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Free Celtic, folk concert features over 30 instruments - Park Rapids Enterprise
The Celtic/folk music duo “Four Shillings Short” will perform at Itasca State Park from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4. The free, family-friendly concert is part of the park’s Music Under the Pine series. Meet inside the Forest Inn (across from ...
Bountiful Blueberry Festival in Lake George - Park Rapids Enterprise
Hundreds of people ambled up to Lake George over the weekend to sample a bountiful harvest of marble-sized blueberries. “I’ve been picking since the 10th,” said blueberry vendor Debbie Yennie. “This is the best crop we’ve ever had.”
Water damage issues lead to public works building renovation - Park Rapids Enterprise
Damage to the city’s public works and police department building is proving to be no quick fix as city officials wrestle with water infiltration issues. Sheetrock and insulation on the east wall, or front of the public works building, suffered water ...
Washington woman found dead in Portage Lake fire - Park Rapids Enterprise
Firefighters found the remains of a Washington woman when they extinguished a fire that consumed a Portage Lake cabin Monday north of Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 ...
Washington woman dies in Portage Lake fire - Park Rapids Enterprise
An 82-year-old Washington woman died in a fire Monday that consumed a Portage Lake cabin north of Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m. Monday, according to a release ...
Editorial: Mental health needs highlighted - Park Rapids Enterprise
Park Rapids, Hubbard County and rural Minnesota is facing increasing challenges when it comes to dealing with health and human services issues such as treating mental health issues, alcohol and substance abuse, child protection and out-of-home placement ...
Fatal crash in Northern Township in Bemidj iSunday - Park Rapids Enterprise
On July 26th at about 6:15 AM Beltrami County 911 Dispatch was notified by an alert Pioneer News Delivery Driver of a one vehicle rollover located in the 4500 block of Birchmont Drive NE in Northern Township. Deputies responded to the scene and met with ...
Bemidji hostage situation settled after five-hour standoff - Park Rapids Enterprise
A call for medical help turned into a five-hour hostage situation in Beltrami County early Sunday. According to Beltrami County authorities, a man called at 6:30 a.m. requesting assistance with what was believed to be a medical situation.
Letter: Protect Minnesota's pristine waters - Park Rapids Enterprise
Five years ago today an oil pipeline ruptured in Michigan. It was and is to date the largest inland oil spill in American history. According to the EPA over a million gallons of tar sands oil poured and sank into the Kalamazoo river system. Some 35 miles ...
Woman found dead in Red River had written book about her mental illness - Park Rapids Enterprise
FARGO—When Cynthia Nyflot was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1983, little was understood about the illness. Almost a decade later, determined to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, Nyflot and her mother, LaVerne, published a book chronicling ...
Wadena County man injures arm in farming accident - Park Rapids Enterprise
A Wadena County man was injured in a farming accident Thursday, July 23. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 8:15 p.m. Thursday that a man had his right arm stuck in a baler in Rockwood Township. When hay became stuck between a ...
Osage woman injured in Highway 34 crash - Park Rapids Enterprise
An Osage woman was injured in a one-car accident on Highway 34 early Saturday morning. Jennifer R. Johnson, 37, of Osage suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Park Rapids, according to the State Patrol. She was ...
Museum roof, cupola need restoration - Park Rapids Enterprise
Severely curled roof shingles on the historic, old courthouse are plainly visible from the Hubbard County commissioners’ boardroom, located on the third floor of the adjacent new courthouse. During its regular meeting Tuesday, the county board voiced ...
Pequot Lakes landlord charged with holding tenant at gunpoint - Park Rapids Enterprise
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. – A Pequot Lakes landlord has been charged with burglary and firearm assault after allegedly trying to evict one of his tenants at gunpoint Monday. According to a criminal complaint, the tenant told police he had lived at the place he ...
Kind Country performs July 30 at 2nd Street Stage - Park Rapids Enterprise
“Kind Country” will bring American Standards to 2nd Street Stage at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30 on 2nd Street in downtown Park Rapids. “Kind Country” is a Minneapolis-based band that plays American Standards as well as their own brand of cosmic ...