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Park Rapids Enterprise
A peaceful place for healing pain: At MN lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
Park Rapids Graduation
Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
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
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
October 8, 2015
Duluth doctor who stalked Detroit Lakes boyfriend put on probation
A Duluth doctor whose license has been suspended has been put on probation and will spend just days in jail for stalking a former boyfriend from Detroit Lakes and for being caught with dozens of prescription pain pills when he was booked into the Becker County Jail. Daniel...
October 8, 2015 - 8:20am
October 7, 2015
Arrest of Minnesota man in underage sex sting, leads to chilling discovery in his vehicle
- A Maple Grove man is accused of responding to a 16-year-old girl’s online ad offering to exchange sex for money.Corwin Thomas Moose, 43, was charged last week in Washington County with two counts of prostitution of a minor. He is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 15 in Stillwater. The...
October 7, 2015 - 10:07am
October 2, 2015
Two flee police, leave behind 98 grams meth
A man and a woman are accused of fleeing police at the Detroit Lakes Walmart and leaving their car at Long Lake Park with nearly a quarter-pound of methamphetamines inside. James Matthew Longfield, 30, of Mahnomen and Mariah Jean Giard, 24, of Naytahwaush are both charged...
October 2, 2015 - 8:14am
October 1, 2015
Alexandria woman faces murder charge
An Alexandria woman is charged with third degree murder and bringing contraband -- methamphetamine -- into a prison. Authorities allege that Melissa Rae Guillette gave gelatin capsules filled with meth to an inmate, a friend she was visiting at the Minnesota Correctional...
October 1, 2015 - 8:52am
Women who allegedly robbed Grand Forks bank still at large
` Police are searching for a woman in connection with a Wednesday robbery at Bremer Bank here. At about 1:30 p.m., the woman allegedly displayed a weapon in the lobby of the bank at 921 N. Washington St. and demanded money, Grand Forks Police Lt. Derik Zimmel said....
October 1, 2015 - 8:30am
September 30, 2015
'It doesn't just happen to everybody else'
By Amy Chaffins/Alexandria Echo Press It was a typical September morning five years ago. Lucille Vogt, 77, of Leaf Valley was on...
September 30, 2015 - 9:24am
Man hit, killed another with vehicle, told passengers to pretend it didn't happen, police say
A 43-year-old Bagley man faces a vehicular homicide charge on claims he struck another man with a sport utility vehicle and told his passengers to pretend they didn’t see anything early on Sunday morning. Elmer William Thompson appeared Tuesday in Clearwater County...
September 30, 2015 - 9:04am
September 28, 2015
Fargo police shoot car theft suspect
A Fargo police officer shot a 31-year-old suspect in a car theft Monday morning after police say he pointed a weapon at the officer that turned out to be a BB gun. The man shot by police shortly after 3 a.m. was taken to Essentia Hospital, David Todd, Fargo's interim police...
September 28, 2015 - 8:48am
September 24, 2015
DNA from cigarette butt snares man
Jason Duane Lampl, 24, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, in June of 2014 he burglarized a cabin on South Dinner Lake Loop, Park Rapids. The well pump and tank were removed from inside the...
September 24, 2015 - 8:18am
WF woman found passed out in car in middlle of intersection with heroin needle stuck in arm
An arrest warrant has been issued for a West Fargo woman on heroin possession charges after she and a man driving her were both found passed out in a car that was stopped in the middle of a Fargo intersection, according to prosecutors. Court documents filed in Cass County District...
September 24, 2015 - 8:04am
September 16, 2015
Ex-mayor charged with stealing from baseball team
St. CLOUD — The former mayor of Richmond in central Minnesota is accused of stealing money from the amateur baseball team that he used to manage. Scott Kron, 43, is charged in Stearns County District Court with three felonies and one gross misdemeanor. A court complaint...
September 16, 2015 - 9:58am
Minn. woman pleads guilty to sending nude photos of 6-year-old daughter to arouse 'friend'
SLAYTON, Minn. – A 25-year-old Slayton woman who sent cellphone photographs of her 6-year-old daughter to a "friend" to try to sexually arouse him will apparently be able to stay out of prison and keep her children if she follows probationary guidelines. Tyna Rae Patch,...
September 16, 2015 - 9:40am
September 15, 2015
Bemidji woman gets 10-years probation in fatal hypothermia case involving 6-year-old cousin
A Bemidji woman who last month pleaded guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge after her 6-year-old cousin she was supposed to be babysitting wandered out into 25-below February weather in Bemidji, for the moment, has avoided jail time. Rachel Downer, 23, used her hands...
September 15, 2015 - 11:37am
Allegedly shot by landlord, Perham man told fiance 'I’m already dead. Run.'
With a notarized eviction notice on his front door, Mike Marcell Jr. walked the 20 yards to his landlord’s home on the morning of Sept. 4...
September 15, 2015 - 11:31am
September 14, 2015
Two found dead in rural Brandon home have been identified
Authorities have released more details about a Saturday evening shooting that left two men dead in a rural Brandon home Saturday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) received a 9-1-1 call at 5:49 p.m. about two males in a residence that were injured and not breathing. Deputies...
September 14, 2015 - 8:49am