Roy Holland isn’t sure his midlife career switch was a calling or response to a growing and unfilled need. In either case, the Park Rapids gunsmith is going gangbusters this time of year. He’s had to set aside the pistols and shotguns to concentrate on hunting rifles.
According to Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes, 23-year-old Adam Earl Poole of Nevis and a friend were hunting Saturday in a channel between two lakes when they both stood up to shoot at waterfowl. The friend lost his footing and his shot struck Poole in the head.
Sarah Smith and Emily Welker
, October 07, 2013
If Amy Thielen has any say, the Midwest will be known for more than meat and potatoes. On Saturday, the Park Rapids, Minn., native and chef focuses on Fargo on her Food Network show, “Heartland Table.”
Kelly Elsner found his second calling Tuesday night -- amateur firefighter.
As fires closed in on his Hubbard County Road 111 home and well drilling business south of Park Rapids, Elsner called his employees back to work.
“Come back as fast as you can,” were his instructions.
His owner didn’t fully wake up until the next morning when she came into her kitchen to find a wet floor. Agnes Larson said she blamed Clancy not realizing it was from the burglar's boots. “But then I found this crowbar laying there and the deck door ajar.”
A Park Rapids woman has been charged with the theft of more than $16,000 in gaming proceeds from the Park Rapids American Legion.
An omnibus hearing in Hubbard County District Court has been set for Dec. 3 in the case of Julie Ihme Swanson, 41.
An invasion of forest tent caterpillars from Hubbard County (Minn.) and around the state has now found its way to city trees.
The one-inch black worms are crawling up the walls of the Park Rapids Area Library, among other sun-dappled buildings.
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