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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
Minnesota man sentenced to more than a decade in prison for Bakken housing scheme
Minnesota voters supported 82 percent of tax levies
Capitol Chatter: Sex harassment allegations reach several states
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
Two power-play goals spark Northern Lakes in 4-1 win over Panthers
Tigers advance to state championship game
Panthers serve up a successful season
Tigers advance to state title game
Oelkers, Henrickson lead Warroad past Panthers
Irene Rose Byer
Bernice Dorothy Lohmeier
Rodney Keith Anderson
Mary Louise Haedt
Marion Irene Ward Somers
Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame
Operation Round Up awards $34,400 to local programs
Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Email scam affecting Arvig customers
Basic Business Cents: So you want to start your own business
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?
Flamenco dance troupe performing twice 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
Column: Enterprise has always covered more than Park Rapids sports
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
March 11, 2014
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires; part-time officer named interim chief
By Bryce Haugen At a special meeting Monday, Sebeka City Council members unanimously accepted the retirement of the town’s police chief, who was recently cited for driving while intoxicated, and appointed a part-time officer as interim chief. Eric Swenson, 48, had been...
March 11, 2014 - 11:37am
August 27, 2013
One dead in motorcycle-car crash in Hubbard County
Police say a Bemidji woman fell asleep while intoxicated behind the wheel of her sport utility vehicle before she crossed the centerline and killed a passenger on a motorcycle. Victoria Blakely Whitefeather, 23, was charged in Hubbard County District Court with several counts of...
August 27, 2013 - 11:40am
July 17, 2013
Kelliher mayor cited for DWI
- Mayor Darin Joseph Latterell was cited for DWI last week, according to police. A deputy with the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office stopped Latterell, 40, at 10 p.m. July 13. The traffic stop was initiated because a tail light was out on the vehicle Latterell was driving, a blotter...
July 17, 2013 - 3:47pm
December 20, 2012
1,300 DWI arrests made in Minnesota during December
Minnesota's Department of Public Safety says about 1,300 people have been arrested for driving while intoxicated so far in December. State law enforcement agencies are working overtime hours this month as part of a campaign to prevent drunken driving tragedies. That's accompanied...
December 20, 2012 - 7:18am
March 21, 2012
Top ND trooper arrested for DWI in Beltrami County
GRAND FORKS, N. D. -- The officer overseeing the North Dakota Highway Patrol's northeast region was arrested for driving while impaired in Minnesota...
March 21, 2012 - 8:17am
March 14, 2012
DWI effort planned for St. Patrick's Day
Law enforcement officers from around Minnesota will be placing extra emphasis this Saturday on impaired driving enforcement. "We would rather have drivers plan ahead not to drink and drive instead of having to make arrests or have needless tragedies occur," State Patrol Sgt. Jesse...
March 14, 2012 - 7:33am
August 20, 2011
Appeals Court finds probable cause for Ponsford man's 12th DWI arrest
A Ponsford man appealing his 12th DWI conviction in Hubbard County has lost his case. The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday that there...
August 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 25, 2011
Dawson dad tells of daughter's poor choice seven years after her death
For more than seven years, Terry Overlander has continued to answer every opportunity to stand before high school students and tell a story that...
July 25, 2011 - 8:08am
June 11, 2011
2 adults charged with driving drunk, kids in car in Hubbard County
A dubious distinction achieved in 2010 appears to be perpetuating itself in Hubbard County - adults being pulled over for suspected drunken driving...
June 11, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 19, 2011
Beltrami County District Court: DWI Court team reports successes
Fifty participants have taken advantage of Beltrami County DWI Court since its inception in July 2007. Of those, 27 have graduated, 13 are active participants and 10 were terminated. The DWI Court collaborative team gave a report Tuesday to the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners. DWI...
May 19, 2011 - 7:41am
Wrong-way driver accused of leaving child alone in Grand Forks hotel room
A Mandaree, N.D., woman is accused of leaving her 5-year-old daughter unsupervised in a Grand Forks hotel room early Wednesday while she drove the wrong way on Interstate 29 under the influence of prescription drugs, prosecutors say. According to court documents, Pauline Casarez...
May 19, 2011 - 7:27am
May 4, 2011
Grand Forks woman gets 10 years in drunken-driving crash that cost victim a leg
GRAND FORKS - A Grand Forks woman was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for hitting a man while driving drunk, causing him to lose a leg. Karen Vatnsdal, 52, was sentenced to 10 years for felony assault. She hit Michael Hart, 37, on DeMers Avenue on Oct. 17 in Grand Forks....
May 4, 2011 - 7:07am
April 7, 2011
Bemidji man pleads guilty for crash that put officer in hospital
A Bemidji man who had a blood-alcohol concentration more than three times the legal limit to drive when he ran a red light and struck a car,...
April 7, 2011 - 12:06pm
March 5, 2011
Fargo driver allegedly said, 'Watch this' before crash that killed passenger
Seconds before skidding around a corner in north Fargo and running into a tree last fall - a crash that killed a 17-year-old passenger - the...
March 5, 2011 - 9:23am
February 28, 2011
Family chases down drunk driver in Wadena
A man, his pregnant wife and their three children were nearly hit head-on by an alleged drunk driver, and ended up turning their vehicle around to follow him, contacting police via 911 and witnessing the man being arrested for DWI in Wadena. Jason Dykhoff, his wife Kelly and their...
February 28, 2011 - 7:47am