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Dog saves owner, scares off burglars

February 18, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

At 65-pounds and a mop of hair, 7-year-old Clancy sleeps at the end of his master’s bed every night. Continue Reading

Getting her cape

February 14, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

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Park Rapids alum part of popular reality TV ‘Chainsaw Gang’

January 21, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

A Park Rapids Area High School alum is gaining fame and chuckles as a “beer drinking redneck,” via Country Music Television’s “Chainsaw Gang.” Continue Reading

Brother, sister rescue sibling from lake

January 21, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

PARK RAPIDS Mark Harmon admitted that New Year’s Day call to wife Kim was one of the hardest of his life. Continue Reading

Hugo’s in Grand Forks buys Park Rapids, Minn., grocer

November 14, 2012 in DL-Online

Hugo’s Family Marketplace, a Grand Forks-based grocer, said Tuesday that it has purchased J&B Foods in Park Rapids, Minn. This will bring the number of stores in the Hugo’s chain to 10. Continue Reading

Park Rapids officials accept resignation of city administrator

September 4, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

The Park Rapids City Council formally accepted the resignation of City Administrator Bill Smith. Continue Reading

New leader named for Itasca Economic Development Corporation

July 29, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Grand Rapids’ leading economic development arm has chosen a new president and CEO.
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Park Rapids implements watering ban today

May 18, 2012 in EOT Focus

The threat of faltering water pressure has caused Park Rapids to implement a watering and irrigation ban for the city effective immediately.
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Father accused of stomping toddler arrested in Minn.

April 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

COON RAPIDS, Minn. Authorities say they’ve caught up with a man accused of repeatedly stomping on the head of his 2-year-old child and assaulting the toddler’s mother in Coon Rapids.
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Sauk Rapids women charged in ex-husband’s death waives S.D. extradition

November 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

FOLEY, Minn. (AP) A woman charged with fatally shooting her ex-husband in Benton County has waived extradition from South Dakota. Continue Reading