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Plane crashes near Casselton airport - Park Rapids Enterprise
CASSELTON, N.D. -- A man has been hospitalized after crashing his crop duster this afternoon near the Casselton Regional Airport, the state Highway Patrol said. The pilot was described as a 70-year-old man but the patrol did not release other identifying ...
Woman dies after being found with head on fire outside Crookston home - Park Rapids Enterprise
A 60-year-old woman who was found outside her home in northwestern Minnesota with her head on fire has died in a Minneapolis hospital, authorities said Monday. Balvir Kaur, of Crookston, died on Thursday at Hennepin County Medical Center, one day after she ...
15-year-old baseball pitcher dies after collapsing at pick-up game - Park Rapids Enterprise
A 15-year-old baseball player died Sunday after collapsing at a pick-up game in Bemidji. The Bemidji police and fire departments responded to a medical call at approximately 12:21 Sunday at the Bemidji High School baseball field. The boy was pitching and ...
2 dead, including shooter, after gunshots at Grand Forks Walmart - Park Rapids Enterprise
Two people are dead after a shooting at the Walmart in south Grand Forks early this morning. The Grand Forks Air Force Base said a local airman was involved in the shooting, but officials didn’t say how he was involved. Police responded at 1:04 a.m. to ...
Cold air funnels sighted - Park Rapids Enterprise
Relatively weak showers over southeast North Dakota have produced brief funnel clouds this afternoon. Gene Hanson took these pictures today near Edgeley. John was born in Baton Rouge, LA, and grew up near Birmingham, Alabama. As a teenager, his ...
UPDATED: Sebeka woman dies in high speed pursuit in Laporte - Park Rapids Enterprise
A 19-year-old Sebeka woman died after a high speed pursuit into Laporte that reached speeds of 90 mph Friday morning. Hailey D. Bergstrom died at the scene after medical personnel tried to revive her for an hour after the crash. The chase ...
Letter: Thanks for voting for animal shelter - Park Rapids Enterprise
Thank you for voting for Headwaters Animal Shelter for the Purina Cat Chow “50 Years. 50 Shelters.” program – we raised $1,000 in just 11 days. Thank you again for helping us achieve this goal. 3. Memorial Day programs set for May 25
Panthers open playoffs with win over East Polk - Park Rapids Enterprise
A seven-run third inning sparked the Park Rapids fastpitch softball team to a 13-3 six-inning victory over East Polk in the opening round of the Section 8AA playoffs Tuesday. Park Rapids, the No. 2 seed in the north, took a 1-0 lead in the ...
Overmyer, Grimes receive top honors - Park Rapids Enterprise
Isaac Overmyer and Megan Grimes received top honors at Wednesday night’s 38th annual Park Rapids All Sports Banquet. Overmyer and Grimes were named the 2015 Male and Female Student Athletes while Derek Porozinski and Hope Johnson were ...
Lakers take first at home meet - Park Rapids Enterprise
Tanner Schnathorst carded a 72 to lead Detroit Lakes to the team title with a 314 at Tuesday’s Detroit Lakes Invitational boys golf tournament at Detroit Country Club. United North Central finished seventh in the nine-team meet with a ...
EGF eliminates Panthers in section opener - Park Rapids Enterprise
East Grand Forks won two close doubles matches to open the Section 8A boys tennis tournament with a 4-3 win over Park Rapids Tuesday morning at the Depot Courts. During the regular season, these two teams split 4-3 matches. That was the ...
Park Rapids WWII veteran shares his story of wounded in action - Park Rapids Enterprise
Lloyd Stigman’s war story is as much about being a young soldier severely wounded in combat as it is a love story in the making 70 years ago. Stigman is the scheduled guest speaker for the Park Rapids Memorial Day program Monday at the high school ...
So much to think about this Memorial Day - Park Rapids Enterprise
This is the weekend we slow down a little and pay tribute to people we’ve lost. The weekend is about remembering those closest to us, gone but not forgotten, and honoring our military men and women – particularly those who died serving our country.
Co-valedictorian cousins share academic spotlight at graduation - Park Rapids Enterprise
Hollywood has long featured intriguing female duos - in comedy and drama alike – chronicling their escapades. Sunday, cousins and cohorts Lindsey Girtz and Nikki Eischens will take the stage as co-valedictorians, sharing their adventures as Park Rapids ...
Museum finds photos used in murder trial, lots of misinformation - Park Rapids Enterprise
A couple years ago, when Becker County Historical Society staff members were working on a digitization project, they came across some oversized pictures of the north side of town. At first glance, the pictures weren’t anything too interesting. The empty ...