Daily Archives: June 3, 2019


Rita Albrecht retires from DNR

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– Rita Albrecht will retire from her position with the DNR on July 9th. According to a release, Albrecht has served as the DNR’s regional director of the northwest region since September 2016, and before that, she was the DNR’s regional planner. Albrecht’s accomplishments include implementing the agency’s land management…


Park Rapids man arrested on suspicion of arson, assault

By: News Director Larissa Donovan PARK RAPIDS– A Park Rapids man is in custody after setting his ex-girlfriend’s house on fire in Arago Township last week. According to a release from the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance last Tuesday evening. The man allegedly attempted to stab his ex-girlfriend with a…


Appeals Court reverses Line 3 ruling

By: News Director Larissa Donovan ST. PAUL– The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed the Public Utilities Commission’s ruling on an environmental impact statement for Enbridge’s Line 3. The panel of judges, according to court opinion documents, ruled that the Final Environmental Impact Statement does not address the potential impact of an oil spill into…


Two seriously injured in Park Rapids crash

By: News Director Larissa Donovan PARK RAPIDS– Two were seriously injured in a crash north of Park Rapids Friday afternoon. According to the state patrol, a northbound Chevy Silverado collided with a southbound Chevy Avalanche on Highway 71 at 190th Street. The driver of the Silverado, 51-year-old Elvin Hartsock of Randall and the driver of…

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