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Daily arrests for July 6-7
Police report for July 6; fire calls for July 2-7
Cass Lake man gets maximum sentence in strangulation case
No fish out of water: George Zimmerman has honed his craft of fish carving (video)
GOVERNMENT: City to study liquor market as updates needed to municipal stores
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen name new GM/head coach
AMERICAN LEGION: Bemidji swept by Detroit Lakes
THE AXEMEN TRIALS: After two rough seasons, Bemidji’s first professional franchise looks for answers after experiencing bumps along the way
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen's Kalokoh wins IFL Special Teams Player of the Year award
BASEBALL: Bemidji Legion splits against East Grand Forks
Christian "Chris" Emineth
Patricia Ann Smith
Harry C. Barnard
Angeline Mary Fastwolf, NiigaanashiiK
John Eggers: My country ’tis of thee
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: You are never done parenting
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: If you were wondering about watering
John Eggers: Need any address labels?
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Show your hobby at the Beltrami County Fair
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Perfect holiday weekend for the Community Band!
Art briefs - Sunday July 5
Art briefs Sunday June 28
First Friday, fireworks and fun on tap
Hulu to launch Showtime premium package for subscribers
Blane Klemek: Phoebes are one of the more interesting behaving birds
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moon phase means the walleyes are biting at night
Calling all archers: Bemidji accepting applications for special deer hunt
Blane Klemek: Ravens, crows have the smarts, too
Fricke birthday celebration
Israelson wedding anniversary
Christianson wedding anniversary
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Of bikes, Bunyan and more
Rich Lowry: Sorry, but Donald Trump has a point
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Why Obergefell is not Roe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mowing destroys native prairie plants on the south shore
David M. Shribman: Vice President Joe Biden’s (mini-)boom
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