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DL council approves West Lake Drive plan: Public hearing on proposed plan lasts over two hours
Lakes Shipping LLC replaces Goin' Postal
Vehicle theft leads to charges
Parents file complaint against Minn. school over son's suicide
DL man gets 33 months for burglary
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Lacasa, Hanninen vying for state doubles berth
Blomseth, Herzog up for Mr., Ms. Minnesota Golf awards
Lakers, Herzog dominate only home meet of the season
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Betty Jean Wilson
Darla Kay Soholt
Donald L. Askelson
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
July 24, 2015
Menahga man sentenced for crash that injured two people last summer
David John Nelson, 53, of 16590 530th Ave., Menahga has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a gross misdemeanor count of criminal vehicular operation. Two felony counts of criminal vehicular operation were dropped in a plea agreement, as was another gross misdemeanor...
July 24, 2015 - 5:55am
July 23, 2015
Family business produces organic, gluten-free mixes
A small empire of organic and gluten-free food mixes is quietly mushrooming in Menahga. Owned by the Savela family, My Grandpa’s Farm is...
July 23, 2015 - 5:55am
June 29, 2015
Wife-carrying race in Menahga seeks competitors
BEMIDJI—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...
June 29, 2015 - 3:31pm
May 6, 2015
Man with gun and knife sentenced for terroristic threats against kids
Michael Alan Abromaitis, 29, of 49482 County Road 36, Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony count of making terroristic threats. Two felony counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon were dismissed in a plea agreement. According...
May 6, 2015 - 10:30am
January 21, 2015
Swap & Shop find: Class ring returned after 21 years
Jessica Cooper was reunited with her Menahga Class of 1995 ring last weekend after losing it 21 years ago. Her younger sister called her up...
January 21, 2015 - 12:30pm
January 7, 2015
Menagha man hurt in crash on icy road
BEMIDJI, Minn. – A Menagha, Minn., man is hospitalized after he lost control of his pickup truck and hit a bridge guardrail in Bemidji Wednesday morning. Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Tiffani Nielson said Joshua E. Nevala, 20, of Menagha, was headed east on Highway 2 when he lost...
January 7, 2015 - 9:46am
December 23, 2014
Barlund, Tappe lead Hornet girls over Braves
Kennady Barlund had a big night scoring 33 points and Josi Tappe added 24 as the Frazee Hornets evened their record at 4-4 overall with an 81-64 non-conference girls’ basketball victory over Menahga Monday night at Frazee high school. Frazee has won three of the past four games...
December 23, 2014 - 9:21am
December 17, 2014
Menahga man gets sentenced over 27 years for murder of Park Rapids teen
The family of Kiela Gem Knowles left the courtroom in tears Wednesday morning as the teen’s killer was sentenced to 334 months in prison. Knowles,...
December 17, 2014 - 10:36am
November 26, 2014
Menahga man pleads guilty in strangulation death of Park Rapids woman
PARK RAPIDS -- A Menahga man has plead guilty in the strangulation death of a Park Rapids woman in February. Harley Leritz, 21, on Tuesday...
November 26, 2014 - 10:43am
November 24, 2014
Boys Basketball: Frazee takes road opener at Menahga
Senior Brady Bellefeuille’s scored a game-high 27 points and recorded a double-double with 15 rebounds as Frazee opened the season with a 62-41 win on the road over Menahga Friday night in non-conference boys basketball action. “I was really proud of our team tonight; they...
November 24, 2014 - 10:05am
September 12, 2014
Menahga School numbers up but less than projected
The Menahga student population continues to increase, albeit at a rate slightly less than projected. The 2014-2015 student body population for the Menahga School District began the year at 963 students, a measurable increase over the 943 students that were educated in 2013-2014. While...
September 12, 2014 - 10:00am
August 2, 2014
Menahga teen injured in crash
A Menahga teen is still in the hospital with serious injuries after a head-on crash near Wolf Lake Wednesday afternoon. The 16-year old boy, who was a passenger in one of the vehicles, was airlifted to Fargo. The accident happened at 4:52 p.m. at the intersection of County Road...
August 2, 2014 - 12:00pm
June 27, 2014
Menahga man indicted on murder charges in strangulation death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A Hubbard County grand jury has indicted a man on murder charges in the strangulation death of 19-year-old Kiela Knowles. Harley...
June 27, 2014 - 11:30am
June 25, 2014
Man withdraws plea in death of Park Rapids teen
A Menahga man abruptly withdrew his guilty plea Monday morning in the February death of a Park Rapids teen. Harley David Leritz, 21, was simultaneously...
June 25, 2014 - 10:10am
October 23, 2013
No sign of slowing down: Menahga School growing, making do without extra funding
Menahga School is experiencing a growth in student enrollment. K-12 enrollment has increased from 735 students to 929 since the 2007-08 school year, representing a 21 percent increase over the five-year period, according to Menahga School Superintendent Mary Klamm. Estimated...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00pm