Enterprise News Staff
Vercon, Inc., a construction company based in the upper Midwest, is well underway with construction of the new Fairfield Inn & Suites in Detroit Lakes. They are partnering on the project with Gordon James Construction of Maple Plain. The four-story, 69-unit hotel will also include nine top-floor condominiums and a 4,000-square-foot restaurant.
Two people were injured in a snowmobile accident on Nov. 21 in Blueberry Township near Menahga. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 2:45 p.m. there was a report of a snowmobile accident on 340th Street, west of U.S. Highway 71 in Blueberry Township. Deputies arrived on scene and learned Carl Hendrickson, 28, of Menahga, along with passenger Stephanie Velasio, 26, of Fargo, were westbound on 340th Street when Hendrickson put the snowmobile into a skid sideways, rolling the machine.
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) agents have identified a juvenile who
A U.S. Navy Sailor from Park Rapids, is nearing the end of his yearlong tour at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, as the Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa director of logistics. Captain Bruce Weidner, a U.S. Navy Reservist stationed out of San Diego, joined the active duty Navy 27 years ago in 1989. He is not the only one in his family to join the military. His father was drafted during the Korean conflict, one brother and a sister joined the Army and another sister joined the Air Force. Weidner is the youngest of eight siblings from Mary and Alvin Weidner.
The 24th annual Field Days will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-7, at the Park Rapids Antique Tractor Club. The Field Days show is open 7 a.m. to 5...
The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp was recently held on the beautiful University of Minnesota, Crookston campus. Each camper is sponsored by their local Rotary club and this year there were 144 RYLA campers that were sponsored by 56 Rotary International Clubs from District 5580 including Bradley Graham and Jasmine Cease who were sponsored by the Park Rapids Rotary Club. Most of the students that participated in this year’s RYLA camp will be high school seniors in 2016-2017.
“The 4ontheFloor” will bring rock ’n roll to the 2nd Street Stage summer concert series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28 on 2nd Street in Downtown Park Rapids. “4ontheFloor” opened...
Crazy Days Thursday and Friday, July 28 and 29 makes finding bargains fun. Businesses go all out with sales on Main Street Thursday and on sidewalks Friday. The Park Rapids...
High winds ripped through much of Hubbard County early Thursday morning, downing trees and causing damage throughout the region. Places like Owl's Nest Resort on the south side of 5th Crow Wing Lake near Nevis, Camp Wilderness northeast of Park Rapids and Itasca State Park are among the many locations reporting damage as cleanup efforts continue Thursday. No injuries have been reported at this time.