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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
November 12, 2014
Tow truck driver is off and running this winter, No. 16
By Sarah Smith email@example.com Winter started for Bob Gartner last week. The veteran tow truck driver for Nick’s Service started towing before the snow fell. It was that kind of fall. He did take off the weekend to deer hunt with son Mike, who also works at...
November 12, 2014 - 9:50am
Hobby Lobby coming to Paul Bunyan Mall
National craft chain Hobby Lobby will be Paul Bunyan Mall's new anchor tenant, finally filling the space former anchor Kmart left in late 2012. Scot Snitker, regional manager for property owner Lexington Realty International, said Hobby Lobby tentatively plans to open the...
November 12, 2014 - 7:59am
November 5, 2014
Grand re-opening at Walmart
The Park Rapids Walmart hosted a grand re-opening Friday, Oct. 31. Store 4244 recently completed a remodel with new paint, fixtures, design and more. A self checkout section was added to the store as well. The store opened in 2007. Store Manager Stephen Brewer said that he’s proud...
November 5, 2014 - 1:43pm
Basic Business Cents: Closing the gap in your management system
Our last column presented an overview of a management system for performance improvement to close the gap from where you are today to where you want to be, or need to be. This system, called ADAMS, is an acronym for Assess, Discover, Act, Manage, and Sustain. Phase 1. Assess n...
November 5, 2014 - 11:25am
The business of sheltering animals gets a public handout
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Headwaters Animal Shelter held a turkey dinner fundraiser Saturday night, one of many it participates in to keep the lights on. Running a large animal shelter is a pricey, but necessary expense. HAS receives no tax funding and relies...
November 5, 2014 - 11:17am
October 29, 2014
Heat Up Minnesota, Ike’s Heating, install free furnace
By Anna Erickson email@example.com James Sackett, of rural Nevis, is the recipient of a free furnace through the Heat Up Minnesota program. Minnesota Lennox dealers and Lennox International participate in the program. Ike’s Heating and Cooling participated...
October 29, 2014 - 3:28pm
The Beehive: Sending the bees to Kansas for the winter; what a trip!
By Brett Kent / For the Enterprise Welcome back to the Beehive. Oh my word, do I have a lot to talk about. Let’s see, I want to let you folks know how the honey harvest went. Then we will talk about how the bees are doing, and lastly, what we plan to do with bees through the...
October 29, 2014 - 10:41am
October 22, 2014
Lagging, keeping up or leading? A system for enterprise excellence; how to succeed
By Lou Schultz Competition today comes not just from the competitor across town, across state, or even across the country. With the improvement and innovation in transportation and communications, we are faced with competitive forces from all over the world. Many organizations...
October 22, 2014 - 1:53pm
Scam or not? It’s getting harder to tell, so watch out!
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org It is getting harder and harder to know if you’ve received a scam letter, email or communication. They are that good, that sophisticated, that mind-boggling. When Rose and Mike Loeffler recently got a check for $68,000 and change,...
October 22, 2014 - 1:51pm
October 8, 2014
Sister Wolf Books moving to Park Rapids
By SHANNON GEISEN email@example.com Sister Wolf Books will soon bid farewell to its Dorset location, ending a 20-year tie...
October 8, 2014 - 10:52am
Jeremy Nelson opens Park Performance Chiropractic
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org No more slouching – a new chiropractor has opened up shop in Park Rapids. Originally from Cambridge, Jeremy Nelson would come to the Hackensack and Park Rapids area over the summers with his grandparents when he was a...
October 8, 2014 - 10:14am
September 24, 2014
Menahga receives Business Retention award
By Nick Longworth email@example.com On Sept. 17 at 11:30 a.m. business members of the Menahga community gathered at Blueberry Pines in Menahga to receive the Single Community Under 20,000 award for all of the Business Retention & Expansion programming and...
September 24, 2014 - 11:23am
L.L. Bean plans Mall of America store, its first west of Chicago
By Tom Webb / St Paul Pioneer Press utdoors retailer L.L. Bean plans to open a store at Mall of America in November, its first location ever west of the Mississippi River. The Maine-based retailer will announce Tuesday that it plans to occupy 29,000 square feet in the former...
September 24, 2014 - 9:11am
Dogs Paw on Highway 34 expanding
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Dogs Paw - located along Highway 34, a couple of miles west of Park Rapids – is expanding. Currently...
September 24, 2014 - 8:55am
September 17, 2014
Deer Lane under new management
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Let it be known, Frank and Mavis are doing just fine. Jessica Corder – daughter of Tom and Teri Corder (who have owned Deer Lane on County Road 4 at the north end of Pickerel Lake for nearly a decade) – reached out to...
September 17, 2014 - 11:36am