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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Douglas "Doug" A. Dickinson
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Susan Eileen Bessler
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
June 13, 2012
Commentary: COLA works to keep lakes clean
What a great spring, or should I say extended spring? I actually put my dock into Little Sand Lake on March 31, 2012. I'll probably never do that again. March was absolutely beautiful and then came April fools. Need I say more? Once again, COLA is off to a great start this spring....
June 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2012
Commentary: Giving Minnesota's job creators a boost
David Hancock State representative District 2B Focusing on employment growth and improving the economic climate in Minnesota has been a priority at the Legislature since I arrived in St. Paul.
March 31, 2012 - 1:00pm
Commentary: Omnibus Tax Bill should be paid for
BY rod skoe DIST. 2 STATE SENATOR The Senate Tax Committee approved an Omnibus Tax Bill this week that the full Senate will be asked to vote on in the coming days. The legislature isn't crafting a budget this year so the bill isn't very broad, but it does contain some worthwhile...
March 31, 2012 - 12:35pm
March 28, 2012
COMMENTARY: Women's History Month a reminder of need for local services
BY florence hedeen CHAIR, HEADWATERS INTERVENTION CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS March is Women's History Month. In the wake of World War II, Eleanor Roosevelt was the driving force behind the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which the United Nations adopted in 1948. Since then,...
March 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 22, 2012
Common Currency: Trail to Itasca could boost 'discretionary' visits
The juxtaposition of two recent articles in this newspaper reminded me this week that a strategy discussion that starts with the question "How...
February 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
COMMENTARY: Proper staffing saves money, Part 2
There is an alarming pattern of increased adverse events occurring in hospitals throughout the U.S., which includes medication errors, unnecessary deaths, patient falls, and hospital-acquired infections. A direct relationship exists between the quality of nursing care and amount of...
February 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 18, 2012
Commentary: RN staffing saves lives
There is an alarming pattern of increased adverse events occurring in hospitals throughout the U.S., which includes medication errors, unnecessary deaths, patient falls, and hospital-acquired infections. A direct relationship exists between the quality of nursing care and amount...
February 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 11, 2012
Commentary: Lake associations work on AIS issues
Hubbard County Coalition of Lakes Association is committed to work that keeps our lake healthy and maintains lakeshore property values. In recent months we have learned that owners of Hubbard County water influenced properties account for about 60 percent of the total property value...
February 11, 2012 - 1:03pm
January 21, 2012
Living at Home recipients being asked to share costs of services
"Living at home".... Three comforting words we all tend to take for granted - until we are told we can't live there anymore... Our mission...
January 21, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 19, 2011
Commentary: Elimination of credit leads to higher taxes for property owners
It's that time of year again. Truth-in-Taxation statements are arriving in the mail. These statements detail your property taxes for the following year.
November 19, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 9, 2011
Commentary: Writer is 'Proud to be an American' this Veterans Day
BY Tom Westervelt PARK RAPIDS I served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, spending three months in orthopedic wards in Vietnam, Japan and the U.S. During that time I met hundreds of wounded soldiers, and hundreds more when I was assigned to Irwin Army Hospital in Ft. Riley,...
November 9, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 5, 2011
Commentary: Think regional, act local
BY Dr. Kathleen Annette PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE BLANDIN FOUNDATION, GRAND RAPIDS I heard recently from west central Minnesota leaders that they are passionate and hopeful about their shared future. They are thinking regionally and acting locally. It was music to my ears, especially...
November 5, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 29, 2011
Commentary: Keep rural post offices open
Post offices in Pine Point (Ponsford) and Naytauwaush are scheduled for closure this year as a result of federal budget cuts - but deserve a look over, for a variety of reasons. The U.S. Postal Service lost $8.5 billion last year, which brings it into a focus in a time of budget...
October 29, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 13, 2010
COMMENTARY: Education needs reform
The new movie, "Waiting for Superman," is destined to bring renewed focus on American schools. As usual, the blame for failures and shortcomings falls on poor teachers, teacher training, unions, tenure and parents. The movie does suggest some changes and solutions. Perhaps the best...
October 13, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 21, 2010
Guest commentary: Shoreland ordinances should be important to all residents
The lead article on the front page of the Aug. 18 edition of the Enterprise dealt with the most recent meeting of the Hubbard County Board of Adjustment (BOA). Such meetings are generally unexciting, with few people in attendance. However, there was standing room only available...
August 21, 2010 - 3:00pm