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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Honoring local heroes
Tips, resources for spring lakeshore improvements
Nevis Knowledge Bowl team challenges the school board
Park Rapids boys take first at Tianna
Lehrke, Wolff to join Hall of Fame
Tigers have high expectations on track
Panthers pound out 17 hits in 21-1 win
Warriors look for success on the track
Mathilda Ann "Tillie" Brayton
Misty Lynn Palodichuk
Carl D. Tschudi
LaVonne Arlene Beck
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
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
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Park Rapids students participate in Honor Band festivals
Historical re-enactor commemorating 100th anniversary of World War I
Storytellers invited to enter contest
About fishing: Readers fire back; respect the resource
About Fishing: Time to sow and time to harvest with spring crappie
About Fishing: Picking a fish finder
About Fishing: AIS Prevention 2017 Challenges Facing Hubbard County
About Fishing: Career charter fishermen share opinions on Minnesota fishing
Rotary invites award nominations
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: Lions International celebrates 100 years serving communities
Letter: Support legislation dealing with protesters
Letter: Commissioners should present insurance plan publicly
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
September 18, 2014
Pro jerseys: a poor investment, really
By Matt Wellens / Duluth News Truibune About a week ago, I would have told you one of the dorkiest and worst investments you can make is buying a personalized sports jersey. Who do you think you are putting your last name — or worse, a nickname, like “SIR STOGIE”...
September 18, 2014 - 9:03am
July 12, 2014
COMMENTARY: Friends of the Headwaters responds
When people look at Friends of the Headwaters’ maps of the Enbridge route, they can see what’s at stake. The Enbridge route crosses the Mississippi Headwaters through some of Minnesota’s cleanest lakes, creates hazards for wild rice beds, and jeopardizes Park Rapids’ drinking...
July 12, 2014 - 2:46pm
July 5, 2014
Commentary: A trip to Big Bear Landing for ricing
By Winona LaDuke HONOR THE EARTH On an overcast and quiet midday afternoon, 50 or so Anishinaabeg from ricing families and their friends gathered at Big Bear Landing on the shore of Big Rice Lake. It is 138 years to the day of the infamous Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some...
July 5, 2014 - 9:39am
February 8, 2014
Finally, a Farm Bill for America
By Collin C. Peterson D-MINN., HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE RANKING MEMBER After nearly four years of work, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2014 Farm Bill conference report (H.R. 2642) with a bipartisan 251-166 vote on Jan. 29. It’s been a challenging and sometimes...
February 8, 2014 - 1:08pm
August 3, 2013
Commentary: Property taxes projected to decrease
By Rep. Roger Erickson and Rep. John Persell MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES The Minnesota Department of Revenue released new information showing property taxes are projected to decrease for the first time since 2002, thanks to the new state budget. Increased aid to local...
August 3, 2013 - 1:37pm
May 15, 2013
A thank you to all GFO volunteers
John Edman, Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism, turned to me at Saturday night’s Celebration Dinner and may have said it best, “Dennis, it appears this event has gone from your head to your heart” and he was correct. Over the course of the last 10 months, I watched as what...
May 15, 2013 - 3:26pm
April 1, 2013
Commentary : Tax hikes could bring moving vans
While other governors are racing to become the tenth state in the nation with no personal income tax, Governor Dayton is headed the opposite direction in a hurry. Even after revising and “scaling back” his widely panned tax plan, the governor has proposed $1.8 billion in net tax...
April 1, 2013 - 8:44am
March 20, 2013
Commentary: Gossip today spreads faster, cuts deeper
Matt Von Pinnon/ Forum Editor - High school might just be harder today. Not necessarily on the academics side. That’s still up for debate. But on the social side, no doubt. Sure, kids have always been bullied and teased, beat up and rumored to have done this and that. That’s part...
March 20, 2013 - 8:22am
February 23, 2013
Commentary: Violence Against Women Act important
"A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground." - Cheyenne proverb Recent debate on the Violence Against Women...
February 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 16, 2013
Commentary: State must act to stop spread of AIS
BY jeff forester EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MN LAKES & RIVERS ADVOCATES Governor Dayton included $7.5 million in the next biennium for AIS from the...
February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 2, 2013
Commentary: AIS prevention needs to be team effort
Hubbard County COLA continues to "haul the water" as far Aquatic Invasive Species awareness and enforcement of the laws currently on the books. While they work tirelessly still a number of questions remain. Can lake groups, county and township agencies continue the responsibility...
February 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 13, 2012
Commentary: Schools should have suicide awareness programs
BY Renee Anderson Mother of child who committed suicide My name is Renee Anderson. I am a parent and a suicide survivor. I am deeply hurt and concerned over Menahga's superintendent Mary Klamm's decision to deny a memorial page in this year's annual for Kyle Kenyon. She seems to...
October 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 6, 2012
Commentary: A teachable moment for our lakes
BY Jeff forester Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates Election year means a deluge of commercials, robo calls, mail, e-mails and campaign...
October 6, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 22, 2012
Common Currency: Public benefit key in tax forfeited land use
"The land belongs to the people. We should give them more cabins." So was quoted a county commissioner in last week's article in the Enterprise...
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 30, 2012
Our view: Bayfield traffic tragedy offers chilling reminder
Among a host of other run-ins with law enforcement and traffic troubles over the past five years or so, Chelsea Cadotte of Bayfield was cited...
July 30, 2012 - 12:38pm