Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
Turkey tale: Did Ben Franklin suggest the wild turkey be our country's national symbol?
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of adoption process
Making a wish come true: Eischens receives custom-built Ice Castle Fish House through Make-A-Wish Foundation
Park Rapids fourth grader is Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge winner
Man must pay $55K restitution after bilking elderly Hubbard County woman
International Falls scores final four goals in 6-2 win over Panthers
Panthers persevere through adversity
Hovelsrud caps off career at state meet
Two power-play goals spark Northern Lakes in 4-1 win over Panthers
Tigers advance to state championship game
Mary Louise Haedt
Conrad Hanisch@13@@10@@13@@10@@13@@10@@13@@10@@13@@10@@13@@10@Conrad Hanisch@13@@10@
Marion Irene Ward Somers
Mary Louise Haedt
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Food shelf thankful for Coborn's donation
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Skarpness joins Enterprise editorial staff
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame
Public invited to weigh in on criteria for proposed sculpture trail
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
November 18, 2017
'I'm just a bum': Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Is there really a man making his way around the Detroit Lakes area handing out money — by the hundreds and thousands — to strangers? Several area people say yes. One Holiday Inn patron confirmed the story, saying he met the fellow a little...
November 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
Detroit Lakes ice palace committee moving forward with plans even though 'St. Paul couldn't get it done'
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — When organizers behind the plans to build a "super-sized" ice palace for the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival scuttled...
October 18, 2017 - 1:59pm
October 14, 2017
Minn. women caught in California wildfires are home safe, looking to help
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Just two days into a girls' trip to wine country, eight women were forced to evacuate their AirBnB, the wide- and...
October 14, 2017 - 8:42am
October 8, 2017
Detroit Lakes horse rescued from kill truck does well at Minnesota state competition
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The Teiken farm just north of Detroit Lakes is somewhat of a home for rescues. The Teikens rescue animals in need,...
October 8, 2017 - 7:15am
October 4, 2017
Las Vegas hospital worker, a Detroit Lakes native, finds herself in middle of shooting crisis
LAS VEGAS—In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, which killed 59 people and left 527 injured, Americans are reeling — and many are...
October 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
September 24, 2017
From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The Humane Society of the Lakes in Detroit Lakes has opened its doors to dogs from Texas, opening up some room...
September 24, 2017 - 8:29am
August 30, 2017
Mountain biking on the rise: Laddies Loppet, Kappel’s Challenge, group rides bringing more bikers than ever to lakes area
Did you know that one of the longest-running mountain bike races in the Midwest is held right here in Becker County, every Labor Day weekend?...
August 30, 2017 - 7:54am
August 28, 2017
Classic '69 Mercury Cougar stolen, crashed after high-speed chase in Minn.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Darcy Savig of Audubon got a shock to the system on Tuesday when he discovered his beloved 1969 Mercury Cougar had...
August 28, 2017 - 7:45am
August 11, 2017
'The Hunt for a Donor'
FRAZEE, Minn. — When lifelong Frazee resident Justin Oelfke entered his truck in the demolition derby for the 2017 Becker County Fair,...
August 11, 2017 - 12:36am
August 9, 2017
Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities
The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21 is part of a nationwide effort...
August 9, 2017 - 11:39am
August 4, 2017
Sun, stars shine as WE Fest opens
DETROIT LAKES, Minn—While potential rain threatened to dampen the spirits of WE Fest, concert-goers weren't going to let questionable...
August 4, 2017 - 5:04pm
July 29, 2017
DL veteran has lined up witnesses, hopes to stay in home
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes veteran is hopeful he may be allowed to stay in his rented home after all. Brian Fraser, 59, says...
July 29, 2017 - 10:21am
July 16, 2017
Minn. city's renter situation is a new crackdown on an old policy
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—It was a decision heard around the region. The controversy that erupted from the Detroit Lakes City Council's decision...
July 16, 2017 - 7:15pm
May 29, 2017
A peaceful place for healing pain: At MN lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
FARGO — As members of the North Dakota Air National Guard here in 2011, Matt and Micaela Brancato lost two dear friends within a span of...
May 29, 2017 - 3:41pm
April 8, 2016
Pigeon found along the road becomes another family pet
Stories of rescue dogs and cats aren’t too hard to find, but rarely does one hear a heartwarming tale of a rescue pigeon. For Detroit Lakes...
April 8, 2016 - 1:03pm