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Oberloh looks back: Outgoing mayor reflects on 12 years at City Hall
Slick roads cause several crashes
Worthington High School marching band off to Outback Bowl
Motion overruled in Block case
Elderly, disabled care top priorities
Les Knutson: Jirele follows Pater to run for Mount Marty
Holiday basketball: Kirk, Smith pace T-M-B
High school basketball: Fulda girls must make necessary readjustments
Communities rally at the courage of a child
Scott Rall: Family traditions should not go the way of the dinosaur
Column: Scandal in our prisons
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
Donald M. Hatting
Paul E. Becker
Evelyn A. Kellen
Norman Lee Teerink
Floating tribue: Son's likeness featured on entry in Tournament of Roses Parade
Column: A few Christmases to be remembered from long ago
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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May 21, 2013
Rain helps contain 7,100-acre grass fire
PARK RAPIDS (Forum News Service) -- A 7,100-acre grass fire that consumed 64 buildings last week is contained. Weekend rains helped departments get the fire under control. "We got rain and that's excellent," Jeff Edmonds, spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources, said...
May 21, 2013 - 10:47pm
March 16, 2009
Boy airlifted after playground accident
PARK RAPIDS - A 10-year-old student at Laporte school was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital Friday afternoon following an accident on the school playground. Authorities said the boy fell or jumped an estimated 8 to 10 feet off the platform of a handicapped ramp while playing with...
March 16, 2009 - 2:00pm
November 28, 2008
Whooping cough in Minnesota
PARK RAPIDS - 'Tis the season for coughs and colds but a more severe disease, whooping cough, has been found across Minnesota, including one confirmed case in Park Rapids. A student at Park Rapids Area Century School was confirmed to have whooping cough, or pertussis, last week,...
November 28, 2008 - 2:00pm
October 11, 2008
Unconfirmed cougar sightings persist
PARK RAPIDS - Park Rapids has been "cougarized." That's the phenomenon Robert Rabasco assigns to the numerous alleged sightings of big cats...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
AYP standards trouble superintendent
PARK RAPIDS - When a flu epidemic at Glenn Chiodo's old school district kept 100 kids home, Chiodo got on the phone and pleaded with parents to bring their sick kids to school. Cars of coughing, sneezing, barfing kids showed up. Why on earth? It was the one day of the year to test...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
UFO spotted, believed to be Jupiter
PARK RAPIDS - Some Park Rapids residents claim to have seen a UFO Friday night south of the city. But it might be an explainable phenomenon, a Hubbard County amateur astronomer believes. The residents said it appeared as a bright yellow-orange ball that flitted briefly in the sky...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Man indicted for murder
PARK RAPIDS - A Hubbard County grand jury has indicted a pipeline worker on charges of first-degree murder stemming from a domestic case last winter in Park Rapids. Hubbard County Attorney Donovan Dearstyne announced the indictments Friday. He declined further comment on the case. Richard...
September 22, 2008 - 3:59pm
September 18, 2008
Cougar sightings: Urban myth or growing problem?
Numerous sightings of cougars in the Park Rapids area have the DNR wondering if the tales are urban myths - or if one or more big cats are truly on the prowl. JoAnn Leek had a large cat come through her yard in May. She hasn't seen one since. "My neighbor showed me a picture of...
September 18, 2008 - 3:55pm
September 12, 2008
Bambi and friends endanger motorists
PARK RAPIDS - If you've had one of those white-knuckle encounters with a deer on the road lately, you're not alone. They're everywhere. And, as prime deer-vehicle collision season occurs, authorities are warning of the obvious: Drive carefully and keep a lookout. "Deer are literally...
September 12, 2008 - 5:28pm
July 15, 2008
City's rules limit rummage sales
PARK RAPIDS - Even though they have the best of intentions, residents at 304 Huntsinger Ave. who have been giving away and sometimes selling clothing and household items ran afoul of the law earlier this summer. When they came to the city council this week to plead their case, however,...
July 15, 2008 - 1:00pm