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July 16, 2016
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Vandalism at Menahga City Campground bathrooms and the city beach has the Menahga City Council contemplating a security camera system. Bashed in light switches have been replaced about three times this summer, City Administrator/Treasurer Janette Bower told the council at Monday’s...
July 16, 2016 - 10:44am
June 25, 2016
Menahga School Board debates science curriculum
The Menahga School District’s science curriculum hasn’t been replaced in 12 years, so administrative and teacher committees reviewed available material during the school year. Their recommendations were brought to the Menahga School Board Monday night for approval. "Who should...
June 25, 2016 - 8:31am
June 20, 2016
Menahga pursuing COPS grant for school resource officer
On Monday, the Menahga City Council authorized Police Chief Scott Koennicke to apply for a COPS grant. If approved, the funds would support the hiring of a School Resource Officer. A COPS grant would pay 75 percent of salary and benefits for an entry level police officer for three...
June 20, 2016 - 3:32pm
June 1, 2016
Menahga teen assembles care packages for homeless kids
Thirteen-year-old Makayla Hillukka has earned an A+ in philanthropy and science. Back in November, Hillukka asked Menahga science teacher Joy...
June 1, 2016 - 2:48pm
May 22, 2016
Menahga pastor addresses board on transgenders use of restrooms
Pastor Bob Smith from Menahga Assembly of God appeared at the Menahga School Board meeting Monday to express concern about President Barack Obama’sdirective...
May 22, 2016 - 9:49am
May 14, 2016
Menahga School hires facility study consultant
The Menahga School Board held a special board meeting Monday to approve a consultant for its facility study. Menahga is seeking professional help to address space shortages, improve bus traffic flow and tackle 10-year facility maintenance needs. National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA),...
May 14, 2016 - 1:16pm
Menahga’s water treatment project finishes under budget
Menahga’s water treatment plant rehabilitation project is nearing completion and coming in under budget. The plant has been producing water – 1.2 million gallons to be exact – since it went on line April 27, according to Brian Hiles of Ulteig Engineering, Inc. Iron levels are...
May 14, 2016 - 1:14pm
Semi-tractor trailers, hundreds of bales lost in Menahga area fire
A fire burned two semi-tractors and trailers along with what is reported as several hundred round bales on a turkey and cattle farm near Menahga...
May 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
April 23, 2016
Menahga School Board discusses strategic plan
The Menahga School Board will soon update the district’s strategic plan. Superintendent Kevin Wellen said the plan should be evaluated every...
April 23, 2016 - 4:07pm
March 28, 2016
Facility study and open enrollment top Menahga School Board agenda
The Menahga School Board directed Superintendent Kevin Wellen to request written proposals for a facility analysis from up to five architectural/engineering firms. The district is seeking professional help to address space shortages, improve bus traffic flow and tackle 10-year facility...
March 28, 2016 - 9:51am
March 23, 2016
St. Urho's Day
The annual St. Urho Days to celebrate the great Finnish grasshopper hunter was held Saturday in Menahga. The Knights of St. Urho participated...
March 23, 2016 - 2:43pm
March 13, 2016
Menahga celebrating fabled Finnish grasshopper chaser
Finns have a sense of humor. If you don’t believe it, just look at this year’s outrageous line-up for Menahga’s St. Urho festivities....
March 13, 2016 - 1:13pm
January 21, 2016
Frigid fishing derby
Mike Cameron of Nevis is set up and waiting for a bite at the start of the Menahga Family Fishing Derby held Saturday on Spirit Lake. The temperature...
January 21, 2016 - 12:09pm
December 26, 2015
Menahga School ups levy 9.35 percent after lengthy debate
The Menahga School Board set a 9.35 percent levy increase for payable 2016. The final levy totals $1,123,427 – a $96,063 hike compared to last year’s certified levy of $1,027,364. Initially, the board appeared it would certify the maximum levy allowed by state formula – $1,223,427...
December 26, 2015 - 2:08pm
December 23, 2015
Menahga School to seek legal counsel for definition of "weapon" following No Trespassing order
A no-trespassing order issued against a Menahga resident has created a debate as to what constitutes a weapon. The Menahga School district issued the order against Jon Kangas for carrying a folding utility knife in his pocket into a Dec. 10 school board committee meeting. School...
December 23, 2015 - 8:36am