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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
February 21, 2013
Fargo school bus driver removed from field trip due to mental health issues
FARGO - The driver of a bus carrying children from two Fargo elementary schools to Buffalo River State Park this morning was taken to a local hospital due to mental health issues, law enforcement and Valley Bus Co. officials said. After the man drove children from Fargo's Longfellow...
February 21, 2013 - 3:22pm
February 15, 2013
OSHA pushes safety across the North Dakota oil fields
WILLISTON, N.D. - The regional administrator for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration urged North Dakota oil and gas operators to take a safety "stand down" seriously and stop fatalities in the oil field. "The nation's eyes are on you. You really have the opportunity...
February 15, 2013 - 7:57am
June 27, 2012
SAFE Parks program kicks off
The SAFE Parks program kicked off last week at Heartland Park in Park Rapids. The SAFE Parks - Safe and Fun Environment - program offers a...
June 27, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 11, 2012
Extra patrol scheduled for Moondance Jam, Paul Bunyan Days
The Minnesota State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols at several local events including Moondance Country Fest, June 22 - 23, near Walker, and Paul Bunyan Days, June 22 - 24, in Akeley. Additional troopers will be on the roads during these times to combat impaired driving during...
June 11, 2012 - 9:20am
April 4, 2012
Responders learn auto technology
Arriving at the scene of a car accident can be chaotic.
April 4, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 14, 2012
DWI effort planned for St. Patrick's Day
Law enforcement officers from around Minnesota will be placing extra emphasis this Saturday on impaired driving enforcement. "We would rather have drivers plan ahead not to drink and drive instead of having to make arrests or have needless tragedies occur," State Patrol Sgt. Jesse...
March 14, 2012 - 7:33am
February 7, 2012
Non-use of seatbelts contributes to Minnesota fatalities
For the second consecutive month, lack of seat belt use factored in a majority of Minnesota traffic deaths. In January, 13 of the 18 motorists killed were not buckled up, according to preliminary Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety crash data. In December, only...
February 7, 2012 - 11:59am
February 6, 2012
A matter of personal safety: Sales of Tasers, pepper spray, handguns on the rise in Dickinson, western ND
Local merchants say sales of self defense products have doubled or tripled recently, and it's becoming increasingly difficult to keep enough...
February 6, 2012 - 8:25am
February 1, 2012
Water rescuers hit the ice
As more Minnesotans test shaky ice conditions on state lakes, a mass rescue training effort took place Saturday on Cass Lake. The 11th Annual...
February 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 11, 2012
Mini trucks up for debate at hearing in Hubbard County
A public hearing has been set for Feb. 1 to determine if mini trucks should be allowed on Hubbard County roadways. It has touched off a debate...
January 11, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 17, 2011
New stabilizing equipment helping rescue workers
Two small pieces of equipment made a monumental difference recently at a motor vehicle crash scene - to the rescuers and the rescued. And...
December 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 13, 2011
Tubes for the trapped: Minnesota man's product aimed at grain bin rescue
REYNOLDS, N.D. -- Seeing men die in an ugly fashion, buried in grain bins, pushed Dale Ekdahl to do something. The Elbow Lake, Minn., man, retired...
December 13, 2011 - 7:51am
December 7, 2011
The winter community sprouts
Ice houses began appearing on the south shore of Long Lake this week. Tuesday morning's low temperatures near zero helped the ice formation but...
December 7, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 12, 2011
Hubbard, Wadena counties high in unbelted fatal crashes
A study of the state's counties with the highest percentage of unbelted traffic deaths points to problem areas in Wadena and Hubbard counties, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. DPS named 20 counties with the highest percentages of unbelted traffic deaths following...
November 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
Dock Talk: Teach your kids about thin ice danger
If you're a parent and have yet to sit down to talk with your kids, now's the time. Yes, it's imperative to ask about grades, peer pressure,...
November 12, 2011 - 1:00pm