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Icons create a mystery
Two injured in snowmobile accident near Menahga
In rural Minnesota, residents facing economic challenges, opportunities
Park Rapids man admits to burning down garage
Seniors ready to lead Braves
New Nevis coach looking to build successful program
Panthers make major strides
Hat tricks power Pirates, Prowlers past Panthers
McCollum, Carlson, Coborn receive top volleyball awards
Lorraine C. Wright
Carol A. White
Deloris Marvel Steinberg
Raymond E. Jacobsen
Carol Mae (Larson) Weech
Menahga construction company working on DL hotel
The Sales process: Create pull before you push
SWI Interiors of Osage holds open house showcasing new addition
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Christmas Story Contest: An Enterprise tradition
Medici Project awarded to young pianist
Classic Chorale set to perform
Teens share traditional Ojibwe dance
Park Rapids Area Community Band performing Nov. 20
Snowmobilers: Use caution when trails open Dec. 1
Find winter crappie spots now
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
Sure bet walleyes: Big baits
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Letter: Preserve College in the high school
Commentary: Gorgeous legs in the White House
Letter: Social isolation problematic during winter season
Bust your holiday budget already?
Letter to the Editor: Next chapter
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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
September 15, 2012
Commentary: The importance of lake associations
Thoreau said it best: "A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures...
September 15, 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
July 14, 2012
Commentary: Who taught you to drive, anyway?!
I admit, it's been some 47 years since I learned to drive ... behind the wheel of a B John Deere in an oat field in South Dakota. It wasn't long until I graduated to a Chevy Bel Air, straight stick, on the column. I was the official driver for asparagus hunting. A spring ritual...
July 14, 2012 - 1:00pm