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Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Century students try Nordic skiing
What do federal tax changes mean in Minn.?: Lawmakers decide if taxpayers pay less
Town board recesses on CHS zoning request
Park Rapids Eagles Club dissolves
Fergus Falls eliminates Panthers in first round
Gymnasts hit season high at section meet
McCollum, Klemmer spark Panthers' win over Bagley
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Minnesota's Vonn slips to miss podium in super-G
Earl L. Miller
Sharyn M. (Rustad) Lutterman
Gary Lee Baker
Lucille Rae "Lu" Frieler
Jerome H. Hunke
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
Why are gas prices going up?
Local news to get a boost on Facebook, says Mark Zuckerberg
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
Juried Youth Art Exhibit now accepting applications
Library youth writing contest underway
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Weekend Adventures: A fishing foray in the county's four trout lakes
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
Opinion: Parents serve as positive, negative role models for children in athletics
Opinion: You can protect our democracy: Attend your caucus
PRLAAC Column: Art is for everyone
Hubbard County DFL: Make your voice heard at caucus in February
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
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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
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