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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in the area
Minn. college student remains missing
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Faith, forgiveness help Minn. parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
February 13, 2017
GBB: Perham rebounds from loss with home victory
It was a fast paced first half, but the Yellowjackets slowed things down in the second half, earning a 51-45 victory over the Menahga Braves at the Prairie Wind Middle School gymnasium on Feb. 13.
February 13, 2017 - 10:05pm
February 3, 2015
Yellowjackets outlast Braves
The Perham Yellowjacket girls basketball team returned to the win column with a 67-55 victory over the Menahga Braves on Monday, Feb. 2 at the...
February 3, 2015 - 3:44pm
January 12, 2015
Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 17
Mark your calendar for the Menahga Family Fishing Derby Saturday, Jan. 17. The annual event, sponsored by the Menahga Civic &...
January 12, 2015 - 5:17pm
December 17, 2014
Menahga man gets sentenced over 27 years for murder of Park Rapids teen
The family of Kiela Gem Knowles left the courtroom in tears Wednesday morning as the teen’s killer was sentenced to 334 months in prison. ...
December 17, 2014 - 11:25am
July 13, 2014
UPDATE: Authorities ID woman found dead in Menahga
An investigation is underway after a Detroit Lakes woman was found dead in Menahga. Kelly Marie Lund, 32, was found dead shortly before 9 a.m. on Saturday at a home on the 300 block of Third Street NW in Menahga, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Public...
July 13, 2014 - 12:08pm
February 25, 2014
Menahga man arrested in Park Rapids death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A Menahga man has been arrested in the death of a 19-year-old woman Monday morning at a Park Rapids apartment complex. Harley David Leritz, 21, was taken into custody Monday and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on charges relating to the death of Kiela...
February 25, 2014 - 5:46pm
January 2, 2014
Menahga family loses everything in New Year's Eve fire
A Menahga family is homeless after a New Year’s Eve fire burned their house to the ground. Diann and Ken Phillips watched Wednesday morning...
January 2, 2014 - 2:15pm
August 7, 2013
Country/folk singer to feature song about Menahga man and dog
An up-and-coming Chicago singer has recorded a song about a Menahga man and his dog. Brittany Jean met Brad Livingston and his dog, Roxie, at Mount Rushmore last summer and was moved by his story. Livingston is a Gulf and Iraq war veteran who has been speaking out and bringing...
August 7, 2013 - 2:50pm
July 8, 2013
Green Valley Fire benefit seeking silent auction items for July 20 event
The Green Valley Fire benefit will take place from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Menahga Elementary parking lot and gym. Bring the whole family to enjoy food, music and games. All funds raised will go to the Green Valley Fire Relief Fund. The event is designed to raise money...
July 8, 2013 - 10:15am
June 27, 2013
Near drowning at Menahga beach
A near-drowning was reported in Menahga Friday evening at the Menahga City Beach. Menahga police and Wadena County deputies responded to the...
June 27, 2013 - 11:29am
May 15, 2013
Menahga fire 0 percent contained, several buildings lost
Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that is now between 3,000 and 4,000 acres in north-central Minnesota as of Wednesday morning. Officials are now calling it the Green Valley Fire. It started at about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon southwest of Park Rapids near Menahga...
May 15, 2013 - 1:03pm
March 16, 2012
Mojakka part of St. Urho festivities
To celebrate 30 years of St. Urho protecting the city of Menahga and Spirit Lake, a mojakka cook-off is being added to the festivities. What...
March 16, 2012 - 11:03am
March 7, 2011
Menahga man pleads guilty to child pornography charge
A 45-year-old Menahga man pled guilty Friday in U.S. District Court to possessing more than 300 images of child pornography. Brent Michael Freeman pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. Freeman was indicted on March 18, 2010. In his plea agreement, Freeman...
March 7, 2011 - 10:59am
December 28, 2009
Menahga school gets $200k grant
MENAHGA -- The Menahga School District has been awarded almost $200,000 to be used for technological advances. Superintendent Mary Klamm told the school board Monday that a $199,000 Enhancing Education Through Technology (E2T2) Grant will allow the district to purchase SMART boards...
December 28, 2009 - 2:08pm
December 22, 2009
Menahga councilman wants attorney consultation
MENAHGA -- Menahga councilman Dennis Komulainen has a private issue he said he would like to discuss with the city's attorney. But the council passed a motion in February 2008 allowing the city administrator and the mayor as the only two direct contacts to the city's attorney. At...
December 22, 2009 - 9:24am