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DAC faces significant changes in industry
DAC continues in local retail business while adjusting to industry changes
Redby man stopped in Hubbard County with heroin
Township elections and polling hours
Itasca County missing person alert
Harold Glen Cleland
Gary Allen Mickelson
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
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
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"
'Magic: The Gathering' tournament coming to Park Rapids Area Library
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Fall crappie tips: From one of the best
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
About Fishing: Fall fishing primer a good chance for trophy fish
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Letter: Time to pray for the USA
Commentary: Family sorry for bomb threat scare
Letter: The one valid choice for president
Letter: Vote for Trump to keep our country safe
Fishing tournaments benefit tennis program
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
June 15, 2011
Updated: Park Rapids officer injured after being dragged by shoplifting suspect in high speed getaway attempt
A Park Rapids police officer was injured trying to detain a shoplifting suspect Tuesday afternoon, who then led police on a high speed chase...
June 15, 2011 - 3:06pm
Injured Park Rapids officer returns to work, suspect to be arraigned in high speed chase
Park Rapids police officer Carrie Parks returned to work at 6 a.m. Wednesday, one day after being dragged two blocks by a fleeing shoplifting...
June 15, 2011 - 11:48am
June 1, 2011
Park Rapids police keeping busy
The Park Rapids Police Department continues to be busy, according to a report by Chief Terry Eilers last week. He presented a 2010 activity...
June 1, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 27, 2011
Duluth cop's gun discharges in City Hall restroom
If anyone thought they heard a gunshot one afternoon in City Hall last month - they did. Duluth police told the News Tribune on Thursday that...
May 27, 2011 - 8:45am
May 18, 2011
Wahpeton police officer suspended for arresting teen with lack of probable cause
May 18, 2011 - 7:46am
May 12, 2011
Detroit Lakes police chief plans to retire in July
Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena has submitted his resignation, and with regret, the council accepted it Tuesday evening. The chief will be retiring as of July 15, which is Keena's 15-year anniversary as chief in Detroit Lakes. "After nearly 30 years of law enforcement service,...
May 12, 2011 - 9:46am
April 27, 2011
County, city cop salaries may be comparable in the end
Hubbard County Chief Deputy Scott Parks figures when it's all said and done, his annual county salary will be significantly below what he was making as a Park Rapids police officer. Both departments offered additional input into the county and city officers' salaries following Saturday's...
April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 23, 2011
More city officers move to sheriff's office
A third Park Rapids police officer will be joining the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department this spring as more officers leave the city squad. Former...
April 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 26, 2011
Officers, SWAT team, responded to two more calls Tuesday evening
It was a little after 8 p.m. Tuesday when the Carlson family was allowed to return home to a stunned neighborhood and officers were told to stand down. "At 8:10 p.m., we received a call from a female reporting her boyfriend was intoxicated and was threatening to shoot himself.
March 26, 2011 - 1:00pm
City hears grievance from former police officer over equipment reimbursement
The city of Park Rapids grievance panel met Tuesday to discuss whether to reimburse former Park Rapids police officer Dan May for a uniform purchase in January. Each officer has a $375 uniform allowance for the year. According to the labor agreement, "the Employer shall provide...
March 26, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 15, 2011
Police officer escorts Alexandria council member out of meeting
A heated discussion at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night spun so out of control that Mayor Dan Ness ordered a police officer to escort Ward 1 council member Virgil Batesole out of the building. Ness and Batesole have repeatedly sparred over council procedures and decisions...
February 15, 2011 - 7:22am
February 1, 2011
Former Proctor cop sentenced to probation in drug case
Only former Proctor Deputy Police Chief Troy Foucault knows if he has an illegal prescription pill problem or if he was simply guilty of sloppily...
February 1, 2011 - 7:35am
December 21, 2010
Off-duty Fargo cop leaves gun in restroom
A Fargo police officer is facing an internal-affairs investigation after leaving her department-issued gun in the bathroom of a sporting goods store on Friday, police said Monday. Jessica Homan, a nine-year veteran of the Fargo Police Department, left the handgun in the bathroom...
December 21, 2010 - 7:51am
October 18, 2010
Sebeka chief: weapons in fort story 'just wrong
Sebeka Police Chief Eric Swenson said Thursday he's been in the national spotlight for several days, but the underlying story was nothing more than a misunderstanding. Swenson said he's been contacted by all the networks, Fox News, and many other media outlets, all asking about a...
October 18, 2010 - 8:21am
September 16, 2010
New Police Chief to protect and serve citizens of New York Mills
The Police Department of New York Mills has a new Police Chief, a family man who has been involved in public safety for most of his adult life. Born...
September 16, 2010 - 7:40am