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The fascinating world of dragonflies and damselflies
Zebra mussels found in lakes near Vergas, Alexandria
Upcoming fair fun for all
Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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