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Headwaters 100 marks 38th anniversary this Saturday
Akeley Police Chief says knocking down drug 'kingpin' is goal
Hwy. 34 project in Akeley moving forward
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
SpaceX plans to fly a Japanese billionaire, several artists on trip around the moon
Austin, Odorizzi lead Twins over Tigers
Yabandith scores four TDs in Tigers' win over Laporte
Near miss: Vikings, Packers end in tie after field goal frustrations
Sauk Centre's Sayovitz breaks two records at Park Rapids Invitational
UPDATED: EGF's defense makes key plays in 13-12 win over Panthers
Doris May Mitchell
Barbera Lee Hadler
Robert L. Birnstengel
Gerald Edward Mack
3M Wonewok assists Hubbard County DAC
Surprise! Some area land values seem to be rising
Minnesota's uninsured rate rose in 2017
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
Hearing set for Cass County solar project
Place a Business Announcement
Art Leap expands in 2018
CHECK IT OUT: Library leads readers on adventures
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Author David Sedaris sets show at Fargo Theatre
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood action star with Southern-fried machismo, dies at 82
Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study
Hunt Minnesota's most popular game bird -- ruffed grouse
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: Goodbye summer, hello autumn
Darners: The Northwoods' largest dragonflies
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
LWV hosting local candidate forums
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council Column: And the Art Beat goes on
IT'S OUR TURN: The power of 'thank you'
LETTER TO EDITOR: Tennis community drew us to Park Rapids
COMMENTARY: What are political parties good for? Plenty, actually
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
3 to 6 inches of snow possible ahead of ‘bitterly cold wind chills’ for Christmas
A snow system could bring 3 to 6 inches to eastern North Dakota Wednesday, but heavier amounts are expected to stay in the central and northeast...
December 19, 2017 - 8:55am
November 25, 2017
Classic Chorale lifting voices for Christmas concert
The Park Rapids Classic Chorale presents its annual Christmas concert, a beloved tradition for many in the area. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday,...
November 25, 2017 - 5:48pm
January 7, 2017
Philanthropic spirit emerges at Community Christmas Dinner
Lynn Spilman, co-chair of the Community Christmas Dinner, arrived at the Park Rapids American Legion a little after 6 a.m. Sunday to put potatoes...
January 7, 2017 - 2:39pm
December 25, 2016
Christmas cookies for Santa
When I was a kid, the holidays seemed so miraculous. The ornaments seemed to sparkle more, the lights seemed just a bit brighter and the music...
December 25, 2016 - 8:39am
Merry Christmas I Shouted
Merry Christmas I shouted to a woman on the street But she didn't hear me Her misty eyes stared halfway round the globe Where her son was lost in Iraq And never found his way home. Merry Christmas I cried to an old gent in the alley But he didn't hear me He was dragging a cardboard...
December 25, 2016 - 8:21am
December 24, 2016
Commentary: Jumping jack your way to better days
Stressed? Overwhelmed? Frustrated at your own shortcomings, misgivings and negative behavior? Twenty jumping jacks! That's the latest coping skill passed on to me from my children. They recognize the signs and the jacks work; until my next overreaction to a small problem in this world...
December 24, 2016 - 8:28am
December 17, 2016
Volunteers sought for Community Christmas Dinner
No one should spend Christmas Day hungry or alone. So goes the theme—and motivation—behind the 28th annual Community Christmas Dinner....
December 17, 2016 - 7:37am
December 11, 2016
Santa hanging up his hat after playing the part for 30 years
Dick Rutherford is well known in and around Park Rapids. He's Santa Claus and after playing the part in the community for three decades he's...
December 11, 2016 - 8:50am
December 7, 2016
Christmas toy collection program benefits area families
Butch Whitcomb is a single dad living on Social Security. He takes part-time jobs when he can, but has battled neurological issues since birth....
December 7, 2016 - 9:04am
American Legion hosts annual Christmas Party
Santa and Mrs. Claus were busy Sunday taking part in a Christmas tradition that's been going on in Park Rapids for over 30 years. The American...
December 7, 2016 - 8:54am
December 3, 2016
Local church packs more than 5,000 gift-filled boxes for children in need
This holiday season, New Life Community Church rallied together to pack gift-filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Hundreds of Park Rapids volunteers filled 5,258 shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene products, clothing and gospel messages. The packages are destined...
December 3, 2016 - 3:05pm
November 30, 2016
Bust your holiday budget already?
So how did you do? Not that you can let down your guard now. On the heels of a four-day weekend filled with door-buster deals, early bird specials, shop-local guilt and Black Friday sales came Monday's Cyber-Monday discounts. Which raises the question: How are you — and your...
November 30, 2016 - 10:24am
Annual community meal a ‘delicious blessing' to many on Christmas Day
The annual Community Christmas Dinner once again drew a large crowd as about 100 more people ate over last year. Lynn Spilman, one of the organizers,...
December 30, 2015 - 8:57am
December 23, 2015
Heart of the Holidays wraps up new approach to season
The spirit of the season descended on the Park Rapids Lakes Area with a collaborative Heart of the Holidays, engaging audiences at a variety...
December 23, 2015 - 8:39am
December 16, 2015
Oodles of holiday fun at PALS activity fair
Six-year-old Avery Ross and her four-year-old brother, A.J., chat with Santa Claus (a.k.a. Dan Sabin) Friday evening at the popular, annual Play...
December 16, 2015 - 11:58am