Skip to main content
'I voted' stickers for all, less test help for many
State says Bemidji nursing home staff emotionally abused resident
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
‘We made it!’: Bemidji High School holds 117th commencement ceremony
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
Ramirez goal lifts Minnesota United FC over Orlando City SC
Strikeouts mount for struggling Sano
Dozier's homer leads Twins past Rays
BOYS TENNIS: Konecne finishes fourth at sections
Full-court faith: BSU’s DeVille, Sheley join sports ministry in Kenya
William "Bill" Edward Luadtke
Vernon Vanden Berg
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Three, Episode Six: The Lord Of No Mercy
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
GUEST EDITORIAL: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
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. 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