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Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Bliss Family recognized as a 2017 U of M Farm Family
Schultz, Dvorak recognized as outstanding senior citizens
Secretary Simon to begins two-day swing through Northwest Minnesota
Demo derby returns in smash 'em up style
Esox rally for win with walk-off walk
Park Rapids girls tee up successful season
Legion qualifies for district tournament
Park Rapids concludes regular season with sweep
Miller, Koll claim 10K titles at St. Urho Run
Amy Louise Petersen
Theodore "Ted" Frank Spencer
Barbara Jo Tingum
James P. "Chubbz" Raduenz
Delmar E. Gysler
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
'South Pacific' sweeping into Park Rapids
Nemeth Art Center opens two new art exhibits
Clinton Carter performing hometown concert
Minnesota sculptor's metalworks on display at Nemeth Art Center
Minnesota Museum of American Art hosting listening session at Nemeth Art Center
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
The dark side of catch and release angling practices
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Letter to the editor: Editorial about Line 3 is misleading
Letter to the editor: Warning to pet owners in Osage area
Good time hanging around the 4-H barns
Letter to the editor: Great times in Menahga
Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
March 19, 2017
Menahga City Council exploring seasonal campsite options
The Menahga City Council is considering developing eight seasonal campsites at its Memorial Forest Campground. They held a special meeting March...
March 19, 2017 - 1:52pm
March 8, 2017
Professional comic artist offering free workshop
Kay Rossbach is a graphic designer by day and an illustrator by night. She'll be sharing her artistic ability and professional wisdom Saturday,...
March 8, 2017 - 8:51am
February 19, 2017
Menahga City Council restoring planning commission
The city of Menahga hopes to revive its planning commission. The city council announced two vacancies on the planning commission at their Feb. 13 meeting. The planning commission's responsibilities include reviewing and updating the city's comprehensive plan, reviewing all amendments...
February 19, 2017 - 8:37am
Fewer teachers entering field leads to statewide concern
Minnesota schools are facing a teacher shortage and the problem could get worse for rural districts. A state report released earlier this month...
February 19, 2017 - 8:35am
February 15, 2017
Ice-time ambition: Fundraiser to help disabled hockey team go to nationals
An Olympic-sized dream thrums in Tyler Shepersky's heart. He wants to be on the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. Yes, sled hockey. The 12-year-old...
February 15, 2017 - 10:57am
January 18, 2017
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Over $10,000 in prizes will be awarded at the 2017 Menahga Family Fishing Derby. Sponsored by the Menahga Civic & Commerce Association, the event...
January 18, 2017 - 2:01pm
December 25, 2016
Menahga School's levy drops $224
The Menahga School Board certified a payable 2017 levy virtually identical to last year's. The final levy totals $1,123,203 compared to 2016's...
December 25, 2016 - 8:29am
December 17, 2016
Menahga Council increases levy 5.4 percent
The Menahga City Council adopted a final 2017 tax levy of $439,264—a $22,588 or 5.4 percent increase over last year. Last year's levy was $416,676. In September, they initially proposed a 21 percent tax hike. The 2017 budget anticipates $926,255 in general fund expenses and...
December 17, 2016 - 7:14am
November 30, 2016
Menahga construction company working on DL hotel
Vercon, Inc., a construction company based in the upper Midwest, is well underway with construction of the new Fairfield Inn & Suites in Detroit Lakes. They are partnering on the project with Gordon James Construction of Maple Plain. The four-story, 69-unit hotel will also include...
November 30, 2016 - 10:27am
Two injured in snowmobile accident near Menahga
Two people were injured in a snowmobile accident on Nov. 21 in Blueberry Township near Menahga. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 2:45 p.m. there was a report of a snowmobile accident on 340th Street, west of U.S. Highway 71 in Blueberry Township. Deputies...
November 30, 2016 - 10:26am
November 26, 2016
Menahga school board member resigns
Menahga School Board Chairperson Ernest Huhta Jr. announced his resignation at Monday's meeting, citing both personal and business reasons. Huhta and his family are moving to be closer to a daughter with developmental disabilities. She resides at an adult women's group home in Monticello....
November 26, 2016 - 10:00am
November 16, 2016
McNeece wins seat with coin toss
A tie between Menahga City Council candidates Kim Rasmussen and Maxine (Norman) McNeece was broken Monday night with the flip of a coin. Both...
November 16, 2016 - 11:41am
November 11, 2016
New and old faces join Menahga city council, school board
Menahga City Council Patrick Foss will continue as mayor, winning 369 of the 752 votes cast Tuesday. Opponent Jensine Kurtti received 272 votes. It's a two-year term that expires Jan. 7, 2019. Foss has served as mayor for the past six years. Tim Ellingson and Dennis Komulainen are...
November 11, 2016 - 8:39am
November 10, 2016
Area schools set to honor veterans
The Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard will be venerated at the Century Middle School's 11th annual Veterans Day program. Fifth through...
November 10, 2016 - 3:01pm
October 26, 2016
Letter: LWV candidates forum clarification
I received an invitation from the Park Rapids League of Women Voters to participate in the Menahga School Board meet the candidates forum. The League's ground rules say that under extraordinary circumstances an absent candidate may submit a written statement to be read during opening...
October 26, 2016 - 9:02am