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Original art by Judy Wegenast selected for honors, exhibition - Park Rapids Enterprise
Changing landscapes influence painter Judy Wegenast. When she’s in Minnesota, trumpeter swans, pine forests or garden flowers dominate her canvas. While she winters in Arizona, her paintbrush finds cowboys, hoop dancers and horses. One of Wegenast’s ...
Ogema woman pleads guilty in August dragging death of man - Park Rapids Enterprise
An Ogema woman has pled guilty to charges related to an August 2014 homicide in Becker County. Jessica Marie Kilde, 33, this morning pled guilty to 2nd Degree Intentional Murder for the death of Richard Baity of Ogema. Sentencing is scheduled for March 16 ...
Governor Dayton details plan to fix Minnesota’s aging, underfunded transportation system - Park Rapids Enterprise
For years, state leaders have failed to adequately fund Minnesota’s highways, roads, bridges, and public transit systems. Insufficient funding has left them inadequate, congested, and needing repairs. Today, Governor Mark Dayton proposed a ...
Ogema woman charged in August dragging death of man - Park Rapids Enterprise
An Ogema woman has been charged with second degree murder and first degree manslaughter in the August 15 death of Richard Alan Baity of Ogema. Jessica Marie Kilde, 33, of 46420 State Highway 34 in Ogema appeared in Becker County District Court this ...
Leech Lake is becoming hazardous to drive on - Park Rapids Enterprise
Sheriff Tom Burch reports that the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and assisting agencies responded to several reports of vehicles thru the ice over the weekend. Fortunately, there were no serious injuries reported in these incidents. Sheriff Burch reports ...
Brady says he's moving on from distractions - Park Rapids Enterprise
Brady talked to ESPN's Chris Berman during halftime of Sunday night's Pro Bowl. "No, no. I believe they're going to do after the season, so we'll deal with it after this game," Brady said when asked if he had been contacted personally about the ...
NFL, YouTube announce partnership - Park Rapids Enterprise
The NFL and YouTube announced a partnership on Monday that will deliver content on a new channel. Through the official NFL channel on YouTube -- and video directly viewable for Google Search users -- the partnership will enable fans to engage with NFL ...
Fire heavily damages south Bemidji home, four dogs lost - Park Rapids Enterprise
A fire early Saturday heavily damaged a south Bemidji home. No one was injured, but four dogs died in the fire, officials said. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a call of a structure fire at about 6:30 a.m. to the 800 block of Second Street Southeast.
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office - Park Rapids Enterprise
The New York Jets will hire Rex Hogan as their director of college scouting and Brian Heimerdinger to a prominent front-office role, according to NFL Network. Hogan served as a national scout for the Chicago Bears, but was released from his contract.
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter - Park Rapids Enterprise
A letter to the editor on Jan. 8 raised questions about pipe that has been stocked between Park Rapids and Bemidji. As the writer suggested, this pipe is related to Enbridge’s Sandpiper Pipeline Project. The writer questioned why the pipe was delivered ...
Injured eagle - Park Rapids Enterprise
An eagle is on the way to the Raptor Center after being injured and found in a ditch on CSAH 4 near Deer Lane Friday. DNR conservation officer Paul Parthun, left, and deputy Jarod Andersen arrived on the scene, Parthun speculating the eagle was feeding on ...
Wood duck village - Park Rapids Enterprise
With the assistance of the Mantrap Valley Conservation Club, Park Rapids Girl Scout Troop #330 constructed wood duck houses. MVCC member Dave Gansen shared the importance of these nesting boxes for habitat and hatching. Each Scout will place a box in a ...
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment' - Park Rapids Enterprise
"I'd love to get into that with you, but we have been instructed by our union as players to reserve comment on this situation," Slater, the Patriots' union representative, said when asked what the NFL could do to avoid a similar situation in the future.
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist - Park Rapids Enterprise
The IRS is now processing tax returns, and the agency continues to emphasize the convenience and security of their online services for taxpayers. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota offers some helpful tips for the public as tax season ...
Park Rapids Fishing Contest looms; set for Feb. 7 - Park Rapids Enterprise
Make plans to attend the 17th annual Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Contest. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7 on Fish Hook Lake. More than $110,000 in prizes will be given away. The derby is a big draw for the area each February.