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WDC head volleyball coach Volkmann earns 500th career win
Property transfers and marriage licenses - Sept. 22 edition
The joy of raising butterflies in the classroom
Weekly crime report - Sept. 22 edition
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 22 edition
Bowling scores - Sept. 22 edition
Wolverines tag Pirates with first setback of season
Mahlen, Hayden going into MSHSL Hall of Fame
Girls tennis team makes strong showing at Midstate tourney
Stephanie Mae Peters
Paws & Prairie Animal Clinic expanding in Wadena
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
Barn raising finished, barn dance commences
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 22 edition
The Art of Labor: Working for a Living
2016 Chili Cook-off winner announced
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Birth announcements - Sept. 22 edition
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Wadena County 4-H demonstrates knowledge, skills at State Fair
Letters to the editor - Sept. 22 edition
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Expanded role of service dogs
Don't make one of these four mistakes with car seats
What are the license requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles?
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
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
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...
August 12, 2014 - 6:35pm
January 2, 2014
Menahga couple loses everything in New Year's Eve fire
By Sarah Smith email@example.com 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...
January 2, 2014 - 11:09am