at WDC Elementary
WDC first-graders allowed to 'clown around' during art residency
Birth announcements - March 19 edition
Church briefs - March 26 edition
Baymler named Community Educator for home health, hospice service
Chicken, Asparagus and Bamboo Stir-Fry
Happy Birthday Ethelyn!
Your letters - March 26 edition
Is it legal to drive on the wrong side of the road to get the mail?
Operation Enduring Freedom officially ended
Paid sick time helps everybody
Your letters - March 19 edition
Fishing on the ice. Going after Tullibee
Beautiful sky: Setting sun
Winged vistors: Turkeys enjoy mild spring
Mild winter's timing could not have been better for deer
Surplus spring turkey hunt licenses to go on sale
August 12, 2014
Autopsy: Detroit Lakes woman died of strangulation
A Detroit Lakes woman whose body was found outside a Menahga home last month died of strangulation, according to her death certificate. Family members found 32-year-old Kelly Marie Lund dead in a tent on her brother’s lawn the morning of July 12. She had returned to her hometown...
news / state
August 12, 2014 - 6:35pm
January 2, 2014
Menahga couple loses everything in New Year's Eve fire
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org A Menahga family is homeless after a New Year’s Eve fire burned their house to the ground. Diann and Ken Phillips watched Wednesday morning as flames continued to lick at the remains of the...
news / region
January 2, 2014 - 11:09am
January 18, 2013
Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Saturday, Jan. 19, on Spirit Lake
The 2013 Menahga Family Fishing Derby will be Saturday, Jan. 19. It runs from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Spirit Lake. More than $8,500 in prizes will be awarded. The grand prize will be a 2013 Ice Castle Fish House, drawn from the raffle winners at 3:45 p.m. A fish fry follows the event...
news / fishing
January 18, 2013 - 10:01am
September 8, 2012
Expired tabs lead to meth bust in Menahga
A Park Rapids man faces one felony drug-related charge after being stopped for expired tabs on his vehicle. A court documented statement of probable cause records that on Aug. 22, at approximately 7:34 p.m., Menahga officers observed a vehicle without current tabs in the city of...
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2012
Menahga School puts cap on open enrollment
Menahga's open enrollment is being capped for the 2012-13 school year because of a dramatic influx of students. "It's a wonderful problem we have," said Menahga Superintendent Mary Klamm. "We feel really, really fortunate. If you can think of all the problems we could have, this...
August 27, 2012 - 11:30am
August 11, 2012
Darin Ray Pikar, 26, Sebeka, public nuisance, fees $190. Michael Alan Tanney, 21, Menahga, theft, local confinement (90 days, stayed 90 days for one year), adult probation (one year), fees $390. Jena Frances Morales, 19, Harvest, Ala., liquor under 21, probation to the court (six...
August 11, 2012 - 9:19am
Birth: July 25
July 25 - Melissa and Timothy May, Menahga, girl, Willow Ann May, 7 pounds, 7 ounces and 19.5 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena....
August 11, 2012 - 8:10am
August 4, 2012
Wadena County Wanted
Anthony John Norcross, 35, Ponsford, warrant: traffic. Scott Edward Carlisle, 38, Onawa, Iowa, warrant: disorderly conduct. Tracy Nicole Morgan, 27, Park Rapids, warrant: contempt of court. Juan Gabriel Garcia, 26, Brooklyn Center, Minn., warrant: contempt of court. Dawn...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Kent Duane Hillukka, 18, Menahga, 70/60, fees $130. Patricia Cashman O'Reilly, 50, Minnetonka, 65/55, fees $130. Zachary Lee Neuenschwander, 18, Nevis, 75/55, fees $230.
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2012
Jared Ray Halonen, 22, Menahga, disorderly conduct, reckless driving, uninsured vehicle. Joni Lee Schmitz, 36, Wadena, first degree DWI, driving restrictions. John William Butcher, 29, Ponsford, proof of insurance. Matthew Allen Clews, 19, Verndale, disorderly conduct. William...
July 28, 2012 - 8:27pm
July 21, 2012
Menahga girl struck by car
A 13-year-old Menahga girl was struck by a southbound car at 1:18 p.m. Saturday as she crossed U.S. Highway 71 in the city limits of Menahga. Samantha Wadsworth suffered non-life threatening injuries as she crossed the highway in front of a 2012 Dodge Journey wagon, driven by Brian...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
John Nieminen, 29, Pine River, seat belt, fees $115. Allen Dale Skaro, 61, Menahga, vehicle registration, fees $0.00. Daniel Ray Sharp, 44, Hunter, N.D., seat belt, fees $115. Dustin Carlisle Edelman, 24, Park Rapids, seat belt, fees $115. Jennifer Ann Knudson, 35, Wadena, seat...
July 16, 2012 - 4:50am
Jonathan Paul Rippentrop, 25, Menahga, object suspended between driver and windshield. Antonio Carlos Enriquez, 33, Wadena, (two counts) fifth degree sale of marijuana mixture, fifth degree possession of marijuana. Matthew Eugene Redmon, 25, Wadena (two counts) fifth degree sale...
July 16, 2012 - 4:50am
Car seat clinic to be held in Menahga
Todd-Wadena Healthy Connections will hold a car seat inspection clinic July 19, from 3-7 p.m. in the Menahga school parking lot, a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. Families are encouraged to take advantage of the free safety inspection. A car seat inspection typically...
July 16, 2012 - 4:45am
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