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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Calvin Mayfield Sr.
Rose Marie Guck
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Chefs go at it in Perham Area Cook-off
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
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
December 1, 2009
Menahga man may be extradited to California
WADENA -- A Menagha man may be headed back to California if a judge decides to extradite him on a felony charge there. According to Wadena County Court records, Ian Christopher Kyllonen, 30, was charged with fugitive from justice from another state, a felony offense. Kyllonen is...
December 1, 2009 - 10:30am
November 27, 2009
Menahga man charged with assault, other crimes
WADENA -- A Menahga man is accused of a brutal beating of a woman in a car and in his home in Menahga on Oct. 1. On that date, Menahga Police Chief Scott Koennicke responded to the St. Joseph's Hospital emergency room on a report of an assault in Menahga. Koennicke met with the female...
November 27, 2009 - 11:30am
October 12, 2009
Menahga man charged with burglary, theft
WADENA -- A 24-year-old man from Menahga faces various burglary and theft charges for allegedly stealing copper and other building materials and selling them for scrap. Joshua Howard Bungert is scheduled for his first appearance in Wadena County District Court on two court files...
October 12, 2009 - 9:15am
October 4, 2009
Menahga staff files formal grievance addressing city council member concerns
MENAHGA -- Menahga city administrative staff filed a formal grievance to address issues with a city councilmember. In the letter, Teri Osterman, Susie Larson and Joline Floyd say the action was filed "due to the continued bullying we have been receiving from council member Maxine...
October 4, 2009 - 11:02am
September 1, 2009
Menahga woman gets lost in bog while berry picking
MENAHGA -- Prayer, a handful of blueberries and the comfort of a rope handle on her picking bucket were Joyce Lake's only sustenance during a...
September 1, 2009 - 9:08am
August 20, 2009
Menahga woman charged with assault by caregiver
WADENA -- A Menahga woman was charged with assault for allegedly making threats about putting a woman in her care "out of her misery" and telling the woman to "cough it out" instead of giving her cough medicine. Toni Joy Bunting, 48, was charged Aug.
August 20, 2009 - 9:32am
March 11, 2009
"Town meetings' set by Murdock
State Rep. Mark Murdock, R-Perham, will host five town hall meetings throughout District 10B Saturday, March 14. The town hall meetings will give local residents opportunities to share their thoughts with Murdock as the current legislative session unfolds. The meetings are informal...
March 11, 2009 - 2:59pm
February 18, 2009
Former OTC cop now chief in Menahga
A familiar face in law enforcement in the New York Mills and the East Otter Tail County area will be the top cop for the city of Menahga. Former...
February 18, 2009 - 3:39pm