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Arrest made in connection to videotaped threats to Dakota Access Pipeline protesters
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
It’s perfect weather to make an ice castle
Charges: Kidnapped pregnant woman choked with scarf till she passes out
American hero, former astronaut, Senator John Glenn dies in Ohio at 95
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
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PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
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PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
August 29, 2016
Man missing following Fish Hook Lake accident identified
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The body of a missing man following a two-boat accident Thursday on Fish Hook Lake near Park Rapids has been identified....
August 29, 2016 - 10:26am
August 26, 2016
Search continues for victim after boats collide on Fish Hook Lake
One man remains missing on Fish Hook Lake on the north edge of Park Rapids following an accident involving two boats on Thursday. The search...
August 26, 2016 - 1:49pm
August 1, 2016
Park Rapids man arrested in connection to fatal accident
PARK RAPIDS—A Park Rapids man has been charged in connection to a fatal accident in Hubbard County. Dakota Walsh, 22, was arrested Friday and arraigned Monday on felony criminal vehicular homicide charges stemming from the July 23 crash that killed Avery Mikel, 19, of Park Rapids....
August 1, 2016 - 6:11pm
July 27, 2016
Itasca State Park to mark its 125th year with a celebration Sunday
PARK RAPIDS - Itasca State Park’s birthday and the 125th anniversary of Minnesota State Parks and Trails will be celebrated with a summer picnic,...
July 27, 2016 - 10:45pm
July 25, 2016
Park Rapids man dies in single-car crash
PARK RAPIDS—A Park Rapids man died after a single-vehicle accident in Hubbard County Saturday morning. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report of a crash on 190th Street about a mile northwest of Park Rapids at about 6:25 a.m. Saturday, according to a release....
July 25, 2016 - 4:39pm
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
A man is in custody at Hubbard County Jail after being arrested during an incident involving a replica handgun Friday night inside the Park Rapids Burger King. At about 10:30 p.m. Park Rapids police officers responded to a call of a man attempting to gain entry into the back door...
July 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 1, 2016
Tiny tourist town bounces back after fire: Couple rebuilt restaurants after ‘total loss’
DORSET, Minn. – The tiny, unincorporated village of Dorset only has a handful of actual residents, but from May through September, more than...
July 1, 2016 - 5:01pm
June 27, 2016
Park Rapids man wielding hatchet arrested in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES -- A Park Rapids man is in the Becker County jail after allegedly assaulting a woman and then chasing around a man, who tried to intervene, around with a hatchet. Wayne Lee Patton, 48, is charged with three felonies - assault with a dangerous weapon and two domestic...
June 27, 2016 - 4:05pm
June 25, 2016
Park Rapids man dies in crash south of Mahnomen
PARK RAPIDS -- A head-on collision south of Mahnomen claimed the life of a Park Rapids man and seriously injured his passenger early Friday morning. A freightliner tractor trailer was traveling south on Highway 59 when a Nissan Altima traveling northbound crossed the centerline in...
June 25, 2016 - 1:20pm
June 1, 2016
Park Rapids man dies in fight at Alexandria park
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A man has died after a fight over the Memorial Day weekend in Legion Park in Alexandria. At about 12:48 a.m. Sunday , the Alexandria Police Department responded to a call where they found 31-year-old Jeffrey Preston of Park Rapids on the ground seizing. Preston...
June 1, 2016 - 9:51am
May 20, 2016
BOYS TENNIS: Bemidji ends regular season with pair of wins
PARK RAPIDS — The Bemidji High School boys tennis team finished the regular season with a pair of wins Friday at Park Rapids High School, edging...
May 20, 2016 - 11:22pm
March 26, 2016
Tapping the tradition of sap to sweet maple syrup
Maple syrup is among one of the oldest commodities produced in the United States. Northeastern Native Americans managed maple groves, tapped...
March 26, 2016 - 11:53am
March 3, 2016
Park Rapids man in custody following police pursuit ending at Emmaville
A man wanted on a Department of Corrections warrant was arrested Friday after he and his girlfriend allegedly led law enforcement on a high speed pursuit with an infant in the back seat. David Allen Brandenburg, 34, of Park Rapids, was wanted on an active Department of Corrections...
March 3, 2016 - 2:50pm
February 7, 2016
MnDOT eyes roundabout on Highway 71 in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS -- Minnesota Department of Transportation officials presented additional intersection control information at a public input meeting here Tuesday, and indications are a roundabout is likely on U.S. Highway 71 and CSAH 15. Although the final decision has yet to be made the...
February 7, 2016 - 12:40pm
January 16, 2016
Park Rapids couple nets $100,000 in lottery
PARK RAPIDS -- Last week’s lottery frenzy became a reality for a Park Rapids couple who won $150,000 in the Saturday, Jan. 9 Powerball drawing....
January 16, 2016 - 3:27pm