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Assault case against top Cass County official will likely see trial - Park Rapids Enterprise
The head of county government in Cass County appears set to head to trial on a domestic assault charge here. The defense attorney for Cass County Administrator Keith Berndt said in a court hearing Thursday that no resolution has been reached with the ...
Hatton, N.D., woman charged with killing a great-grandmother in Facebooking, texting crash - Park Rapids Enterprise
A Hatton woman faces criminal charges in the death of a great-grandmother after prosecutors allege she was on her cellphone texting and using Facebook when she rear-ended the car carrying the older woman. An arrest warrant for Abby Elaine Sletten, 20 ...
DNR wants new Sandpiper pipeline route - Park Rapids Enterprise
BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has taken a stricter stance on the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, citing environmental concerns.Calgary-based Enbridge Energy plans to build a $2.6 billion, 616-mile pipeline to transport ...
Civil commitment proceedings stalled in death of 6-year-old child - Park Rapids Enterprise
A second opinion will be sought before a Bemidji woman accused of manslaughter in the death of a 6-year-old child can be civilly committed by the court as mentally ill. Rachel Downer, 22, was charged with second-degree manslaughter after her 6-year-old ...
Vikings take down Titans to finish preseason undefeated - Park Rapids Enterprise
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Preseason might not mean a lot, but an undefeated record often has been a springboard for the Vikings. The Vikings finished 4-0 with a 19-3 win over Tennessee on Thursday night at LP Field. It marked the seventh undefeated preseason in ...
Police standoff at Fergus Falls residence ends - Park Rapids Enterprise
RGUS FALLS, Minn. – Police here say a standoff at a residence is over after a SWAT team was unable to locate an armed person a woman had called police to report being in her home. Fergus Falls Police Chief Kile Bergren said a woman called police about 11 ...
Letter: Library summer reading program a success - Park Rapids Enterprise
As the last of the summer reading prizes are claimed and statistics gathered for another year I’m reminded of the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Thanks to generous sponsors, dedicated library staff and volunteers, and area ...
Letter: Thank you to all who helped at benefit - Park Rapids Enterprise
Words cannot express the gratitude that my family and I have for the support, both emotionally and financially, that has been shown to us. Our family is still in awe from the benefit. We are so grateful to all those people that helped make it possible ...
Letter: Looking for lost sign after annual pig roast - Park Rapids Enterprise
Hubbard United Methodist Church extends a sincere “thank you” to the more than 600 people who came to the church’s annual Pig Roast on Aug. 14. Seven pink pig signs went to town to advertise the event, but only six pink pigs have come home.
Hanson accepts new challenge as Park Rapids volleyball coach - Park Rapids Enterprise
Steph Hanson has accepted a new challenge on the volleyball court. Hanson played her senior season at Park Rapids before competing at the collegiate level for North Dakota State University and the University of Texas at Arlington.