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Park Rapids Enterprise
Dierkhising enjoys final ride on the PRAHS stage
Menahga School Board ponders next steps, seeks public input
Sharing the art of winemaking
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Something fishy here: Shark jawbone caught in Mississippi River in northern Minnesota
Wolf Pack sweeps season series
Dykhoff sparks W-DC's 3-1 win over Panthers
Four Panthers receive Mid-State golf honors
Panthers draw Prowlers to open section tourney
Panthers conclude regular season with a 20-0 record
Harold Martin Handel
Helen G. Johnson
Lawrence "Larry" Fick
Melissa Ann Schmid
Elizabeth Fay "Betty" Johnson
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Governor Dayton proclaims: Clean. Drain. Dry. Day
About fishing: Readers fire back; respect the resource
Letter to Editor: Teachers are role models in the community
Letter to Editor: Scientists agree on climate change
Commentary: With senior population on the rise Living at Home dedicated to mission
Commentary: Graduation message for the first half of the class
Letter to the editor: Environmental groups often extreme in their agendas
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 27, 2014
Several injured when tornado hits man camp in Watford City
By Dustin Monke / Dickinson Press WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A tornado touched down about 5 miles south of Watford City on Monday night, damaging a dozen trailers at an RV camp and causing injuries, according to the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services. “We know that...
May 27, 2014 - 8:56am
July 25, 2013
Tornado that hit Mahnomen Monday rated an EF-2
MAHNOMEN — The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the weather service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about 18 miles with...
July 25, 2013 - 8:50am
April 20, 2011
SKYWARN class will be held May 2 in Park Rapids
The Hubbard County Emergency Management Office, in cooperation with the National Weather Service will be hosting a SKYWARN® storm spotter course from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 2 in the Law Enforcement Center Conference Room, and is open to all members of the local community....
April 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 27, 2010
Franken tours Wadena tornado damage, vows D.C. help for city
"What I see here is an incredible spirit.
August 27, 2010 - 7:40am
August 9, 2010
Tornado near Tyler, N.D., could be EF4
A tornado that severely damaged two farmsteads Saturday near Tyler, N.D., could be rated an EF4, the National Weather Service said Sunday. A team from the Weather Service in Grand Forks surveyed the damage Sunday and determined the tornado was at least an EF3 and potentially greater,...
August 9, 2010 - 7:34am
August 2, 2010
More than half of Wadena tornado victims may have PTSD
Two groups of people are likely to develop symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the June 17 tornado: directly affected Wadena area residents and the indirectly affected volunteers and workers helping them, according to Jim Kraemer of the Neighborhood Counseling Center...
August 2, 2010 - 7:26am
Wadena school restocking library after tornado
The Wadena-Deer Creek (Minn.) High School is raising money to replace more than 7,000 library books that were contaminated or damaged in the...
August 2, 2010 - 7:08am
July 19, 2010
Wadena Deer Creek Schools move forward, find classrooms for students
It's been a month since the tornadoes that ripped through Wadena and the surrounding area changed our lives forever. But through this adversity,...
July 19, 2010 - 7:43am
July 1, 2010
'I'm lost' says Bluffton man who survives tornado
Jim Peters' plan was to take cover in the basement immediately after closing the front door. He had no idea a tornado was literally on his doorstep. The...
July 1, 2010 - 7:47am
Photograph travels from Deer Creek to Cass Lake during Wadena tornado
This picture is worth much more than a thousand words. A photograph of a farm in Deer Creek, Minn., apparently blew from its home to a rural...
July 1, 2010 - 7:26am
'Riding a wave of support': Volunteers help clean up Wadena after tornado
July 1, 2010 - 7:00am
June 26, 2010
Hubbard County, Park Rapids law enforcement officers offer assistance to Wadena after tornado caused heavy destruction throughout town June 17
Since an EF-4 tornado decimated much of neighboring Wadena, Hubbard County and Park Rapids have been sending in the troops. The night of the...
June 26, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 25, 2010
Storm causes flooding in tornado-ravaged Wadena
A storm with heavy downpours of rain has caused flooding in parts of Wadena, Minn., which is still recovering from an EF4 tornado on June 17. The city is dealing with flooded streets this morning. Mayor Wayne Wolden explained the catch drains that funnel away storm water are plugged...
June 25, 2010 - 7:33am
Steady in a storm: Wadena mayor keeps spirits light
WADENA, Minn. - Wayne Wolden isn't just the mayor for residents here.
June 25, 2010 - 7:20am
June 24, 2010
Wednesday tornado updates from Wadena
Here are Wednesday's developments as compiled by the Wadena Pioneer Journal: Today marks the beginning of the demolition phase in town. Most city tree removal is finished, and now some structures will begin coming down and debris hauled, said Police Chief Bruce Uselman. Employees...
June 24, 2010 - 6:34am