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Sandpiper pipeline route spares Oakville prairie: Plans approved North Dakota PSC avoids natural reserve area

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Academics at the University of North Dakota breathed a collective sigh of relief when the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a Sandpiper oil pipeline route last week that skirts valuable research prairie.
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Rain helps contain 7,100-acre grass fire

May 21, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

PARK RAPIDS (Forum News Service) A 7,100-acre grass fire that consumed 64 buildings last week is contained. Weekend rains helped departments get the fire under control. Continue Reading

Morning crash at major PR intersection stalls traffic, buses, causes no injuries

February 7, 2013 in DL-Online

A crash Thursday morning at a major intersection west of Park Rapids snarled commuter traffic to and from Detroit Lakes and slowed school bus traffic to nearby Century School. Continue Reading

Westenberg graduates at UW-Stout

January 16, 2013 in DL-Online

Tracy Lee Westenberg of Park Rapids, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Continue Reading

Park Rapids teens start alcohol dialogue among peers

January 9, 2013 in DL-Online

A dialogue about alcohol use perception has started among Park Rapids high school students. Continue Reading

American Legion Riders group will raise money for community

January 2, 2013 in DL-Online

PARK RAPIDS “Have ‘trike’ will travel,” is Richard Martin’s credo, and he’s inviting others to join him on the journey. Continue Reading

Park Rapids broadcast group celebrates 50 years

December 3, 2012 in DL-Online

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. The “voice of the nation’s vacationland” debuted 50 years ago on Sunday when KPRM AM went on the air halfway into a Friday evening basketball between the local high school and Sebeka, Minn. Continue Reading

Woman accused of stealing from Park Rapids Legion club

November 28, 2012 in DL-Online

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A Park Rapids woman has been charged with the theft of more than $16,000 in gaming proceeds from the Park Rapids American Legion. Continue Reading

Fargo doctor suspects child abuse in Hubbard County toddler

November 28, 2012 in DL-Online

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A Fargo doctor who examined a Hubbard County toddler in a case of suspected abuse said the 2½-year-old had 26 separate injuries that were strongly indicative of “non-accidental trauma.” Continue Reading

Jasper’s helps build Music Memorial Fund

October 26, 2012 in DL-Online

Jasper’s Jubilee Theater located in Park Rapids hosted a fundraiser for the Dee (Hilde) Johnson Music Memorial Fund. Continue Reading