Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
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
Panthers rout Roseau, open playoffs at Pequot Lakes
Nevis hosts Laporte in first round
Tigers rout Onamia, lock up district title
Smith qualifies for fourth state tennis tournament
Roseau eliminates Panthers in semifinals
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
November 5, 2015
UND police officer charged with 10 counts of possessing child porn
A veteran UND police officer has been charged with 10 felonies after law enforcement officers say they found child pornography on his laptop. Paul Bradley Meagher, 42, was charged today with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, all Class C felonies, in Grand Forks...
November 5, 2015 - 8:24am
August 19, 2015
No more dough for Jared: Subway cuts ties with spokesman ahead of child porn plea
LOS ANGELES - Subway says it "no longer has a relationship" with Jared Fogle after reports emerged Tuesday that he would plea guilty to possession of child pornography. "We no longer have a relationship with Jared and have no further comment," Subway said in a Facebook post. Local...
August 19, 2015 - 9:17am
July 7, 2015
Report: Police search Indiana home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle
Police searched the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, nearly two months after the executive director of his foundation was arrested on federal child pornography charges, the Indianapolis Star reported. The newspaper said it could not immediately...
July 7, 2015 - 10:16am
February 3, 2015
Former West Fargo mayoral and city commission candidate sentenced for child porn
WEST FARGO – A man who ran for mayor and city commissioner here has been ordered to serve six years in prison for possessing child pornography. Peter Karl, 52, of West Fargo was sentenced in Fargo’s federal court Monday on a charge of receipt of materials involving the...
February 3, 2015 - 4:53pm
November 6, 2014
Bemidji man charged with possession of child pornography
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer A Bemidji man is facing a felony possession of pornography charge after images of children engaged in sexual acts were traced to his computer IP address. Max Arnett Lussier, 55, was arrested Friday after a search warrant executed at Lussier's...
November 6, 2014 - 10:23am
September 12, 2014
Fosston, Minn., man sentenced for child porn
By Sarah Volpenhein A Fosston, Minn., man was convicted of seven counts of child pornography in state district court in Crookston and sentenced to four years and three months in prison Wednesday. Timothy John Bakken, 54, was arrested in November after officers found child...
September 12, 2014 - 8:18am
February 5, 2014
Former murder suspect facing omnibus in porn charges
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org A contested omnibus hearing has been set for a former Hubbard County murder suspect now charged with possessing child pornography. Murder charges were dismissed against Fredrick William Bachman in November. But investigators combing...
February 5, 2014 - 10:05am
April 4, 2013
Detroit Lakes man gets seven-year prison sentence for having child porn
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A Detroit Lakes man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on seven felony counts of possessing child pornography. Christopher Damian Gessel, 35, of 3094 Kennedy Acres Road, Detroit Lakes, was ordered to serve a total of 84 months...
April 4, 2013 - 2:09pm
November 19, 2012
An ex-porn star speaks at church in Perham, MN
Perham, MN (WDAY TV) -- A Perham church had a guest who many people may not expect at Sunday service -- a former porn star. With reports showing...
November 19, 2012 - 11:07am
October 23, 2012
Dassel, Minn., man faces 16 felonies for allegedly abusing girl, making pornographic movies
LITCHFIELD -- A 23-year-old Dassel man made his first court appearance Monday on 16 felony charges of criminal sexual conduct, use of a minor in a pornographic work and possession of pornography for allegedly sexually abusing and making videos of a girl for 10 years. Nathan Charles...
October 23, 2012 - 8:19am
DL man in court for possessing pornographic material of minors
A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on 12 felony counts of possession of pornographic material involving minors. Bradley Victor Beckman, 47, of 32921 Birch St., Detroit Lakes, is accused of possessing 37 video and image files containing...
August 23, 2012 - 7:51am
July 7, 2012
Man pleads in porn case
A Park Rapids man pleaded guilty Monday to downloading child pornography last fall. Officers executed a search warrant in September 2011 at...
July 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
PR man pleads guilty in Duluth child porn case
A Park Rapids man admitted Monday that he downloaded computer files containing child pornography while living in Duluth. Christopher Lee Ussery, 22, pleaded guilty in State District Court in Duluth to possession of pornographic work involving minors.
March 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
Menahga man sentenced on federal child porn charges
MINNEAPOLIS - Yesterday in federal court in Fergus Falls, a 46-year-old Menahga man was sentenced for possessing more than 300 images of child pornography. United States District Court Judge John R.
February 7, 2012 - 10:27am
January 18, 2012
Park Rapids man sentenced for child porn possession
A Park Rapids man will spend 180 days in jail on six charges of possessing child pornography. Gregory Hubert Dirkes, 46, was sentenced last...
January 18, 2012 - 1:00pm