Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
Historical trekkers follow fur trade route
Menahga School Board set maximum levy
Top candidate offered Park Rapids police chief job
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Zebra mussels found in Lake Sallie, three other Minnesota lakes
Lakers shut out Panthers
Panthers finish third at Mid-State tournament
Panthers, Tigers move up in state polls
Panthers take control down stretch to sink Pirates
Greenway rallies to defeat Tigers
Everett Lee Langland
Anton "Tony" Joseph Panek
Donald LeRoy Wilson
Norma Elizabeth Nordstrom
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Editorial: League of Women Voters goal is to make democracy work for all
Letter: Global warming plus global cooling equals climate change
Commentary: Drive slow, use extra caution around school zones
Editorial: Take time to discuss suicide prevention
Commentary: Country faces political divide and opposing worldviews
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
June 18, 2016
Couple escapes fire that destroys their home near Menahga
With his house engulfed in flames, Dan Yrjo said he was in survival mode when he grabbed a garden hose to spray water in an attempt to knock...
June 18, 2016 - 11:18am
May 14, 2016
Semi-tractor trailers, hundreds of bales lost in Menahga area fire
A fire burned two semi-tractors and trailers along with what is reported as several hundred round bales on a turkey and cattle farm near Menahga...
May 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
May 8, 2016
Wildfire doused in Park Rapids city limits; red flag warning continues
At approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Department of Natural Resources Forestry and Park Rapids Fire Department, along with mutual aid from...
May 8, 2016 - 8:35am
May 7, 2016
Lake Hattie fire contained after burning 450 acres
A fire in north Hubbard County near Bemidji required the response of both air and ground crews and stretched to 500 acres Thursday evening. Crews worked through the night and attacked it again Friday morning. The fire is located in a remote section of Hubbard County in the Paul Bunyan...
May 7, 2016 - 12:21pm
January 6, 2016
Nevis couple escapes house fire in the woods
A rural Nevis man and another resident at his home escaped injury following a fire late Saturday night. Skylar Smith said he was sleeping in...
January 6, 2016 - 10:25am
January 1, 2016
Garage destroyed in fire
A three-stall garage burned Wednesday, destroying a number of valuable items stored inside. Park Rapids Fire Department responded to a call...
January 1, 2016 - 10:57am
October 17, 2015
Couple who met as part of 'Comps family' plans to rebuild Companeros and Dorset House
Olè! Compañeros and the Dorset House will reemerge in the “Restaurant Capital of the World.” Rick and Laura Kempnich, owners of the...
October 17, 2015 - 9:34am
August 1, 2015
Victim in Portage Lake fire identified
The name of a Washington woman whose remains were found in a fire that destroyed a home on Portage Lake was released earlier this week. The...
August 1, 2015 - 8:50am
October 8, 2014
Benefit to help Vaadelands, who lost home to fire
On the day that the famous Dorset restaurants burned, Ray and Betty Vaadeland’s home also burned when it was struck by lightning. Ray has...
October 8, 2014 - 10:04am
May 10, 2014
Mother accused of burning trailer to scare son into moving out
A Bemidji mother is accused of going to extreme lengths to get her son to move out of her home - by setting her trailer on fire. Mary June Klasen, 57, confessed to starting two fires April 30 at the Roosevelt Manor Mobile Home Park, authorities said. She was arrested on a charge...
May 10, 2014 - 3:14pm
September 9, 2013
Fire victims to receive relief funds in October
The Green Valley Fire Relief Fund will be distributed in October. Thousands of dollars were raised for those affected by the Green Valley Fire at a community fundraiser in July. Additional funds have come in after that event. The Green Valley Fire Relief Fund Board is determining...
September 9, 2013 - 11:48am
July 7, 2013
Green Valley Fire benefit seeking silent auction items for July 20 event
The Green Valley Fire benefit will take place from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Menahga Elementary parking lot and gym. Bring the whole family to enjoy food, music and games. All funds raised will go to the Green Valley Fire Relief Fund. The event is designed to raise money...
July 7, 2013 - 10:38am
November 12, 2011
Fire departments get training grants
The Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) notified Minnesota's 790 fire departments of their 2012 training reimbursement grants. The statewide grant total exceeds $2 million. Locally, departments received: n Park Rapids, $2,648.10; n Nevis, $1,731.45; n...
November 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 16, 2011
Murder trial DNA evidence at issue in Moorhead case
MOORHEAD - Prosecutors in a murder trial set to start a month from now in Clay County want the jury to see DNA evidence from an unrelated and...
September 16, 2011 - 7:02am
June 29, 2011
Firefighters respond to fire on roof of Nevis School
June 29, 2011 - 1:54pm