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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Turkey tale: Did Ben Franklin suggest the wild turkey be our country's national symbol?
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of adoption process
Making a wish come true: Eischens receives custom-built Ice Castle Fish House through Make-A-Wish Foundation
Park Rapids fourth grader is Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge winner
Tigers' dream season ends with loss in title game
Ricke looking to build a winning tradition
The Vikings could be the first team to play Super Bowl at home
International Falls scores final four goals in 6-2 win over Panthers
Panthers persevere through adversity
James C. Shearer
Mary Louise Haedt
Marion Irene Ward Somers
Mary Louise Haedt
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
Food shelf thankful for Coborn's donation
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Skarpness joins Enterprise editorial staff
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Public invited to weigh in on criteria for proposed sculpture trail
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
What you need in your winter survival kit
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 9, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters estimates that roughly 60 percent of career firefighters will die from cancer. Firefighters are two to three times more likely to be diagnosed...
June 9, 2017 - 11:18am
January 14, 2017
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
Jack Pearson, a beloved children's musician, has forever laid his banjo down. Pearson was diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma on Dec. 27 and died...
January 14, 2017 - 10:00am
October 16, 2016
Prostate cancer survivor encourages men to get regular check-ups
Mike Sheeran, 57, was diagnosed with prostate cancer the same week as his 35th wedding anniversary. "It was a little heart-stopping," says the...
October 16, 2016 - 6:18pm
June 4, 2016
Seniors decorate Relay for Life luminary bags
While battling pancreatic cancer, Mike Wagner had just finished a chemo treatment at Essentia Health’s infusion therapy center when he approached...
June 4, 2016 - 10:49am
May 14, 2016
Report presents effects of pesticide exposure on children
"Kids are on the frontline in Minnesota," the Pesticide Action Network warns in a recently released report on the effects of children’s exposure to pesticides. The report, compiled by "independent scientific experts based on dozens of objective studies," finds children living or...
May 14, 2016 - 8:33am
February 13, 2016
Audrey’s Purple Dream enters 11th year
Akeley’s signature winter event – Audrey’s Purple Dream (APD) – will send purple plungers and fishing lines into 11th Crow Wing Lake’s...
February 13, 2016 - 9:33am
October 1, 2015
Princess Warrior event draws hundreds
By Anna Erickson / Wadena Pioneer Journal Friends, family and the community came out in great number to celebrate life Saturday morning...
October 1, 2015 - 8:59am
June 8, 2015
Former Becker County sheriff battling cancer
He once served as the county’s highest-ranking law enforcement officer tasked with fighting crime, but now former Becker County Sheriff Warren Rethwisch is fighting his own battle. Rethwisch has stage-four brain cancer. His glioblastoma is the aggressive type. However, according...
June 8, 2015 - 7:35am
March 24, 2015
Common herbicide flagged in Europe as a possible cancer cause
By Tom Webb / St. Paul Pioneer Press The most widely used weed killer on Minnesota farms, glyphosate -- best known as brand name Roundup --...
March 24, 2015 - 8:41am
January 6, 2015
Nolan announces youngest daughter has Stage 4 lung cancer
Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan announced on his Facebook page Monday that his youngest daughter, Katherine, has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, and said he and his family will be meeting with doctors over the next few days regarding her condition. “I want...
January 6, 2015 - 8:57am
October 29, 2014
Cancer patient Brittany Maynard, scheduled to die Saturday, checked last item on ‘bucket list’
By Lindsey Bever / Washington Post Last week, Brittany Maynard stood atop the Grand Canyon, dressed in a banana-yellow shirt, hot-pink sweater...
October 29, 2014 - 9:04am
October 22, 2014
Three sisters, three cancer diagnoses: Siblings say they're 'pretty lucky so far'
By Tracy Frank / The Forum GO – “Are we going to play Rummy?” Pat Romsdal asked as her sister dealt out three hands of cards. “First...
October 22, 2014 - 7:44am
September 25, 2014
Clearwater County sheriff loses fight to cancer
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer The Clearwater County Sheriff finished his final fight Tuesday. Mike Erickson, 54, was Clearwater County Sheriff for eight years; he spent the last two battling cancer.
September 25, 2014 - 8:13am
August 30, 2014
Alexandria lab tech self-diagnoses cancer
By Amy Chaffins/ Alexandria Echo Press Jac-e Challes of Alexandria had to break it to herself that she had cancer. Jac-e, a medical lab technician at Douglas County Hospital, was diagnosed with leukemia on May 27.“After talking with my co-workers about my symptoms and...
August 30, 2014 - 11:22am
Jac-e Challes (right) of Alexandria was diagnosed with leukemia this spring and she’s pictured here with her sons, Steven (left), Bradley (back) and Andrew (front). She battled her way to remission but underwent a bone marrow transplant this week. A benef
By Amy Chaffins/ Alexandria Echo Press Jac-e Challes of Alexandria had to break it to herself that she had cancer. Jac-e, a medical...
August 30, 2014 - 11:21am