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Overnight fire destroys rural Wadena home
Living history: Baxter escapee discovered here
Wadena PJ offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
WDC students make fourth quarter honor roll
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
Late rally lifts Bluffton to victory
Local teams prep for wood bat tournament
Miron reaches the podium, W-DC boys advance
Mark Joseph Kern
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Entertainment briefs - June 8 edition
Author, Colin Mustful to speak at Wadena County Museum June 15
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
UND releases honors lists
Blowers Chapel 'Operation Arctic' VBS grades K-6 June 18-22
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Can you get a DWI while riding a horse?
Beware of people with political shovels trying to deepen the divide
Your letters - June 8 edition
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
May 3, 2017
Menahga storms past B-H/V
The offense was clicking for the Menahga Braves when they cruised to a 14-2 victory over Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale in Park Region Baseball on May 2. The Braves broke open a 1-1 tie with two runs in the second, five in the third and three more in the fifth and never looked back, cruising...
May 3, 2017 - 12:20pm
January 20, 2017
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Over $10,000 in prizes will be awarded at the 2017 Menahga Family Fishing Derby. Sponsored by the Menahga Civic & Commerce Association, the...
January 20, 2017 - 2:51pm
August 6, 2016
Man drowns in Spirit Lake at Menahga City Beach over weekend
A man drowned Sunday morning at the Menahga City Beach after law enforcement was called to an incident. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was called to a report of an intoxicated male at the Menahga City Beach at 10:56 a.m. Sunday, July 31. The man had allegedly refused to leave...
August 6, 2016 - 12:08am
July 24, 2016
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Vandalism at Menahga City Campground bathrooms and the city beach has the Menahga City Council contemplating a security camera system. Bashed in light switches have been replaced about three times this summer, City Administrator/Treasurer Janette Bower told the council at Monday's...
July 24, 2016 - 12:08am
July 21, 2016
Monroe Crossing to perform Friday at Spirit Lake
World-class bluegrass entertainers Monroe Crossing will appear in concert at the Sounds of Spirit Lake in Menahga at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22....
July 21, 2016 - 12:10am
January 22, 2016
No charges filed in 2014 death of Detroit Lakes woman in Menahga
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reports no charges will be filed in the death of a Detroit Lakes woman who was found dead in Menahga in 2014. Previous reports said family members found Kelly Marie Lund, 32, dead in a tent on her brother’s lawn the morning of July 12,...
January 22, 2016 - 2:53pm
October 4, 2015
City of Menahga faces financial dilemma
Menahga Mayor Patrick Foss recalled when the city council set a high levy several years ago. "This year's levy won't be any sweeter," he said. The council set its preliminary payable 2016 levy at $489,035. The 2015 final levy was $414,306. The proposed general fund levy remains...
October 4, 2015 - 8:15am
July 28, 2015
Askews resourceful, helpful in early days of Menahga
Joseph Askew, patriarch, one of the early pioneers in this area, came to Wadena County in 1875. He lived in Wadena Township and later Menahga,...
July 28, 2015 - 12:10am
July 17, 2015
Monroe Crossing performs Friday at Spirit Lake
World-class bluegrass entertainers Monroe Crossing will appear in concert at the Sounds of Spirit Lake in Menahga at 7 p.m. Friday, July 17. Named...
July 17, 2015 - 8:15am
July 10, 2015
Wife-carrying race in Menahga seeks competitors
The city of Menahga is hosting the St. Urho Wife Carry for Charity Challenge on July 11. Strong men and tenacious women are invited to compete. "It's all about fun," organizer Greg Anderson said. Registration is limited to 50 teams.
July 10, 2015 - 12:08am
July 1, 2015
Wife-carrying race in Menahga seeks competitors
The city of Menahga is hosting the St. Urho Wife Carry for Charity Challenge on July 11. Strong men and tenacious women are invited to compete. "It's all about fun," organizer Greg Anderson said. Registration is limited to 50 teams. Anderson mailed letters to local law enforcement,...
July 1, 2015 - 12:23pm
June 25, 2015
The Cactus Blossoms open 2015 concert series
The free summer outdoor concert series, "Sounds of Spirit Lake," starts Friday in Menahga. "The Cactus Blossoms" performs at 7 p.m. Friday,...
June 25, 2015 - 12:10am
June 9, 2015
Menahga man charged with tax crimes
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Otter Tail County Attorney's Office recently charged Richard Rapatt, of Menahga, with eight tax-related felonies. Rapatt is charged with four counts of failing to file returns and four counts of failing to pay taxes. According...
June 9, 2015 - 12:08am
May 30, 2015
Summer outdoor concerts offered in Menahga
Free summer outdoor concerts will be offered by "Sounds of Spirit Lake," a committee that grew out of the recent University of Minnesota Business Retention & Expansion Study conducted by the City of Menahga. The committee was recently awarded a $5,000 Community Arts Access Grant...
May 30, 2015 - 12:08am
April 18, 2015
Bethel man injured after falling from tree stand
A Bethel man fell out of a tree stand east of Menahga Saturday, April 11. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received the report at about 12:24 p.m. Emergency personnel responded to a wooded area in section 25 of Blueberry Township. John Hoversten, 71, had been in the process of...
April 18, 2015 - 12:10am