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Park Rapids man charged with arson in May house fire
Suspect in custody after high speed pursuit through Beltrami County
Annual R/C Fun Fly will be Aug. 23-24
2014 R2AC Artist Mentor Grant Awarded locally
Wolf Lake Harvest Fest results announced
Panthers impressive in season debuts
Emerson defeats Husby on 3rd playoff hole to capture men’s title
Two solid rounds help Fisher defend women’s club title
Panthers deliver another stellar season
Audubon Society says new Vikings Stadium will threaten migrating birds
ROY A. BREITWESER
JEROME "JERRY" WESTBY
ERNSTINE "TOOTY" CONDIFF
MARILYN D. VERSTEEG
Thielen Motors receives national award
Dr. Lester joins Isaacson Veterinary Hospital
Dollar Tree Store coming to PR
Holmes Theatre’s penny floor finished; open house Thursday
Bambi Days returns to Bambi Resort
Akeley Lions complete raffle fundraiser
Youth music highlighted Thursday
DNR looks to buy acreage at Huntersville
DNR funds available for trap shooting clubs
Automated boat inspection systems now in place at Otter Tail Lake
Automated boat inspection systems now in place at Otter Tail Lake
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
The true progressive
New Critical Habitat moose plate inspires
Letter: Different view of minimum wage
Letter: Crosswalk is the problem, not bridge
Editorial: Constant vigilance needed to beat synthetic drugs
Valuing an employee’s contribution
By Sarah Smith email@example.com Valuing an employee’s worth to any organization, be it in the public or private sector, is tricky business. And it’s highly controversial. Does an employer look at the job description or the person in the job? Hubbard County...
November 20, 2013 - 10:30am
November 13, 2013
Knute Nelson showcases GrandCare
Knute Nelson will be featured at the AgeTech West Conference Nov. 14-15 in San Jose, Calif. The conference entitled, “Aging Services Meets Silicon Valley: Creating the Future of Care” will demonstrate how GrandCare technology, and Knute Nelson as a provider, are pioneers in utilizing...
November 13, 2013 - 12:50pm
Basic Business Cents: Workplace behavior operating principles
By Lou Schultz / For the Enterprise Have you ever had sleepless nights stewing over “office politics?” I have, plenty of times, while working for large organizations. An old saying notes that little people don’t become big by putting others down, but little people keep...
November 13, 2013 - 12:43pm
Forester plans for trees and wildlife
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org A privately employed forester is like a starving artist. Not! Stan Grossman of Nevis is...
November 13, 2013 - 12:41pm
November 6, 2013
Knife sharpener likes his ‘stand-up’ job; raising job to artform
BY Sarah smith email@example.com As an over-the-road trucker, Dan Coleman noticed that in several oases, knife sharpeners had set up a booth. Truckers always use knives, he said, for cutting pallet cargo. He watched in fascination as truckers lined up for knife...
November 6, 2013 - 12:56pm
Demand for the gunsmithing trade
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Roy Holland isn’t sure his mid-life 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...
November 6, 2013 - 12:53pm
New Mexican-themed restaurant opens on First Street in building that most recently held Blue Ox Bar and Grill and Depot on 1st
By Zach Kayser / Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI — Señor Patron aims to succeed where others have not. The new Mexican-themed restaurant officially...
November 6, 2013 - 7:39am
November 4, 2013
Jewelry store is latest retailer to move out of Paul Bunyan Mall
By Zach Kayser / Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI — Paul Bunyan shoppers looking for an engagement ring will one have one less place to go inside the mall. Come January, Ken K Thompson Jewelry will become the newest gap that the leasing executives at Lexington Realty International,...
November 4, 2013 - 7:32am
October 30, 2013
Basic Business Cents: Is leadership or management the answer?
By Lou Schultz / For the Enterprise A friend gave me a hard time this week because I alluded in the last column that the term, manager, is outmoded and we should look instead to become leaders. Yet, in the citation of my name and position, I used the term, Managing Director. I...
October 30, 2013 - 2:38pm
SCORE volunteers are available to help start-up or existing businesses
By Sarah Smith email@example.com New businesses, unless conceived under ideal conditions and launched perfectly, can have a miserable success rate. But a volunteer organization in Park Rapids is trying to ensure that commercializing bright ideas can be a rewarding...
October 30, 2013 - 2:29pm
October 23, 2013
Anytime Fitness has new personal trainer
Mike Dempsey is a new personal trainer at Anytime Fitness in Park Rapids. Dempsey has been an avid participant in sports and fitness since he was young. He has played semi-pro football, was a professional boxer and has been a national powerlifting champion and record holder. He...
October 23, 2013 - 12:54pm
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should be distributed in company
Today’s organizations cannot afford management; they need leadership! That needed leadership is not exclusive to those on the top of the organization chart but lies with each and every employee. Empowerment is a popular buzzword but deployment is typically a farce. Many managers...
October 23, 2013 - 12:53pm
October 16, 2013
Rust2Roses inspires, charms
The interior of Rust2Roses is so unique; each nook and cranny demands a double-take. And you’ll still miss something. That elegant display that greets you as you walk into the store, topped with a stupendous arrangement of flowers – look again. It’s a horse trough with...
October 16, 2013 - 11:41am
October 9, 2013
The Beehive: Wintering the bees...hmmm
By Brett Kent /For the Enterprise Hi everyone, welcome back to the Beehive. It has been a while since my last column. I have to say, things have been kind of crazy at the Double “b”ee ranch. Brenda and I have been busy stealing the surplus honey from the bees. I think...
October 9, 2013 - 1:02pm
Plumbers spread awareness via choice uniforms
By Nick Longworth nlongworth@parkrapidsenterprise. com Throughout the month of October don’t be surprised if your plumber shows up a little more fashionably dressed than expected. Starting on the first, local business Samuelson-Laney Plumbing began enduring a month-long Breast...
October 9, 2013 - 12:47pm