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Sharing the dream: 400-square-foot treehouse near Wadena becomes hot spot for vacation rentals - Park Rapids Enterprise
Not many adults get the chance to relive the endless possibility of childhood. Peggy and Will Line channeled their inner 12-year-olds – minus the limitations – when they built a treehouse near Wadena that’s now available to rent for overnight stays.
Meet familiar and new artists during Art Leap tour Sept. 27-28 - Park Rapids Enterprise
Art Leap 2014, an “open studio event” featuring artists’ studios and culturally rich destinations in the Park Rapids area, will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28. The ninth annual tour offers art lovers a map to find their way to area ...
DNR to celebrate reopening of the Itasca State Park bike trail Sept. 18 - Park Rapids Enterprise
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Trails Division will celebrate the completed Itasca State Park bike trail on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m. at the North Picnic Area. The ceremony will include a ribbon-cutting event with remarks ...
Chasing the war demons away - Park Rapids Enterprise
It was the love of a good woman that’s gotten Richard Martin through the 30 years of hell that started in the 1970s when he returned from Vietnam. They had married in June. By Christmas he was in Vietnam. In those 30 years he’s availed himself of group ...
Heritage Living Center utilizing New Markets Tax Credit program to finance improvements - Park Rapids Enterprise
Congressman Rick Nolan (D-MN) met with project and economic development staff at 11:30 a.m. Friday regarding funding of an update to the Heritage Living Center skilled nursing facility, Park Rapids. Heritage Living Center was recently approved to use the ...
Deer Lane under new management - Park Rapids Enterprise
Let it be known, Frank and Mavis are doing just fine. Jessica Corder – daughter of Tom and Teri Corder (who have owned Deer Lane on County Road 4 at the north end of Pickerel Lake for nearly a decade) – reached out to the Enterprise in an effort to get ...
Barrel racers go for the gusto - Park Rapids Enterprise
The National Barrel Horse Association is the largest in the U.S. and is a worldwide event, with the national title to be decided the end of next month in Perry, Ga. About 50 riders competed Saturday at the Krabbenhoft farm at the annual district event.
Drag racers clash in final race of Muscle Car Series - Park Rapids Enterprise
Several local drag racers competed in a Muscle Car Series at Brainerd International Raceway Labor Day weekend among other racers. Coming into the race, Jake Delmonico hadn’t lost a Muscle Car Series race since the 2012 Shootout, when he lost in the ...
Osage man charged in alcohol-related crash that critically injured passenger - Park Rapids Enterprise
An Osage man has been charged with six counts in connection with the Aug. 9 crash that critically injured a Park Rapids woman. Mitchell Lee Dirks, 26, is charged in the crash that left Bobbie Gully, 20, critically injured in a Twin Cities rehab ...
Crosswind runway now open - Park Rapids Enterprise
State officials were on hand Friday afternoon to dedicate a $3.5 million crosswind runway project at the Park Rapids Municipal Airport – Konshok Field. Federal funding paid for the majority of the project. The event started with a ribbon cutting out on ...
One in 88 Minnesota drivers will hit deer this year, 1 in 120 in North Dakota - Park Rapids Enterprise
Minnesota drivers will face a 1-in-88 chance of hitting a deer on the state’s highways this year, according to a report released Monday by the nation’s largest auto insurance company. State Farm’s annual report estimates that Minnesota drivers will ...
Pickup going 60 mph rear-ends Amish Buggy in rural Becker County - Park Rapids Enterprise
There were no serious injuries in an accident that happened between a pickup and an Amish buggy in Becker County late last week. The accident happened Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on Highway 87 near the village of Evergreen, 10 miles east of Frazee. According to ...
Singer Robin Thicke says was high during 'Blurred Lines' breakout year - Park Rapids Enterprise
LOS ANGELES - R&B singer Robin Thicke said he was high on painkillers and alcohol in 2013 when "Blurred Lines" became a hit, and he exaggerated his contribution to writing the song, according to court papers filed on Monday. Thicke, 37, said in a ...
Osakis couple face felony drug charges - Park Rapids Enterprise
An Osakis couple faces felony charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine and other drugs at their home where their 9-year-old daughter also lives. The couple, Carla Colleen Wardell, 49, and Jay Brian Wardell, 52, are separated but live in the same ...
The pot thickens; Group proposes to start hydroponic medical marijuana farm in Bemidji - Park Rapids Enterprise
Bemidji may be home to an indoor medical cannabis farm as soon as summer if a potential application is approved by the state. A group from Bemidji plans to apply to the Minnesota Department of Health to become one of two locations in Minnesota where ...