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Minnesota State Patrol identifies victim in fatal crash north of Moorhead
Preschool, kindergarten activities planned at HOTL
Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Jack M. Ash
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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
October 26, 2009
Camp Wilderness officials investigate abuse allegations
PARK RAPIDS -- Officials at Camp Wilderness on Bad Axe Lake conducted a thorough review of their records Thursday after news broke the previous day that a Burnsville scoutmaster had been arrested for allegedly molesting three of his troops. Two of the incidents reportedly occurred...
October 26, 2009 - 10:59am
October 14, 2009
Firefighters extinguish house fire in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS -- Firefighters raced up the roof of a house on Discovery Circle in Park Rapids on Tuesday morning to douse a chimney fire that threatened...
October 14, 2009 - 10:10am