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Trump calls sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh 'totally political,' vows to back him 'all the way'
Anatomy of an investigation: The Jacob Wetterling case file
Veteran MN lawmaker ends campaign, denies daughter’s allegation of inappropriate touching
County approves 5.9 percent preliminary levy increase
Nevis Homecoming kicks off Sept. 24
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Timberwolves, Towns agree on five-year, $190 million extension
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A's walk off with win over Twins, again
Kenneth Robert Bjorn
Oscar M. Pederson
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Doris May Mitchell
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
The Holmes is going purple! Prince's band The Revolution to perform Sept. 27
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
BIRDWISE: Reflections on the avian summer past
Friends of Itasca State Park hosting a day in the park
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS: Support National Voter Registration Day
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
What you need in your winter survival kit
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4th of July
July 8, 2017
Fireworks over Fish Hook
This year's Independence Day celebration went out in patriotic style as hundreds of spectators filled Heartland and Red Bridge Parks, along with...
July 8, 2017 - 11:34am
July 4, 2017
Editorial: America's birthday - by the numbers
On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. This most American of holidays is marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family...
July 4, 2017 - 8:34am
July 3, 2017
Recipe: Enjoying the Fourth
Happy Independence Day everyone! I cannot believe July is already here, but let's get out there and enjoy it while we can. Happy barbecuing and stay safe this weekend. Enjoy that day off in the middle of the week. Watermelon Cooler
July 3, 2017 - 9:27am
July 1, 2017
Editorial: Law enforcement on extra DWI patrol this 4th of July week
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, county sheriffs' offices, and other public safety agencies statewide will step up patrols for intoxicated boaters this weekend as part of Operation Dry Water, a national campaign aimed at deterring drinking and boating. The goal is to...
July 1, 2017 - 12:39pm
June 28, 2017
Parade, fireworks to highlight 4th of July celebration
The Park Rapids 4th of July Parade helps highlight the annual Independence Day celebration. The parade begins at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4 through...
June 28, 2017 - 3:35pm
July 6, 2016
Park Rapids 4th of July fireworks show blasts past rain
The threat of rain jeopardized this year’s Park Rapids Fourth of July fireworks display and the weather delay led many to abandon Red Bridge...
July 6, 2016 - 1:43pm
Fourth of July parade delights Park Rapids crowd
The stars and stripes were prominent among parade participants and spectators celebrating Independence Day. Above, the Park Rapids Friendly Squares...
July 6, 2016 - 9:25am
June 27, 2016
Staking claim to title ‘Fireworks Capital of Minnesota'
The annual 4th of July celebration is still a few weeks away but fireworks fundraising and organization efforts continue for one of Park Rapids’ largest events. Those efforts and financial contributions from the community make Park Rapids the self-proclaimed "July 4th Fireworks...
June 27, 2016 - 4:49pm
July 4, 2015
Good times on the 4th of July
The Fourth of July really is the best holiday. This weekend marks all that is good in the Midwest. We’re at the peak of summer weather perfect for barbecues, boat parades and bonfires. Downtown festivals, street parades,outdoor music, rodeos and, of course, fireworks. This is...
July 4, 2015 - 1:33pm
June 26, 2013
4th of July parade grand marshals named
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org Independence Day, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, will...
June 26, 2013 - 12:09pm
July 8, 2009
Fourth of July festivities a blast
Perfect. That's how some people are describing the Fourth of July weekend in Park Rapids. "What was wonderful to see was the community coming...
July 8, 2009 - 1:00pm
July 1, 2009
Celebrate Independence Day with a bang!
For the fleet of foot Start the day early with a 5K or 10K run/walk at Heartland Park. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. for the 9 a.m. race. Those interested in participating in the run are encouraged to pre-register for a lesser fee at www.parkrapidsrunning.com. Registration...
July 1, 2009 - 1:00pm