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PR man who couldn’t stay sober gets 110 month sentence

February 6, 2013 in DL-Online

A Park Rapids man who couldn’t refrain from alcohol and killed his friend in a drunken brawl in 2010 is back behind bars for a long time. Continue Reading

Beware of new phone scams

December 31, 2012 in DL-Online

Every time the public thinks they can smell a scam, the scammers get more creative. But chalk another one up for the little guy. Continue Reading

New North Country trail emerging near Nevis

October 1, 2012 in DL-Online

A Hubbard County loop for the North Country National Scenic Trail is in the gestational stages thanks to an energetic bunch of volunteers. The Waboose Lake loop could even open later this fall, if the workload continues at its current pace. Continue Reading

Americorps volunteer airlifted after van falls on him

September 25, 2012 in DL-Online

A 24-year-old man was airlifted to an unknown hospital Monday night following a freak accident north of Nevis. Continue Reading

Park Rapids man receives sentence for 2011 vehicular death

September 10, 2012 in DL-Online

Tears flowed in the courtroom Monday as a Park Rapids man received consecutive jail terms in the vehicular death of a Backus woman last summer. Continue Reading

Man gets 180 days in sexual assaults of teenager; told to ‘make things right’

August 16, 2012 in DL-Online

A sobbing sex offender was immediately taken into custody Monday after apologizing to his teen victim and his own family. Continue Reading

Scammer scared off by threat to call his mother

June 25, 2012 in DL-Online

Nancy Leeseberg would have sworn the voice on the other end of the phone was her grandson. Sworn on the life of another grandchild. Continue Reading

Buffer strip needed? In Hubbard County, a debate about cutting older timber

May 21, 2012 in DL-Online

The political nature of Hubbard County’s forestry policy came to light Wednesday during discussion of a tract proposed for sale at the June timber sale. Continue Reading

Posse, helicopter called in to search for man missing in Badoura swamp bog

May 18, 2012 in DL-Online

A helicopter with a heat-seeking device was called in to Hubbard County to search for a Backus man lost in a bog. Continue Reading

‘Taxi!’ now being heard in Park Rapids

May 10, 2012 in DL-Online

In this uncertain business environment, one could rightfully claim he or she had struck gold if they had to chuck their master plan out the window, hire extra help and increase inventory two weeks before the official opening. Continue Reading