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County board discusses off-sale liquor license
Akeley opposes off-sale liquor bill
Menahga School Board discusses safety, supervision
Journey to citizenship
'War on Drugs' topic of Akeley forum
Four area wrestlers qualify for state
Panthers qualify for state in six events
Northland Nature Journal: Unique bird and wildlife sightings
Late run carries Cardinals to 71-64 win over Panthers
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Randy William Guegel
Mark Louis Wilkins
Kara Rebecca Blevins
Paul Eugene Seybert
Joyce Wahlenberg (Massa)
Business page guidelines
Business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
Northland Nature Journal: Unique bird and wildlife sightings
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Letter to Editor: Extreme partisanship on gun issue is sick
Letter to Editor: Examples of 'Minnesota Nice'
LWV offering civic engagement lessons
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Severe Weather Announcements (10)
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
October 16, 2016
Menahga City Council considering utility rate increases
Water and sewer rates may have to increase so the City of Menahga can pay its operational expenses. Utility revenue is currently down—for unknown reasons—and not generating enough income. The Menahga City Council is waiting for calculations from the city's financial advisory...
October 16, 2016 - 6:24pm
October 12, 2016
Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"
A decrepit mansion in Central Park. A zombie butler. Dead ancestors emerging from their graves. Park Rapids and Menahga High School drama students...
October 12, 2016 - 11:38am