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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
May 15, 2013
Evacuated Menahga nursing home residents return home after spending night in Sebeka school
SEBEKA, MINN. – Sebeka School Board members were meeting Tuesday night when the phone in the district offices started ringing. Superintendent Dave Fjeldheim said the call was from officials battling a wildfire near Menahga. They wanted to know if residents of the Green Pine Acres...
May 15, 2013 - 11:29am
Wildfires raging near Park Rapids zero percent contained
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – As the Rev. Jim Neubauer stood outside St. John’s Lutheran Church here, he watched the billowing smoke of the nearby...
May 15, 2013 - 8:21am
March 27, 2013
Menahga School has pox outbreak
Menahga School is in the midst of a varicella, or chicken pox, outbreak, which so far has affected only non-vaccinated students. Board members left the decision with parents as to whether or not to expose their children to the virus by leaving them in school, in opposition to a recommendation...
March 27, 2013 - 11:47am
October 31, 2012
Man thrown 30 feet in accident by Menahga
One man was hospitalized when he was thrown from his ATV Monday northeast of Menahga, according to a report from the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. Witness reports confirmed Brandon Lynn Hines, 28, of Breezy Point, Minn., was riding the vehicle on trails in the Huntersville area...
October 31, 2012 - 11:31am
October 25, 2012
Yearbook policy to be reviewed in Menahga
Menahga School Board members reached out to parents and students Monday night, inviting them to be part of the process to develop policies surrounding...
October 25, 2012 - 8:24am
October 23, 2012
SWAT team seizes Menahga man's guns, pot
A Menahga man is being held in the Wadena County Jail after authorities seized guns and marijuana he was allegedly holding, according to a report...
October 23, 2012 - 8:31am
October 10, 2012
Menahga students upset over yearbook decisions
A group of students and parents in Menahga are upset over a decision by school administrators to exclude some photos from the school's yearbook. One student wanted to have her baby included in her senior photo and other students are asking to have a memorial page in the yearbook...
October 10, 2012 - 8:50am
August 8, 2011
Lifeguard a life-saver
Around 6:05 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, Adrienne Nelson, a lifeguard at Spirit Lake Beach in Menahga, had just sat down when she noticed flailing...
August 8, 2011 - 10:10am
July 24, 2011
Suspect faces five charges after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase on a motorcycle
87 in a 30 and drunk?A suspect allegedly led police on a 3-mile chase in northern Wadena County July 8, reaching speeds nearly triple the speed limit, all while drunk, court records said. A Menahga police officer clocked a motorcycle going 87 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone around...
July 24, 2011 - 12:42pm
May 30, 2010
Menahga man charged for voting in school bond election
A Menahga man is in hot water for voting on a school bond issue. David Rudolph Haataja, 25, is a convicted felon and prohibited from voting, according to court documents.
May 30, 2010 - 12:25pm
January 23, 2010
Man charged with breaking into Menahga church to use Internet
MENAHGA -- Tell-tale signs left in a Web browser's history folder led investigators to a suspect in a church break-in. On Nov. 17, Menahga Police Chief Scott Koennicke responded to a report of a burglary at the United Methodist Church in Menahga.
January 23, 2010 - 11:36am
January 16, 2010
Criminal charges filed in two Menahga dog shooting cases
MENAHGA -- Two Menahga men have been charged with cruelty to animals in the shootings of two Labrador retrievers last fall in a rural Hubbard...
January 16, 2010 - 1:56pm
January 15, 2010
Walgreens buys Snyders Drug stores in Park Rapids, Menahga
PARK RAPIDS -- Twenty-five Snyders Drug Stores pharmacies in Minnesota have been sold to Walgreens. Employees in Park Rapids and Menahga were told of the sale Tuesday night. The last prescriptions filled under the Snyders Drug name will be Jan. 21, said Michael Morin, a Detroit...
January 15, 2010 - 2:08pm
January 11, 2010
Menahga man charged with strangulation, threats
WADENA -- A Menahga man was charged Dec. 29 in Wadena County District Court with terroristic threats and domestic assault by strangulation. James Ronald Warmbold, 56, posted a $500 bond and agreed to follow all conditions set by the court and was released. The incident happened...
January 11, 2010 - 8:52am
January 9, 2010
Family disputes Menahga's Green Pines Nursing Home bill
MENAHGA-- The family of a former Green Pine Acres nursing home resident attended the Greenwood Connections Advisory Board meeting this week to argue whether or not an $8,500 bill was fair. Board members closed that part of the meeting to protect patient information under the Health...
January 9, 2010 - 6:56pm