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Glyndon police officer shot at during traffic stop
Osage artist shares talent with local kids
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
County board split on supporting roundabout
Storm damage assessment presented to county board
Vaudrin competes in javelin, sprints for Dragons
Pre-registration open for Firecracker 5K race
Sebeka shuts out Legion
Hanson named Female Athlete of Year at Concordia-St. Paul
Park Rapids 18U softball team shuts down Waubun
Paul Albert Grams
Leland E. "Lee" Hillberg
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the Greenwood Cemetery crew
Letter to the editor: Witness to stranger's act of kindness
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
July 14, 2010
RDO buys Ryan Potato in East Grand Forks
Two Red River Valley potato companies came together this week with the announcement Tuesday by the R.D. Offutt Co. that it was buying East Grand Forks' Ryan Potato Co. Chairman and Founder Ron Offutt, who was travelling and not available for comment, praised the national reputation...
July 14, 2010 - 7:04am
January 25, 2010
Grass for gas: Ethanol causing declining grassland bird populations
January 25, 2010 - 7:36am
December 10, 2009
Fergus Falls ethanol plant files for bankruptcy
Otter Tail Ag Enterprises ethanol plant in Fergus Falls has run into financial difficulties with a recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. But...
December 10, 2009 - 7:44am
September 23, 2009
Closing of Fosston Implement has community up in arms
FOSSTON, Minn. -- Fosston Implement, a mainstay business serving farmers in the area very likely will be closing its doors in October after 90...
September 23, 2009 - 7:20am
August 26, 2009
Broadband for success in rural United States
More and more, access to broadband Internet is becoming not only a tool for maintaining business competitiveness but also a means of survival for rural America. The U.S. Department of Agriculture underscored that point last week in a report, "Broadband Internet's Value for Rural...
August 26, 2009 - 1:00pm
July 12, 2009
Ducks in the wind: Research project explores impact of wind farms on nesting waterfowl
Tanner Gue knows as well as anyone just how wet it's been this summer in some of North Dakota's prime waterfowl country. That's good for ducks,...
July 12, 2009 - 8:09am
June 30, 2009
Couple accused of taking $33K-plus in farm rental income from the husband's mom reach plea agreement
The case against a Richfield couple accused of misappropriating an elderly relative's farm income was settled Monday. Kathlyn Van Der Bill, 59, must pay a fine and restitution, as well as serve a short jail term, for her role in wrongfully obtaining public assistance on behalf of...
June 30, 2009 - 7:33am
June 2, 2009
Construction officially begins on MUC's two wind turbines
Construction is underway on the first of Willmar Municipal Utilities' two wind turbines. One of the four sections for the 265-foot tower arrived...
June 2, 2009 - 6:59am
May 8, 2009
Perham schools receive $100,000 from Barrel O'Fun and other Nelsn family enterprises
The Perham Community Scholarship Program May 6 was not only a $50,000-plus bonanza for the Class of 2009. The Class of 2010, and beyond, received a $100,000 boost in their education. In a surprise announcement, which brought a crowd of nearly 400 to their feet with a standing ovation,...
May 8, 2009 - 6:40am
April 23, 2009
Ainsworth Lumber Co.seeks new uses for OSB plants
Ainsworth Lumber Co. probably won't mill oriented strand board again at the Bemidji, Grand Rapids and Cook, Minn., plants. But the company has begun investigating alternative uses for the 223-acre industrial site in Grand Rapids.
April 23, 2009 - 7:16am
April 16, 2009
Olson proposes wood-product companies that permanently close plants would be required to maintain the site for two years
Minnesota should protect jobs in the wood-products industry by preserving closed plants, a senator said. Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji, proposes that a wood-product company that permanently closes a Minnesota facility be required to maintain the site for two years. That would make...
April 16, 2009 - 7:06am
Barrel O' Fun expansion is $15 million
Perham's largest employer is on the verge of another expansion project, this time totalling nearly $15 million in new facilities and equipment. Pretzel and tortilla production will be increased under the expansion plan, which calls for a 76,000 square foot addition to the Barrel...
April 16, 2009 - 6:55am
April 15, 2009
Summerhill Farm is finalist in magazine awards
"Country Business" magazine, a 25,000-circulation trade publication for the retail gift and home decor industry, has named Summerhill Farm in...
April 15, 2009 - 1:00pm
April 9, 2009
Candy maker closes plant in Perham
A homegrown Perham business that created homemade style chocolates and candies will be relocating. "Route 29 Caramels and Sweets" will be moving its production facilities to the Twin Cities metro area--closing its production and warehouse facilities in Perham. During peak production...
April 9, 2009 - 6:58am
April 8, 2009
Ag Day inspires future farmers, ranchers, producers
American agriculture is responsible for providing the necessities of everyday life ... food, fiber, forests and even fuel. That's the message...
April 8, 2009 - 1:00pm