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Storm rips through Itasca State Park
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
A long week of cleanup ahead for many Hubbard County residents
UPDATE: Power restored to Itasca State Park
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
Park Rapids hosts, plays in District 6 American Legion baseball tournament
Nimrod shuts out Esox in Lake & Pine
James Clarence Canada
Irene D. Borden
Nancy Marie Christofferson
Lawrence P. Buck
Karen E. (Pollock) Hinton
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
New grand piano featured at next Noon Hour Concert
Second Street Stage brings blues, funk band to Park Rapids July 21
Every quilt tells a story
Jazz it up at 2nd Street Stage
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Letter: Challenge response to previous letter
Commentary: Where our freedom really comes from
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
May 9, 2016
Few solutions for mentally ill facing charges in Minnesota
Tim Leslie still remembers the house on Victoria and Selby where he’d regularly respond to calls as a patrol officer from a resident who was convinced there was something landing on the roof. There wasn’t, but police learned how to talk him down anyway. “The first couple calls,...
May 9, 2016 - 12:32pm
April 25, 2016
Real ID deadline in danger
A key Minnesota driver's license official says the state may not be able to meet federal guidelines by Oct. 1, meaning some people could be forced to get new licenses before their old ones expire. Dawn Olson of the state Motor and Vehicle Services department told a House committee...
April 25, 2016 - 4:39pm
April 22, 2016
Dayton honors ‘water heroes’ on Earth Day
Dayton honors ‘water heroes’ on Earth Day Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton honored three Minnesota “Water Heroes” for their efforts in protecting and improving the water quality and availability in Minnesota as part of his Water Action Week that culminated with Earth Day on Friday....
April 22, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 20, 2016
Body found near Canadian border on Lake of the Woods
A body has been found on Lake of the Woods near the Canadian border after a man disappeared six months in a boating accident on the lake. The Lake of the Woods County Sheriff's Department told the Northern Light Region Tuesday night that its deputies and Ontario Provincial police...
April 20, 2016 - 8:49am
April 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Legislators look for investigations
Minnesota lawmakers do more than legislate; They also sometimes ask people to investigate, and they want to see those reports. Such is the case in a couple of recent issues: a state worker who seemingly emailed opposition to a northern Minnesota oil pipeline and a Commerce Department...
April 17, 2016 - 8:07am
April 13, 2016
Judge calls misfire on 13 counts of poaching in high-profile Minnesota case
MADISON, Minn. – A district judge has dismissed all 13 charges against a Dawson man in a poaching case that has attracted statewide attention....
April 13, 2016 - 5:52pm
April 9, 2016
Enbridge protestors found guilty of trespassing
A judge on Friday rejected the defense of three men who were arrested during an anti-pipeline demonstration inside Enbridge Energy’s downtown Duluth offices in November. Scot Bol, 64, and Jesse Peterson, 35, of Duluth, and Thane Maxwell, 32, of Minneapolis, were among seven protesters...
April 9, 2016 - 2:45pm
Appeals Court rules blood draw from 2011 Park Rapids fatality is lawful
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled this week that a warrantless search - blood drawn from Dean James Roehler following a fatal car accident on Highway 34 in 2011 - was lawful. The Appeals Court decision will have statewide implications, Hubbard County attorney Don Dearstyne and...
April 9, 2016 - 10:12am
April 8, 2016
Game and fish bill would allow trophy walleye to be taken on Mille Lacs Lake
ST. PAUL -- Early birds on Mille Lacs Lake may get to keep a walleye this year after all if a provision in the Department of Natural Resources’ annual game and fish bill becomes law. A short section near the end of the bill, awaiting House Ways and Means debate after being the House...
April 8, 2016 - 12:59pm
April 6, 2016
Minnesota farm incomes continue to decline
Editor’s note: This article was provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years. A major factor was the continued decline...
April 6, 2016 - 1:06pm
Price of postage stamps to drop
Consumers are about to begin saving pennies at the post office. While that may be good news for those sending items off via the United States Postal Service, the USPS is predicting it will lose $2 billion a year due to the price reduction. Starting April 10, stamps for one-ounce letters...
April 6, 2016 - 10:30am
State employee’s emails on Sandpiper not a cause for discipline
A state investigation into a regulatory employee whose emails appeared biased against the Sandpiper oil pipeline "did not produce any cause for disciplinary action," Minnesota Pollution Control Agency commissioner John Linc Stine said by letter Monday. The investigation arose after...
April 6, 2016 - 10:28am
April 3, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Driverless cars struggle when looking for lane lines
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Senate committee supported a pilot project for vehicles that drive themselves, but on the same day Reuters news service reported that things are not going well for some of the vehicles in California. "Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool...
April 3, 2016 - 10:45am
March 31, 2016
Two men face federal charges in Itasca County heroin case
Two men charged earlier this month with transporting large quantities of heroin from Detroit to northern Minnesota are now facing federal charges. Dwayne Jones Jr., 30, of Detroit, and Nicholas Virgil Blackbear, 28, of Bemidji, were charged last week in U.S. District Court with conspiracy...
March 31, 2016 - 9:05am
March 30, 2016
Avian industry is ready for bird flu
This time last year - to be blunt - all hell was breaking loose on west central Minnesota poultry farms as thousands of commercially raised turkeys and chickens began dropping dead from a highly contagious bird flu. All told, more than 9 million birds in Minnesota were either killed...
March 30, 2016 - 9:25am