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Ojibwe Language Project offering bilingual signage
Park Rapids graduate publishes novel
Daddy-daughter dance is 'a blast'
DNR officers at front lines of Minn. wolf depredation complaints
Long winter is taking a toll
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director
New Nevis track coach inherits talented athletes
Panthers seek another historic softball season
Seniors sparked Nevis boys to another successful season
Park Rapids girls place second at Beaver Relays
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Dorothy "Dottie" D. Lego-Erickson
Anthony "Tony" Thomas Doppler
Blythe C. Wyard
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
PUC approves Line 3 environmental study: Final decision on need, route expected in June
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Park Rapids students catch fishing rewards
Return of cold weather doesn't mean ice is safe, DNR says
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
Commentary: Enbridge is pretending fix is in
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
April 16, 2017
Menahga School Board addresses hearsay about giant bull
Some Menahga residents have a groundless beef with Herman the Bull — a 12-foot, poly-resin fiberglass sculpture who's been appearing in...
April 16, 2017 - 7:31pm
March 29, 2017
Local veteran turns 100 and honored for military service
Reino "Ray" Paananen, a World War II veteran from Menahga, turned 100 years old on March 24 and celebrated Saturday with family and friends at...
March 29, 2017 - 6:24pm
March 22, 2017
Minnesota royalty, donkeys add excitement to St. Urho celebration
Turns out donkey basketball and St. Urho Days make for a nice fit in celebrating Finnish tradition and heritage. Spectators filled the Menahga...
March 22, 2017 - 11:31am
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