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Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
Trump struggles to move past Bannon, starting with Afghanistan
To refinance or not? Grads explore paths to debt-free living
The many everyday uses of vinegar
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
Dempsey's late PK sends Sounders past Minnesota United
Sano to DL with shin injury; Kennys Vargas likely to be called up
Stenson takes Wyndham title with record 22-under
Twins jump out early, hold on vs. D-backs
Team USA rides early wave to Solheim Cup repeat
William J. Sliney
Edith M. Allen
Pearl Rose Keenan
Anna "Ann" Prince
Vivian Delgado column: The goal of environmental peace throughout the world
John Eggers column: Combating drugs and violence: the drop-out connection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
Patt Rall column: Sod House Theater holds a sobering production
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
COMMENTARY: State must invest to maintain academic excellence
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
April 11, 2017
Police arrest man, former murder suspect, for pursuit in Itasca State Park
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The man believed to have led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit before fleeing into the Itasca State Park woods...
April 11, 2017 - 11:52am
March 21, 2017
Plea deal reached in fatal Park Rapids crash case
The case of a tragic, late-night vehicle accident last year where one man died and another faced felony charges was settled last week before...
March 21, 2017 - 10:15am
March 8, 2017
IDEA Competition names finalists
BEMIDJI—The IDEA Competition has released its list of finalists for the 2017 edition of the annual award. The finalists are: Bare Cloth: Keila McCracken, Turtle River Bolton Bees: Chiara and Travis Bolton, Hubbard County DeanUltraThinRetainer: Todd Sandwick, Fosston Raptor Rack:...
March 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
March 5, 2017
Longtime Bemidji ACE Hardware manager buys store in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS—These days, Brad Dahn is handing out a new business card. It reads: "Wanderer. Explorer. Opportunist." For the past 28 years,...
March 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 19, 2017
Park Rapids veteran to take on 'PCT 4 PTSD' hike
Bradley Livingston is on a 4,000-mile journey to raise awareness for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and he's doing it primarily on foot....
January 19, 2017 - 2:18pm
January 7, 2017
Bemidji man accused of Park Rapids stabbing
PARK RAPIDS—A Bemidji man has been charged with third-degree assault in Hubbard County after allegedly stabbing another man during a fight....
January 7, 2017 - 1:23pm
December 26, 2016
Park Rapids' jeweler's work to be given at Golden Globes event
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A bit of Hollywood's glitz and glamour will soon emanate from a Park Rapids artist. Copper cuffs handcrafted by Kelly...
December 26, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 21, 2016
Sanford to open clinic in Park Rapids
Sanford Health announced this week it will open a new clinic in Park Rapids spring of 2017. The Sanford Health Park Rapids Clinic will be located...
December 21, 2016 - 1:39pm
December 13, 2016
Santa hanging up his hat after playing the part for 30 years
Dick Rutherford is well known in and around Park Rapids. He's Santa Claus and after playing the part in the community for three decades he's...
December 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 30, 2016
Two injured in snowmobile accident near Menahga
Two people were injured in a snowmobile accident on Nov. 21 in Blueberry Township near Menahga. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 2:45 p.m. there was a report of a snowmobile accident on 340th Street, west of U.S. Highway 71 in Blueberry Township. Deputies...
November 30, 2016 - 10:47am
Park Rapids man admits to burning down garage
A Park Rapids man was arrested and charged with felony second degree arson after admitting to local grocery store employees and law enforcement...
November 30, 2016 - 10:46am
MINNESOTA DEER OPENER: Area outlook remains optimistic
BEMIDJI—Hunters should have ample opportunities to harvest a deer in the Park Rapids area this season as the landscape variety creates...
October 30, 2016 - 9:00am
October 27, 2016
Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Five people were arrested and face felony charges in connection with a drug buy Thursday, Oct. 20 in Park Rapids where authorities seized meth, weapons and cash. A buy involving a half ounce of methamphetamine resulted in the seizure of 80 grams of methamphetamine, hallucinogenic...
October 27, 2016 - 12:29pm
October 18, 2016
Jesse James in Minnesota: Famous outlaw focus of presentation; has relative living in Bemidji
PARK RAPIDS -- The legend of Jesse James leaves what Loren Evenrud refers to as “The Outlaw Conundrum: Folk Hero or Common Criminal” in his...
October 18, 2016 - 6:08pm
October 15, 2016
A trip back in time: Carter’s Red Wagon Farm near Park Rapids features medieval theme this year
PARK RAPIDS—While there's plenty of fun to be had during a fall day at Carter's Red Wagon Farm in Park Rapids, one may also learn a bit...
October 15, 2016 - 5:55pm