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Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Parks Board seeks to raise $25,000 for construction of Pioneer Park bathrooms
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
February 15, 2017
Commentary: Always something to panic about
Remember the panic of Y2K? As the calendar turned toward the end of the 20th century, many believed that our computers would not make the transition from 1999 to 2000. As a result, the computers controlling our banking systems, our hospitals, and our air control system would fail...
February 15, 2017 - 10:45am
February 8, 2017
Letter: Educate yourself on Line 3 pipeline
After two visits to Standing Rock to learn about their efforts to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, the first when the clergy were there and the second when the veterans came, and after attending two informational meetings in Bemidji and one at the Hubbard Community Center on the proposed...
February 8, 2017 - 12:53pm
Letter: Many concerns with proposed off-road vehicle trail
The Feb. 1 Enterprise ran an article about a proposed Border to Border (B2B) off-road vehicle (ORV) trail stretching from Wisconsin to North Dakota across the northern third of Minnesota. Astute readers who saw me in the front page picture may have wondered: "Why is John Weber looking...
February 8, 2017 - 12:53pm
Letter: Week of Feb. 12 is National Salute to Veteran Patients
National Salute to Veteran Patients is the week of Feb. 12 (including the 14th, Valentine's Day). The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs state: The purpose of the National Salute to Veteran Patients Programs is to: • Pay tribute and express appreciation to veterans. • Increase...
February 8, 2017 - 12:48pm
February 5, 2017
Commentary: Snake oil in your aftershave
I was in this waiting room waiting for my appointment. The magazines were mostly out of date and on subjects that weren't of much interest to me — autos, diabetes, cooking and big game hunting. Taking the least disinteresting, I selected the big game hunting magazine and was...
February 5, 2017 - 11:33am
Letter: Government management of 'rights' does not make 'America great'
In his Feb. 1, 2017 letter, "Back to the Future," Mr. Purrier in his fifth paragraph makes the premise of his argument that "since the basic necessities for life are food, shelter and health care" that "the words (from the Declaration of Independence) 'inalienable rights and life'...
February 5, 2017 - 11:31am
Enterprise Editorial: Rural broadband movement gaining momentum
The Park Rapids area residents benefit from a recent investment into extending high-speed internet across the state. Paul Bunyan Communications last month was awarded a Border to Border Broadband Grant by the state of Minnesota to expand its fiber optic services to portions of southwest...
February 5, 2017 - 11:10am
February 2, 2017
Commentary: Floating ideas out there that could take Park Rapids to next level
Park Rapids is developing and evolving, hopefully in a good way. New construction is happening. Focus groups and work sessions are going on with plenty of brainstorming on how to best move Park Rapids forward. The city planning commission issued permits for $10 million in valuation...
February 2, 2017 - 11:23am
January 30, 2017
Commentary: And the home of the brave
Is it possible to break a federal law while watching a Little League baseball game? Yes, and you can break the same law before a junior varsity, varsity, World Series, Rose Bowl or Super Bowl game. And if you watch carefully, you will see the law being broken on national television,...
January 30, 2017 - 11:23am
January 28, 2017
Letter: Congressman Nolan's comments conflicting
Congressman Nolan, in reading your newsletter regarding your attendance of the presidential inauguration, I find your comments conflicting and concerning. You said you were proud to attend both the inauguration and then the following day participate in an organized march/protest in...
January 28, 2017 - 7:12pm
January 25, 2017
Commentary: I wish my teacher knew...
Kyle Schwartz is a third-grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver who wanted to get to know her students better, so she asked each of them to finish the sentence, "I wish my teacher knew..." The responses she got were so startling that Schwartz, now in her fifth year of teaching,...
January 25, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 24, 2017
Enterprise Editorial: PRFD seeks donations to put final touch on fire hall
The Park Rapids Fire Department expansion and renovation project is near complete and as a department they want to say thank you to the community. The volunteer firefighters who make up the PRFD extend their "deepest gratitude to the individuals, families and businesses who donated...
January 24, 2017 - 1:40pm
January 18, 2017
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
It always takes me awhile to digest what Jerry Grudem writes about. First, the Affordable Care Act origin was based on a 1993 Heritage Think Tank alternative proposed by Republicans in opposition to Hillary Clinton's attempt at health care reform based on the already successful Medicare...
January 18, 2017 - 12:16pm
January 12, 2017
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
With the election over and a chance to view the future based on cabinet choices and the Republican majority agenda ready to launch, any hope of unifying the country in pursuit of the general welfare has disappeared. With exception of the Secretary of Defense, every cabinet post has...
January 12, 2017 - 1:13pm
January 7, 2017
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
In the wake of last year's dramatic and surprising presidential election, there's a lot of uncertainty about what the new year will bring. Given...
January 7, 2017 - 4:47pm