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Washington woman found dead in Portage Lake fire
Taste of Dorset brings flavor to the street Sunday
Bountiful Blueberry Festival in Lake George
Water damage issues lead to public works building renovation
Combat veterans embark on ‘maiden voyage’
Snurdbirds open L & P playoffs with pair of wins
Park Rapids 18-U team goes 16-4
Panthers go through rebuilding season
Esox, Snurdbirds defeated in finales
Park Rapids Legion to host district tournament
ANN "ANNIE" HENRY HEIMDAHL
LOIS V. GROVER
Organic, gluten-free business grows
Escape Room provides latest challenge in adventure entertainment
Free Celtic, folk concert features over 30 instruments
August 1-2, 2015
Kind Country performs July 30 at 2nd Street Stage
New, contemporary art exhibits at Nemeth
Jets, Sharks of ‘West Side Story’ fight for turf
Walleye Shutdown? Mille Lacs Lake catch nears walleye limit
Golfer bit twice by rattlesnake at Bully Pulpit
Lake Emma residents voice concerns over access use
Second confirmed case of avian influenza reported in wild birds
Gathering geese: DNR banding birds for statewide study
Letter: Area needs better cell service
Letter: Protect Minnesota's pristine waters
Editorial: Mental health needs highlighted
Editorial: NRCC agenda dumb and dumber
Letter: Many concerns at Lake Emma access
December 29, 2012
Beware of new phone scams
Every time the public thinks they can smell a scam, the scammers get more creative. But chalk another one up for the little guy. Marion Feil was recently besieged by calls from "Publishers Clearing House." The Park Rapids woman figured since she was on the "do not call" list,...
News / local
December 29, 2012 - 11:00am
October 5, 2012
Grandparent scam on rise; know the red flags
Seniors are often a top target for scammers, so it's important they know how to identify signs of potential scams. Chief among these fraudulent schemes is the grandparent scam, wherein phone calls or e-mails attempt to fool seniors into thinking their grandchild (or a loved one) is...
October 5, 2012 - 8:25am
August 2, 2012
Casselton couple loses money in 'grandson-in-need' scam
CASSELTON, N.D. - Authorities say an elderly couple from Casselton was scammed out of more than $1,000 by someone who claimed to be their grandson and told them he was involved in a crash and arrested for drunken driving and needed money for an attorney. The couple said they thought...
August 2, 2012 - 7:42am
June 23, 2012
Scammer scared off by threat to call his mother
Nancy Leeseberg would have sworn the voice on the other end of the phone was her grandson. Sworn on the life of another grandchild. On the...
June 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2012
Bogus e-mails sent in postal scam
Some postal customers are receiving bogus e-mails about a package delivery or online postage charges. The e-mails contain a link or attachment that, when opened, installs a malicious virus that can steal personal information from your PC. The e-mails claim to be from the U.S. Postal...
April 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 4, 2011
Scam artists hit elderly DL couple
Violet and Jim Rieger are out $4,500 -- sadder but wiser to the world of scam artists -- after falling victim to the latest of what seems to...
April 4, 2011 - 8:10am
February 9, 2011
Park Rapids Chamber issues scam phone call alert
809 Area Code We actually received a call last week from the 809 area code. The woman said 'Hey, this is Karen. Sorry I missed you- get back to us quickly. I have something important to tell you.' Then she repeated a phone number beginning with 809. We did not respond. Then this...
February 9, 2011 - 2:51pm
August 20, 2010
Craigslist rental scam hits close to home for Fargo homeowners
The latest Craigslist scam landed right on Jayne and Kenneth Fuhrman's front steps - literally. The couple's south Fargo home has been for sale...
August 20, 2010 - 7:13am
June 5, 2010
'Medicare' scam doesn't trip up local woman
Sharon Fitzgerald was not an easy target this week when she got the telephone call from the "federal government." The caller wanted information on the Medicare patient in the home. No number registered on her Caller ID. Why, Fitzgerald asked. "Somebody was calling from the federal...
June 5, 2010 - 1:00pm