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Fire breaks out at ethanol plant
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires; part-time officer named interim chief
Local leaders attend legislative conference
Courts march 6
Theisen tops 1,000-point scoring plateau
Archery scores 3/6
Bowling scores 3/6
Minnesota Vikings: 'Preview center' offers look at new stadium
Bears surprise Pirates in sub-section battle
Bernice Evelyn Lorentz
Irma Allen to play piano with WDC Band at March 10
Five Wings announces $43,000 available for artists
Conclusion to Titanic of the Great Lakes Sinks
Library events in March
Wolverine: 'The true wilderness carnivore'
Your Letters March 6
Horizons: Businesses succeed through creative adaptation
Spring sports are quickly approaching
Women at greater risk for alcohol related problems
Get help to find the right health plan
Birth announcements March 6
Bruer, May graduate from Bemidji State
Area students earn honors at several colleges, universities
Spring Pasta Salad
Birth announcements Feb. 27
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