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Hubbard County law enforcement Incidents Report
Nevis School Board addresses issues with students struggling with dyslexia
Park Rapids Senior Center bridge clubs hosting tournament
Park Rapids PD promotes two officers to sergeant rank
Man missing following Fish Hook Lake boating accident identified
Fergus Falls tops Panthers in dual meet
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
Beverly Ione Masog
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
Delbert G. Smith
Gary L. Bohall
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
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
Nevis author's first novel filled with 'real local flavor'
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
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
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
July 3, 2016
City council, police chief agree on terms of separation agreement
The Park Rapids City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to accept a retirement letter submitted by Chief of Police Terry Eilers, at the same time approving the terms of a separation and release agreement. The chief submitted the letter to the city on June 6 with the intent to retire...
July 3, 2016 - 10:10am
March 13, 2016
Park Rapids PD receives traffic safety enforcement award
In recognition of its successful enforcement record and traffic safety activities, Park Rapids Police Department is recognized as one of eight Minnesota "Outstanding Agencies" by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. This honor includes a piece of law enforcement...
March 13, 2016 - 1:02pm
February 17, 2016
Show of support for law enforcement
When Park Rapids police officer Justin Frette put the call out for the community to show its support for the Fargo officer who was shot and killed...
February 17, 2016 - 1:30pm
January 20, 2016
City council authorizes new squad room kitchen for Park Rapids Police Department
Park Rapids police officers will soon have a place to prepare meals as the city council at its Jan. 12 meeting approved funds for a kitchen. Chief Terry Eilers has been working on finding appliances and cabinets for the kitchen and told the council the estimate to complete the project...
January 20, 2016 - 1:46pm
December 23, 2015
Park Rapids PD back in regular squad room after repairs to Public Safety Building
The Park Rapids Police Department is out of its trailer and back home in the Public Safety Building. Renovation and repair work to the building,...
December 23, 2015 - 8:19am
October 21, 2015
New squad cars equipped and on patrol
The first of three new Park Rapids Police Department squad cars is fully outfitted and on patrol in the community. The Ford utility vehicles...
October 21, 2015 - 1:50pm
August 2, 2015
City Council approves purchase of PD computer equipment
The Park Rapids City Council passed a resolution Tuesday accepting over $17,000 in donations to pay for computer equipment in three new squad cars. Enbridge contributed a $10,000 donation and Catholic Health Initiatives $5,000 of the $17,220 raised by the police department. Grant...
August 2, 2015 - 9:41am
July 29, 2015
Water damage issues lead to public works building renovation
Damage to the city’s public works and police department building is proving to be no quick fix as city officials wrestle with water infiltration...
July 29, 2015 - 1:47pm
December 22, 2014
Duluth to ask state about privacy surrounding police body cameras
The shooting of a knife-wielding man inside a Duluth home in August was perhaps the first major test of privacy and open record laws in the era of body cameras. The incident was captured by multiple officers on their body-mounted cameras, and prosecutors reviewed the footage...
December 22, 2014 - 9:06am
March 12, 2014
An epidemic of loose livestock
Hubbard County authorities have answered the call of the wild daily all winter. Monday night Sgt. Jeff Stacey parked his squad car to keep these...
March 12, 2014 - 9:50am
'Today was a bad day': Fargo police grieve loss of lieutenant who killed himself
By Archie Ingersoll / The Forum FARGO – The gunshot suicide of Lt. Jeff Skuza on Tuesday morning left Fargo police grieving the loss of a veteran officer remembered as a consummate professional. “Today was a bad day for the Fargo Police Department,” Chief Keith Ternes...
March 12, 2014 - 7:55am
July 20, 2013
Sgt. Naomi Plautz to become interim WPD chief
After years of service as the Wadena Police Department’s first female officer, Naomi Plautz is about make local history again as she becomes its first female chief July 30. Plautz was unanimously chosen by the Wadena City Council to become interim chief once the term of retiring...
July 20, 2013 - 10:09am
May 28, 2013
Rookie officers in Oil Patch get ‘thrown into the mix’
WILLISTON, N.D. — Cops in the Oil Patch say one year of experience there is what they’d see in five years elsewhere. As North Dakota’s...
May 28, 2013 - 7:48am
February 1, 2013
Dilworth says recent complaint against police chief unfounded
DILWORTH - The City Council here will not be pursuing disciplinary action against the city's police chief. Josh Ebert was facing unspecified...
February 1, 2013 - 11:34am
January 3, 2013
Bemidji pastor facing charge of obstructing legal process
BEMIDJI - A local pastor believes an armed police officer should have provided him an explanation before going through his church in pursuit of a woman suspected of a probation violation. The Rev. Bob Kelly, 63, pastor at Peoples Church, now is leaving it to a Beltrami County judge...
January 3, 2013 - 7:26am