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Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
River Art Community is newest art endeavor
Bandits steal the show at annual Amazing Chase
City council approves Crystal Brook lift station
Park Rapids area injury accidents reported
Clay Dusters prove to be top guns
Carlson places in two events at NSIC Championships
Area runners compete in Grandma's Marathon races
Midway stays undefeated in league play
Relatively speaking, trout angler makes himself at home in the walleye world
Dale E. Warble
James Merril Steinke
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
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
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
October 4, 2015
Keep kids active and healthy
School is back in session, everyone is back in their routine and it’s time to keep them active and healthy. While it starts at home, there are several state and national programs trying to help keep kids healthy with good eating habits and exercise habits. October is Farm to School...
October 4, 2015 - 9:49pm
September 23, 2015
Editorial: Walking your way to a healthier lifestyle
A stronger heart, a reduction in other health risks and a positive mental outlook. Who wouldn’t want that? These things can all be achieved by one simple, cheap thing: walking. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy is calling for the promotion of health through walking and walkable...
September 23, 2015 - 10:20am
September 3, 2015
Editorial: Local marine's memorial good for area veterans
Late one night 10 years ago something happened to Howard Maninga of Ponsford that helped the marine and Vietnam War veteran cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Maninga, like so many combat veterans, experienced horrific things in war. At 19 years old, Maninga fought in Vietnam...
September 3, 2015 - 7:42am
August 16, 2015
Momentum building to broaden broadband
Similar to the way every corner of America was connected to the electrical grid in the 1930s, all Americans — even those in the remotest, most rural of Minnesota — can now be connected to broadband high-speed Internet. Getting everyone online is seen as critical for delivering...
August 16, 2015 - 9:25pm
July 27, 2015
Editorial: Mental health needs highlighted
Park Rapids, Hubbard County and rural Minnesota is facing increasing challenges when it comes to dealing with health and human services issues such as treating mental health issues, alcohol and substance abuse, child protection and out-of-home placement, and healthcare in general....
July 27, 2015 - 9:48am
July 23, 2015
Editorial: NRCC agenda dumb and dumber
The agenda must be dumb and dumber for the folks at the National Republican Congressional Committee if the best they can do is go after 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minn. Peterson, who has been re-elected again and again since 1990, is in the committee’s sights, but...
July 23, 2015 - 9:47am
July 4, 2015
Good times on the 4th of July
The Fourth of July really is the best holiday. This weekend marks all that is good in the Midwest. We’re at the peak of summer weather perfect for barbecues, boat parades and bonfires. Downtown festivals, street parades,outdoor music, rodeos and, of course, fireworks. This is...
July 4, 2015 - 1:33pm
June 25, 2015
Survey says: Minnesota nice and safe
For those living in Minnesota, you can breathe better. And for those looking for a safe state to live, come to Minnesota. WalletHub recently conducted an in-depth analysis on the safest states to live. Overall, Minnesota took third place. Massachusetts came in first, followed by...
June 25, 2015 - 8:51am
June 20, 2015
Editorial: Condition, stabilization debate? Try pipelines
BY TOM DENNIS Forum News Service In the debate about the safety of shipping Bakken oil, there are trade-offs at every turn. That’s the lesson of the conditioning vs. stabilization debate, the pipeline vs. railroad debate and every other debate that has surfaced around the issue. And...
June 20, 2015 - 12:50pm
June 9, 2015
OUR OPINION: Why Sandpiper Pipeline opponents lost big`
By Tom Dennie / Grand Forks Herald It's a case of dueling press releases. But it deserves a minute of Minnesotans' time—especially those Minnesotans who oppose the Sandpiper Pipeline and can't understand why their fellow residents keep rejecting their arguments. For those...
June 9, 2015 - 11:13am
June 7, 2015
Editorial: Summer season kicks off for Park Rapids area
Summer is upon us in the Park Rapids area with a full calendar of events falling into place. Hiking enthusiasts head to Itasca State Park this weekend for a National Trails Day hike. Next Saturday, athletes converge on Park Rapids for the Lakes to Pines Triathlon, and pet-lovers...
June 7, 2015 - 5:05pm
June 6, 2015
OUR OPINION: 'Build the Sandpiper pipeline,' edit boards agree
As policy debates get more partisan and the media hosts more voices of the hard left and far right, one source of centrism remains: newspaper editorials. At most newspapers, editorials represent the views of the editorial board, not just one person. Further, because board members...
June 6, 2015 - 9:32am
May 11, 2015
Editorial: Mother’s Day big day for cards, flowers
In celebration of Mother’s Day this Sunday we’ve dug up some interesting facts, figures and quotes. Saturday may be for fishing but Sunday is set aside for mothers. That may mean showering mom with gifts, cooking her dinner, cleaning the house, sending flowers, hugs and kisses,...
May 11, 2015 - 9:19am
April 22, 2015
Editorial: When will spring rain fall?
As is routine on the Northern Plains, the continental climate is visiting its extremes on the residents of North Dakota and Minnesota. If it’s not too wet (as it’s been for 20 years), then it’s too dry (as it’s been all winter and into the spring of 2015). The experts who...
April 22, 2015 - 11:59am
April 15, 2015
Editorial: Is your cell phone spying on you?
Are there spies lurking in your cell phone, watching your every move? It’s not much of an exaggeration. It’s happening with some of the popular apps that are out there. Consider the free apps that allow you to use your cell phone as a flashlight, for instance. Security experts...
April 15, 2015 - 3:18pm