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Pumped up for diabetes
School bus runs over boy’s legs
News briefs - Jan. 29 edition
Woman finds Native American axe head near Minnesota lake
Weekly crime report - Jan. 29 edition
WDC wrestlers place 11th in two-conference meet
Carroll will let Sherman decide on playing if baby arrives
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
Cardinals come up with 2-1 victory over Wolverines
Shirley Julia Gaerber
Riepes building skills through extension program
Tri-County Leases Retail Space to Seip Drug
Hanson, Brenk earn promotions at Forum Communication
Niche program offered at M State
Lakes Area Overhead Door Co. announce new name, American Door Works
Waffle maker produces some surprising treats
Ensemble cast marches to the forefront in 'Selma'
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 22 edition
Fargo man's 'American Idol' audition to air next week
Entertainment briefs - jan. 15 edition
Birth announcements - Jan. 22 edition
Alina Perez Makes the Dean's List at Rochester Community and Technical College
Rachel Craig earns Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Can proof of insurance be shown electronically?
Your letters - Jan. 22 edition
Dayton cranks up the candor
Looking forward: Hard work and bipartisanship must mark the 114th Congress
A winter walk through Glendalough
Owatonna angler wins truck at Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Federal court wolf ruling - now what?
February 18, 2013
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
At 65-pounds and a mop of hair, 7-year-old Clancy sleeps at the end of his master's bed every night. "He smells really well but doesn't see very well because he has so much hair that goes right over his eyes," laughed Agnes Larson, the woman who has been Clancy's whole world since...
February 18, 2013 - 9:56am
February 14, 2013
Getting her cape
Alessia Harmon, whose brother and sister rescued her after she fell through the ice on Fish Hook Lake on New Year's Day, finally became a caped crusader. When siblings Parker and Lydia pulled her out of the lake, Alessia became consumed with the idea of superheroes wearing capes....
February 14, 2013 - 9:25am
January 21, 2013
Park Rapids alum part of popular reality TV 'Chainsaw Gang'
A Park Rapids Area High School alum is gaining fame - and chuckles - as a "beer drinking redneck," via Country Music Television's "Chainsaw Gang." Matt Clementson, 48, is a cast member in the rowdy comedic reality show that debuted Nov.
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January 21, 2013 - 10:29am
Brother, sister rescue sibling from lake
PARK RAPIDS -- Mark Harmon admitted that New Year's Day call to wife Kim was one of the hardest of his life. He and his father had taken Mark's...
January 21, 2013 - 10:08am
September 4, 2012
Park Rapids officials accept resignation of city administrator
The Park Rapids City Council formally accepted the resignation of City Administrator Bill Smith. "I thank the council for entrusting the city to my care for the past four years," he said in a letter. "That decision is especially telling considering that I came to the helm just as...
September 4, 2012 - 10:52am
April 30, 2009
Wehmas sentenced to 72 months prison for shooting
A young Park Rapids mother will spend at least 72 months behind bars in the shootings of two men last summer at a rural cabin in Hubbard County. Stephanie Ann Wehmas, 21, was sentenced to 110 months in prison Monday. She must serve at least two-thirds of that sentence with good behavior...
April 30, 2009 - 10:02am
March 25, 2009
Your Letter: Musky checks in from the big hole
Dear humans, Today I nearly had the droppings scared out of me again. While wandering in a place called Arizona, I came upon a strange little...
March 25, 2009 - 2:33pm
March 18, 2009
Park Rapids man faces strangulation charge
A Park Rapids man was charged with domestic assault by strangulation Jan. 23 in Wadena County District Court. Early the morning of Jan. 23, a Wadena County Sheriff's deputy responded to St. Joseph's Hospital emergency room in Park Rapids for a report of an assault that had happened...
March 18, 2009 - 4:08pm
Rhonda Rhea Jokela Annette, 58, of Park Rapids, passed away March 12, 2009. She was born, a second child, to Eddie and Lorraine Jokela on their third wedding anniversary, June 15, 1950. Her rural childhood days working on the family farm sparked her enthusiasm and love for animals...
March 18, 2009 - 1:03pm