The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department (DCSO) has requested the public’s assistance in locating Todd Richard Logan, age 52, or Moorhead.
Miscellaneous: April 14: A Nevis caller reported "some stran
A jury in the trial of Fredrick William Bachman found him not guilty of murder and arson charges related to the death of James Schwartzbauer, 57, and a house fire which occurred May 31, 2013 in Lake Hattie Township. Bachman was charged with felony first degree murder, second degree murder, first degree manslaughter and first degree arson. Monday was the final day of witness testimony with closing arguments taking place Tuesday morning. The jury deliberated approximately eight hours before arriving at the decision Tuesday evening.
Staff from the Department of Commerce, the Public Utilities Commission and Enbridge/North Dakota Pipeline Company will be hosting public comment meetings regarding the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline on May 3 in Park Rapids.
A colorful crocus marks the arrival of spring in the Park Rapids area. Crocuses, which are mostly hardy perennial plants, can grow from 2 to 6 inches in height and can produce between 1 to 5 separate blossoms. The flowers are formed in a distinctive cup-shape that tapers into a tube at the stem. They come in shades of purple and lavender, yellow and white. (Jean Ruzicka/Enterprise)
BEMIDJI -- A pedestrian was killed Sunday night when struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 2 east of Bemidji. The Minnesota State Police identified the victim as Dallas Boswell, 46, Bemidji.
The investigation into the 2014 hunting death of a Laporte man has been completed and ruled accidental. Paul Scholl, 50, was leaving his hunting area about 16 miles southeast of Mahnomen on Nov. 8, 2014, when he was shot, according to the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office. Scholl’s two brothers-in-law picked him up and brought him to an ambulance. Scholl was taken to the Mahnomen Health Center where he was pronounced dead.
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.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Park Rapids area wildlife office held a dedication ceremony on March 28 to celebrate the addition of the Bladder Lake Tract (68 acres) to the existing 3,000-acre plus Crow Wing Chain Wildlife Management Area (WMA).
A man was taken into custody late Tuesday after law enforcement issued a "shelter in place" alert for residents to stay in their homes just west of Bemidji because of an "ongoing incident" on Archery Road. The possible standoff with law officers ended at about 10 p.m., according to a county official. “The subject of our distressed person call is in custody, no injuries to any persons involved, roads are being opened,” 911 Communications Supervisor/Emergency Communications