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New Menahga police chief Scott Koennicke bought his K-9 dog, Zorro, from Otter Tail County and will try to get him involved in the community. (Submitted photo)

Menahga hires new police chief

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After rearranging some furniture and hanging photos of his K-9 dog "Zorro," Scott Koennicke sat in his new office with a hefty to-do-list.


The new Menahga Police chief officially started patrolling the streets this week, replacing retired police chief Gary Ryhti.

His to-do-list includes everything from ordering equipment to meeting with the school administration and introducing himself to students.

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