Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org A fire at the intersection of Central and Heartland avenues caused extensive damage to a house early Friday afternoon. Park Rapids called in Nevis Fire Department personnel, which is standard procedure for structure fires.
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Dave Barrett is worried about the future of farming in Hubbard County. The semi-retired farmer himself watches the topsoil each spring and each spring it’s a lighter color. That’s not a good thing. “Farmers can’t continue the way they’re going,” he maintains. “The only thing that soil will grow is weeds.” He worries that angleworms have disappeared.
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org As the fishing opener approaches, Mike Johnson worries that his staff is a week behind in service orders. The owner of Johnson’s On the Water Service...
Kaye Soderberg leaves Serenity Salon & Spa off Highway 34 Tuesday morning. What is believed to have been an electrical outlet triggered a fire that destroyed the business. She and co-owner Liz Tostenson were in tears. Co-owner Susie Quiring was not there at the time the photo was taken. The fire started at 3:30 a.m. and caused extensive damage to the salon. The strip mall also suffered smoke damage.
BY Sarah smith email@example.com A number of fires, two motorcycle crashes, a dirt bike accident and other mayhem greeted emergency personnel this past weekend, signaling what could be a busy summer. Two grass fires, one started by target shooting, kept fire departments on the run again as DNR, Akeley, Nevis and Park Rapids all responded. “We’re in a red flag warning which means they’ll start easily,” said Akeley Fire Chief Lee Johnson.
BALTIMORE, May 1 (Reuters) - Six Baltimore police officers will face criminal charges, including second-degree murder and manslaughter, in the death of a black man who was arrested and suffered...
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Danie Pearson is a one-woman Army of promotional projects. If you wanted a bad pun, she’s a beehive of activity. She makes and sells organic products...
BY Sarah smith email@example.com A weekend conference for daycare providers and teachers was the educational equivalent of a group hug. United For Children Conference, at the Park Rapids High School,...
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Collin Huckbody’s match was almost over before it began Saturday night in Califormia, but Nevis can claim its minute and 23 seconds of stardom. Well, St.
By Nathan Bowe / DL Newspapers Last May, a 20-year-old Facebook fan was allegedly looking at photos while speeding along a North Dakota highway when she smashed into an SUV that had slowed to make an illegal U-turn, killing an 89-year-old passenger, according to court records.