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Pilots complain about hangar use but airport manager sides with Cunninghams
Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
Law Enforcement Blotter: January 15-16
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
Charge: Brother intended to kill others in northern Minn. senior home stabbing
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Girls hockey: Ellingson's natural hat trick helps Cards over DL
Swimming and Diving: Cards defeat Tigers at home
Boys hockey: Cardinals hitting their stride after third straight win
Wrestling: Waldvogel, Zieske get Osakis' only wins against OTC
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Collector looks for info on rare lure he believes could have ties locally
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Shirley Ann Ingalls Moench
OUR TURN: The hurtful practice of judging others
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LETTER: County board shows little respect for veterans
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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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
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Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
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
December 19, 2009
Storage barn fire northwest of Park Rapids destroys race car, tools
Paul Solberg stared at the charred remains of his race car and struggled to keep his composure. "This was $10,000," he said of the burned out...
December 19, 2009 - 11:41am