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Gathering at the carnival: Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival runs through Monday
Police seek DNA analysis in Willmar armed robbery
Scammer accidentally picks Douglas County attorney as victim, gets nowhere
Bayfield County girl found dead after apparent ATV crash
Superior man accused of threatening judge
Setting an example: Oshkiimaajitahdah summer camps showcase Native American athletes in Red Lake
BASEBALL: Blue Ox dominant in win over Park Rapids
TENNIS: Multiple Bemidji players win championships in Grand Forks
AUTO RACING: Wreck-filled day at the Speedway
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji one-hits Dilworth to win consolation crown
Anthony (Tony) James Kloehn
Thomas "Tom" Stanton Solberg
Dale A. Fischer
Bert Eugene Stevens
Marvin Bruce Myhre
John Eggers: Why were you born?
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
REVIEW: ‘The Shallows’ is a thrilling story of survival
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bring It On’
Watch for 'Night Watch': BHS Marching Band again scoring well with summer show (w/ video)
Arts Briefs: BSO presents 'Legendary Voices,' First Friday open house at Gallery North and more
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
Final voting underway to name International Wolf Center pups
Blane Klemek: Two low profile birds: The sora rail and Virginia rail
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: The world needs more Jerrys
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Story on workshop was small minded
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature's inaction is unacceptable
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
September 11, 2012
Community paramedic ranks begin to grow; Park Rapids duo among state’s first-in-nation classification
By Tom Robertson, MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL – Minnesota could have within several years several hundred practicing “community paramedics,” a new designation of health care providers spawned by the shortage of doctors and nurses in rural parts of the state. Once certified, community...
News / region
September 11, 2012 - 1:53am
September 7, 2012
Optivation offers business courses
BEMIDJI – Optivation is offering a pair of courses meant to help managers and front-line workers build a better work environment. A three-part customer service course in Park Rapids will begin Wednesday, and a two-part course on multi-generational work environments in Bemidji will...
September 7, 2012 - 6:57pm
August 31, 2012
ND man pleads guilty in synthetic drug overdose
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota teen has pleaded guilty to dealing synthetic drugs that led to the overdose death of a Grand Forks teen. Wesley Sweeney, of Manvel, appeared Friday in federal court. He pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute drugs that resulted in...
August 31, 2012 - 12:30pm
August 9, 2012
Jury convicts man for fatal drunken crash
PARK RAPIDS - A Hubbard County jury convicted a man here on 11 charges for a drunken collision that killed a 52-year-old woman and injured her daughter and grandchild. Dean James Roehler, 23, of Park Rapids was driving from Moondance Jam near Walker to Park Rapids on July 14, 2011,...
August 9, 2012 - 3:49pm
July 20, 2012
Park Rapids doctor reprimanded for prescriptions, records
MINNEAPOLIS - A Park Rapids doctor's license has been disciplined by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. According to a news release, Dr. Vern E. Erickson has been reprimanded for unethical and unprofessional conduct, improper management of medical records and inappropriate...
July 20, 2012 - 11:08am
Teen who died in drug overdose identified as Park Rapids boy
EAST GRAND FORKS - The 17-year-old male who died Friday of a drug overdose in East Grand Forks has been identified as Elijah Stai of Park Rapids. Stai was taken to Altru Hospital last Wednesday for a drug overdose, officials said. Check back for details.
June 20, 2012 - 10:51am
April 17, 2012
Ex-pastor's sex charges rile Missouri Synod
Allegations of cover-up fly online
April 17, 2012 - 8:52am
April 10, 2012
Hubbard County offers SkyWarn course for residents
PARK RAPIDS - A SkyWarn storm spotter course will be offered here April 24 to local community members. The course, sponsored by the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office-Emergency Management Office and National Weather Service, will be from 6:30-9:15 p.m. in the Law Enforcement Center...
April 10, 2012 - 1:38pm
March 15, 2012
"Artistically Imagined" discussion in Park Rapids
The Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning will host Park Rapids Historical Society's Rod Nordberg and Connie Henderson from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids. This event will demonstrate what Hubbard County's past has been to prepare and provide a backdrop for...
March 15, 2012 - 8:16am
March 3, 2012
Conservation activist and author to visit Park Rapids
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning will host Darby Nelson, conservation activist and author of "For Love of Lakes," to speak on "The Future of Minnesota's Waters" from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids. "For Love of Lakes," a book on water conservation, is...
News / outdoors
March 3, 2012 - 9:10am
February 21, 2012
"Envisioning the Future" panel to meet in Park Rapids
A panel forum presentation by the Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning board members will be offered from 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids. "Envisioning the Future: Soup to Nuts" will be a wide-ranging synopsis of a variety of topics. Possible scientific...
February 21, 2012 - 10:16am
January 19, 2012
Skybridge marketing firm looks to expand with up to 200 jobs in Bemidji
Bemidji tops several regional communities, including Fargo and Grand Forks, for call center
News / local / business
January 19, 2012 - 8:00am
December 28, 2011
Suicide call leads to man's arrest
A man was arrested in Park Rapids after police initially responded to a call about a suicidal man. According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, the call came in at 6:55 p.m. Tuesday about a man in Park Rapids trying to harm himself. Park Rapids police responded and were assisted...
December 28, 2011 - 4:45pm
December 16, 2011
Man faces charges for fatal crash while on way home from Moondance Jam
A Park Rapids man involved in a fatal crash on his way home from Moondance Jam last summer has been charged with six counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide and Injury in the death of a Backus woman and injuries to her daughter and grandchild. The criminal complaint states Dean James...
December 16, 2011 - 7:00am
November 23, 2011
Three charged in 'significant' meth bust in Hubbard County
PARK RAPIDS - Three men appeared in Hubbard County District Court Wednesday in what the county attorney is calling "one of the most significant" drug busts in recent memory. Darrol Allen Shepersky, 41, and Harold Glenn Hanson, 41, both of Park Rapids, and Joshua Paul Carlson, 31,...
November 23, 2011 - 7:30am