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Building inspections not required where Thumper Pond was constructed
News briefs - April 16 edition
Severe Weather Awareness week a time to plan ahead
UPDATE: Roof Collapses at Thumper Pond Water Park
Stokes, Moore pace Raiders at Anderson-Cole
Mainstreeters use WDC errors to post 9-4 victory
Thunder rally to upset Wolverines 12-11
Archery Scores-Week 9
Bowling scores - April 9 edition
Business briefs - April 9 edition
Business briefs - April 9 edition
Todd-Wadena Electric to celebrate 75 years
Verndale clinic open, accepting patients
Cultural center announces Roder as new Executive Director
Egg hunt draws hundreds to Wadena park
Entertainment briefs - April 9 edition
Latest installment in "furious" series doesn't disappoint
Vergas maple syrup fest is April 11
Felines enjoy ‘Furry Tails’ cat show
Birth announcements - April 9 edition
Loaded Chicken Potato Casserole
Wadena County student studying in China
Herb-crusted pork loin
Schmitt nominated for Saint Mary's University's outstanding senior award
Healthcare Decision Day is April 16
Invest in state parks and trails
Your letters - April 9 edition
What is needed to drive gas-powered bikes and mopeds?
Requirement of standardized claim, appeal forms simplifies application process for veterans
Farmers hoping for rain
State record fish caught in Otter Tail County
Fishing on the ice. Going after Tullibee
Beautiful sky: Setting sun
Winged vistors: Turkeys enjoy mild spring
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 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