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Erosion exposes Enbridge oil pipelines near river - Park Rapids Enterprise
Like many streams in the Red River Valley, the Tamarac River twists and winds its way across the northwest Minnesota landscape. Constantly changing shape as floodwater erodes the soil, the Tamarac flows into the Red River about two hours north of Moorhead.
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Changing and rearranging: Construction planned for Beltrami County Jail - Park Rapids Enterprise
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County's connected brick campus is continuously crowded in one of it's most frequented buildings -- the jail. The Beltrami County Jail was built to house 68 inmates in 1989. The daily inmate population then was 40 people. Twenty-five ...
Koochiching County man kills mother's attacker - Park Rapids Enterprise
Authorities have identified the man who was fatally shot during an assault in a Koochiching County home this weekend. The St. Louis County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as Benjamin Beaudoin, 34, of Mendota Heights, Minn. Beaudoin was shot ...
Paddling against the Sandpiper: Group canoes in protest against Enbridge pipeline - Park Rapids Enterprise
Forum News Service BEMIDJI, Minn. — An environmental group took to the water Friday to protest a proposed oil pipeline in northern Minnesota.About 20 members of Honor the Earth, an environmental advocacy group, hosted a “Paddle Against the ...
New airboat to the rescue - Park Rapids Enterprise
Though it may look like something out of the bayou, it’s something much more useful for Minnesotans. Through a federal water grant, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office was able to purchase a rescue boat, which is like the airboats used in the southern ...
Canadian Pacific Railway under pressure for 2013 delays - Park Rapids Enterprise
GRAND FORKS – With pressure already on BNSF Railway to put a stop to delays of grain shipments in North Dakota, attention now shifts to Canadian Pacific Railway. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., sent a letter last week to CP urging the company to ...
Captain Brian Cheney takes the helm at regional State Patrol headquarters in Detroit Lakes - Park Rapids Enterprise
There’s a new captain in town, and he’s a man of many colors. Captain Brian Cheney took the reins of the Minnesota State Patrol District 2900 in Detroit Lakes earlier this month, bringing with him 18 years of experience as a city police officer, a ...
Cook County attorney found guilty of sexual misconduct - Park Rapids Enterprise
DULUTH -- A jury on Friday found Cook County attorney Tim Scannell guilty of two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. Scannell, 48, has admitted that he had a relationship with a 17-year-old girl in the summer of 2012. He was accused of kissing ...
Budget deal leadership centerpiece of Zellers' gubernatorial campaign` - Park Rapids Enterprise
When people ask Kurt Zellers, a Republican candidate for governor, why they should vote for him, he offers this pat answer: “I balanced the budget without a tax increase.” That’s an exaggeration. No single state representative can, all by himself ...
Automated boat inspection systems now in place at Otter Tail Lake - Park Rapids Enterprise
A new 24-hour automated boat inspection system is up and running at two of Otter Tail Lake’s public accesses. Called I-LIDS, the system provides a recorded message about aquatic invasive species prevention, audible within a range of 20 feet, to vehicle ...