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Bethany Lutheran Church hosting vigil for Nevis and Akeley
UPDATE: Victims identified in Nevis shooting
Menahga School Board reviews budget, class sizes
Menahga council reviews sheriff's proposal
Menahga council hears complaints about staff shortages
Defense carries Panthers in 63-34 win over Bagley
Gymnasts end season on positive note
Braves improve to 22-1 with victory over Pillager
BGMR defeats Warriors, Panthers fall in first round at section tournaments
Lakers hit 11 3-pointers to spark Mid-State victory over Panthers
Charlene Lenore Schmid
Jason Thomas Eischens
Margaret Catherine Henry
Judith Rae "Judi" Lydell
Pipeline spill contaminates southwest North Dakota creek
Bank gives boost to girls' self-esteem
Park Rapids Chamber receives award
Health officials promote higher rates of childhood vaccination to prevent measles spread
Why don't all school buses have seat belts for kids?
Place a Business Announcement
TV show delves into Kensington Runestone
Just for Kix wins awards, performs at Outback Bowl
Missing north-central Minnesota teen to be featured on Investigation Discovery
Park Rapids students participate in Honor Band
CHECK IT OUT COLUMN: Library offering Snow Time to Read program and more
Animals in region surviving ‘traditional’ winter so far
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
ABOUT OUTDOORS COLUMN: Ice fishing with jigging spoons
Deer disease seen as threat to humans: Experts compare CWD with resilient mad cow virus
Fishing regulations change March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
Enterprise seeks a new home within our community
WORD ON THE STREET: What makes Park Rapids charming?
COMMENTARY: Heartland Lakes Volunteer website is changing, growing
COMMENTARY: Greater Minnesota schools need adequate state funding
COMMENTARY: Warning signs that your teen is in abusive relationship
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
September 11, 2018
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
ROSEAU, Minn.—Bears are nosy critters by nature, and a 150-pound black bear last week found out the hard way what happens when it sticks...
September 11, 2018 - 11:12am
June 8, 2017
Young black bear charges man, dog in Bayport
BAYPORT, Minn. -- A young black bear spotted wandering around Bayport in far eastern Minnesota along the St. Croix River charged at a man and his dog getting within about 15 yards before they escaped. Bayport police say the bear was spotted several times Tuesday morning in and around...
June 8, 2017 - 9:03am
June 22, 2016
Busy spring for bear sightings in northern Minnesota
Conflicts between bears and humans have increased as more people build homes and cabins in northern Minnesota, this according to the Minnesota...
June 22, 2016 - 10:47am
May 18, 2016
Bear attacks Sebeka woman on deck
SEBEKA, Minn. – A 59-year-old Sebeka woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear on the deck of her home northeast of Sebeka in Wadena...
May 18, 2016 - 10:33am
July 14, 2015
Appeals court rules against bear researcher Rogers
July 14, 2015 - 11:08am
May 28, 2015
Bear sightings increase slightly this spring: Dry conditions may force them to roam farther for food
BEMIDJI -- While spotting a bear around Bemidji is nothing new, officials say there have been a few more sightings as of late.
May 28, 2015 - 8:42am
October 27, 2014
Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house for dog food
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida man shot and killed a 400-pound (180-kg) black bear after it broke into his house two nights in a row to get to a bag of dog food, a state wildlife officer said on Friday. "I felt in danger enough that since it wouldn't leave I had to shoot it,"...
October 27, 2014 - 9:06am
October 16, 2014
Alaska patrolwoman chases off massive polar bear from 81-year-old's home
(Reuters) - A gun-slinging Alaska wildlife manager chased off a massive polar bear that broke into an 81-year-old's house in a remote community to feast on a drum of seal oil, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. Armed with a 12-gauge shotgun and non-lethal firecracker slugs, officer...
October 16, 2014 - 9:07am
September 30, 2014
Friend heard screams as hunter was being mauled; bear found dead next day, wounded hunter recovering
Craig Lindstrom said he heard the bloodcurdling screams from his friend Brandon Johnson in the pre-dawn darkness Saturday morning and he knew exactly what was happening.
September 30, 2014 - 7:52am
September 25, 2014
DNR finalizes decision denying permits to Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers
By John JMyers / Duluth News Tribune The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday said it has made final its decision to strip...
September 25, 2014 - 8:07am
September 23, 2014
Police: New Jersey hiker killed by black bear
A man hiking in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey was killed by a black bear over the weekend, police said Monday, in what experts called an extremely rare attack. Darsh Patel, 22, of Edison, N.J., and four friends encountered the bear on Sunday afternoon in the...
September 23, 2014 - 8:21am
June 26, 2014
Alaska bear drops in on birthday party, devours cupcakes
JUNEAU, Alaska, June 25 - A young bear fell through an Alaska couple's skylight while they were preparing to celebrate their child's birthday, sending the humans scurrying out the room while he feasted on cupcakes.
June 26, 2014 - 2:55pm
October 1, 2013
DNR says hunter killed another research bear
The Department of Natural Resources confirms that a second bear tracked by wildlife researchers in northeastern Minnesota has been killed by a hunter. A DNR spokesman says the bear was legally harvested Friday. Minnesota Public Radio News reports the Wildlife Research...
October 1, 2013 - 7:04am
July 3, 2013
Ely bear researcher Rogers looks for reprieve
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers is holding out hope that Minnesota officials might change their minds...
July 3, 2013 - 10:14am
June 5, 2013
Aitkin County woman attacked by bear
An Aitkin County woman was injured in a black bear attack Monday evening, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The 72-year-old McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear before the animal and her three yearlings left the woman’s prope...
June 5, 2013 - 1:13pm