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Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
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Everybody 'love, love, loves' Perham's Grandma Odie
Henning native receives lifesaving award
Woman hurt in SUV rollover north of Fergus Falls
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
Yellowjacket boys hoops open season on the road
Perham grapplers open season at Wadena
Jackie Mann Invitational returns with stacked field
Carol C. Peterson
Carol A. White
Edward (Skip) W. Hoger Jr.
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
Lions Club creates comfortable seating for day training program
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
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
October 5, 2009
State law restricts administrative ticketing
PARK RAPIDS -- A new Minnesota law governing the issuance of administrative traffic citations almost guarantees Hubbard County authorities won't...
October 5, 2009 - 12:57pm
September 29, 2009
Driver taken to hospital following Highway 71 rollover Tuesday morning
PARK RAPIDS -- The driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee was taken by ambulance to the Park Rapids hospital Tuesday morning following a one-vehicle...
September 29, 2009 - 2:23pm