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Park Rapids Enterprise
A rite of spring
Dorset Cafe is for sale but still open
Crazy Quilters pass quilting tradition on to Century School fourth and fifth graders
Library gets ‘playful’ makeover to engage young minds
Man gets 60 days for ‘medicinal’ marijuana possession
Panthers lived up to high expectations
Panthers look to develop into conference, section contenders
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
DONNA MAE JOHNSON
CHARLES "CHUCK" LONG
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
CHARLES "CHARLIE" HASBARGEN
HERSHEL L. KOENIG
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
Best of show
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
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
Commentary: Small towns, taxpayers prioritized in House road and bridge funding proposal
Letter: Protect state’s outdoors
Letter: Influence of the oil lobbyists
Share more of our family stories
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Put a rink on it: West Fargo couple has curling-themed wedding
September 16, 2014
The pot thickens; Group proposes to start hydroponic medical marijuana farm in Bemidji
Bemidji may be home to an indoor medical cannabis farm as soon as summer if a potential application is approved by the state. A group from Bemidji plans to apply to the Minnesota Department of Health to become one of two locations in Minnesota where marijuana plants will be grown...
September 16, 2014 - 8:11am
September 11, 2014
Businesses in Fargo get ready for ‘College Gameday’
By Sherri Richards / The Forum FARGO — Within 15 minutes Monday, all 150 tickets for the Saturday brunch at Monte’s were sold to fans eager for football and fine dining. The downtown restaurant at 220 Broadway hosted a similar event for last year’s ESPN “College...
September 11, 2014 - 9:34am
September 10, 2014
Collision 34 expands to new building
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Collision 34 - located at the bustling intersection of Highway 34 and 48 under the...
September 10, 2014 - 3:19pm
September 3, 2014
Park Rapids Aviation expands
By Anna Erickson email@example.com Park Rapids Aviation has expanded its airplane painting business at the Park Rapids Municipal Airport. Jeff Voigt said he is expanding the paint shop so more planes can be worked on at a time. The Park Rapids paint shop is...
September 3, 2014 - 9:51am
August 31, 2014
Cragun's: A bustling resort community
It all started in the early 1930s. Today, it has blossomed into a bustling resort community. Cragun's Resort and Hotel on Gull Lake is its own community. Guests can stay on the land there without having to leave. Everything is there. There's 45,000 square feet...
August 31, 2014 - 1:13pm
'Homegrown by Heroes' labeling reserved for veterans
By David Anderson A new nationwide labeling program will allow farmers, ranchers and fishermen who served in the military to use a special logo to promote their agricultural products. The "Homegrown by Heroes" labeling was first created by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture...
August 31, 2014 - 1:07pm
Oilfield businesses, individuals enjoy exclusive restaurant
By Katherine Lymn Oh, to be a fly on the wall at The Bakken Club. The club is in a storefront on Main Street in Williston,...
August 31, 2014 - 1:01pm
August 27, 2014
New CT scanner brings innovative technology to patients
Technology and innovation play a key role in the dynamic field of diagnostic imaging. Having the best technology available for patients close to home is a priority, and CHI St. Joseph’s Health is excited to announce the arrival of a new, upgradable Computed Tomography (CT)...
August 27, 2014 - 4:27pm
Basic Business Cents: Reinventing an organization necessary at times
Are you in the business of manufacturing buggies or people movers? Most industry-changing innovations come from without the industry. Why? Because companies are so focused on their competition that they lose focus on the needs of their customers. You can never win a race by following...
August 27, 2014 - 4:25pm
AutoZone comes to Park Rapids
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org A new AutoZone store is opening on Highway 34 East in Park Rapids next to the American Legion. The store will likely open mid-September, said Tracy Houston, AutoZone Communications Manager. About 10 people will be employed...
August 27, 2014 - 4:23pm
August 21, 2014
Heat Up Minnesota is back in 2014
Minnesota Lennox Dealers and Lennox International are committed to the Heat Up Minnesota program. In 2012 and 2013 nearly 100 deserving families received a new high efficiency Lennox furnace completely free of charge. Lennox provides the furnace, and participating Lennox dealers...
August 21, 2014 - 10:30am
August 16, 2014
Thielen Motors receives national award
Thielen Motors recently received the national Mark of Excellence award for satisfaction ratings from Chevrolet. The award was based on customer satisfaction surveys that showed Thielen Motors received a high number of “excellent” ratings from customers that purchased vehicles...
August 16, 2014 - 10:00am
August 6, 2014
Dr. Lester joins Isaacson Veterinary Hospital
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Dr. Barbara Lester, Isaacson Veterinary Hospital’s newest veterinarian’s goal was always to come home eventually. But she had a career path she had to pursue first. The Nevis High School graduate went away to the...
August 6, 2014 - 1:58pm
Dollar Tree Store coming to PR
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Looking for a deal for a buck? You might be more in luck. Beginning in the fall Park Rapids shoppers looking for a value will have yet another option with the opening of a Dollar Tree store. ...
August 6, 2014 - 10:25am
July 16, 2014
Basic Business Cents: Improve your decison-making process
I have a friend who used to become so stressed when faced with a decision at work that he became physically ill. His doctor finally advised him to resign from his position and he retired early. That is an unusual case and most of us are much luckier when faced with decisions. You...
July 16, 2014 - 10:34am