Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
County board approves DNR's land acquisition
91-year-old harvests buck during muzzleloader season
Local Korean War vets embark on Honor Flight
Habitat for Humanity asks for volunteers
Northwoods Cooks: Mom's best Christmas goodies
Menahga girls run past Bertha-Hewitt
Fast start keys MB's win over Panthers
EGF hangs on to defeat Panthers
Nevis boys defeat Blackduck, Fosston
Wrestlers settle for a split
Patricia Kay Anderson
Donald Edwin Johnson
Cindy L. Dickinson
Mary Anne Zoelle
Basic Business Cents: How do you 'manufacture' good workers?
Vorhes wins legal services Advocacy Award
Coborn named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer
Bemidji Burger Kings close after salmonella outbreak sickens at least 27
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
'Magical Medora Christmas' tour coming to Park Rapids
PRAHS drama club is performing 'a magical, musical fable'
Crookston siblings vying for HGTV home renovation show
Standing ovations for first woman with Down syndrome to compete in Miss Minnesota USA
Dreamcatcher lesson celebrates Native American heritage
New northern pike fishing regulations in spring 2018
About Fishing: Venture onto early ice at your own risk
New law expands license requirement to wheelhouse shelters
Early ice is not safe; wear life jackets on cold water
Whitefish and cisco sport netting to open on Straight Lake
Check It Out: Park Rapids Library connecting people with resources, creating community through diversity
Letter to Editor: Remember Pearl Harbor
Letter to Editor: Sen. Franken should resign
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
May 6, 2017
Fire destroys building in Menahga Industrial Park
A fire Tuesday at Schaefer Auto in Menahga destroyed one building as multiple fire departments fought the blaze through the night. The auto and...
May 6, 2017 - 7:32am
April 8, 2017
Witnesses report possible child abduction in Battle Lake area, police say
BATTLE LAKE—Battle Lake police are looking into a possible child abduction after they responded to witness reports Friday night, April...
April 8, 2017 - 1:57pm
September 25, 2016
Top candidate offered Park Rapids police chief job
A police captain from Savage, Minn. emerged as the top candidate for the Park Rapids Chief of Police job following interviews last week. A six-person special committee interviewed five finalists, and based on the evaluation, unanimously recommended Jeffrey Appel to be hired as the...
September 25, 2016 - 6:32pm
September 7, 2016
Police chief finalists set for interviews
The search for a new Park Rapids police chief is narrowed to five finalists to be interviewed later this month. The Park Rapids City Council...
September 7, 2016 - 1:25pm
September 3, 2016
Search committee narrows police chief candidates
The City of Park Rapids personnel committee presented a review of applicants for the police chief position to the city council at a workshop held Tuesday and narrowed the list to the top seven out of the 18 that applied for the job. The personnel committee consists of Mayor Pat Mikesh...
September 3, 2016 - 6:03pm
City council, police chief agree on terms of separation agreement
The Park Rapids City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to accept a retirement letter submitted by Chief of Police Terry Eilers, at the same time approving the terms of a separation and release agreement. The chief submitted the letter to the city on June 6 with the intent to retire...
July 3, 2016 - 10:10am
March 13, 2016
Park Rapids PD receives traffic safety enforcement award
In recognition of its successful enforcement record and traffic safety activities, Park Rapids Police Department is recognized as one of eight Minnesota "Outstanding Agencies" by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. This honor includes a piece of law enforcement...
March 13, 2016 - 1:02pm
February 17, 2016
Show of support for law enforcement
When Park Rapids police officer Justin Frette put the call out for the community to show its support for the Fargo officer who was shot and killed...
February 17, 2016 - 1:30pm
January 20, 2016
City council authorizes new squad room kitchen for Park Rapids Police Department
Park Rapids police officers will soon have a place to prepare meals as the city council at its Jan. 12 meeting approved funds for a kitchen. Chief Terry Eilers has been working on finding appliances and cabinets for the kitchen and told the council the estimate to complete the project...
January 20, 2016 - 1:46pm
December 23, 2015
Park Rapids PD back in regular squad room after repairs to Public Safety Building
The Park Rapids Police Department is out of its trailer and back home in the Public Safety Building. Renovation and repair work to the building,...
December 23, 2015 - 8:19am
October 21, 2015
New squad cars equipped and on patrol
The first of three new Park Rapids Police Department squad cars is fully outfitted and on patrol in the community. The Ford utility vehicles...
October 21, 2015 - 1:50pm
August 2, 2015
City Council approves purchase of PD computer equipment
The Park Rapids City Council passed a resolution Tuesday accepting over $17,000 in donations to pay for computer equipment in three new squad cars. Enbridge contributed a $10,000 donation and Catholic Health Initiatives $5,000 of the $17,220 raised by the police department. Grant...
August 2, 2015 - 9:41am
July 29, 2015
Water damage issues lead to public works building renovation
Damage to the city’s public works and police department building is proving to be no quick fix as city officials wrestle with water infiltration...
July 29, 2015 - 1:47pm
December 22, 2014
Duluth to ask state about privacy surrounding police body cameras
The shooting of a knife-wielding man inside a Duluth home in August was perhaps the first major test of privacy and open record laws in the era of body cameras. The incident was captured by multiple officers on their body-mounted cameras, and prosecutors reviewed the footage...
December 22, 2014 - 9:06am
March 12, 2014
An epidemic of loose livestock
Hubbard County authorities have answered the call of the wild daily all winter. Monday night Sgt. Jeff Stacey parked his squad car to keep these...
March 12, 2014 - 9:50am