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SWI Interiors of Osage holds open house showcasing new addition
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
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U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
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January 25, 2010
Lisbon, N.D., considers closing police department
The town of Lisbon, N.D., which has about 2,200 people, has a police department of three, including the chief. Now, the city council is talking...
January 25, 2010 - 7:09am
January 20, 2010
Officers commended for their role in stand-off
Four Park Rapids police officers, along with the chief, were commended for their work during a Dec. 16 incident involving a standoff. Park...
January 20, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 16, 2010
Akeley police chief under investigation; placed on paid leave
Akeley police chief Eric Klein has been placed on administrative leave after it came to light he was allegedly conducting criminal background...
January 16, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 14, 2010
Akeley council puts police chief on paid leave
Akeley police chief Eric Klein has been placed on administrative leave with pay. Mayor Jennifer Mitchell announced the decision at the end of the council's meeting this week, offering no further information. The council scheduled a closed meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 to...
January 14, 2010 - 10:15am
January 6, 2010
Akeley police can no longer offer ride-alongs to citizens
Citizen "ride-alongs" with Akeley police officers have been disallowed following an incident in December involving part-time officer Travis Carlson. The council convened a special meeting Monday night to "review employee status" and address the policy allowing citizens to accompany...
January 6, 2010 - 1:01pm
November 21, 2009
Police cuts mean more work for sheriff's department
Cuts to the police forces in Nevis and Akeley will mean the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department will have to spread its services thinner throughout the region. "We are obligated as a county to serve the people and municipalities," Sheriff Frank Homer said. "It's definitely going...
November 21, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 4, 2009
Park Rapids police patch a hot ticket item on eBay
Law enforcement patches, the ones worn on uniform shirts, are hot commodities among collectors and eBay enthusiasts. "There's lots of collectors...
November 4, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 17, 2009
Akeley may cut police services
Akeley may be eliminating its police department as a cost cutting measure. At the conclusion of Wednesday's meeting, mayor Jennifer Mitchell announced the proposal, stating "the city is facing a major (funding) shortage unless we make changes." In September, the council approved...
October 17, 2009 - 1:01pm
August 1, 2009
Park Rapids will receive stimulus money for officer
Park Rapids will be able to keep an officer after receiving another COPS grant. Park Rapids Police Department will receive $179,326 over three years. The funding comes from federal stimulus dollars. Police Chief Terry Eilers said one of his current officers was hired under a previous...
August 1, 2009 - 1:01pm
June 12, 2009
Callaway man gets prison for multiple assaults on girlfriend
A Callaway man has been sentenced to more than five years in to prison for three incidents involving beating his live-in girlfriend, stealing a car and leading police on a highway chase. Paul Arthur Wichmann, 44, of 114 Wisconsin St., Callaway, was charged with first-degree burglary...
June 12, 2009 - 11:29am