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Pets: Bring us your stories about your favorite animal friend
Habitat for Humanity looking for Park Rapids family to build 2015 home for
2nd man charged in racing crash that injured woman
Nicklason joins Wellspring leadership council
Commmunity turns out en masse to support Wheelers
Smith focused on present to reach state
Tigers defeat Cromwell in season finale
Panthers given No. 5 seed, travel to No. 4 Roseau
Tigers, Braves open section volleyball playoffs on road
Vikings’ loss a disturbing throwback to last season
RENAE JOY MARSH
WILLIAM "BILL" PROUDFOOT
Scam or not? It’s getting harder to tell, so watch out!
Lagging, keeping up or leading? A system for enterprise excellence; how to succeed
Sister Wolf Books moving to Park Rapids
Jeremy Nelson opens Park Performance Chiropractic
Park Rapids Drama Department presents ‘horrific comedy’
Landvik’s antics – and novels – delight readers
Amy's advice: 'Have fun, tell stories, laugh'
Kat Perkins' song makes first round for Grammy nomination
Flight of the monarchs decreases in a changing climate
Alaska patrolwoman chases off massive polar bear from 81-year-old's home
Information on standing corn row program available
Rooster rebound: Plenty of optimism going into this year’s ND pheasant opener
Lake Lunacy 1.0: Searching for the sunken commode
Letter: Rail transport of oil vs. grain
Letter: Rural vs. metro values
Letter: Republican candidates make many claims
Letter: Tell me why you’re qualified
Editorial: Buckle up, every seat, every time
Blessing of the animals
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The last hurrah of the garden vegetables
Enjoy some colorful squash
courts and crime
June 8, 2011
Hubbard County wins appeal by dealer claiming he didn't get speedy trial
Hubbard County has prevailed in the appeal of a drug dealer-turned informant arrested for selling meth who claimed he was denied a speedy trial. Derek Alan Anderson, 38, was "hiding out in his home," the Minnesota Court of Appeals noted.
June 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 4, 2011
Eminent domain proceedings filed over County 37 road
Eminent domain proceedings have begun against six landowners with 10 parcels of property along Hubbard County 37, but bids will still be let for the project June 14. The legal proceedings will only slow access to those properties, said Hubbard County engineer Dave Olsonawski. The...
June 4, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 25, 2011
Men get electronic home monitoring in hunting case
Two Twin Cities area men received electronic home monitoring Monday as punishment in a Hubbard County case that involved poaching deer and growing marijuana on leased hunting land. Stephen Battin, 61, of Big Lake, and Donald Cook, 61, of Bloomington, entered into plea deals in...
news / hunting / outdoors
May 25, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 18, 2011
Reward offered in wolf shootings near Park Rapids
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to a conviction in the case of two timber wolves left dead on a highway north of Park...
May 18, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 12, 2011
Ed Schultz to 'aggressively' fight lawsuit by ex-associate
FARGO - A lawsuit that claims Ed Schultz stiffed a business partner out of a promised share of revenue from the daily political talk show he hosts on MSNBC is baseless, his lawyer says. The attorney for Schultz, a longtime TV and radio personality in Fargo before he landed a punditry...
May 12, 2011 - 6:57am
May 11, 2011
Ex-associate of Ed Schultz: 'He's died and gone to heaven, and he hasn't paid me a dime'
In recounting how he got his daily show on MSNBC, Ed Schultz once told The Forum his big break came with a call from the head of the network in spring 2009. "I sold him. And he gave me a chance on the air," Schultz told a Forum reporter later that fall.
May 11, 2011 - 7:07am
May 4, 2011
County appeals resort variance verdict
Hubbard County and the owners of a 5th Crow Wing Lake resort have appealed a district court ruling in the case of a variance issued a year ago. The parties, defendants in a lawsuit, contend a March 2010 variance granted by the county's Board of Adjustment was correctly awarded initially,...
May 4, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 30, 2011
Familiar moose returns to downtown Park Rapids
After a year of convalescing, extensive cosmetic surgery and rigorous rehabilitation, "Big Larry" returned to Moose Creek Village Tuesday morning. Big Larry is the name of the sculptured moose on Main Avenue that was vandalized one year ago downtown. The crime has never been solved....
April 30, 2011 - 1:00pm
Drug abuse coordinator: 'We're facing an emergency'
Misuse and abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs have seen a "phenomenal increase" since 1990, Jay Jaffee, a drug and alcohol prevention coordinator, told a group assembled Monday night at St. Joseph's. The statement was not surprising to many. Those attending were professionals...
April 30, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 27, 2011
Two men enter pleas in case of poaching, marijuana growing
Two Twin Cities area men entered pleas Monday in a Hubbard County case that involved poaching deer and growing marijuana on leased hunting land. Steven Battin, 61, of Big Lake, and Donald Cook, 61, of Bloomington, both testified Monday they were Vietnam vets suffering from Post...
April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
Former dispatcher arraigned in theft case
A May 23 omnibus hearing has been set in the case of a Hubbard County jailer/dispatcher facing three felony charges in connection with the theft of funds from her ex-husband's bank account. Lana Jo-Lynn O'Bannon, 44, of Park Rapids is accused of check forgery and theft of property,...
April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
Detention Center gets grant to teach violence prevention to inmates
The Hubbard County Detention Center has received a grant to address violence prevention. Programs Coordinator Joe Henry announced that he received the $2,000 grant from St. Joseph's Area Community Health Services as part of the Catholic Health Initiatives Mission and Ministry....
April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 20, 2011
Minnesota law enforcement agencies will take aim Thursday against state's distracted drivers; tickets to be issued
Distracted drivers will be the total focus of law enforcement officers statewide on Thursday, April 21. Nearly 400 agencies will increase patrols to ticket drivers who exhibit distracted driving behavior, and as a result, endanger the public. The education and enforcement campaign...
April 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 12, 2011
NEW AND EXPANDED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEMS UNVEILED DURING CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHT WEEK
ST. PAUL - The State of Minnesota is using Crime Victims Awareness week to unveil a new website and an enhanced phone notification system designed to keep crime victims up to date about incarcerated offenders in Minnesota. The Minnesota CHOICE website (www.minnesotachoice.com...
April 12, 2011 - 8:43am
April 9, 2011
Hubbard County jailer/dispatcher charged with three felonies
A longtime Hubbard County jailer/dispatcher is facing three felony charges in connection with her ex-husband's bank accounts and has been placed on administrative leave. Lana Jo-Lynn O'Bannon, 44, of Park Rapids, known as Lana Jo Yliniemi, was placed on paid administrative leave...
April 9, 2011 - 1:00pm