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August 31, 2011
Cities attempted murder suspect arrested in Benson
BENSON -- A man wanted for an attempted murder in Spring Lake Park was arrested without incident early Saturday morning in Benson. According to a news release from Benson Police Chief Mike Jambor, his department received information on Friday that Pierre Tyshaun Henderson, 19, and...
August 31, 2011 - 12:00am
August 29, 2011
Twin Cities attempted murder suspect arrested in Benson, Minn.
BENSON -- A man wanted for an attempted murder in Spring Lake Park was arrested without incident early Saturday morning in Benson. According...
August 29, 2011 - 12:05pm
August 27, 2011
State park's tipis offer a unique camping experience
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- Some of Rhonda Gronseth's fondest childhood memories were made on camping trips with her mother. She's just...
August 27, 2011 - 12:00am
August 6, 2011
Summer camp at Sibley State Park, New London, Minn.
NEW LONDON - Without a doubt, tears were shed at Sibley State Park on Friday morning. It's a ritual that goes back a few decades. Since possibly...
August 6, 2011 - 12:00am
July 23, 2011
Storm damage delays reopening western Minnesota's Upper Sioux Agency State Park
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- Some time next week, the soft sounds of conversations around campfires will return to the Upper Sioux Agency...
July 23, 2011 - 12:00am
July 3, 2011
Where have all the campers gone?
The July 4th holiday is a busy time at Sibley State Park north of Willmar. Except this year. On Saturday evening, all was quiet with only several families of geese milling about behind the gated approaches to the lakeside campground, shown here, and the Lake Andrew swimming beach. The...
July 3, 2011 - 2:17pm
June 29, 2011
New skateboard park under construction
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
June 28, 2011
Sibley Park campers hope they don't have pull up stakes
NEW LONDON -- For the last 15 years James Uphoff has spent two weeks, including the Fourth of July, camping at Sibley State Park with family...
June 28, 2011 - 12:00am
June 14, 2011
Park Rapids officer injured after being dragged by shoplifting suspect in high speed getaway attempt
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A Park Rapids police officer was injured trying to detain a shoplifting suspect Tuesday afternoon, who then led police on a high speed chase through Park Rapids.
June 14, 2011 - 4:17pm
June 4, 2011
Sibley State Park's new exhibit features the oak savanna in west central Minnesota
NEW LONDON - Once common, the oak savanna is now among the most endangered ecosystems in the world. It is also the defining characteristic of...
June 4, 2011 - 8:00am
May 23, 2011
Snakes of Sibley
Snakes of Sibley is a program exploring the characteristics and traits of the seven species of snakes that can be found in Sibley State Park...
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
April 6, 2011
Kandiyohi County Board nixes outdoor refrigerators at county parks
WILLMAR -- On a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners agreed to ban outdoor refrigerators at campsites in the county's parks. Commissioners who were concerned about opening up the county to additional liability voted to ban the refrigerators. Commissioners...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
March 29, 2011
Charges dropped so former teacher can deploy
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Felony charges have been dropped against a high school teacher who said he accidentally brought a rifle to school in his car in Hubbard County. The former Park Rapids shop teacher, 38-year-old Scott Eischens, is an Army captain who will be deployed to Afghanistan...
March 29, 2011 - 11:21am
Letter: All this for an old hangar?
You've got to be kidding me. The old Willmar airport hangar will possibly be on the National Historical Register. It's a cement block building with a domed roof. It is an inhabitable, musty, moldy, old, cement block building. Perhaps some investor will build a 200- or 300-room hotel/motel...
March 29, 2011 - 12:00am
March 17, 2011
Dog keeps vigil over master's truck at crash scene near Park Rapids
Emergency personnel responded to what they say is one of the saddest accident scenes they've been to lately.
March 17, 2011 - 9:41am