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October 8, 2014
With Compañeros future in limbo, other Dorset businesses move forward with plans to reopen
Decisions on future plans for the Compañeros and Dorset House site remain in limbo, but the Dorset Business Association agrees. “We’re moving forward,” said Joan Grover, owner of the Antique Stop. “Dorset is a viable asset to northern Minnesota.” The town’s remaining...
October 8, 2014 - 11:20am
September 19, 2014
Not enough evidence: Dorset fire left undetermined
The investigation into the Sept. 4 fires in Dorset has gone inactive. “We just don’t have enough evidence to prove it was lightning,” said Park Rapids Fire Chief Donn Hoffman. The state fire marshal could not find another cause, Hoffman said, but could also not conclusively...
September 19, 2014 - 3:07pm
September 10, 2014
Restaurant owners give out mementos
Four days after fire destroyed their livelihoods, Rick and Laura Kempnich greeted friends and well-wishers at Dorset’s annual garage sale Sunday. They stood in front of the burned out shell of Compañeros restaurant giving away memento glasses and accepting hugs and flowers....
September 10, 2014 - 12:00pm
July 26, 2014
Taste of Dorset festival is on Aug. 3
The tiny town of Dorset will be hosting its 27th annual Taste of Dorset Festival next Sunday, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come to the “Restaurant Capital of the World” for a fun-filled food extravaganza. An amazing variety of food and drink awaits visitors as they stroll...
entertainment / events
July 26, 2014 - 9:30am
June 27, 2014
Dorset to host author, art festival Saturday
Dorset’s annual Festival of Authors and Artists is set for this Saturday, June 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be a juried art show outdoors, featuring photography, jewelry, weaving and much more. Live music will be performed on the boardwalk. Indoors at Sister...
entertainment / events
June 27, 2014 - 10:00am
April 22, 2014
Woman charged in horse death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A suspect has been charged in connection with a case of animal abuse after authorities discovered two horses that starved to death tied to trees east of Park Rapids in northern Minnesota. Minden Ann Crenshaw, 28, faces three counts of mistreating animals, each...
news / crime
April 22, 2014 - 8:32am
April 18, 2014
Two horses found dead from starvation near Dorset
Hubbard County authorities are investigating a gut-wrenching case of animal abuse after finding two horses that starved to death tied to trees near Dorset Corner. One managed to break its leash, but the other simply dropped in place as it was shackled. The two had obviously been...
April 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
August 5, 2013
Mayor Robert Tufts re-elected in Dorset
DORSET, Minn. – Hundreds were holding their breath Sunday in Dorset as a member of the audience reached into the vote bin. The ballot determined 4-year-old incumbent Robert Tufts would serve another term as mayor of the village. The restaurant capital’s epicurean event and...
news / legislative
August 5, 2013 - 8:33am
June 24, 2013
Dorset ‘mayor’ to host fundraiser walk for Ronald McDonald House
Robert “Bobby” Tufts, 4, who’s gained international fame in his role as Dorset mayor, is now taking on the role of philanthropist. Tufts, who’s been enjoying the Heartland Trail since he was 2, is hosting a Walk for Kids to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House of the...
June 24, 2013 - 10:08am
May 15, 2013
Dorset mayor draws national attention
DORSET, Minn. – Dorset’s mayor, Robert “Bobbie” Tufts, has become a national sensation after a WCCO TV interview went viral over the weekend. Robert is no ordinary mayor. The 4-year-old from Nevis was “elected” mayor of the tiny town of Dorset (population 22) at last...
May 15, 2013 - 10:55am
May 7, 2013
Former teacher critically injured
A retired Detroit Lakes teacher was struck by an elderly motorist while bicycling Monday evening north of Dorset. Both were airlifted to area hospitals and are listed in critical condition, according to the Park Rapids Enterprise. Linda Larson, 63, of Park Rapids, was struck...
news / accidents
May 7, 2013 - 11:32am
August 1, 2009
Taste of Dorset invites all comers
DORSET - The metropolis of Dorset, population 22, will swell 100-fold in number (and girth) when the restaurant capital of the world hosts its annual Taste of Dorset on Sunday. For more than two decades the restaurateurs and merchants have moved their fares and wares into the street...
news / entertainment / events
August 1, 2009 - 7:05pm