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WINTER'S FRIGID FACE
Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
Hubbard County Incidents
City council approves Armory Square agreement
Wrestlers win pair of Mid-State matches
Panthers stay perfect in duals with easy victory over Perham
Tigers drop pair of conference games
Balanced Tigers roll past Wolves
Prowlers escape with win over Panthers
Robert P. Carlson
Lois Alvira Johnson
Mildred Irene Hessling
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Sanford to open clinic in Park Rapids
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
Local jeweler's work to be given at Golden Globes event
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Editorial: Step up and serve community on one of many boards
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
November 21, 2009
Menahga School teachers union negotiates new contract
When the Menahga School Board proposed changes to the teachers' salary package, the negotiating committee left the room to hold a brief private meeting. Local teachers representing the Education Minnesota Menahga (EMM) union previously requested a wage increase for the next bie...
November 21, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 18, 2009
Menahga settles lawsuit with former employee
The city of Menahga settled a lawsuit filed by a former Greenwood Connections nursing home employee for $55,000. Former certified nursing assistant Alycia Usher filed the suit in U.S. District Court in February 2009, claiming damages for lost wages and compensation for injuries...
November 18, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 14, 2009
Menahga Fire Department gets call from state auditor
This year's Menahga Fire Relief pancake feed fundraiser was incorrectly advertised, resulting in an anonymous call to the Office of the State Auditor. The annual event, held in October, is a fundraiser for the Fire Relief Association. But this year's flyers insinuated that the fire...
November 14, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 10, 2009
Menahga School is healthy financially
The Menahga School district is in good shape financially, with a $1,446,529 fund balance. "Overall, I think you're doing a pretty good job,"...
November 10, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 7, 2009
Residents vote down Menahga School levy
Menahga School superintendent Mary Klamm said she's disappointed with Tuesday's election results.
November 7, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 4, 2009
Park Rapids council appoints Paul Utke
Paul Utke has always been interested in government operations. And now that he's not running Utke Hardware on Main street seven days a week,...
November 4, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 31, 2009
Main Avenue revitalization plans revised
Park Rapids council members didn't need much convincing to eliminate parts of the Main Avenue revitalization plan. At a city council workshop held Tuesday, downtown business owners voiced their strong opinions against speed tables, mid-block crosswalks and mid-block nodes. Mid-block...
October 31, 2009 - 1:01pm
Menahga voters concerned about tax increase due to referendum
October 31, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 28, 2009
Local homeowners receive free tips, materials on how to save energy
Little by little, Larry and Zelda Novak hope to significantly reduce their energy costs and increase the value of their home. They're working...
October 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 23, 2009
Menahga referendum election less than two weeks away, public hearing rescheduled
The Menahga School Board announced today that the last public hearing before the district's special election is rescheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 at the media center. The meeting was originally set for Tuesday, Oct. 27. It has been rescheduled due to a home UNC football playoff...
October 23, 2009 - 2:33pm
October 21, 2009
Water, sewer hookups for Menahga CSAH 21 residents to begin in spring
CSAH 21 residents in Menahga will be hooked up to new water and sewer lines by Dec. 31, 2010. The Menahga City Council met Monday morning and set the deadline for late next year, with billing starting January 2011. Water/sewer department supervisor Wayne Rost said it would be...
October 21, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 17, 2009
Councilor is a no-show
Due to lack of a quorum, the Menahga City Council rescheduled this month's meeting for 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19. Two members notified the rest of the council in advance that they would be absent. The three remaining council members were scheduled to meet Tuesday, Oct.
October 17, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 14, 2009
Flu outbreaks reported in Wadena County schools
Wadena-Deer Creek and Sebeka schools are reporting a flu outbreak, while Menahga and Park Rapids are reporting expected day-to-day absences. Wadena-Deer...
October 14, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 10, 2009
Sebeka, Wadena schools see more flu-like symptoms
Flu-like symptoms have tripled the number of day-to-day absences at Sebeka School. Superintendent David Fjeldheim said about 35 students have been absent for three days this week. "With the number of kids out, it's considered an outbreak," he said. No H1N1 cases have been reported...
October 10, 2009 - 1:01pm
City attorney fees in Menahga are more than twice the budgeted amount for 2009
This year, the city of Menahga has spent more than double the amount that was budgeted for attorney fees. The budget was set for $1,500 and so far, $3,970 has been spent. City attorney Jeff Pederson has been present at a number of employee evaluation meetings in addition to last...
October 10, 2009 - 1:01pm