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Hubbard County law enforcement Incidents Report
Nevis School Board addresses issues with students struggling with dyslexia
Park Rapids Senior Center bridge clubs hosting tournament
Park Rapids PD promotes two officers to sergeant rank
Man missing following Fish Hook Lake boating accident identified
Runners motivated to succeed
Swimmers look for quality to offset quantity
Panthers will put contending team on court
Panthers look to contend in conference, section
Panthers serve up three wins at Sauk Centre
Robert "Bob" Kangas
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Kyle John Harsha
Aaro August Tanney
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
Nevis author's first novel filled with 'real local flavor'
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
May 9, 2016
Few solutions for mentally ill facing charges in Minnesota
Tim Leslie still remembers the house on Victoria and Selby where he’d regularly respond to calls as a patrol officer from a resident who was convinced there was something landing on the roof. There wasn’t, but police learned how to talk him down anyway. “The first couple calls,...
May 9, 2016 - 12:32pm
April 25, 2016
Real ID deadline in danger
A key Minnesota driver's license official says the state may not be able to meet federal guidelines by Oct. 1, meaning some people could be forced to get new licenses before their old ones expire. Dawn Olson of the state Motor and Vehicle Services department told a House committee...
April 25, 2016 - 4:39pm
April 22, 2016
Dayton honors ‘water heroes’ on Earth Day
Dayton honors ‘water heroes’ on Earth Day Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton honored three Minnesota “Water Heroes” for their efforts in protecting and improving the water quality and availability in Minnesota as part of his Water Action Week that culminated with Earth Day on Friday....
April 22, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 20, 2016
Body found near Canadian border on Lake of the Woods
A body has been found on Lake of the Woods near the Canadian border after a man disappeared six months in a boating accident on the lake. The Lake of the Woods County Sheriff's Department told the Northern Light Region Tuesday night that its deputies and Ontario Provincial police...
April 20, 2016 - 8:49am
April 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Legislators look for investigations
Minnesota lawmakers do more than legislate; They also sometimes ask people to investigate, and they want to see those reports. Such is the case in a couple of recent issues: a state worker who seemingly emailed opposition to a northern Minnesota oil pipeline and a Commerce Department...
April 17, 2016 - 8:07am
April 13, 2016
Judge calls misfire on 13 counts of poaching in high-profile Minnesota case
MADISON, Minn. – A district judge has dismissed all 13 charges against a Dawson man in a poaching case that has attracted statewide attention....
April 13, 2016 - 5:52pm
April 9, 2016
Enbridge protestors found guilty of trespassing
A judge on Friday rejected the defense of three men who were arrested during an anti-pipeline demonstration inside Enbridge Energy’s downtown Duluth offices in November. Scot Bol, 64, and Jesse Peterson, 35, of Duluth, and Thane Maxwell, 32, of Minneapolis, were among seven protesters...
April 9, 2016 - 2:45pm
Appeals Court rules blood draw from 2011 Park Rapids fatality is lawful
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled this week that a warrantless search - blood drawn from Dean James Roehler following a fatal car accident on Highway 34 in 2011 - was lawful. The Appeals Court decision will have statewide implications, Hubbard County attorney Don Dearstyne and...
April 9, 2016 - 10:12am
April 8, 2016
Game and fish bill would allow trophy walleye to be taken on Mille Lacs Lake
ST. PAUL -- Early birds on Mille Lacs Lake may get to keep a walleye this year after all if a provision in the Department of Natural Resources’ annual game and fish bill becomes law. A short section near the end of the bill, awaiting House Ways and Means debate after being the House...
April 8, 2016 - 12:59pm
April 6, 2016
Minnesota farm incomes continue to decline
Editor’s note: This article was provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years. A major factor was the continued decline...
April 6, 2016 - 1:06pm
Price of postage stamps to drop
Consumers are about to begin saving pennies at the post office. While that may be good news for those sending items off via the United States Postal Service, the USPS is predicting it will lose $2 billion a year due to the price reduction. Starting April 10, stamps for one-ounce letters...
April 6, 2016 - 10:30am
State employee’s emails on Sandpiper not a cause for discipline
A state investigation into a regulatory employee whose emails appeared biased against the Sandpiper oil pipeline "did not produce any cause for disciplinary action," Minnesota Pollution Control Agency commissioner John Linc Stine said by letter Monday. The investigation arose after...
April 6, 2016 - 10:28am
April 3, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Driverless cars struggle when looking for lane lines
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Senate committee supported a pilot project for vehicles that drive themselves, but on the same day Reuters news service reported that things are not going well for some of the vehicles in California. "Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool...
April 3, 2016 - 10:45am
March 31, 2016
Two men face federal charges in Itasca County heroin case
Two men charged earlier this month with transporting large quantities of heroin from Detroit to northern Minnesota are now facing federal charges. Dwayne Jones Jr., 30, of Detroit, and Nicholas Virgil Blackbear, 28, of Bemidji, were charged last week in U.S. District Court with conspiracy...
March 31, 2016 - 9:05am
March 30, 2016
Avian industry is ready for bird flu
This time last year - to be blunt - all hell was breaking loose on west central Minnesota poultry farms as thousands of commercially raised turkeys and chickens began dropping dead from a highly contagious bird flu. All told, more than 9 million birds in Minnesota were either killed...
March 30, 2016 - 9:25am