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U of M researcher will share status of bee health
A need in northwest Minnesota: Senate majority leader visits Bemidji to talk veterans home initiative
Hubbard County urges use of free watercraft decontamination
Zebra mussel larvae found in Garfield Lake
How to deal with the yearly fall nuisance of yellowjackets
Tigers defeat Verndale in Section 5A battle
Steffel, Moses lead Panthers at Bagley
Kinkel captures conference crown
Depth helps Panthers coast past Crookston
Panthers control Pirates in Section 8AA match
Robert John Ramstorf
Ardis G. Christen
Gerald L. "Jerry" Willet
Hazel Nanny Schleicher
Eva Della Fritz
Charitable giving by Citizens National Bank
Park Rapids Lions contribute to local, national, international needs
Park Theater receives local gift
Basic Business Cents: Managership vs. Leadership
Krautkremers purchase Beds Plus
'Stately Spirits': Learn about Minnesota's haunted places
Tour artist studios this weekend during Art Leap
Two local programs examine '21st Century Propaganda'
Music in the park planned Sept. 23
Annie Humphrey performing in Park Rapids Sept. 29
Hunters can send grouse, prairie chicken samples
State pheasant index down 26 percent from last year
Kents team up to win Fall Slam fishing title
Think pink: Father welcomes hunting season with daughters, son
Public input sought on fishing regulations at Itasca State Park
August in Minnesota: What I learned across the state
Letter to Editor: Thinking realistically about the future
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Letter to Editor: Enterprise keeps readers well-informed
Mystery plant has edible berries
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
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
April 1, 2015
Share more of our family stories
I had the opportunity Monday to spend a short time with a Park Rapids woman celebrating her 99th birthday. Two of her daughters were there to share a few short stories about their mother. Ruth Rooney, 99, lives in Heritage Living Center and her story and glimpse at who she...
April 1, 2015 - 5:55pm
March 25, 2015
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed plan to put $10 million of new money into Minnesota state parks and trails systems is good to see. More than 8 million people visit Minnesota state parks each year with 1.3 million of them travelling from other states or countries, according to the Minnesota...
March 25, 2015 - 2:17pm
March 21, 2015
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
There is elegant logic in Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads to pay for railroad safety upgrades. After all, it is the ever-increasing number of oil trains passing through the state from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields that is raising the risk factor in track-side...
March 21, 2015 - 1:37pm
March 18, 2015
Editorial: Rep. Marquart advances oil train debate
The initial reaction to Rep. Paul Marquart’s, DFL-Dilworth, oil train safety proposal is Republican anti-tax boilerplate. While giving lip service to the need to improve rail safety as it applies to oil trains rumbling through Minnesota communities, Republican leaders in the House...
March 18, 2015 - 3:04pm
March 15, 2015
Editorial: How to stop identity thieves
Identity theft is not one of the big city problems. It happens in our area all too often. One big reason is because the Internet is providing identity thieves with another window of opportunity that knows no physical boundaries. But there are ways to shut that window. The Minnesota...
March 15, 2015 - 10:46am
March 7, 2015
Editorial It’s time to give cities in Greater Minnesota their due
It’s time to give cities in Greater Minnesota their due. State funding for cities – local government aid (LGA) – has been frozen and cut since the early 2000s until it was increased in 2013. And now, a new bipartisan legislative proposal would finally restore LGA to its 2002...
March 7, 2015 - 1:53pm
March 1, 2015
Editorial: Social Security numbers are all over the place
This editorial is an apology to the Beimdiek family. We inadvertently ran Scott Beimdiek’s Military ID on Wednesday’s front page, complete with his Social Security Number. For the majority of readers who didn’t notice, our apology brings attention to the issue again. For that,...
March 1, 2015 - 9:40am
February 25, 2015
Editorial: Privacy in a digital world is nearly absent
The fight for privacy has long been a losing battle, with corporations and the government amassing reams of personal data about people taken from social media, Internet history, cell phone use, license plate trackers and security cameras everywhere. But in Minnesota, there is the...
February 25, 2015 - 12:18pm
February 22, 2015
Editorial: List of road projects merits our attention
At some point, Minnesota needs to bite the bullet and fund its roads, bridges and byways. That day is upon us. Lawmakers need to stop carping about the costs and suck it up. We’ve had too many severe weather events wreaking havoc on our roads, aging bridges about to collapse, and...
February 22, 2015 - 11:17am
February 18, 2015
Editorial: Optimistic about economy
Minnesotans are sometimes mystified by the doom and gloom in other parts of the country, and this may be why: A new Gallup poll shows that Minnesotans have the highest confidence in the economy. Minnesota was the only state in the union with a non-negative score in Gallup’s Economic...
February 18, 2015 - 10:10am
February 15, 2015
Editorial: Red flags to avoid in online dating
Today is Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. Or not. With online dating services more popular than ever, navigating the waters of a relationship presents a whole new set of challenges. Experts say there are red flags that can signal heartbreak or scams ahead. There’s no...
February 15, 2015 - 4:59pm
February 11, 2015
Editorial: Clean lakes well worth investment
There’s mixed news on a topic that’s near and dear to our area: clean lakes. As reported in a front-page Star Tribune story, keeping Minnesota lakes clean is hugely expensive. Over the next 20 years, the state will spend an estimated $2.5 billion from the 2008 Legacy Amendment...
February 11, 2015 - 1:11pm