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Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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February 23, 2015
Utilities Commission to hold public meetings on proposed pipeline project
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has four public information meetings scheduled across central Minnesota regarding a proposed oil pipeline expansion project. The Minnesota Pipe Line Company has proposed a renovation project on it’s Line 4 to increase the...
February 23, 2015 - 9:58pm
February 19, 2015
Laporte man found guilty in marijuana case
PARK RAPIDS -- David Paul Patterson, 51, of Laporte was found guilty Wednesday night of possessing seven pounds of marijuana with intent to sell...
February 19, 2015 - 11:24am
January 30, 2015
Park Rapids man receives 20 years for molesting 10-year-old
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Park Rapids man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for repeatedly molesting a young girl. Samuel Charles Baxa, 28, was convicted of felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct. Detroit Lakes Police officers received a report of a possible sexual...
January 30, 2015 - 8:40pm
November 26, 2014
Menahga man pleads guilty in strangulation death of Park Rapids woman
PARK RAPIDS -- A Menahga man has plead guilty in the strangulation death of a Park Rapids woman in February. Harley Leritz, 21, on Tuesday...
November 26, 2014 - 8:55am
October 1, 2014
Park Rapids man killed in pickup-semi crash
BEMIDJI -- A 38-year-old Park Rapids man was killed in a collision with a semi-trailer Tuesday night south of Park Rapids. The crash was reported at 7:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A 1976 International semi driven by Timothy Eischens, 58,...
October 1, 2014 - 2:35pm
September 5, 2014
Park Rapids woman pleads guilty in horse deaths
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Park Rapids woman has entered guilty pleas to two felony counts of letting two horses starve to death in Hubbard County last spring. Minden Ann Crenshaw, 28, pleaded guilty to mistreating or abusing animals. The emaciated horses were found tied...
September 5, 2014 - 5:13pm
July 14, 2014
Colorado bull rider recovers after nasty fall in Park Rapids on Saturday night
By Sarah Smith Forum News Service PARK RAPIDS -- Cody Johansen, 20, is talking in a slurred manner but hopes to leave North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale later Monday. The Park Rapids Enterprise reached the Colorado man via Facebook Monday morning, 18 hours after...
July 14, 2014 - 1:51pm
June 27, 2014
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
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
February 28, 2014
Three sentenced in synthetic drugs case that involved death of Park Rapids teen
FARGO – The mother of a teenager who died after taking synthetic drugs asked a federal judge Thursday for a reduced prison sentence for her son’s dealer, a 20-year-old who faced a mandatory sentence of at least 20 years for providing the fatal dose. As she spoke,...
February 28, 2014 - 9:06am
February 15, 2014
DNR targets groundwater threats
Dan Gunderson MPR News 91,3 FM Park Rapids —A growing awareness about Minnesota’s groundwater challenges is about to hit the residents of Park Rapids in the wallet. Fees for city water are going up roughly 25 percent to help pay for a $2.5 million treatment plant. The new plant...
February 15, 2014 - 11:29pm
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
February 3, 2014
Bemidji woman gets 58 months for fatal, alcohol-related crash
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Bemidji woman was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison for a crash that killed a motorcyclist after she had spent the night drinking. Victoria Whitefeather, 23, told witnesses at the scene of the northern Hubbard County crash on the morning...
February 3, 2014 - 9:41am
December 2, 2013
Park Rapids woman injured in rollover
PARK RAPIDS -- A Park Rapids woman was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover early Sunday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol's website, Cindy Lundmark, 56, was traveling west on Highway 34 in a 2010 Jeep Wagon at about 2 a.m. Sunday when she left the road...
December 2, 2013 - 9:35am
Fire destroys outbuilding, chicken coop in Nevis
NEVIS -- Nevis and Park Rapids firefighters battled a blaze northwest of Nevis Friday afternoon that claimed a chicken coop and an outbuilding. The...
December 2, 2013 - 9:12am