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Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Cody’s Corner: One great dog; hundreds that need help
Fischer wins all-around title in dual with LP-GE
Panthers drop third section game in a row
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
December 31, 2014
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December 31, 2014 - 12:29pm
December 28, 2014
Hillenbrand’s biography of war hero is unforgettable
By SALLY WIZIK WILLS For the Enterprise What does a hero look like? Does a hero need to have special qualities or abilities? Is it possible for a hero to be an ordinary person who responds to crises in extraordinary ways? When Louis Zamperini was a boy, there was nothing...
December 28, 2014 - 12:04pm
Unique New Year’s traditions from around the world
Some people may find it strange to withstand freezing temperatures and gusty winds just to stand in the center of Times Square in New York City to catch a glimpse of a bejeweled ball drop at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve. Yet this tradition may seem tame when compared...
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December 28, 2014 - 11:59am
Volunteers enjoy Christmas Day work
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Tasha Maninga has perfected the art of serving when hundreds of people come for Christmas Dinner. Gravy ladle in one hand and a slotted spoon with corn in the other, she kept the lines moving at the Park Rapids American Legion as...
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December 28, 2014 - 11:44am
December 27, 2014
December 27, 2014 - 12:36pm
December 24, 2014
Santa Claus came to town
The holiday spirit is alive and well, 162 families and 50 foster children received gifts for Christmas, thanks to community support. Chairing the Celebrating Christmas initiative were SaNona DeBlieck-Leone, left, and Patty Foley. Businesses, churches, St. Joseph’s, families and...
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December 24, 2014 - 12:55pm
Jingle Bells deadline is Dec. 26
By Anna Erickson email@example.com Shaun Hagen of Menahga is the grand prize winner of $2,500 in Chamber Bucks from the 13th Annual Jingle Bells Sweepstakes promotion of the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife, Laura, have picked up their...
December 24, 2014 - 12:38pm
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December 24, 2014 - 12:12pm
Minnesota, North Dakota theaters to open 'The Interview' on Christmas Day
-- "The Interview" is coming to Fargo and several theaters in Minnesota. After a tumultuous week of canceled showings, FBI warnings and White House briefings, Sony Pictures' "The Interview" will be released on Christmas Day. In Minnesota, at least four theaters are planning...
December 24, 2014 - 9:35am
Perham’s new mural unveiled
By Elizabeth Huwe
December 24, 2014 - 9:17am
December 22, 2014
More newspapers take the Lutefisk Challenge
By Matt Corey / Bemidji Pioneer The wheels keep turning and the stomachs keep churning. This week, the Brainerd Dispatch and...
December 22, 2014 - 9:12am
Town shows "Ferris Bueller" to honor former auditor
By Kevin Bonham / Grand Forks Hareld The movie classic, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," was featured at the Lyric Theater in Park River, N.D., Friday night, according to the Walsh County Press. The film was shown as a tribute to former Park River City Auditor Tom Larson, who...
December 22, 2014 - 9:03am
December 20, 2014
December 20, 2014 - 12:49pm
Sony says 'We had no choice,' but still considering digital release of 'The Interview'
ony Pictures Entertainment chairman Michael Lynton hit back after President Obama faulted the Hollywood studio for canceling the Christmas release of "The Interview," as the studio indicated that it is still looking for alternative ways to release the movie. "We have not caved....
December 20, 2014 - 9:51am
December 17, 2014
National Novel Writing Month inspires local writer to achieve creative potential
By shannon geisen firstname.lastname@example.org 30 days. 50,000 words. Bam! You’ve got a novel. That’s the essence of National Novel Writing Month, held every November since 1999. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is “a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach...
December 17, 2014 - 1:44pm