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August 17, 2015
Two-day manhunt ends in capture of suspect hiding in a deer stand in Wadena County
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A two-day manhunt finally turned up a Park Rapids man considered dangerous and possibly armed in northern Wadena County who had apparently been hiding in a deer stand. Hubbard County's canine Oakley was instrumental in the capture. Numerous officers...
August 17, 2015 - 9:36pm
August 10, 2015
Kevin Kling and Rio Nido concert
PARK RAPIDS -- The Friends of the Headwaters are hosting a silent auction and fundraiser concert featuring both the Rio Nido trio and Kevin Kling from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 16 in the auditorium at Park Rapids High School, 401 Huntsinger Ave in Park Rapids. The Rio Nido is a jazz...
August 10, 2015 - 6:48pm
Youth music, art event in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS -- The Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council will showcase the artistic talents of area youth during Youth Music and Art Showcase VII Thursday and Friday in downtown Park Rapids. The Youth Showcase coincides with Park Rapids’ All School Reunion, which will kick...
August 10, 2015 - 6:47pm
July 28, 2015
Washington woman found dead in Park Rapids house fire
PARK RAPIDS—Firefighters found the remains of an 82-year-old woman Monday when they extinguished a house fire in Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m. Monday, according to a release from...
July 28, 2015 - 2:03pm
June 24, 2015
Programs at Itasca State Park
PARK RAPIDS -- Several programs will take place through the week at Itasca State Park, 36750 Main Park Drive in Park Rapids: Thursday 10:30 to 11 a.m. Pack-a-Snack Story Hike: Birds in Our Backyard by Adele Porter and Bill Marchel. Meet at the front doors of the...
June 24, 2015 - 7:53pm
June 20, 2015
Park Rapids man injured in motorcyle crash in Stearns County
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Two motorcyclists, including a Park Rapids man, were injured when they collided in Stearns County Saturday morning. Christopher W. Cannon, 43, of Park Rapids was driving on Highway 23 at about 8:40 a.m. when he lost control of his bike and ran into 23-year-old...
June 20, 2015 - 5:47pm
April 18, 2015
Three fire departments contain blaze between Itasca and Park Rapids
Three fire departments rushed south of Itasca State Park Saturday morning to control a grass fire that broke out west of State Highway 71 north...
April 18, 2015 - 1:13pm
March 20, 2015
D-S Beverages acquires Big North Distributing
BEMIDJI -- Moorhead-based D-S Beverages has expanded its distribution area for Anheuser-Busch products along with many other breweries into the Bemidji / Park Rapids area with the acquisition of Big North Distributing of Bemidji. To service this market D-S Beverages has hired salesmen...
March 20, 2015 - 8:40pm
February 27, 2015
TEAM Industries partners with more area schools
PARK RAPIDS -- Bagley-based TEAM Industries announced this week that it is providing equipment and training resources to schools in Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Lake Park Audubon and Bagley, as well as apprenticeships, internships and scholarships in the machines trade program for...
February 27, 2015 - 8:22pm
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.
September 5, 2014 - 5:13pm