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Park Rapids mother fighting to have military son’s death reclassified
Five people vie for Bemidji city manager; interviews March 3
Seeds to bees to table: How local agriculture has changed
White Earth job fair to be held March 5
Writers conference set for summer in Bemidji
Huwe makes return trip to state semifinals
Bombers advance with win over NCW
Bellefeuille scores 1,000th point in final game
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 16, 2013
Resources available for residents affected by wildfire
Several resources are available to residents who suffered damages due to the wildfire north of Menahga. The American Red Cross has volunteers in the area ready to assist victims of the wildfire. Terry Sluss of the American Red Cross urged people to contact that agency for...
May 16, 2013 - 11:58am
Dozens of structures destroyed or damaged as firefighters struggle to slow down Green Valley fire north Menahga
PARK RAPIDS — A north-central Minnesota fire grew to an estimated 7,100 acres Wednesday, destroying or damaging dozens of structures, as firefighters struggled to slow it down. The Green Valley fire started about 3 p.m. Tuesday and quickly spread in the area north of Menahga...
May 16, 2013 - 9:03am
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 raging wildfires, looking for slight changes in color. A Hubbard County sheriff’s deputy told him the shifting colors were a sign of devastation. “He...
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...
news / accidents
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...
news / crime
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 arms and a child sputtering in the water. "I was scared. I couldn't tell exactly if she was just floating and messing around, I just couldn't...
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.
news / crime
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 County subdivision. A third neighborhood dog was allegedly poisoned and died, but no charges have been filed in that case. Andrew Eugene...
news / crime
January 16, 2010 - 1:56pm