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Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
Veteran ice-fishing event aims to remove barriers
Forum discusses immigrant fears
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
Strong second half sparks Panthers past Wolverines
Panthers dominate Red Lake Falls to open playoffs
Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her last Olympic downhill
Fosston/Bagley defeats Warriors in section quarterfinal match
Post players propel Tigers to home win
Paul Eugene Seybert
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Business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
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
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
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
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
LWV offering civic engagement lessons
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
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
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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September 16, 2017
Letter to Editor: Osage shooting range permit again denied
On Sept. 5, the Minnesota Court of Appeals for the second time reversed a Becker County Board decision to allow a conditional use permit (CUP) that would enable the Osage Sportsman's Club to expand their shooting range. The permit was limited to a request to "clear timber in a Shore...
September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
September 13, 2017
Letter to Editor: Noon Hour Concerts are wonderful
We would like to congratulate Carolyn Spangler for the wonderful music she and those who helped her brought to the area at the Noon Hour Concerts at the various churches. We were introduced to many talented musicians and such a variety of different types of music. We have a cabin...
September 13, 2017 - 10:00am
September 9, 2017
Letter to Editor: Hubbard County not immune to hate
In response to your recent editorial in which you stated, "Here in Hubbard County, we're isolated from the kind of hate-filled groups that gathered in Charlottesville," let us say that we have experienced hate-filled people in significant numbers as we have exercised our First Amendment...
September 9, 2017 - 10:00am
August 29, 2017
Letter to Editor: Menahga school proposed plan considers supporters and opponents
Because he griped, he came up with a solution... said "former construction company owner, turned dairy farmer" Troy Salmen. He voted 'no' on all the previous Menahga school referendums, and he was very vocal about it. So, he decided since he had a strong opinion on the subject, he...
August 29, 2017 - 11:18am
August 19, 2017
Administration in a hurry to get building design
On Aug. 8, a building advisory committee was posted on Menahga School District's BoardBook website. I checked the agenda and found it was lacking any topics of discussion. I contacted Jon Kangas and asked him to check why no topics were printed on the agenda. Meetings and agenda topics...
August 19, 2017 - 10:00am
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
On Aug. 5, 2017 two opinion letters criticized Steve Green for letting the Enterprise readers know that the Minnesota Department of Education was issuing a "Toolkit to Ensure Safe and Supportive Schools for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students." While criticizing Rep. Green...
August 19, 2017 - 10:00am
August 16, 2017
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Recently, Steve Green chose to convert a State Department of Education "toolkit" (to Ensure Safe and Supportive Schools for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students) into a political issue by advising local districts not to use it. Since then, other writers have addressed the...
August 16, 2017 - 10:00am
May 20, 2017
Letter to Editor: Teachers are role models in the community
Think back to your time in school. For some, this will be recent and for others the memories may be from further in the past, but regardless of the time and whether or not you liked school, I am willing to bet that you still remember at least one teacher who made you feel welcome,...
May 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Letter to Editor: Scientists agree on climate change
My name is John King and last month on Earth Day/Science Day I held up a sign on Highway 71 in Park Rapids that said "Climate Change Denial is Science Denial." A reader of your newspaper wrote saying that among other things I was being extreme, insulting and unscientific in my advocacy...
May 20, 2017 - 10:00am
May 13, 2017
Letter to the editor: The 'other' invasive
Finally, opening day of fishing! I love to fish and I am not alone. According to the DNR, there are 1.4 million licensed anglers in Minnesota, and many will be out today on one of our 5,400 fishable lakes or 18,000 miles of fishable streams. After moving from the Twin Cities to the...
May 13, 2017 - 10:00am
November 27, 2016
Letter to the editor: Stop the hate
I have been astounded by the constant barrage of hate crimes occurring in the United States over the recent months. A person cannot watch the news without hearing about some form of harassment, threat or violence being committed against a person. The Southern Poverty Law Center has...
November 27, 2016 - 9:28am
July 25, 2016
Letter: Report raises Menahga open enrollment concerns
I attended the Menahga School Board regular meeting on July 18 to listen to the report from FJJ company. Jeff Schultz from FJJ explained the results they accumulated from the meetings held with students, faculty, business members and local citizens. The growth of our in district students...
July 25, 2016 - 8:38am
July 17, 2016
Letter: Progressive logic
In a June letter to the editor Mr. Lee Purrier, a self-proclaimed progressive, chose to ascribe the characteristic of racist to conservatives without explaining how conservatives are racist. In July, Mr. Purrier in responding to a challenge to explain his comment wrote, "The only...
July 17, 2016 - 10:34am
July 11, 2016
Letter: Challenge response to previous letter
Jerry Grudem requested a response to his letter objecting to my use of the phrase, "supported his (Obama’s) efforts and successes despite racist obstruction from the conservative right of the Republican Party". The phrase was used in contradicting unsupportable incompetence charges...
July 11, 2016 - 10:09am
June 22, 2016
Letter: Read and learn more about conservatives
This is in response to Mr. Purrier’s suggestion in his recent letter in this paper. If one follows his suggestion of listening to Robert Reich’s progressive "educational and entertaining" clips we find he describes selected social and economic problems with solutions subject to...
June 22, 2016 - 10:49am