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Always on call: Wernberg to leave behind experienced legacy as county’s lead dispatcher
Republican candidates face well-funded, unified Democrats
More than 80 protesters arrested Saturday near Dakota Access Pipeline
'This is advocacy': Northwest Technical College hosts community health workers conference
Brainerd man seriously injured confronting burglar in home invasion
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
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Agnes "Peggy" Quick
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Agnes "Peggy" Quick
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
August 5, 2014
Hubbard County investigates death of man found in Fish Hook River
PARK RAPIDS -- Hubbard County authorities are investigating the death of a 61-year-old man who was found in the Fish Hook River late Saturday afternoon. The man was apparently pulled alive from the river near Hubbard and transported to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he later...
August 5, 2014 - 3:16pm
June 29, 2014
Bemidji man dies in collision with horses on Highway 71
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man was killed Saturday morning when the van he was driving collided with horses on the roadway south of Park Rapids. Troy Hargreaves, 43, was driving northbound on U.S. Highway 71 just before 5 a.m. when the van "struck horses in the roadway," according...
June 29, 2014 - 3:22pm
June 27, 2014
Man drowns in Hubbard County lake
BEMIDJI -- A 78-year-old man died in a suspected drowning Thursday evening on LaSalle Lake in northern Hubbard County. At 7 p.m., the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report of a potential drowning at the LaSalle Lake State Recreation Area, which is west of Becida, according...
June 27, 2014 - 7:12pm
Menahga man indicted on murder charges in Park Rapids strangulation death
PARK RAPIDS -- A Hubbard County grand jury has indicted a man on murder charges in the strangulation death of 19-year-old Kiela Knowles. Harley Leritz, 21, of Menahga is accused of first- and second-degree murder. Hubbard County prosecutors presented the case to the...
June 27, 2014 - 12:39pm
June 11, 2014
Victims identified in fatal crash on Highway 71
HUBBARD COUNTY -- Two people from Laporte are dead after a fatal head-on crash Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 71 nine miles south of Bemidji. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, James B. Carlson, 89, and his wife Phyllis M. Carlson, 87, were travelling southbound on Highway...
June 11, 2014 - 6:24pm
May 29, 2014
UPDATED: Arson suspected in Cass Lake area wildfire
CASS LAKE -- Arson is suspected to be the cause of the Cass County fire on Wednesday afternoon that consumed more than 75 acres and prompted...
May 29, 2014 - 8:23am
May 22, 2014
Three fire departments respond to house burning near Park Rapids
HUBBARD COUNTY -- A vacant log residence off County Road 81 in Hubbard County was an inferno Thursday morning that required three fire departments...
May 22, 2014 - 1:27pm
May 9, 2014
Hubbard County board to review housing of inmates from Cass, Becker
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The decision on whether jail inmates from Cass and Becker counties will spend time in Hubbard County’s facilities will be discussed in a county board work session next week, after commissioners review a staffing analysis compiled by a consulting firm....
May 9, 2014 - 5:19pm
April 21, 2014
Updated: Woman arrested in starving horses case
PARK RAPIDS -- A suspect has been arrested in connection with a gut-wrenching case of animal abuse after finding two horses that starved to death tied to trees near Dorset Corner. Minden Crenshaw, 28, of Park Rapids was arrested at her residence on Saturday and appeared in...
April 21, 2014 - 2:06pm
March 12, 2014
Hubbard County investigating theft of fundraiser proceeds
BEMIDJI -- The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary last month of proceeds from a church fundraiser. According to the sheriff's office, a burglary was reported at northern Hubbard County residence that occurred between Feb. 9 and Feb. 13. Taken from the residence...
March 12, 2014 - 11:11am
March 5, 2014
Family escapes Hubbard County fire by climbing out window
A Hubbard County family had to climb through a bedroom window of their mobile home early Tuesday morning to escape a fire. The fire, on U.S. Highway 71, rekindled about 9 a.m., when Park Rapids firefighters called for more manpower and water from Menahga. “It’s a total...
March 5, 2014 - 2:29pm
February 27, 2014
Menahga man charged with second-degree murder in Park Rapids killing
Sarah Smith Forum News Service PARK RAPIDS — A Menahga man charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Park Rapids woman Monday will essentially be held without bond. That’s because Harley David Leritz, 21, has been simultaneously charged with a probation violation...
February 27, 2014 - 12:43am
February 4, 2014
Ex-murder suspect in Hubbard County to contest warrants in child porn case
By Sarah Smith Forum News Service PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A former Hubbard County murder suspect who still faces child pornography charges will contest search warrants used to obtain evidence in the case, his attorney said. Murder charges against Fredrick William...
February 4, 2014 - 7:56pm
December 16, 2013
Four escape serious injury after head-on collision near Akeley
BEMIDJI -- Four people escaped serious injury after a head-on collision in Hubbard County late Monday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Wassana Kiewnoi, 33, of Nevis, collided with a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Jacob Krueckeberg,...
December 16, 2013 - 9:22pm
December 10, 2013
UPDATE: Family IDs victims in Beltrami/Hubbard County line fire
HUBBARD COUNTY -- The victims in a home destroyed by fire Tuesday night have been identified. Phyllis Kleeb, 79, and her son Frank Kleeb,...
December 10, 2013 - 8:58pm