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Lions donate vision machines to area residents
Authorities say couple was drinking before they left children in car
Police: Driver who crashed stolen bus punched Fargo officer
CHI St. Joseph’s Health is now prepared for possible Ebola threat
Cody’s Corner: Pine Point students know all about caring for animals; K9 Oakley needs a bulletproof vest
Bellefeuille leads Frazee past Menahga
Panthers expecting successful campaign
TRF holds Panthers to three shots in 10-0 win
Seniors ready to lead Braves
Panthers’ up-tempo style should produce victories
BRUCE "BRUTUS" FRITZ
Knute Nelson receives community health grant
TruStar named one of healthiest credit unions in U.S.
Allison Cease earns funeral director license
Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic welcomes Physician Assistant
Enbridge opens office in Park Rapids; Tomte will staff it
Kindergartners, first graders offer turkey recipes
Sowing seeds of imagination
DL Mountain grand opening is Friday
Resorters, anglers accuse DNR of ignoring 'walleye heritage
A chilly swim
Deer harvest down 36 percent statewide
Mixed results for opening hunt
Letter: A time to learn, think about hospice care
Editorial: Don’t let a scammer wreck your holiday
Letter: Park Rapids has a fragile aquifer
Editorial: Cigarette use drops among high school students
Letter: Thankful for religious liberty to write
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Letter: Assisted Living centers provide needed care
Cody’s Corner: Pets in Beirut filled security need
March 9, 2012
UPDATED: Former Lake George, Minn., pastor's bail set at $1 million in sex case
Unconditional bond in the amount of $1 million has been set in the case of a former Lake George pastor facing 15 counts of criminal sexual conduct...
March 9, 2012 - 6:00am
December 20, 2011
Man arrested after angry tirade, threats at Park Rapids, Minn., post office
A Park Rapids man faces a Disorderly Conduct charge stemming from a volatile incident Monday noon at the Park Rapids post office. Gabriel Alan Detmers, 34, apparently came into the crowded post office to complain that his grandmother's Christmas cards had not been picked up by the...
December 20, 2011 - 11:39am
November 23, 2011
Three charged in 'significant' meth bust in Hubbard County
Three men appeared in Hubbard County District Court Wednesday noon in what the county attorney is calling "one of the most significant" drug busts in recent memory. Darrol Allen Shepersky, 41, and Harold Glenn Hanson, 41, both of Park Rapids, and Joshua Paul Carlson, 31, of Eagan,...
November 23, 2011 - 12:35pm
July 27, 2011
Lake George, Minn., post office on potential national closure/conversion list
The quaint Lake George post office is one of 88 Minnesota Postal Services outlets targeted to close or be converted to a "village outlet." The Postal Services has been looking at operations of thousands of 3,500 outlets nationally and Tuesday announced numerous closures. It is...
July 27, 2011 - 7:36am
July 4, 2011
Nevis firefighter injured responding to boat blaze
A Nevis firefighter was taken to the Park Rapids hospital when he was injured responding to a boat inferno on Lake Belle Taine Monday noon. Ron...
July 4, 2011 - 1:33pm
June 1, 2011
Day after storm brings signs of progress and what was lost in Park Rapids
As Day 2 dawned, Park Rapids residents woke up to aching backs and plenty of sunshine. But that sun carries a heavy price of what was lost in Monday night's EF-1 tornado, which struck older sections of the city. "Good grief we lost a lot of beautiful trees," said Minnesota Power...
June 1, 2011 - 6:56am
May 25, 2011
Men get electronic home monitoring in hunting case
Two Twin Cities area men received electronic home monitoring Monday as punishment in a Hubbard County case that involved poaching deer and growing marijuana on leased hunting land. Stephen Battin, 61, of Big Lake, and Donald Cook, 61, of Bloomington, entered into plea deals in...
news / hunting / outdoors
May 25, 2011 - 1:00pm
Sebeka man dies in rollover accident
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a call of a one-vehicle crash around 9:30 Thursday morning. Upon the arrival of emergency personnel, a white passenger car was found upside down in a drainage ditch full of water. The driver of the vehicle, Joshua Kangas, 26, of Sebeka,...
March 25, 2011 - 9:43am
UPDATED: Akeley boy dies in snow plowing accident
A 4-year-old Akeley boy died after being accidentally struck by his father in a skid steer loader Thursday. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes described the incident as a tragic accident. Kyle Vredenburg was accidentally backed over while his father Ron was plowing snow, Aukes...
March 25, 2011 - 9:01am
March 23, 2011
Murder suicide claims two lives in Park Rapids
A family tragedy unfolded Tuesday night as a husband and wife died in a murder suicide in Park Rapids. Police said Gregory Duane Anderson, 45, shot his wife Dawn at their home on Birch Briar Lane, then turned a high powered rifle on himself. Both bodies were found on the front...
March 23, 2011 - 9:28am
Falling ice breaks gas line in downtown Park Rapids
Ice falling from a roof on the west side of the third block of Main street broke a line to a gas meter early Wednesday afternoon, Park Rapids police and firefighters responding. The west half of the block was evacuated. The problem was identified and corrected within a half hour,...
news / local
February 23, 2011 - 1:25pm
Former Park Rapids teacher charged with bringing gun onto schoolgrounds
A former Park Rapids teacher who resigned under pressure late last year makes his initial appearance on a charge of bringing a weapon onto school grounds. Scott Christopher Eischens, 38, was an industrial education teacher at Park Rapids Area High School for 12 years. He was placed...
February 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2011
Beltrami County issues warning of poor ice conditions
Beltrami County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management and Boat and Water Division is fielding calls today regarding the state of lake accesses in the area. Due to the melt, they are degrading at a higher rate than we usually would expect in February. The Sheriff's Office urges...
February 17, 2011 - 11:41am
February 9, 2011
Peak flu season to hit state in next few weeks
Based on weekly reports from the Minnesota Department of Health, the state could be seeing peak flu season in a few weeks. It's still not too late to get a flu shot, said Myra Haldorson, RN, infection preventionist/employee health coordinator at St. Joseph's Area Health Services. Haldorson...
news / local
February 9, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 2, 2011
Nutrient-rich diet provides benefits to Park Rapids family
Tanya Larson has discovered a new way to think about choosing and eating foods through the Weston A. Price Foundation. The Weston A. Price...
news / food
February 2, 2011 - 1:09pm