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Park Rapids FFA chartered at 92nd convention

Minnesota’s virtual FFA convention included the chartering of nine new FFA chapters, including one in Park Rapids. Future Farmers of America is a national organization developing students’ potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education with more than 700,000 members in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands….


Two injured in crash near Nevis

Two were injured in a crash near Nevis Thursday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Kia SUV, driven by 36-year-old Christina Mountjoy of Park Rapids, was westbound on Highway 34 when an eastbound GMC truck crossed the centerline and struck the Kia. Mountjoy was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at St. Joseph’s Hospital, and the…


Menahga man injured in Hubbard County crash

A Menahga man was injured in a semi crash last night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 40-year-old Timothy Usher of Menahga was southbound on Highway 71 near 140th St. when he swerved his Peterbuilt to avoid another semi and the trailer pulled into the ditch, falling to its side. Usher was treated for non-life…


Hubbard County crash injures three

Three were injured in a Hubbard County crash Thursday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 20-year-old Branson Heck of Kelliher was northbound on Highway 71 near Jade Rose Drive in Clover Township when he drifted into oncoming traffic and was struck by a southbound Dodge Ram. The Ram occupants, 26-year-old Joseph Stump of North…


Three area agencies awarded grants to support Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers

Three north-central Minnesota agencies have been awarded grant dollars to support people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. According to a release from the Minnesota Board on Aging, an estimated 97,000 Minnesotans have Alzheimer’s disease, which is projected to increase by nearly 25 percent to 120,000 by 2025. Northwoods Caregivers of Bemidji was awarded…


Nevis man injured in crash

A Nevis man was transported to the emergency room after a two-vehicle collision in Park Rapids Tuesday around 6:45 p.m. The state patrol says that 45-year-old Christian Couch of Nevis was eastbound on Highway 34 in a Ford Expedition when he was rear-ended by an F150, also eastbound but at a faster speed. Couch was…

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