“My Boy, Ben” is the true story of a young man’s journey and the profound impact a dog can have on one’s life. That young man is former international tennis star David Wheaton. Wheaton will be signing his newest book from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30 at Beagle and Wolf Books & Bindery. “David Wheaton has written an inspiring story about his relationship with his dog, a yellow lab named Ben,” said Sally Wills, co-owner of Beagle and Wolf Books & Bindery. “We’re pleased that we’re able to bring David to Park Rapids to share this story with us.
Because he died earlier this month, the Becker County Attorney’s Office has dropped two felony first-degree drug charges against Michael Earl Pickus, 60, of 120 E. North St., Detroit Lakes. He was one of several people accused of receiving nearly 20 ounces of meth in a FedEx package sent from California to that address. Forewarned by the U.S.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted burning restrictions Thursday in numerous Minnesota counties due to decreased fire danger because of precipitation and green-up. This means burning permits will be available for burning of vegetative materials. Although the state is lifting restrictions, local counties or municipalities may have specific regulations or restrictions that affect burning.
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Motorists on Highway 2 east of Fosston will experience daytime lane shifts beginning Monday, May 11, as crews begin resurfacing work on eastbound Highway 2. Eastbound traffic will be switched...
By Jason Durham / For the Enterprise Anglers visiting the Park Rapids area are invited to partake in one of the numerous competitive fishing events held on several lakes throughout the open water season. Not only are the tournaments fun themselves, but you’ll find comfort in the outpouring of camaraderie. The Park Rapids Bass League and Northwoods Bass club both have bi-weekly events that are brief (3 hours) with minimal entry fees for anglers looking to compete without a large financial or time commitment.
As is routine on the Northern Plains, the continental climate is visiting its extremes on the residents of North Dakota and Minnesota. If it’s not too wet (as it’s been...
Gigabit Internet service has come to Lake George. Paul Bunyan Communications has upgraded the communications network it has in the Lake George area making GigaZone services now available to close...
--- A wrench, a ballpeen hammer, and an unopened, thawed frozen pizza are just a few of the items R.D. Offutt Company team members found on Friday, April 10 when they embarked on their first annual Straight River roadside clean-up. A team of 31 Park Rapids Farm Division employees initiated the volunteer clean-up effort to demonstrate their concern for protecting and preserving area natural resources. “These local R.D. Offutt Company teams drive past the Straight River every day.
On April 9, Governor Dayton gave his State of the State Address on the floor of the Minnesota House of Representatives. I thought it was an interesting speech, if for no other reason than at times he seemed to be talking out of both sides of his mouth. For instance, the governor touted Minnesota’s economic growth, then told us things are in bad shape. He talked about excellence in education and then jumped to graduation disparities. He talked about having one of the best transportation systems in the country and then tried to convince us our roads and bridges are going to pieces.