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Boy struck at Burger King crosswalk in Park Rapids
Minnesota man pleads guilty to numerous illegal hunting charges
Five taken to hospital after head-on crash on Highway 371
Willmar man’s brother, sister-in-law killed in Malaysian Airline crash
Local artist Wesley May selected for mural design on city building
Hard work keyed Panthers’ success
Record numbers footrace on the 4th
Panthers live up to high expectations
Tigers competed during 19-7 season
Ex-UND player Greene has plans for Cup in GF
MARY J. SCHMITT
FRANCIS "FRITZ" CRAIG
DR. RONALD MAERTENS
A Better Connection relocates, hires more staff
Basic Business Cents: Improve your decison-making process
Don’t miss the sales event of the year!
Muskie Days has evolved into music fest for all tastes
Winners announced in Professional Bull Riders competition; top purse is $11,484; new dates were success
A World of Harmony offering zither, piano lessons
New CO starts in Park Rapids
Reader question: HP kicker motor or not
Letter: Comments by corporate officials should state their identity
Letter: Substance more important than grammar
Letter: Enbridge should seek to do no harm
Letter: Enbridge is not the enemy
Letter: Thanks for the t-shirts during flotilla
November 13, 2013
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
The business of beadwork
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Maybe it had something to do with Sandra Fynboh Andress’ youthful fascination with fire. “We...
October 9, 2013 - 12:43pm
October 2, 2013
Embracing a culture of innovation from the outside
The next big thing is unlikely to come from the same organization that brought us today’s big thing. Innovation usually comes from without. For example, at one time IBM and the “seven dwarfs” (Burroughs, CDC, GE, Honeywell, NCR, Univac, and XDS) ruled the computer business. They...
October 2, 2013 - 12:13pm
A comfy spot in the woods
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Tucked into a tranquil spot in the Smokey Hills, a wilderness park opens its doors for a serene experience. Newly christened Smokey Hills Wilderness Park, now under the helm of managers Cheryl and Dale Refsland, is perfectly positioned...
October 2, 2013 - 12:11pm