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Discover Minnesota: Park Rapids Area

Gateway To The Mississippi Headwaters Within 25 Miles Of Hundreds Of Lakes

  Tuesday, the Discover Minnesota series heads to one of the most beautiful places in our region. Park Rapids has a unique downtown, with extra wide streets you can park down in the middle of. But the area is surrounded by nearly unmatched natural beauty. There are hundreds of lakes within 25 miles of Park Rapids. The city lies just…

Social Distancing: Biking The Heartland State Trail

The Heartland State Trail is A Great Trail For Non-Expert Bicyclists

  This is the time of year to get out and start enjoying the great outdoors again. I used it as an opportunity to push myself. I went and biked the Heartland State Trail in Lakes Country on Saturday. It’s a 49 mile paved path stretching from Park Rapids to Cass Lake. I did a 35 mile stretch starting north…

Dilworth Man Hurt In Fatal Crash In Hubbard County

It remains under investigation

HUBBARD CO., Minn — A crash Monday morning in Hubbard County, Minnesota kills one man and leaves a Dilworth man hurt. The investigation shows that 29-year-old Ryan Schlichting of Dilworth collided head-on with a car driven by 36-year-old David Weimer of Walker. Weimer was pronounced dead at the scene. There is no word on Schlichting’s condition. The crash happening around…

Eelpout Festival in Walker, Minnesota Canceled

The ice fishing tournament was scheduled for February 20-23

WALKER, Minn. — A popular ice fishing tournament in Walker, Minnesota has been canceled this year. Organizers of the International Eelpout Festival posted to Facebook to let anglers know of the change. They say it’s because attendance has multiplied over the past few years and with that comes more traffic, trash and safety concerns. The costs to clean up after…

Woman Pulled From Lake At Woodland Resort Dies

An autopsy will be done

WALKER, MN —┬áThere has been an apparent drowning at a popular resort near Walker, Minnesota. A woman was found unresponsive near a dock in Leech Lake at Woodland Resort on Monday afternoon. People at the scene began CPR until first responders arrived, but the woman was pronounced dead at the resort. She has not yet been identified. An autopsy will…

This Is A Big Week For Shopping And Live Music In Our Region

Downtown Fargo Street Fair and Moondance Jam Both Begin On Thursday

This is a big week for fans of shopping and live music. The annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair begins on Thursday and runs through Saturday. On the same day, rock and roll fans will begin jamming out at Moondance Jam in Walker, Minnesota. This year’s Jam will be highlighted by rock, rap and country superstar, Kid Rock. The Detroit native…