Park Rapids News


01/11/2018 09:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Will you be my co-pilot? Plane ride over Minnesota lake leads to creative marriage proposal 

An aviation student from northern Minnesota found a creative way to propose to his girlfriend - he used an airplane and a frozen lake. Gavin Becker took Olivia Toft out for a joy ride in a Cessna four seater on Sunday as a Christmas gift to her.


12/31/2017 07:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fargo, Grand Forks experience record low maximum temps 

Both Fargo and Grand Forks experienced record low maximum temperatures for the date on Saturday, Dec. 30, according to the National Weather Service. The maximum temperature at Grand Forks International Airport on Saturday was minus 17 degrees.


12/27/2017 10:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Park Rapids, Minn. residents without power for 6 hours--with temps near 35 below 

Nearly 700 residents were without power for most of this morning in Park Rapids, Minn. Meaning some had no heat for up to six hours in the freezing cold weather.


12/16/2017 08:20 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Woman dies after ATV goes through ice near Bemidji 

A woman drowned and a man survived after the ATV they were riding went through the ice on Grace Lake early Saturday, Dec. 16. Saturday. Grace Lake straddles Beltrami and Hubbard counties and is about 8 miles southeast of Bemidji just off U.S. Highway 2. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes said the incident occurred on the southeast side of the lake, which falls under Hubbard County jurisdiction.


12/16/2017 03:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Reality on the ground essentially rules out alternatives to... 

In an Aug. 21, 2017 photo, workers make sure that each section of the replacement Line 3 that is joined passes muster. Enbridge already had started building the 14-mile stretch of Line 3 from the Minnesota line to its terminal in Superior, Wis.