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Pipeline protest camp cleared by hundreds of officers, but 46 arrested
Hubbard County Republicans elect officers at annual convention
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
Constituents flock to town hall meeting
Spring truck weight restrictions start for north-central frost zone
Wunderlich leads Perham past Braves
Gymnasts finish 7th in section
Semmler sparks PR-B past Tigers
Explosive first half sparks Panthers past Bagley
Hornets deny Panthers trip to state
James Harold Hukki
Ralph Everett Ford
Walter Cecil Hensel
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Park Rapids veterinarian awarded for work at state fair birth center
Building Customer Loyalty
Dr. Keller named partner at Vision Source
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Nevis students' artwork chosen for youth exhibit
Lifelong Learning program focuses on water quality
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
'A Piece of My Heart' heads to Sections
Menahga's One-Act Play headed to Sections
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
Landowners asked to allow walk-in access to hunters
Public meetings will discuss deer management goals
Commentary: Proposed bill transfers Legacy funds to road, bridges, clean water projects
Letter: School bus drivers appreciated
Commentary: Where seniors can find energy
Editorial: Sick and safe a statewide issue
Letter: Volunteers make Bingo for Books possible
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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