Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
Veteran ice-fishing event aims to remove barriers
Forum discusses immigrant fears
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
Strong second half sparks Panthers past Wolverines
Panthers dominate Red Lake Falls to open playoffs
Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her last Olympic downhill
Fosston/Bagley defeats Warriors in section quarterfinal match
Post players propel Tigers to home win
Paul Eugene Seybert
Joyce Wahlenberg (Massa)
Earl Lynn Miller
Lyle Byron Oja
Simon Matthew Schiffler
Business page guidelines
Business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Weekend Adventures: A fishing foray in the county's four trout lakes
LWV offering civic engagement lessons
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
Opinion: Parents serve as positive, negative role models for children in athletics
Opinion: You can protect our democracy: Attend your caucus
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
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
July 2, 2015
Celebrate Independence Day by staying out of jail
ST. PAUL – As Minnesotans head to the lake or just kick back at home for the long three day weekend, the Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS/OTS) reminds motorists to travel safely. Recent fatal crashes have pushed the preliminary number of traffic...
July 2, 2015 - 9:07am
June 3, 2015
Man found guilty of drunk Zamboni driving
A man has been sentenced to 19 days in jail by a municipal court judge for driving a Zamboni while drunk during a high school hockey game on New Year's Eve. Steven James Anderson faced a Class B misdemeanor driving under the influence charge after witnesses reported Anderson was...
June 3, 2015 - 8:27am
February 5, 2015
Gilbert man wins Super Bowl DWI distinction for being drunkest driver
VIRGINIA, Minn. - Authorities say a Gilbert man earned the distinction as the drunkest driver caught on Minnesota roadways on Super Bowl Sunday. David Keith Besemann, 37, allegedly registered a 0.33 percent blood-alcohol content — more than four times the legal limit — when...
February 5, 2015 - 8:34am
February 3, 2015
Zamboni driver's blood-alcohol level was over three times legal limit
By Archie Ingersoll / The Forum A 27-year-old man accused of driving a Zamboni while drunk at a high school hockey game had a blood-alcohol level of over three times the legal limit, police said. A preliminary breath test showed that Steven James Anderson had a blood-alcohol...
February 3, 2015 - 8:03am
January 31, 2015
Fargo Zamboni driver arrested on suspicion of DUI when game spectators report erratic ice-cleaning
RGO – The man who was arrested here Friday night on suspicion of driving a Zamboni while drunk during a high school hockey game was also arrested a month ago for drunk driving.
January 31, 2015 - 3:22pm
January 20, 2015
Fergus Falls man cited for DWI after driving into lake
One man was arrested for drunken driving after driving into Otter Tail Lake on Saturday night. According to police, about 9 p.m. Saturday, Fergus Falls resident Taylor Ray Perala drove into open water on Otter Tail Lake, about 20 miles north and east of Fergus. Perala...
January 20, 2015 - 11:33am
January 6, 2015
Minnesota man with 27 drunken driving-related convictions released from prison after serving five years
A Bayport man convicted in 27 drunken driving-related cases in Minnesota has been released to residential placement in Clay County. Danny Lee Bettcher, 61, was released Dec. 29 after serving about five years in prison for his latest drunken driving-related conviction, said...
January 6, 2015 - 8:27am
November 19, 2014
Drunken driving arrest a wake up call for Park Rapids man
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Nathan Placentia remembers the bravado feeling, thinking he could keep up, shot for shot,...
November 19, 2014 - 11:01am
October 30, 2014
Boo! The cops will be out in full force Halloween
Law enforcement officers in the 25 counties with the highest numbers of traffic deaths and serious injuries tied to alcohol will try to keep scary fun from turning deadly this Halloween. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety is coordinating increased...
October 30, 2014 - 3:06pm
June 5, 2014
Glyndon drunken driving suspect had Jell-O shots in pockets, police say
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A Glyndon woman is charged with drunken driving after police pulled her over for swerving and found Jell-O shots in her pockets, authorities said.
June 5, 2014 - 9:11am
May 28, 2014
WDAY-TV reporter arrested for suspected drunken driving
LAKE PARK, Minn. – A WDAY-TV news reporter was arrested near here Monday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow said Kiersten “Kay” Cooley, 25, was arrested about 5:30 p.m. headed westbound on U.S.
May 28, 2014 - 8:26am
January 31, 2014
Bemidji woman gets prison time in death of Proctor woman
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org A sobbing Bemidji woman was sentenced to 58 months in prison for the death of a female motorcyclist and the serious injury to her husband after she’d spent the night drinking.
January 31, 2014 - 2:58pm
July 17, 2012
West Fargo man with 14th DUI arrest called 'a menace to society'
FARGO - Bail was set at $15,000 Monday for a West Fargo man accused of what prosecutors say is his 14th DUI offense. Kevin Tegtmeier, 60, was...
July 17, 2012 - 7:41am
July 8, 2012
West Fargo family dies in crash caused by impaired driver, who also dies
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - As Shar Berns' husband looked her in the eyes and told her that her best friend, a woman she had come to love in the past eight...
July 8, 2012 - 11:09am