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Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
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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
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
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
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
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
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
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
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
December 26, 2009
Menahga school gets $200k grant
MENAHGA -- The Menahga School District has been awarded almost $200,000 to be used for technological advances. Superintendent Mary Klamm told the school board Monday that a $199,000 Enhancing Education Through Technology (E2T2) Grant will allow the district to purchase SMART boards...
December 26, 2009 - 2:11pm
December 22, 2009
Menahga councilman wants attorney consultation
MENAHGA -- Menahga councilman Dennis Komulainen has a private issue he said he would like to discuss with the city's attorney. But the council passed a motion in February 2008 allowing the city administrator and the mayor as the only two direct contacts to the city's attorney. At...
December 22, 2009 - 9:21am
December 1, 2009
Menahga man may be extradited to California
WADENA -- A Menagha man may be headed back to California if a judge decides to extradite him on a felony charge there. According to Wadena County Court records, Ian Christopher Kyllonen, 30, was charged with fugitive from justice from another state, a felony offense. Kyllonen is...
December 1, 2009 - 9:15am
November 27, 2009
Menahga man charged with assault, other crimes
WADENA -- A Menahga man is accused of a brutal beating of a woman in a car and in his home in Menahga on Oct. 1. On that date, Menahga Police Chief Scott Koennicke responded to the St. Joseph's Hospital emergency room on a report of an assault in Menahga. Koennicke met with the...
November 27, 2009 - 8:59am
November 19, 2009
Menahga settles lawsuit with former employee
The city of Menahga settled a lawsuit filed by a former Greenwood Connections nursing home employee for $55,000. Former certified nursing assistant Alycia Usher filed the suit in U.S. District Court in February 2009, claiming damages for lost wages and compensation for injuries when...
November 19, 2009 - 2:21pm
October 12, 2009
Menahga man charged with burglary, theft
WADENA -- A 24-year-old man from Menahga faces various burglary and theft charges for allegedly stealing copper and other building materials and selling them for scrap. Joshua Howard Bungert is scheduled for his first appearance in Wadena County District Court on two court files...
October 12, 2009 - 9:12am
October 4, 2009
Menahga staff files formal grievance addressing city council member concerns
MENAHGA -- Menahga city administrative staff filed a formal grievance to address issues with a city councilmember. In the letter, Teri Osterman, Susie Larson and Joline Floyd say the action was filed "due to the continued bullying we have been receiving from council member Maxine...
October 4, 2009 - 10:47am
September 20, 2009
DNR proposes purchase of Spirit Lake undeveloped land
MENAHGA -- Undeveloped land on the southwest side of Menahga's Spirit Lake has potential to become a source of quality water and recreational...
September 20, 2009 - 11:15am
September 9, 2009
Two men charged for vandalism spree in Menahga
WADENA -- Two men were charged Aug. 24 in Wadena County District Court with first-degree damage to property - value reduced more than $1,000 for allegedly damaging a greenhouse, a pickup, a bicycle and a scooter. Two men were charged Aug. 24 in Wadena County District Court with...
September 9, 2009 - 3:51pm
Menahga man charged with theft, selling scrap materials
A 24-year-old man from Menahga faces various burglary and theft charges for allegedly stealing copper and other building materials and selling them for scrap. Joshua Howard Bungert is scheduled his first appearance in Wadena County District Court on two court files on Sept.
September 9, 2009 - 3:35pm
September 1, 2009
Menahga woman gets lost in bog while berry picking
MENAHGA -- Prayer, a handful of blueberries and the comfort of a rope handle on her picking bucket were Joyce Lake's only sustenance during...
September 1, 2009 - 8:59am
August 20, 2009
Menahga woman charged with assault by caregiver
WADENA -- A Menahga woman was charged with assault for allegedly making threats about putting a woman in her care "out of her misery" and telling the woman to "cough it out" instead of giving her cough medicine. Toni Joy Bunting, 48, was charged Aug.
August 20, 2009 - 9:32am
August 10, 2009
Menahga public hearing may turn into ATV rally
MENAHGA - In addition to attending a public hearing in Menahga on Monday night, citizens will load up their ATVs and park outside of City Hall.
August 10, 2009 - 9:40am
July 23, 2009
Menahga patient allegedly assaults female paramedic en route to hospital
A man who was being brought to the hospital was accused of assaulting the paramedic trying to help him. According to Wadena County District Court records, Charles John Smith, of St. Paul, was being transported to St. Joseph's Hospital emergency room on June 17 when he struck a female...
July 23, 2009 - 9:00am
Menahga man debates deputy during DWI arrest
WADENA - A deputy told a Menahga man he was under arrest for DWI. He said he wasn't. But he was. According to Wadena County District Court records, Matthew Erin Peterson, 33, of Menahga, was pulled over July 4 and the deputy detected the smell of alcohol. When the deputy gave him...
July 23, 2009 - 8:45am