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U.S. legislators announce safety improvements at Wadena airport
Cruel words - and rocks - thrown at local legislative candidates
Missing Staples man located over weekend
Courts - Aug. 25 edition
3rd annual Never.Give.Up. Suicide Awareness 5K is Saturday
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
Wadena State Bank golf team triumphs
Joan Gertrude Wagner
William 'Bill' Bretz
Joan N. (Asselin) Marquardt
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
50-year marriage focus of Long Lake Theater's musical
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
New Ways of Stealing Credit Card Data
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
Can a vehicle be sold without a VIN plate?
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
August 20, 2016
Man pulling two-wheel cart roams the country for no particular cause
A mysterious man pulling a two-wheel cart walking along Highway 34 outside Park Rapids drew curious looks Monday morning. Marc Charleboise methodically...
August 20, 2016 - 12:10am
July 30, 2016
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
A man is in custody at Hubbard County Jail after being arrested during an incident involving a replica handgun Friday night inside the Park Rapids Burger King.
July 30, 2016 - 12:08am
July 29, 2015
Washington woman found dead in house fire
Firefighters found the remains of an 82-year-old woman Monday when they extinguished a house fire in Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m. Monday, according to a release from the sheriff's office....
July 29, 2015 - 8:06am
April 21, 2014
Two horses found starved to death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Hubbard County authorities are investigating a case of animal abuse after finding two horses that starved to death while tied to trees in northern Minnesota. The horses were discovered by resident Virgil Johnson last week near Dorset Corner, about four miles...
April 21, 2014 - 8:13am
September 15, 2012
Sept. 11 terrorism remembered in New York and averted in Park Rapids
5 years ago Excerpts from the Sept. 13, 2007 Pioneer Journal WDC Homecoming Wadena-Deer Creek Homecoming week kicks off Monday with students wearing pajamas and ends on Sept. 21 with blue and gold dress and the return of the Homecoming Parade. The football game will be Friday...
September 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2012
Park Rapids woman faces security interest charges
A Park Rapids woman faces felony charges regarding the transference of personal property, in which she knew another party had a security interest. In November 2003, Shelly Rachel V. O'Neil, a.k.a. Rachelle Valene O'Neil, and then known as Shelly Ament, 44, entered into a loan agreement...
August 27, 2012 - 4:00pm
June 30, 2012
Ethan Taylor Hanes, 21, Aldrich, 70/60, fees $130. Donnkenny Leeroy Trumble, 31, Park Rapids, 65/55, fees $130.
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
Birth: June 8
June 8 -- Jenny and Adam Opdahl, Park Rapids, boy, Jordan Rian Opdahl, 8 pounds, 12 ounces and 22 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena....
June 18, 2012 - 3:13pm
May 29, 2012
Advanced beekeeping course to be held June 2
Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension will offer an "Advanced Beekeeping" course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2 at Faith Baptist Church in Park Rapids, a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal said. The course will be taught by JoAnne Sabin, a well-known educator on honeybees,...
May 29, 2012 - 1:20pm
Tri-Watershed Expo set fpr June 9 in Park Rapids
Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension will present the "Tri-Watershed Expo" from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 9 at the Park Rapids Area High School, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal. For more information, call Sally Shearer at 218-732-3391 or email...
May 29, 2012 - 1:05pm
May 14, 2012
Stephen James Girtz, 39, Park Rapids, seat belt required, fees $90. Levi Sloan Benson, 30, Motley, refusal to submit to chemical test, local confinement 365 days with 240 days credit for time served, fees $1,095. Norman Grover Kurti, 56, Wadena, DWI, local confinement 90 days with...
May 14, 2012 - 10:53am
February 5, 2012
Stacaia Marie Murdock, 36, Brainerd, uninsured vehicle, 90 days jail stayed for one year, one year probation, fees $1,465 with $700 stayed for one year. Charges of proof of insurance and seat belt required were dismissed at sentencing. Stephanie Ann Discher, 30, Eagle Bend, school...
February 5, 2012 - 1:11pm
January 28, 2012
Joshua James Pederson, 20, Park Rapids, 65/55, fees $130. Mario Anthony Flippi, 30, Little Falls, Minn., 50/40, fees $130.
January 28, 2012 - 11:50am
Eric Ervin Makela, 31, Menahga, DWI -- refusal to submit to chemical test and open bottle law, 365 days jail with 335 days stayed for six years, six years probation, 26 days electronic home monitoring, fees $1,920. Charges of DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed...
January 28, 2012 - 11:46am
January 22, 2012
Park Rapids Community Ed to host Expo
Park Rapids Community Education will be hosting an Energy & Wellness Expo. At this event, you will be able to visit with exhibitors, attend presentations, receive free promotional items from exhibitors, plus learn about renewable energy, the environment, our health and how they all...
January 22, 2012 - 12:46pm