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Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Former Alexandria Mayor Dan Ness passes away
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, June 30
Two more roundabouts coming soon
New signs designate area as boat-free zone
Local semipro football team continues to take shape
DNR: Camp Ripley deer hunt applications now being taken
Legion baseball: Bemidji sweeps Alex
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Waterfowl numbers soar
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Keith D. McCoy
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 3, 2016
Parkers Prairie Highway 29 reconstruction begins June 6
Motorists and pedestrians on Highway 29 in Parkers Prairie will encounter lane shifts starting Monday, June 6, weather permitting. Crews will begin work on a reconstruction and resurfacing project through the city. The work will address pavement concerns, pedestrian accessibility,...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Open house for Parkers Prairie Highway 29 project is May 23
An open house about this year's Highway 29 reconstruction and resurfacing project in Parkers Prairie is scheduled for Monday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Prairie Event Center, 201 West Main St., Parkers Prairie. No formal presentation is planned. The meeting is an opportunity for...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
One step closer
Parkers Prairie and surrounding communities are one step closer to a fresh summer attraction, as construction has begun on a new swimming pool....
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
January 12, 2016
Girls basketball: Chargers stay undefeated in LEC
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team got back on track after a pair of losses last week with a 47-38 road victory in Parker Prairie on Monday night to remain unbeaten in Little Eight Conference play. Senior guard Elizabeth Vinson and junior point guard Kylee Hansen scored...
January 12, 2016 - 9:37am
December 3, 2015
Prairie Christmas features Santa, crafts
The public is invited to attend the annual Prairie Christmas, a family event, on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School. The cost is $2 or $1 with a food shelf item. The event will include more than 50 unique crafters and vendors. Santa will be available...
Life / events
December 3, 2015 - 4:49pm
September 2, 2015
Local Boy Scouts, plumbers work together
Joe Kastner of Parkers Prairie Boy Scout Troop 472 completed part of his Eagle Scout requirement on August 22 by coordinating the first tri-annual...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
June 3, 2015
Bear spottings trigger warnings from DNR
Sightings reported near Millerville, Parkers Prairie
June 3, 2015 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
Open house to cover Highway 29 project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and city of Parkers Prairie invite the public to learn more about the 2016 Highway 29 reconstruction and resurfacing project in Parkers Prairie. An informational open house will be held on Wednesday, May 20 from 6 to 8 p.m....
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
April 1, 2015
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
A committee of Parkers Prairie residents is nearing the halfway mark of a goal to raise $1.8 million for the construction of a new community pool. The current Parkers Prairie pool, built in 1977, has started to deteriorate over the past few years. Committee co-chair Jim Arvidson...
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
December 3, 2014
All invited to Prairie Christmas craft show
The Parkers Prairie Pride of Lions invites the public to attend the Prairie Christmas craft, arts and gift show on Saturday, December 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School. Admission is $2. With a food shelf donation, admission is $1. Concessions will be sold. The...
Life / events
December 3, 2014 - 12:00am
July 11, 2014
Timberwolves camp stops in Parkers Prairie
The Parkers Prairie youth basketball community got to experience some hands-on training from members of the Timberwolves organization as the...
July 11, 2014 - 12:00am
June 20, 2014
Parkers Prairie plans open house for Highway 29 project
PartnerSHIP 4 Health, Avenue Design Partners (ADP), and the city of Parkers Prairie have been working on a concept plan for a Complete Streets project on Highway 29 (Otter Avenue) in Parkers Prairie, projected for 2015 or 2016. The city will host an open house to show ADP’s recommended...
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
December 27, 2013
Arvig donation leads funding for new community pool
The West Central Initiative/Parkers Prairie Swimming Pool Fund announced Arvig’s partnership and donation to help rebuild the community swimming pool. The local telecommunication company gave $250,000 toward the project. “The question that sparked this project was: ‘What would...
December 27, 2013 - 8:27am
Parkers Prairie wins $25,000 Celebrate My Drive grant
Parkers Prairie High School was among the top 100 schools that were eligible to receive a grant ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 through the...
November 27, 2013 - 2:42pm
November 15, 2013
UPDATE 2 P.M.: Bicyclist dies in crash near Parkers Prairie
More information has been released about a fatal bicycle crash that happened in Parkers Prairie Thursday. Richard Miller, 75, of Parkers Prairie was riding on a bicycle on 145th Street, heading west, at about 4 p.m. A construction truck driven by Jeffrey Wark, 59, of Parkers Prairie...
November 15, 2013 - 10:11am