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Making a wish come true: Eischens receives custom-built Ice Castle Fish House through Make-A-Wish Foundation
Park Rapids fourth grader is Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge winner
Man must pay $55K restitution after bilking elderly Hubbard County woman
Community Christmas tree lit up on Main
Block family adjusting to life after Jasmine's nearly 1-month abduction
International Falls scores final four goals in 6-2 win over Panthers
Panthers persevere through adversity
Hovelsrud caps off career at state meet
Two power-play goals spark Northern Lakes in 4-1 win over Panthers
Tigers advance to state championship game
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Marion Irene Ward Somers
Mary Louise Haedt
Virginia May Fisher
Orvel J. Mitchell
Skarpness joins Enterprise editorial staff
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame
Operation Round Up awards $34,400 to local programs
Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Public invited to weigh in on criteria for proposed sculpture trail
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
Column: Enterprise has always covered more than Park Rapids sports
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
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
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