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Park Theatre marquee catches fire
White Earth receives $100,000 Legacy funding for new skate park
Farmers Market opens outside CHI St. Joseph's
Open enrollment debate continues at Menahga Schools
Itasca State Park celebrates Smokey Bear
Hawley blanks Park Rapids 18U softball team in title game
Midway uses 11-run inning to defeat Nimrod
Summer spiking success
Esox rally for win with walk-off walk
Park Rapids girls tee up successful season
Patricia Elizabeth(Costello) Hermes
Lee A. Gebro
Richard G. "Dick" Hyde
Lee A. Gebro
Amy Louise Petersen
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
'First City Poetry Reads' series takes flight July 29
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
2nd Street Stage features Chicago musicians
Respected folk singer appearing in children's show
Chalk contest will add to Crazy Days fun
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
The dark side of catch and release angling practices
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Moses: Ten more Commandments
Letter to the editor: Park Rapids a pollinator friendly city
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Letter to the editor: Editorial about Line 3 is misleading
Letter to the editor: Warning to pet owners in Osage area
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
April 14, 2015
Historic Blackduck bridge set ablaze by arsonist, authorities say
By Bethany Wesley / Bemidji Pioneer Arson has severely damaged a 113-year-old bridge believed to be the longest trestle bridge still...
April 14, 2015 - 8:05am
April 13, 2015
Fire departments continue battling large wildfire into early morning hours
Several fire departments and the DNR continued to battle a large fire southeast of Aldrich into the early morning hours Sunday. The...
April 13, 2015 - 9:01am
April 1, 2015
Dry conditions fuel windswept area fires
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Sunday’s rain came as a welcome respite for dozens of area firefighters who battled two...
April 1, 2015 - 4:49pm
March 28, 2015
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org A briskly moving grass fire threatened much of White Oak Township Saturday...
March 28, 2015 - 3:50pm
March 25, 2015
Marijuana wax fire kills 85-year-old Stearns County woman
Two men are accused of murder after a marijuana wax operation in St. Cloud resulted in an explosion and fire that killed an 85-year-old woman, according to charges filed Wednesday by the Stearns County Attorney’s Office. Two men, 19-year-old Justin Edward Pick and 18-year-old...
March 25, 2015 - 3:50pm
March 23, 2015
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
The Department of Natural Resources will restrict debris burning in many northwestern, southern and central Minnesota counties this week, beginning Wednesday, March 25, and in other parts of the state beginning in April. Burning restrictions mean the state will not allow the open...
March 23, 2015 - 11:12am
March 12, 2015
Helga Township fire causes $67,000 in damage
No injuries were reported in a house fire early Thursday morning in Helga Township. The fire in the 24000 block of 496th Street was reported to the Bemidji Fire Department at 4:26 a.m. When fire fighters arrived on scene, the rear half of the home was engulfed in...
March 12, 2015 - 10:23am
March 11, 2015
Compañero’s gone, owners hope to find new builder
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com Dorset restaurant owners Rick and Laura Kempnich have announced they will not be rebuilding...
March 11, 2015 - 3:33pm
Body found after mobile home fire in Pine County
PINE COUNTY, Minn. -- County officials on Monday said they found a body inside the remains of a mobile home destroyed by fire over the weekend in Finlayson Township. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was reported Saturday night, just before midnight, and...
March 11, 2015 - 8:42am
March 1, 2015
Rural fire destroys outbuildings
A fire Friday morning at the John Devore residence off Hubbard County Road 11 destroyed one or possibly two outbuildings. Park Rapids and Nevis...
March 1, 2015 - 9:23am
February 10, 2015
Man saves 6 family members from fire, but 3-year-old daughter dies
ST. PAUL -- A father who was able to rescue six of his family members Sunday night from a blaze that gutted his house was turned back from finding his 3-year-old daughter when the smoke became too powerful, officials say. The 3-year-old girl, who was later rescued by...
February 10, 2015 - 11:23am
February 2, 2015
Fire probed as arson in Mahnomen County
Mahnomen County officials suspect arson as the cause of a fire that destroyed an unoccupied house in Naytahwaush, Minn., Friday. A White Earth Police Department officer reported the fire at about 10 a.m. Friday, according to a report from the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Department....
February 2, 2015 - 8:25am
January 28, 2015
Man survives house explosion near Bemidji
GRANT VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Minn. -- The cause of a Monday night house explosion that injured a Bemidji-area man appears to be accidental, officials said Tuesday. At the scene, debris confettied the snow white ground Tuesday, where the home once stood, particles strewn into surrounding...
January 28, 2015 - 8:26am
January 26, 2015
Fire heavily damages south Bemidji home, four dogs lost
A fire early Saturday heavily damaged a south Bemidji home. No one was injured, but four dogs died in the fire, officials said. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a call of a structure fire at about 6:30 a.m. to the 800 block of Second Street Southeast. When firefighters...
January 26, 2015 - 9:21am
January 17, 2015
Park Rapids women charged in April rural house fire
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org The criminal complaints against two Park Rapids women read like a poor adaptation of the film...
January 17, 2015 - 12:47pm