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Alexandria girl who drowned entered water willingly
'When are we going to bring that baby back to the hospital'?: Essentia Health hosts class for kids preparing to be a big brother or sister
Severe vehicle crash on Highway 34
Behind closed doors: Community works to raise awareness about suicide, mental illness
Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
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BASEBALL: Korfe in command in victory over Hornets
Herzog leads Laker girls to victory
Laker golf wraps regular season with home victory
Opportunity knocks for Foster at NCAA West Prelims
Section frontrunners wallop Laker pitching
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud
Friends & Neighbors
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
MN gas prices up (almost) one cent
Detroit Lakes photographer earns master of photography
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Tanner J. Bahr
Charles G. Henrikson
Clarice Lucille Ernst
James O. Erickson
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
February 6, 2013
PR man who couldn't stay sober gets 110 month sentence
A Park Rapids man who couldn't refrain from alcohol and killed his friend in a drunken brawl in 2010 is back behind bars for a long time. Judge...
February 6, 2013 - 9:14am
December 31, 2012
Beware of new phone scams
Every time the public thinks they can smell a scam, the scammers get more creative. But chalk another one up for the little guy. Marion Feil was recently besieged by calls from "Publishers Clearing House." The Park Rapids woman figured since she was on the "do not call" list, it...
December 31, 2012 - 8:38am
October 1, 2012
New North Country trail emerging near Nevis
A Hubbard County loop for the North Country National Scenic Trail is in the gestational stages thanks to an energetic bunch of volunteers. The...
October 1, 2012 - 8:39am
September 25, 2012
Americorps volunteer airlifted after van falls on him
An Americorps volunteer was airlifted to an unknown hospital Monday night after being pinned underneath a van. A 24-year-old man was airlifted...
September 25, 2012 - 9:15am
September 10, 2012
Park Rapids man receives sentence for 2011 vehicular death
Tears flowed in the courtroom Monday as a Park Rapids man received consecutive jail terms in the vehicular death of a Backus woman last summer. Dean...
September 10, 2012 - 9:02am
August 16, 2012
Man gets 180 days in sexual assaults of teenager; told to 'make things right'
A sobbing sex offender was immediately taken into custody Monday after apologizing to his teen victim and his own family. Kevin Christopher...
August 16, 2012 - 9:48am
June 25, 2012
Scammer scared off by threat to call his mother
Nancy Leeseberg would have sworn the voice on the other end of the phone was her grandson. Sworn on the life of another grandchild. On the...
June 25, 2012 - 8:47am
May 21, 2012
Buffer strip needed? In Hubbard County, a debate about cutting older timber
The political nature of Hubbard County's forestry policy came to light Wednesday during discussion of a tract proposed for sale at the June timber...
May 21, 2012 - 8:54am
May 18, 2012
Posse, helicopter called in to search for man missing in Badoura swamp bog
A helicopter with a heat-seeking device was called in to Hubbard County Friday night to search for a Backus man lost in a bog. According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office: On May 11 at 11 p.m. the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call from a woman reporting that her...
May 18, 2012 - 9:33am
May 10, 2012
'Taxi!' now being heard in Park Rapids
In this uncertain business environment, one could rightfully claim he or she had struck gold if they had to chuck their master plan out the window,...
May 10, 2012 - 9:17am
'Storage Wars' -- Hundreds gather west of Park Rapids in hopes of finding treasure
Hubbard County got its own taste of the hit A&E show "Storage Wars" Saturday. Hundreds of people swamped DLI Storage west of Park Rapids to participate in an auction of delinquent storage units. The auction, slated for 10 a.m., had to delay because so many bargain hunters were trying...
May 10, 2012 - 9:08am
April 15, 2012
Sticker shock greeted Park Rapids School District taxpayers living in Becker County
Some Becker County residents in Park Rapids School District 309 got sticker shock when they opened their property tax statements this spring. "When...
April 15, 2012 - 1:20am
April 9, 2012
Plan is emerging for La Salle Lake rec area
With the help of a handful of Hubbard County citizens, the vision for Minnesota's newest state park is slowly coming into focus. La Salle Lake...
April 9, 2012 - 8:39am
April 7, 2012
Bathroom meetings? Public defenders in Hubbard County say there is no decent place to meet with clients
Steve Peloquin sometimes meets clients by the urinal in the men's bathroom of the Hubbard County Courthouse, unless their gender presents obstacles...
April 7, 2012 - 4:03pm
April 6, 2012
13-year-old Detroit Lakes girl among injured in head-on crash near Park Rapids
Five people were injured in a head-on collision Thursday night south of Park Rapids on U.S. Highway 71. The injuries are believed to be serious,...
April 6, 2012 - 8:43am