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Near drowning at Menahga beach

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A near-drowning was reported in Menahga Friday evening at the Menahga City Beach.

Menahga police and Wadena County deputies responded to the city beach on Spirit Lake shortly after 5 p.m. Friday, June 21. Upon arrival, law enforcement quickly determined that a near-drowning had occurred, according to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office.

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