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Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Two injured, one critically, in three-car crash
Perham Focus offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
Photo mockups of new Perham High School released
A sweet arrangement: Couple develops hardy bees, solar gardens and location-specific honey
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
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Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
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How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
New York Mills author releases memoir
October 18, 2013
UPDATED: Robber of Park Rapids store remains at large
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A man who robbed the Holiday Station Store in Park Rapids early Thursday remained at large Thursday afternoon. Hubbard County and Park Rapids authorities were are searching for a suspect, described as about 5 feet tall and speaking with what they think was...
October 18, 2013 - 12:20pm
October 17, 2013
Armed robber hits Holiday Station in Park Rapids; manhunt under way
Hubbard County and Park Rapids authorities are searching for a uniquely described armed robber that held up the Holiday Station Store in Park...
October 17, 2013 - 9:25am
September 16, 2013
Park Rapids chef debuts on Food Network
Chef and cookbook author Amy Thielen made her television debut on the Food Network’s “Heartland Table” last Saturday morning. The show...
September 16, 2013 - 11:11am
August 1, 2013
Accident at RDO farm shop sends one to hospital
One person was transported to the Park Rapids hospital following an industrial accident Wednesday afternoon at the Lamb-Weston RDO potato processing...
August 1, 2013 - 10:05am
July 11, 2013
A cask act: 25-year-old cooper runs family business
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Russ Karasch doesn’t hesitate to say he’s the “luckiest guy on Earth” to have his 25-year-old daughter as his boss. Heidi Karasch is the owner of Black Swan Cooperage, the Karasch family barrel-making business. She’s also one of the only female...
July 11, 2013 - 12:17pm
May 15, 2013
Menahga fire 0 percent contained, several buildings lost
Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that is now between 3,000 and 4,000 acres in north-central Minnesota as of Wednesday morning. Officials are now calling it the Green Valley Fire. It started at about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon southwest of Park Rapids near Menahga...
May 15, 2013 - 1:03pm
Fire in Park Rapids area burns structures, forces evacuations
As the Rev. Jim Neubauer stood outside St. John’s Lutheran Church here, he watched the raging wildfire billow smoke into the air, looking for...
May 15, 2013 - 10:28am
May 14, 2013
Wildfire triggers evacuation in southwest Hubbard County
Due to a large fire burning southwest of Park Rapids, residents are being evacuated within a five-mile radius from 110th Street to Highway 71...
May 14, 2013 - 6:33pm
August 9, 2012
PR man convicted of all 11 counts in head-on crash that killed Backus woman
It took a Hubbard County jury 2½ hours to find a Park Rapids man guilty of all 11 charges in connection with a head-on collision a year ago...
August 9, 2012 - 9:31am
December 28, 2009
State looks at making 911 dispatch a regional operation
PARK RAPIDS -- The 911 dispatch center is the lifeblood of emergency operations in Hubbard County, so when Sheriff Frank Homer announced last...
December 28, 2009 - 5:36pm
Park Rapids Fire department suffers radio system failure
PARK RAPIDS -- The Park Rapids Fire Department is in need of new radio equipment after a system failure. "We lost our base station, which is also our repeater," said fire chief Donn Hoffman. The equipment was old and on schedule to be replaced soon. The first system failure was...
December 28, 2009 - 2:07pm
December 22, 2009
Park Rapids crash sends 2 to hospital
PARK RAPIDS -- A two-vehicle accident causing non-life threatening injuries occurred about 10:35 a.m. Monday when a westbound vehicle driven...
December 22, 2009 - 9:25am
December 14, 2009
Self-help guru at center of Park Rapids woman's suicide
PARK RAPIDS -- The July suicide of a Park Rapids woman, which her family links to an internationally known self-help guru, was catapulted into...
December 14, 2009 - 7:15am
November 23, 2009
Nevis and Akeley police cuts to impact Hubbard County Sheriff's Department
PARK RAPIDS -- Cuts to the police forces in Nevis and Akeley will mean the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department will have to spread its services thinner throughout the region. "We are obligated as a county to serve the people and municipalities," Sheriff Frank Homer said. "It's definitely...
November 23, 2009 - 3:13pm
Hubbard County rollovers prompt warning
PARK RAPIDS -- Hubbard County authorities responded to the fourth rollover accident on frosted highways in two weeks; this one Friday morning near Headwaters Country Club. The driver lost control on a frosty curve of Highway 1. He was not injured, like the drivers and vehicle occupants...
November 23, 2009 - 3:07pm