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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
Paul Albert Grams
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
James Merril Steinke
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 21, 2017
Park Rapids area injury accidents reported
One person was injured following a two-vehicle accident Monday, June 19 in Park Rapids. The accident occurred at 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Third Street East and Riverside when one vehicle was turning into Cornerstone Apartments and was rear-ended by a second vehicle, causing...
June 21, 2017 - 8:36am
April 5, 2017
Commentary: Legislative funding not keeping up with library use
Does a public library play a vital role in Becker and Hubbard Counties? Stop in on any given day and you'll see infants and their new mothers using language and rhythm to help in brain development or a box of books being delivered by a volunteer to residents of a retirement home....
April 5, 2017 - 10:54am
January 24, 2017
Two Detroit Lakes group home employees face rape charges
Two Detroit Lakes group home employees are facing serious sexual assault charges in separate incidents. In the first case, Varfee Kamara, 30, of 2602 18th St. S., Fargo, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony counts of first- and third-degree criminal sexual...
January 24, 2017 - 1:55pm
September 28, 2016
Learning from their mistakes
Here's the scenario: A tornado hits the old Pine Point School during the weekly Bingo game. Two cars are left smashed close to the front door,...
September 28, 2016 - 9:52am
February 9, 2015
Becker County opts for 2 more decontamination units to fight aquatic invasive species
By Pippi Mayfield / DL Newspapers DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The fight against aquatic invasive species is being stepped up this summer in Becker County. The county will be getting two more decontamination units for this summer’s quest to stop AIS, and the process...
February 9, 2015 - 8:54am
October 10, 2012
Investigation looms as Tim Gordon steps down after 10 years as Becker County sheriff
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon resigned Tuesday, saying he plans to retire after more than 34 years with the sheriff's...
October 10, 2012 - 7:49am
April 14, 2012
The scary rise of child abuse in Becker County
The files in Becker County District Court would bring tears to your eyes: A 1½-year-old Waubun girl -- picked up by the hair, thrown on the...
April 14, 2012 - 9:38am
January 4, 2012
Becker County Court security to be upgraded
Jarred into action by the Dec. 15 courthouse shooting of two people in Grand Marais, the Becker County Board is going ahead with stalled plans to upgrade security at the Becker County Courthouse. Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell, 45, and Grand Marais resident Gregory Thompson, 53,...
January 4, 2012 - 4:10pm
June 8, 2011
ATM stolen from Callaway bank
The FBI and the Becker County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in solving the theft of an ATM machine from Midwest Bank in Callaway. The instant cash machine was taken overnight from a lobby area that is always open to the public. The ATM machine was recovered...
June 8, 2011 - 7:26am
April 28, 2011
Woman appears in Becker County court for attacking 2 women
An International Falls woman made her first appearance Tuesday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of third degree assault. Kasey Lynn Mai, 33, of 3503 Town Home Rd., International Falls, is accused of assaulting two adult women at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes...
April 28, 2011 - 7:48am
August 12, 2010
Becker County has primary election shakeup
An incumbent Becker County commissioner was knocked out of one race and anther commissioner race ended in a virtual tie in Tuesday's primary election. The top two vote-getters in each district move on to the general election in November. In District 2, Commissioner Harry Salminen...
August 12, 2010 - 8:05am
February 11, 2010
Becker County to start burning garbage
The Becker County Board took action Tuesday to finalize its participation in the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority. The commissioners unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the county's participation in the joint powers agreement with Otter Tail, Todd and Wadena...
February 11, 2010 - 7:33am
Becker County could be affected by stricter EPA rules
FARGO -- Becker County is one of 12 counties in Minnesota that could be affected by stricter pollution rules proposed this week by the Obama...
January 11, 2010 - 7:30am
January 4, 2010
UPDATED: Woman killed on snowmobile northeast of Detroit Lakes identified
A 30-year-old St. Louis Park woman was killed early this morning in a snowmobile accident 10 miles northeast of here, the Becker County Sheriff's Office said. The woman, formerly of Detroit Lakes, was identified as Amanda Ann Bergstrom. Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said she apparently...
January 4, 2010 - 7:03am
December 7, 2009
Becker County shoreland resort expansion moratorium lifted
On July 28, the Becker County Board of Commissioners placed a six-month moratorium on the expansion of existing resorts within shoreland districts. That ban was rescinded last week, with the passage of five amendments to the county zoning ordinance. The moratorium was originally...
December 7, 2009 - 7:29am