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Park Rapids Enterprise
New airboat to the rescue
Cook County attorney found guilty of sexual misconduct
New airboat to the rescue
Captain Brian Cheney takes the helm at regional State Patrol headquarters in Detroit Lakes
Canadian Pacific Railway under pressure for 2013 delays
Panthers missed out on main goals
Audubon Society says new Vikings Stadium will threaten migrating birds
Hard work keyed Panthers’ success
Record numbers footrace on the 4th
Panthers live up to high expectations
CAROL LEAH ANDERSON
JAMES "JIM" NELSON
GABRIELLA "GAYE" MAERTENS
JACK W. SKAAR
A Better Connection relocates, hires more staff
Basic Business Cents: Improve your decison-making process
Chicken dinner Friday at the Park Rapids Legion
Automated boat inspection systems now in place at Otter Tail Lake
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Deer changes for 2014 hunting season will be conservative
New CO starts in Park Rapids
Reader question: HP kicker motor or not
Editorial" How much do you know about transportation?
Letter: Enbridge is still not the enemy
Department of Commerce role in pipeline route questioned
Letter: Enbridge values landowner relationships
Letter: Comments by corporate officials should state their identity
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...
news / region
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...
news / region
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,...
news / outdoors
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...
news / local
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,...
news / local
June 1, 2011 - 1:00pm
Day after storm brings signs of progress and what was lost in Park Rapids
As Day 2 dawned, Park Rapids residents woke up to aching backs and plenty of sunshine. But that sun carries a heavy price of what was lost in Monday night's EF-1 tornado, which struck older sections of the city. "Good grief we lost a lot of beautiful trees," said Minnesota Power...
June 1, 2011 - 6:56am
Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado struck Park Rapids
The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado packing wind speeds of 105 mph hit Park Rapids at 10:30 Monday night. It was accompanied by a microburst. "The first sign of touchdown was approximately 5 miles southwest of Park Rapids where a prefabricated home...
June 1, 2011 - 6:37am
May 5, 2011
Klobuchar returns to Wadena to view rebuilding
Minneapolis - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will be in Wadena on Friday to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Wadena-Deer Creek High School to replace the one that was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the community last summer. The new Wadena-Deer Creek...
May 5, 2011 - 7:47am