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'We need to stay ahead': Duluth police recruits will test ‘customer service’ training
Former New York Mills teacher acquitted of charge alleging sexual contact with student
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
What we know about the Al Franken accusations and responses
Three arrested following shooting in Fergus Falls
Hibbing native Perunovich leads UMD in scoring from defenseman position
Princeton gets payback, earns series split with Bemidji
Prep Bowl: Eden Prairie captures 11th state title
Heat scorch nets from 3, beat Timberwolves
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Lois M. Toupal
Catherine A. Brainard
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Tribune Editorial: Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Riley Gregory Muench
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November 10, 2017
Minn. Public Radio from Brainerd off the air due to lightning damage
BRAINERD, Minn.—Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd who have grown accustomed to listening to classical music and tuning in for...
November 10, 2017 - 7:09pm
October 11, 2017
L.A. filmmakers shoot thriller, become fans of northern Minn.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—A man, alone in the woods, finds a kidnapped woman in an abandoned car. For three days, he and the woman — and...
October 11, 2017 - 3:11pm
October 9, 2017
4 injured in 2-vehicle crash near Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—Four people were injured Saturday evening, Oct. 7, when two vehicles collided east of here. The Minnesota State Patrol...
October 9, 2017 - 11:21am
September 25, 2017
Little Minnesota in World War II: Book honors brave men from smallest, rural towns
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — Small-town Minnesota farm boys were highly sought after by the U.S. military during World War II. Drawing from photos,...
September 25, 2017 - 2:37pm
WATCH: Historic Park Theatre marquee catches fire as movie-goers settled into seats with popcorn
A fire at Park Theatre caused extensive damage to the iconic downtown Park Rapids marquee Monday evening. An estimated 15-20 people were in the...
July 25, 2017 - 3:17pm
May 26, 2017
Park Rapids police reveal contents inside suspicious box initially considered to be possible explosives
The Park Rapids Police Department and Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report Thursday afternoon from Linda's Recycled Goods stating...
May 26, 2017 - 11:49am
May 25, 2017
Park Rapids woman serves up second helping of food stories with memoir
FARGO—"What's cool about cooking is that it has a military structure but is completely driven by creativity. It attracts a certain kind...
May 25, 2017 - 6:54am
April 27, 2017
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The death of a 3-year-old girl last week in Hubbard County is under investigation. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes...
April 27, 2017 - 9:03am
April 19, 2017
'Everything is learning': Minnesota districts with free pre-K say its boon for kids, parents
ADA, Minn. — Fresh off a post-lunch nap, the 4- and 5-year-olds in Dawn Tinjum's pre-kindergarten class at Ada-Borup Elementary School...
April 19, 2017 - 7:42pm
April 11, 2017
Police arrest man, former murder suspect, for pursuit in Itasca State Park
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The man believed to have led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit before fleeing into the Itasca State Park woods...
April 11, 2017 - 11:52am
November 30, 2016
Former Willmar city administrator named finalist for Moorhead city manager position
MOORHEAD -- The city of Moorhead on Tuesday released names of finalists for the job of city manager. The four finalists are: Shawn Henessee,...
November 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
July 27, 2016
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
A juvenile bald eagle in need of rescue was found in a somewhat distressing situation July 6 at the lake home of Arne Brekke on Island Lake north...
July 27, 2016 - 4:19pm
Minnesotan in custody for alleged assault on woman, chasing man with hatchet
DETROIT LAKES - A Park Rapids man is in the Becker County jail after allegedly assaulting a woman and then chasing around a man, who tried to...
June 27, 2016 - 3:28pm
January 16, 2016
Minnesota couple wins $150K on Powerball
Last week’s lottery frenzy became a reality for a Park Rapids couple who won $150,000 in the Saturday, Jan. 9 Powerball drawing. Devan Bergerson...
January 16, 2016 - 9:06am
September 24, 2015
DNA on cigarette butt help catch lake cabin burglar
PARK RAPIDS — DNA on a cigarette butt has landed Duane Lampl, 24, of Park Rapids, in prison. According to court records, in June of 2014 he burglarized a cabin on South Dinner Lake Loop, Park Rapids, taking a well pump and tank, 10 sheets of drywall, lumber and some tools and household...
September 24, 2015 - 10:57pm