Park Rapids

Body Of WA Woman, 82, Found In Burning Home Near Park RapidsFirefighters found the remains of a 82-year-old Washington state woman in the aftermath of a house fire near Park Rapids Monday afternoon. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office says fire crews were called to a burning home on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m.
Child, 1, Dies After Being Run Over By Man Moving CarOfficials in northern Minnesota say a 1-year-old child died Monday night after being run over by a man moving his car.
State Patrol: 1 Dead In Hubbard County Rollover CrashOne person was killed early Friday morning in a rollover crash in Hubbard County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called at about 1:38 a.m. to the crash on Highway 87 near milepost 46.
Snow Accumulates In Northern MinnesotaWe're still waiting for our first real glimpse of snow here in the metro Some snow was coming down today farther to our north.
Minnesota Surgeon Sentenced For Assaulting BoyA Minnesota surgeon has been sentenced to three years and seven months in prison for choking his 10-year-old foster son by forcing a latex glove down the boy's throat. Fifty-one-year-old Dennis Sullivan Jr. of Benedict pleaded guilty to first-degree assault in Hubbard County court.
STATE FAIR PODCAST: Monday- 8-25-14 DAVE LEE-The WCCO Morning NewsA visit from the Governor and the link above to listen back to Monday highlights from Dave Lee at the Fair.
PARK RAPIDS PODCAST-The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeHighlights from Dave Lee's visit to Park the link above to listen!
Goin’ To The Lake: Mike & Liz Visit Park Rapids (Day 2)On Friday, the two took part in the Legends and Logging Days festivities. That event is the the biggest one on the town's calendar every year.
Goin’ To The Lake: Mike & Liz Visit Park Rapids (Day 1)WCCO's summer road trip continued Thursday with Mike Binkley and Liz Collin, who are Park Rapids, Minn. The city is about three-and-a-half hours northwest of the Twin Cities.They found the Mississippi River's headwaters at Itasca State Park. Countless visitors have stood right at the beginning of the Mississippi River's 2,552-mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico. This is one of the must-see stops if you're visiting Park Rapids.
Park Rapids Family Questions Safety of Ambulance After Address Mix-UpAfter a mix-up in northern Minnesota, a family is questioning the safety of its ambulance service. When Brenda Sordahl's grandson needed help, the ambulance crew went to the wrong address in Park Rapids. The Sordahl’s stay focused on the things Blake can do, rather than what he can't.
Menahga Man Indicted In Choking Death Of Teen A Menahga man was indicted Friday in the strangulation death of a 19-year-old woman in February, according to the Hubbard County Attorney's Office. Harley David Leritz, 21, was indicted on first- and second-degree murder charges by a grand jury in the death of Kiela Knowles.
Minnesota Surgeon Arrested In North Dakota A sheriff in Park Rapids says a surgeon accused of choking his foster son by stuffing a latex glove down his throat has been arrested in North Dakota. Hubbard County, Minnesota, Sheriff Cory Aukes tells WDAY-TV that 50-year-old Dennis James Sullivan Jr., of Benedict, was arrested Tuesday and will be returned to Minnesota by Monday.
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