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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
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
Paul Albert Grams
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
September 12, 2015
While fleeing in car, woman dragged Cass County officer 25 feet, charges say
Cass County Sheriff's corporal who pulled over a woman for speeding was dragged for 25 feet as the woman drunkenly tried to drive away, charges filed Friday in Cass County District Court said. Nicolle Jean Koehler, 32, was charged with felony reckless endangerment and four misdemeanors:...
September 12, 2015 - 8:16am
ND man allegedly kept body of brother he killed in trailer for 5 months
A North Dakota man who allegedly kept his brother's body in his camper trailer for more than five months has been charged with his murder. Aaron Ray Larson, 40, of Powers Lake was arrested Thursday in Bismarck and could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison if convicted of the...
September 12, 2015 - 8:13am
September 11, 2015
Deer River man charged in double-fatal collision
BEMIDJI—A 29-year-old Deer River man has been charged in the deaths of two people in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Itasca County. Derrick Lee Cloud has been charged with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of Cory J. Jones, 27, of Cass...
September 11, 2015 - 10:34am
SD ex-police chief arrested for 2009 murder of fiancee
GREGORY, S.D. — A former police chief was arrested Wednesday morning on one count of first-degree murder for the 2009 death of his then-fiancee because of “additional evidence.” Russell Bertram, 63, of Sioux Falls, was indicted Tuesday by a Gregory County grand jury...
September 11, 2015 - 9:37am
September 10, 2015
Eveleth woman confesses to hiring a hitman to kill her boyrfriend
An Iron Range woman has admitted that she asked a hitman to kill her boyfriend in 2014 and said she’s coming forward now because she can’t live with the guilt. Charges against Janessa Lynn Peters, 21, of Eveleth, were filed Tuesday for second-degree murder in the death...
September 10, 2015 - 10:26am
September 8, 2015
Insurance agents accused of taking $250,000 from clients
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Two licensed insurance agents from rural Paynesville have been charged with orchestrating an investment fraud scheme over the past seven years totaling $250,000. Michaela “Kim” Kruger, 57, is charged with four counts of theft by swindle and Richard A....
September 8, 2015 - 8:17am
September 2, 2015
UND employee arrested in prostitution sting
GLENWOOD, Minn. -- A UND associate director was arrested last month after he allegedly tried meet a prostitute at a Glenwood hotel. Randall Scott Bohlman, 59, was charged with engaging in prostitution in a public place, a gross misdemeanor that carries no more than one year...
September 2, 2015 - 8:29am
August 29, 2015
Osage man charged with drugs labeled ‘Old Grand Dad Huckleberry’
Joseph Starblanket Martin, 32, of 25965 County Road 39, Osage has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Aug. 21 a Detroit Lakes police officer pulled him over on Frazee Street...
August 29, 2015 - 9:28am
DL man allegedly caught on video setting his rental house on fire
A Detroit Lakes man has been accused of setting his rental house on fire, an act that prosecutors say was captured on video from nearby businesses. Jade Wallace Hedlund, 21, of Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree arson. According...
August 29, 2015 - 9:23am
August 27, 2015
Victim says Grand Forks man raped her while she slept
The trial of a Grand Forks man accused of sexually assaulting two acquaintances while they were sleeping last year began Wednesday with one of the victims taking the stand for about three hours. Prosecutor Andrew Eyre opened the trial with remarks alleging Brandon Wesley...
August 27, 2015 - 8:18am
August 21, 2015
Former Watford City, N.D., businessman awaiting trial in murder-for-hire plot tries to escape
OKANE, Wash. — Spokane County Jail confirmed Thursday that the FBI is at the jail investigating a possible escape attempt by former Watford City, N.D., businessman James Henrikson, who is awaiting trial in a murder-for-hire plot involving his old partner in the oil fields of...
August 21, 2015 - 8:23am
August 15, 2015
Minnesota man faces murder charge, allegedly killed girlfriend with bow and arrow
FRANKLIN, Minn. – A Morgan man who survived a self-inflicted gunshot wound is facing a charge that he killed his girlfriend with a bow and arrow earlier this summer at a makeshift campsite near Franklin. Dwayne Alan Case, 29, was arrested Friday after it was determined...
August 15, 2015 - 10:58am
August 12, 2015
Fargo man appears in court for sex trafficking in Bemidji
A hearing was held Monday in Beltrami County District Court for a Fargo man facing sex trafficking charges stemming from an incident in July. Kyaree Baron Stone, 25, was arrested July 23 after a Bemidji police investigator was alerted to an advertisement for a female escort...
August 12, 2015 - 7:38am
August 11, 2015
Dalton Fire & Rescue Squad member charged with taking money from victim's wallet
A member of the Dalton (Minn.) Fire and Rescue Squad who responded to a June 23, 2015, double fatal crash in Ottertail County has been charged for allegedly taking money from a crash victim’s wallet. Tara Kimberly Lindquist, 42, of 110 E. Main Street in Dalton, is charged...
August 11, 2015 - 7:46am
August 10, 2015
Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy hit by suspect's vehicle after chase
ALASKA TOWNSHIP -- A pursuit on the Red Lake Reservation Friday evening ended when a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy was hit by the suspect vehicle. Red Lake Reservation authorities were chasing a 2015 Ford Focus about 5:30 p.m. stemming from a "domestic call," according...
August 10, 2015 - 8:07am