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Park Rapids Enterprise
Taste of Dorset brings flavor to the street Sunday
Bountiful Blueberry Festival in Lake George
Water damage issues lead to public works building renovation
Washington woman found dead in Portage Lake fire
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
LOIS V. GROVER
LOIS V. GROVER
ANNIE (HENRY) HEIMDAHL
Organic, gluten-free business grows
Escape Room provides latest challenge in adventure entertainment
Handing over the keys to new business
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: Protect Minnesota's pristine waters
Editorial: Mental health needs highlighted
Editorial: NRCC agenda dumb and dumber
Letter: Many concerns at Lake Emma access
Community band concert appreciated
June 11, 2015
Hubbard County tick study underway
A study on blacklegged ticks, commonly known as deer ticks, is currently underway at several sampling sites in the Park Rapids area to determine...
June 11, 2015 - 6:01am
May 28, 2015
Ticks are out, spreading diseases
Health officials are reminding Minnesotans to pack the bug spray this time of year. Black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks, are no joke — they can spread Lyme and other diseases. Minnesota DNR wildlife and forestry workers who spend much of their day in the...
News / state
May 28, 2015 - 8:38am
May 21, 2014
It's prime time for ticks in the Northland
By John Lundy / Duluth News Tribune It hardly seems fair. The Northland has been through a winter of cold and snow in historic proportions. It seems like it should at least have killed off the ticks.Not so, said the state Health Department’s tick guy. The snow mitigated...
News / region
May 21, 2014 - 8:17am
June 11, 2013
Tick-borne ailments down in 2012, Health Department says
The Minnesota Department of Health announced Monday that cases of tick-borne diseases decreased substantially in 2012, but the risk for illness still remains high this summer. According to the Department of Health, an unusually warm, dry spring and summer may have contributed...
News / state
June 11, 2013 - 9:52am
April 5, 2012
Minnesota Health Department reports early beginning to tick-borne disease season
An early spring has led to an early start to the tick-borne disease season, Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday. They are...
April 5, 2012 - 8:10am
March 30, 2012
Tick season has arrived
This year's warm winter has brought on an early tick season. In a typical year in East Otter Tail County, ticks tend to be at their worst in April and May, and then again in September and October. But local pet professionals are warning that this year's tick season has already begun...
March 30, 2012 - 7:35am
Minnesota reports first death from Powassan virus, a tick-borne disease
GRAND FORKS - A woman in her 60s from northern Minnesota has died from a brain infection due to Powassan, or POW, virus, according to the Minnesota...
June 30, 2011 - 7:01am
June 8, 2011
Hubbard County is a high-risk zone for ticks
Hubbard County is a hot spot for ticks and the diseases they carry. Diseases have become more prevalent for humans and pets and the Minnesota Department of Health has several recommendations to prevent tick-borne disease. Blacklegged ticks are found in wooded, brushy areas. Unless...
June 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2010
Tick-borne diseases crippling dogs
The tick season has arrived in the northland with warm weather, but tick-borne diseases may actually be remnants of 2009, especially in dogs. In...
March 31, 2010 - 1:00pm