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German gummy bear maker Haribo plans to produce candy in U.S.
Top Senate Democrat vows to dig in heels on Gorsuch nomination
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
FOOTBALL: BSU begins spring with holes to fill at O-line, receiver
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Eleanor "Lucky" Kirkpatrick
Emily Jean Ostlund
David Allen Staples
Lorraine Elsie Day
Christopher Paul Yarger
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
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
October 25, 2013
Early morning fire burns business, home north of Park Rapids
October 25, 2013 - 4:02pm
October 22, 2013
Park Rapids convenience store robber remains at large
PARK RAPIDS — An armed robber remained on the loose five days after a Park Rapids convenience store was robbed at gunpoint of about $200. Park Rapids Police Chief Terry Eilers said investigators were looking into the possibility that the robber or possible cohorts purchased...
October 22, 2013 - 7:34pm
October 17, 2013
Updated: Robber of Park Rapids store remains at large
By Sarah Smith Forum News Service PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A man who robbed the Holiday Station Store in Park Rapids...
October 17, 2013 - 9:00am
June 21, 2013
Updated: Man arraigned on murder charge in connection with Lake Hattie fire
By Justin Glawe and John Hageman PARK RAPIDS — A man who police say had a questionable explanation for his actions during a house fire...
June 21, 2013 - 12:35pm
May 16, 2013
Some in fire’s path luckier than others
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Contractors arriving to repair fire damage on Judy and Don Dulski’s log home on County Road 111 near Menahga on Wednesday...
May 16, 2013 - 8:55am
May 15, 2013
Red Lake wildfires under control, but much work remains at Green Valley fire
BEMIDJI — While wildfires raged out of control in the Menahga and Park Rapids areas Wednesday, firefighters on the ground northwest of Red...
May 15, 2013 - 6:36pm
Minnesota town’s 4-year-old mayor draws national attention
DORSET, Minn. -- Dorset’s Mayor, Robert “Bobbie” Tufts, has become a national sensation after a WCCO TV interview went viral over the weekend....
May 15, 2013 - 11:24am