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Park Rapids Enterprise
Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
River Art Community is newest art endeavor
Bandits steal the show at annual Amazing Chase
City council approves Crystal Brook lift station
Park Rapids area injury accidents reported
Clay Dusters prove to be top guns
Carlson places in two events at NSIC Championships
Area runners compete in Grandma's Marathon races
Midway stays undefeated in league play
Relatively speaking, trout angler makes himself at home in the walleye world
Dale E. Warble
James Merril Steinke
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
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
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
June 8, 2017
Young black bear charges man, dog in Bayport
BAYPORT, Minn. -- A young black bear spotted wandering around Bayport in far eastern Minnesota along the St. Croix River charged at a man and his dog getting within about 15 yards before they escaped. Bayport police say the bear was spotted several times Tuesday morning in and around...
June 8, 2017 - 9:03am
June 22, 2016
Busy spring for bear sightings in northern Minnesota
Conflicts between bears and humans have increased as more people build homes and cabins in northern Minnesota, this according to the Minnesota...
June 22, 2016 - 10:47am
May 18, 2016
Bear attacks Sebeka woman on deck
SEBEKA, Minn. – A 59-year-old Sebeka woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear on the deck of her home northeast of Sebeka in Wadena...
May 18, 2016 - 10:33am
July 14, 2015
Appeals court rules against bear researcher Rogers
ELY, Minn. -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled against Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers in his ongoing dispute with state regulators over handling black bears in the wild, but the court also said Rogers can keep using bear den cameras. In a decision filed Monday, a three-judge...
July 14, 2015 - 11:08am
May 28, 2015
Bear sightings increase slightly this spring: Dry conditions may force them to roam farther for food
BEMIDJI -- While spotting a bear around Bemidji is nothing new, officials say there have been a few more sightings as of late. In the past week, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office has received several reports of bears wandering into yards and right up to houses. According...
May 28, 2015 - 8:42am
October 27, 2014
Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house for dog food
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida man shot and killed a 400-pound (180-kg) black bear after it broke into his house two nights in a row to get to a bag of dog food, a state wildlife officer said on Friday. "I felt in danger enough that since it wouldn't leave I had to shoot it,"...
October 27, 2014 - 9:06am
October 16, 2014
Alaska patrolwoman chases off massive polar bear from 81-year-old's home
(Reuters) - A gun-slinging Alaska wildlife manager chased off a massive polar bear that broke into an 81-year-old's house in a remote community to feast on a drum of seal oil, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. Armed with a 12-gauge shotgun and non-lethal firecracker slugs, officer...
October 16, 2014 - 9:07am
September 30, 2014
Friend heard screams as hunter was being mauled; bear found dead next day, wounded hunter recovering
Craig Lindstrom said he heard the bloodcurdling screams from his friend Brandon Johnson in the pre-dawn darkness Saturday morning and he knew exactly what was happening. “I knew the bear was killing him,’’ Lindstrom told the News Tribune. “He was about a quarter...
September 30, 2014 - 7:52am
September 25, 2014
DNR finalizes decision denying permits to Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers
By John JMyers / Duluth News Tribune The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday said it has made final its decision to strip...
September 25, 2014 - 8:07am
September 23, 2014
Police: New Jersey hiker killed by black bear
A man hiking in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey was killed by a black bear over the weekend, police said Monday, in what experts called an extremely rare attack. Darsh Patel, 22, of Edison, N.J., and four friends encountered the bear on Sunday afternoon in the...
September 23, 2014 - 8:21am
June 26, 2014
Alaska bear drops in on birthday party, devours cupcakes
JUNEAU, Alaska, June 25 - A young bear fell through an Alaska couple's skylight while they were preparing to celebrate their child's birthday, sending the humans scurrying out the room while he feasted on cupcakes. A wildlife management coordinator said on Wednesday the...
June 26, 2014 - 2:55pm