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Park Rapids Enterprise
Co-valedictorian cousins share academic spotlight at graduation
Meat thieves target local grocery stores
Park Rapids WWII veteran shares his story of wounded in action
Woman dies in high speed pursuit in Laporte
Body found in Little Detroit Lake shows no sign of foul play
Overmyer, Grimes receive top honors
Panthers open playoffs with win over East Polk
EGF eliminates Panthers in section opener
Lakers take first at home meet
Menahga sweeps Parkers Prairie
Woodland Store under new ownership; had banner weekend
Basic Business Cents: A process is a process is a process
Johnson’s readies for Opener
Memorial Day programs set for May 25
Love, loss and labradors
Narrowing the Straight
Minnesota Fishing Opener lived up to great expectations
Fishing Opener sees cooler start to the season
Boomtown madness: Prairie chicken rite of spring is fun
Round River trail maintenance split between groups
So much to think about this Memorial Day
Letter: Thank you for Post Prom support
Letter: Rep. Hancock votes misguided
Letter: Fed practices leading country to inflation
Commentary : Happy Mother’s Day from your friends at Companeros and the Dorset House
May 13, 2013
Cass Lake man arrested for string of burglaries
A Cass Lake man was arrested Friday and charged in a string of thefts in Bemidji, officials said. Last week, a rash of burglaries were reported to the Bemidji Police Department. Unoccupied homes had been entered during daytime hours while residents were away, officials said. Items...
news / region
May 13, 2013 - 9:22am
May 8, 2013
Man convicted of beating wife arrested in California
A former Lake George man convicted of the vicious beating of his wife in 2010 is in a California jail on charges of beating his new wife. Authorities from Yreka, Calif., called Hubbard County Attorney Don Dearstyne Monday to inquire about John Defatte’s priors. Defatte, 72, was...
news / local
May 8, 2013 - 3:55pm
Stolen guns, drugs found in Osakis bust
Stolen guns and marijuana were turned up in a drug bust in Osakis on January 28. According to the West Central Narcotics Task Force, a search warrant was issued at 11 West Main Street in Osakis, where officers recovered two stolen guns, marijuana, scales, packaging supplies and $2,310...
February 8, 2013 - 8:15am
January 24, 2013
Former Bemidji teacher arraigned on sex charges
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Two days before the first of three victims of alleged sexual abuse at Central Elementary School in Bemidji came forward, John...
January 24, 2013 - 7:50am
January 22, 2013
29-year-old causes disturbance at Fargo Hooter's, arrested after he flees, kicks out police car window
FARGO - Police say a 29-year-old man who was causing a disturbance Monday night at Hooters restaurant in south Fargo fled the scene when officers arrived and kicked out a window of a police car when he was later arrested in north Fargo. Officers were called at 8:53 p.m. to the restaurant...
January 22, 2013 - 3:38pm
January 8, 2013
Clay sheriff tackles armed suspect linked to robberies at bank, Stop-N-Go
MOORHEAD - When Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist saw the suspected bank robber running toward him, the man spotted him at the same moment and...
January 8, 2013 - 6:27pm
Eight arrested in Dickinson prostitution sting
DICKINSON, N.D. - Eight people were arrested over the weekend after a bust of what the Police Department is calling a prostitution ring. Bradley Gingell, Josue Gomez, Jose Montano and Mark Twogood, all of Dickinson, were arrested, along with Bradley Balerud and Brian R. Gebeke, both...
January 8, 2013 - 6:35am
January 3, 2013
Shooter's parents get custody of girl orphaned in Amor murder-suicide
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A bitter custody battle between the families of a teenage boy and the girlfriend he killed in a murder-suicide, orphaning...
January 3, 2013 - 7:10am
January 2, 2013
Detroit Lakes officer charged with gun crime by Hubbard County prosecutors
A former Detroit Lakes police officer has been charged with a gun crime. Mathew Brun, 33, has been charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, a gross misdemeanor. Brun resigned from the police department Dec. 20, prior to the gun charge being filed by the Hubbard County Attorney's...
news / region
January 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
Fargo broker accused of stealing $250,000 from couple
FARGO - A Fargo investment broker who received a cease-and-desist order last June for allegedly defrauding a client is now accused of bilking a married couple out of more than $250,000. Two counts of Class B felony theft were filed against Robert Henry Medhus on Friday in Cass County...
January 2, 2013 - 7:44am
December 29, 2012
More charged in drug ring blamed in Park Rapids teen's death
For the first time, federal prosecutors have charged people outside the Grand Forks area in the synthetic drug conspiracy blamed in the deaths of two teenagers, including one from Park Rapids, and for sending others to the hospital this summer. In a grand jury indictment revealed...
region / news
December 29, 2012 - 11:00am
December 26, 2012
Walker man charged with Criminal Vehicular Homicide in crash
A Walker man will make his next court appearance Dec. 31 on nine charges arising from a rollover that injured him and four passengers. Grant James Gustafson, 25, is charged with eight counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide or Operation in the Dec. 14 crash on Hubbard County 45 at...
December 26, 2012 - 1:00pm
Native Mob member pleads guilty to murder
A Native Mob member pleaded guilty Friday to killing a fellow gang member, bringing to 20 the number of defendants convicted in a violent regional network. Shaun Michael Martinez, also known as Tinez, agreed to a plea arrangement with prosecutors to a term of 43 years, although...
region / news
December 26, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 12, 2012
Defense attorney seeks suppression of damaging statements mother made to cops about abused child
The public defender for a St. Paul Park woman charged with child abuse said in court Monday she would seek to suppress several statements her...
December 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 7, 2012
Zim man charged with 3 felonies in sledgehammer attack
A Zim man who allegedly attacked a Gilbert man with a sledgehammer is charged with three felonies. Justin Kenneth Rae, 21, is charged with first-degree assault-great bodily harm, second-degree assault and first-degree burglary. According to the criminal complaint: Officers responded...
December 7, 2012 - 9:13am