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Park Rapids Enterprise
Animator engaging imaginations
Council awards bid for fire hall expansion
Level 3 sex offender has relocated to Park Rapids
Park Rapids Fire Department hands out awards at annual banquet
County board accepts bid to assess old courthouse
Panthers sweep titles at Enterprise Invitational
Panthers sweep titles at Tianna in third NPC meet
Panthers stay undefeated with pair of wins
Errors prove costly as Tigers drop to 1-6 following losses to W-H-A, Bagley, Hill City
Usher cards 103 in leading Warriors to runner-up honors at Tianna meet
Violet "Vi" Belle Duquette
Bernard Borg Bader
Edward Jack Larson
Mary M. Harris
Rosella "Rose" Jean Maney
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Rocky Ridge Kennel now open for boarding
Zappy’s Café welcoming clientele
Park Rapids graduate performing at community band’s spring concert
Park Rapids High School choir earns awards
Nationally acclaimed singer songwriter performing for Heartland Concert Series
‘Minnesota Mixdown’ music series coming to Armory Square
Author Eric Bergeson visiting Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Communities in action against aquatic invasive species
Be aware of awakening bears
About fishing: Winter angling responsibilities
Go walking for late season walleye success
Editorial: Ignoring state’s water quality problem not the solution
Commentary: Input encouraged at public meetings on proposed pipeline projects
Editorial: Prevention is the key to ending child abuse
Letter: More political misinformation
Editorial: The hard truth of distracted driving is deaths on the rise
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April 24, 2016
Katherine Plessner took these pictures of a moose Saturday afternoon near Verona, North Dakota. That's the story. That and the facts that Plessner...
April 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
April 16, 2016
Fun in the spring time sun
Rande Woodrum carries 8-month old Matthew Woodrum in a tula as she walks with 7-year-old Malachi Woodrum on his scooter and Monica Rey, 14,...
News / local
April 16, 2016 - 8:36am
October 28, 2015
First rain/snow mix warning issued for the region
The first "winter" weather advisory for the Park Rapids and Bemidji areaswas issued Tuesday by the National Weather Service. Hubbard County, as well as Beltrami and parts of Polk and Clearwater counties, was included in a hazardous weather outlook for northwest Minnesota...
News / region
October 28, 2015 - 8:26am
October 14, 2015
Invasion of the stinky red beetles is here
“It’s like the zombie apocalypse!” said Becida resident Stan Gardinich. The weekend invasion of Asian beetles was awesome in its scope...
News / region
October 14, 2015 - 11:18am
Warm up, cool down has algae blooming on lakes
After this recent warm-up and the following cool down of the last week, many may have noticed the significant algae bloom occurring on many of the area lakes. This is normal, and may occur again as we cool down, look to warm back up, and cool down again. Nature knows what it needs...
News / region
September 14, 2015 - 8:42am
August 6, 2015
Scattered Thunderstorms Expected Through Tonight
Northern Plains (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- A weather system is moving into the Northern Plains today and will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms...
August 6, 2015 - 11:03am
July 7, 2015
Wildfire haze expected to stick around, possibly through July
As the massive wildfires in Saskatchewan continue to rage, showing no sign of stopping soon, the smoke and haze drifting down to the Red River Valley are expected to stick around this week and possibly through July. WDAY-TV meteorologist John Wheeler said the smoke was heavy...
July 7, 2015 - 10:19am
July 5, 2015
Weekend Rainfall Totals: July 4-5
Scattered thunderstorms tracked through the area late Saturday and into Sunday. The heaviest rain fell across northwestern Minnesota where some...
July 5, 2015 - 9:15pm
June 23, 2015
Northern Lights create show in region
Monday night, the Northern Lights put on a show the likes of which has not been seen in years. The aurora are the result of high energy particles from the sun reacting with gas molecules in Earth's outer atmosphere. Earth's magnetic field concentrates the displays near the north...
June 23, 2015 - 6:42pm
June 8, 2015
Severe Weather and Large Hail on Sunday
Alvarado, MN (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- Numerous thunderstorms developed in northern parts of North Dakota and Minnesota early Sunday afternoon. A...
June 8, 2015 - 12:22am
June 2, 2015
Hubbard County in for thunderstorms tonight
Hubbard and several surrounding counties are under a hazardous weather outlook through tonight as severe thunderstorms could move into the area. A line of severe thunderstorms is likely to develop across eastern North Dakota and move into Minnesota later today, according...
News / local
June 2, 2015 - 4:27pm
May 29, 2015
Rain Totals: May 28-29
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) -- Scattered showers and thunderstorms moved through the region over the past 2 days, with the strongest activity occurring...
May 29, 2015 - 11:55am
May 25, 2015
Cold air funnels sighted
Relatively weak showers over southeast North Dakota have produced brief funnel clouds this afternoon. Gene Hanson took these pictures today...
May 25, 2015 - 3:55pm
May 16, 2015
Update: Severe Weather Risk South
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) -- Severe Update: Today's severe weather risk looks to be confined to southern portions of the area. The cloud cover today...
May 16, 2015 - 3:58pm
May 15, 2015
Severe Weather Risk on Saturday
Fargo, ND (WDAY_TV) -- Severe weather will be possible on Saturday. Showers and thunderstorms are likely to develop, and some will be capable...
May 15, 2015 - 1:56pm