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Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 14-18
Board dissects report card data
DWI campaign nabs driver at dental office
Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Volleyball: Osakis makes quick work of Upsala
Geneva crowns club champs
Volleyball: Knights edge Ortonville in five sets
Tennis: Osakis coasts to a 12th win
Girls soccer: Defense, Paschka help Cards to a fourth-straight win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Shirley Ann Battey
Donald "Don" Skrove
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
In the Know: A lot to like about street project
An Echo Press Editorial: Early smoking carries big risks
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
hires and promotions
on the street
August 22, 2018
Film star Duhamel visits western Minnesota lake country
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—If you did a double-take and could've sworn you saw actor Josh Duhamel, 45, strolling around Park Rapids in western...
August 22, 2018 - 2:39pm
December 14, 2017
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 75-year-old Park Rapids man has died and three teenagers were injured in a crash on an icy, snow-covered state Highway 71...
December 14, 2017 - 7:46pm
Couple survives 25 minutes in frigid waters of northwest Minn. lake after falling through ice
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—A Park Rapids man is hospitalized and his wife is recovering after the couple went through the ice on their ATV and...
December 14, 2017 - 3:55pm
December 7, 2017
Two Park Rapids, Minn. men accused of cattle theft
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. - Two Park Rapids, Minn. men have been charged with felonies after allegedly selling cattle they did not own. Bret Ricardo...
December 7, 2017 - 8:15pm
April 27, 2017
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The death of a 3-year-old girl last week in Hubbard County is under investigation. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes...
April 27, 2017 - 9:03am
Body found in Park Rapids lake; crash victim identified
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—One man remains missing on Fish Hook Lake on the north edge of Park Rapids in northwest Minnesota following an accident...
August 27, 2016 - 7:36am
November 2, 2010
Two teens injured in ATV rollover near Park Rapids
Two 15-year-olds were injured in an ATV crash Saturday afternoon. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Office, a Park Rapids boy and an Osage girl were injured in a rollover of a Polaris Ranger, side by side, on County Road 125 in Green Valley Township. The boy was transported...
November 2, 2010 - 11:18am
September 30, 2010
Park Rapids native shot to death in Florida
A Park Rapids native who was looking for a job to move back to Minnesota was murdered Sunday in his Tampa, Fla., suburb following a neighborhood dispute. David James, 41, a 1987 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School, was shot in a neighborhood park while playing basketball with...
September 30, 2010 - 12:55pm
September 28, 2010
Man who graduated high school in Park Rapids killed during dispute in Florida
A Park Rapids, Minn., native was killed Sunday in his Tampa, Fla., suburb during a neighborhood dispute. David James, 41, a 1987 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School, was shot in a neighborhood park while playing basketball with his 8-year-old daughter, Danielle. The shooting...
September 28, 2010 - 7:11am
August 30, 2010
Nevis school bookkeeper placed on leave after son questions superintendent's use of district vehicle
August 30, 2010 - 3:09pm
August 13, 2010
Willmar man dies of possible drowning on northern Minnesota lake
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A 75-year-old Willmar man died Wednesday when he fell off his boat lift on a Hubbard County lake in northern-central Minnesota. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday of a possible drowning in Lower Bottle Lake in Lake Emma...
August 13, 2010 - 3:04pm
June 29, 2010
Park Rapids man injured in broadside crash near Downer
A Park Rapids man was injured in a broadside accident Monday evening near Downer. David C. Velazquez, 37, of Park Rapids suffered non life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. He was westbound on Clay County Road 71 in a 1995 Subaru Legacy when he failed to stop...
June 29, 2010 - 12:25pm
January 31, 2010
Family of train accident victim from Park Rapids looks for answers
January 31, 2010 - 12:29pm
January 7, 2010
Repeat drunken drivers frustrate police, courts
PARK RAPIDS -- Two men with long histories of drunken driving convictions were arrested over the New Year's weekend by Park Rapids police, one for the 12th time, the other for the seventh. William Lawrence Butcher, 48, Ponsford, has a two-page long rap sheet of alcohol-related offenses....
January 7, 2010 - 12:19pm
January 4, 2010
Man arrested for 12th DWI in Park Rapids on New Year's Eve
PARK RAPIDS, MINN. - A Becker County man was arrested by Park Rapids police minutes before midnight on New Year's Eve for his 12th DWI offense. William Lawrence Butcher, 48, was to appear today in Hubbard County District Court on a first-degree felony DWI charge. Court records indicate...
January 4, 2010 - 12:53pm