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Cache of bombs discovered near Minnesota hunting cabin
New Veterans Day program planned for Century Middle School
County sheriff questions 1978 ordinance for Crow Wing lakes
County discusses possibility of nursing care for local veterans
County assessor baffled by state's calculation for ag ownership
Kinkel serves up a state trip
Tigers end regular season with impressive win over Storm
Panthers roll to four wins at Fergus Falls
Menahga hosts Rothsay to open section tournament
Beachy breaks Perham passing records in 40-6 victory over Park Rapids
Alma L. Brauer
Donald R. (Mac) McDowell
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Jewell Evaneline Roberts
Simon receives highest state award
New operations coordinator, editor at Park Rapids Enterprise
Park Rapids & Walker Eye Clinic breaks ground on new facility
Charitable giving by Citizens National Bank
Park Rapids Lions contribute to local, national, international needs
Park Rapids, Menahga staging musical comedy “Urinetown”
'Glee' star and siblings performing in Park Rapids
White Earth artist sharing culture at next lifelong learning program
Everett Smithson Band bringing zydeco, blues to Park Rapids
Long Lake Theater hosting Oct. 14 talent contest
New maps make it easier to visit state forests
Leckner sees bow hunting success
After-dark walleyes: Night action on area lakes
Molly's first grouse
Wolf population increases with rise in deer density
Commentary: High renewable fuel standard crucial to help farmers, climate
Letter to Editor: League of Women Voters applauds county participation in census
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Opinion: Editorial Cartoon
Opinion: Enterprise not here to dupe readers
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
December 22, 2016
Ice fisherman with camera finds missing paddleboarder in Minnesota lake
WACONIA, Minn. -- An ice fisherman using an underwater camera Tuesday led to the recovery of the body of a man who went missing Nov. 26 while paddleboarding on Lake Waconia.“It’s sad, but I think it certainly helps the family and starts the healing process,” Barry said.According...
December 22, 2016 - 10:01am
December 16, 2016
Ice-coated ship arrives in Duluth
Below-zero temperatures and westerly winds left the vessel coated in ice as it passed through the Duluth ship canal before a group of onlookers...
December 16, 2016 - 10:24am
November 28, 2016
Minnesota mail carrier saves packages from burning truck
A U.S. Postal Service worker attempted to save mail and packages inside a mail truck Friday after it caught fire along Highway 371 north of Baxter.At about 6 p.m., the Brainerd Fire Department was called to respond to a vehicle fire in front of National Conductor, north of Gull Lake...
November 28, 2016 - 12:19pm
November 22, 2016
MnDOT asks motorists to plan ahead, drive safely this Thanksgiving
With snow coming down as motorists hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation encourages drivers to plan ahead and check road conditions before they travel.“Our snowplow operators are out there cleaning off the roads and trying to make...
November 22, 2016 - 12:13pm
November 16, 2016
DNR suspects hunter saw bobcats, not mountain lions
A cardboard cutout of a typical-size cougar, or mountain lion, left, is compared with a photograph of an apparent bobcat in the same tree from the same vantage point in northern Minnesota. The photo on the right was initially believed to be of a cougar, but when a Minnesota wildlife...
November 16, 2016 - 1:07pm
Attorney: Deadly force not justified in Castile shooting, officer will be charged
St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez takes part in the Standing of the Memorial Guard event at the State Capitol in St. Paul in May 2014. Photo courtesy of the city of Falcon Heights. ST. PAUL—Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said that the use of deadly force in the shooting...
November 16, 2016 - 12:42pm
November 13, 2016
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
A mountain lion perches in a tree near Nashwauk in northern Minnesota Monday, Nov. 8, 2016. The animal chased a deer and got into a brief altercation with another apparent mountain lion, or cougar, while Jordan Bowen, 16, of Rush City, Minn., was deer hunting. Mountain lions are...
November 13, 2016 - 5:50pm
September 28, 2016
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
A group of duck hunters has a west central Minnesota woman to thank for a dramatic rescue over the weekend. Erin Houselog was hunting with her fiancé, when they heard yells for help near Christopherson Lake, which is southeast of Rothsay. A party of five hunters were in a duck boat...
September 28, 2016 - 8:34am
September 14, 2016
Remarkably preserved shipwreck from 119 years ago found in Lake Superior
The aged Antelope may have been one of the most venerable vessels on the Great Lakes, but it was living up to its fleet-footed namesake on that October day 119 years ago. The schooner-barge, carrying a load of coal, was clipping along at 11 to 12 mph as it approached the Apostle Islands...
September 14, 2016 - 11:10am
September 13, 2016
Top Packers-Vikings ticket for Sunday's game going for $10,116.94
Not only is it expected to be the largest crowd ever for a Minnesota Vikings game Sunday night, a ticket to get in can be pretty large—in the sense of price. The highest price asked for a ticket Monday on StubHub.com was $10,116.94. The lowest was $225.The listed capacity of U.S....
September 13, 2016 - 2:03pm
September 3, 2016
Wetterling suspect leads authorities to remains, KTSP reports
ST. JOSEPH -- After nearly 27 years of not knowing what happened to Jacob Wetterling -- the 11-year-old boy abducted on a dirt road in 1989 near...
September 3, 2016 - 10:54am
July 22, 2016
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green died early Friday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 67. Family friend and former agent Ray Anderson confirmed the death to ESPN's Adam Schefter after speaking with Green's wife. Anderson said Green...
July 22, 2016 - 12:55pm
July 20, 2016
Franken pushes bills to help rural health
Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday that he is pushing three bills to help bring better medical services to rural areas: One would provide more ways to get to health-care services, including...
July 20, 2016 - 9:04am
Minnesota Republicans want to unite
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Minnesota's Republican national convention delegates hope the party can unite before the November election, but many are not certain. "We want to come together," Mandy Heffron of Little Falls said, emphasizing "want," in a Tuesday telephone interview. As a delegate...
July 20, 2016 - 8:18am
July 16, 2016
DNR releases Minnesota buffer map; implementation begins
As part of the state’s commitment to protecting clean water, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this week released the map of public...
July 16, 2016 - 10:40am