Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
Minn. father victim in deadly truck bomb attack in Somalia
Eelpout Festival coming to Bemidji? Organizers submit application to hold 2018 event on Lake Bemidji
MnDOT conducting aerial photography in Hubbard, Cass and Polk counties
Reminder: Jack Pine Savage Beard Contest deadline is this Friday
Heide, Dudley lead Tigers past Hill City
Marjamaa sparks Braves in sweep against Pillager
Panthers give Fergus Falls a battle on Senior Night
McCollum surpasses 1,000 kills in career, Panthers sweep TRF
Tigers overcome turnovers in 26-6 win over Chargers
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Emberly Rose Meyer
New operations coordinator, editor at Park Rapids Enterprise
Park Rapids & Walker Eye Clinic breaks ground on new facility
Charitable giving by Citizens National Bank
Park Rapids Lions contribute to local, national, international needs
Park Theater receives local gift
White Earth artist sharing culture at next lifelong learning program
Everett Smithson Band bringing zydeco, blues to Park Rapids
Long Lake Theater hosting Oct. 14 talent contest
Lutheran music festival to celebrate Reformation
Maanum chosen as 2017 Great American Storyteller
After-dark walleyes: Night action on area lakes
Molly's first grouse
Wolf population increases with rise in deer density
The Spirit of the Woods: UFFDA
Hunters can send grouse, prairie chicken samples
Opinion: Enterprise not here to dupe readers
Letter to Editor: Utke, Grossell and Green helped Nevis constituents
Opinion: An invitation to listen, discuss, engage with your local newspaper
Letter to Editor: Raising money toward Pioneer Park restrooms
Letter to Editor: Republicans deliver on promise to stabilize state's health insurance market
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
June 24, 2015
Tornado damages Shooting Star Casino
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - The Shooting Star Casino here suffered minor damage early Monday morning when a tornado tore through town, the casino said in a statement. The National Weather Service confirmed it as an EF-1 tornado with a path of 400 yards, a width of 30 yards and winds...
June 24, 2015 - 7:57am
April 29, 2015
This is Severe Weather Awareness Week for North Dakota. Here is a little perspective about tornadoes. Statistics compiled by the National Weather...
April 29, 2015 - 8:16pm
September 19, 2014
September 19th Severe Weather
On the evening of Friday September 19, a few storms moved in from southern Manitoba, and one quickly became severe. A Tornado Warning was issued...
September 19, 2014 - 10:05pm
May 28, 2014
Tornado near Watford City raises concerns over camper preparedness
By Amy Dalrymple/ The Forum WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Stella Schlosser and her family of five didn’t have a plan for seeking shelter from...
May 28, 2014 - 8:23am
July 29, 2013
Mahnomen family left homeless by tornado
By Pippi Mayfield / Dl-Online MAHNOMEN — Theresa Thielen and her rural Mahnomen house have been through so much that she said she’s not...
July 29, 2013 - 7:57am
September 24, 2012
East Otter Tail, Wadena tornado footage arrives at Omnitheatre
IMAX footage of the East Otter Tail County and Wadena tornadoes will have its Minnesota premiere when "Tornado Alley" opens at the Science Museum of Minnesota's Omnitheater in St. Paul on Friday. "Tornado Alley" opened in other IMAX theatres, mostly science museums, in March 2011....
September 24, 2012 - 7:56am
April 3, 2012
County finally receives big tornado clean-up payment
During their four-hour meeting on March 27, Wadena County Commissioners learned that the state and federal governments had finally sent about $776,000 in FEMA and DHS funds to the county to reimburse cleanup expenses from the June 17, 2010 tornado. Despite the fact that 21 months...
April 3, 2012 - 7:34am
March 20, 2012
Wadena seeks aid as tornado forces out residents, businesses
Wadena is losing residents and businesses, city leaders told a Minnesota Senate committee Monday night in seeking state aid to rebuild facilities lost in a 2010 tornado. "We have been planning for 21 months," Mayor Wayne Wolden told members of the Senate committee that recommends...
March 20, 2012 - 7:19am
January 5, 2012
Wadena SWCD hosting tree open house to replace those lost in 2010 tornado
The Wadena SWCD is going to be hosting their annual Tree Open House on Thursday, January 19th from noon-6p.m. at the SWCD offices located at 4 Alfred St NE in Wadena. At this Open House, those who lost trees to the 2010 Tornados can come in to sign up for their free trees that will...
January 5, 2012 - 1:07pm
July 4, 2011
Weather Service confirms tornado touchdown in Douglas County
The National Weather Service in Duluth confirmed late Saturday that a tornado touched down near Solon Springs during the severe storms that moved...
July 4, 2011 - 11:45am
June 20, 2011
Wadena residents share tornado stories in book
WADENA, Minn. - Residents here are sharing their stories in a book about the two tornadoes that devastated the community one year ago Friday. WADENA, Minn. - Residents here are sharing their stories in a book about the two tornadoes that devastated the community one year ago Friday. "Twisted...
June 20, 2011 - 7:47am
June 17, 2011
Today marks one-year anniversary of deadly twisters
It's been one year since two EF4 tornadoes ripped through Wadena, leaving behind a widespread trail of destruction still evident. Lives were...
June 17, 2011 - 8:31am
June 11, 2011
DNR Forestry in Park Rapids loses 600 trees in Memorial Day tornado
"We aren't 100 percent sure at this point but it's probably going to be a combination of red pine and white pine" to replace the forest lost,...
June 11, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 4, 2011
EF-1 tornado hits Park Rapids area
The National Weather Service confirmed earlier this week that an EF-1 tornado packing wind speeds of 105 mph hit Park Rapids at 10:30 Monday...
June 4, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 1, 2011
City Council holds special meeting Tuesday morning to respond to storm
In the wake of the storm that hit the city at 10:40 p.m. Monday, the Park Rapids Council convened an emergency meeting Tuesday morning to discuss steps in what is expected to be a "long term" clean-up. Police and maintenance crews headed out after the "microburst" to assess damage,...
June 1, 2011 - 1:00pm