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Park Rapids Rotary launches first international project
Lindows reconnect with Ecuadorian foreign exchange student
Hubbard County to hire fourth attorney
Commissioners approve staffing changes at the Hubbard County Law Enforcement Center
Fargo woman has seat at Oscars red carpet
Nevis girls host Bertha-Hewitt to open section playoffs
Panthers qualify in six events for state swimming meet
Six Park Rapids wrestlers qualify for state
Nevis girls close out conference schedule
D-G-F eliminates Warriors in quarterfinals
Gary W. Titus
Ralph Everett Ford
James K. Larsen
Walter Cecil Hensel
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Park Rapids veterinarian awarded for work at state fair birth center
Building Customer Loyalty
Dr. Keller named partner at Vision Source
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Teen artists sought for Nemeth exhibit, scholarship
Artists invited to submit button designs
Nevis students' artwork chosen for youth exhibit
Lifelong Learning program focuses on water quality
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
Landowners asked to allow walk-in access to hunters
Public meetings will discuss deer management goals
Commentary: Proposed bill transfers Legacy funds to road, bridges, clean water projects
Letter: School bus drivers appreciated
Commentary: Where seniors can find energy
Editorial: Sick and safe a statewide issue
Letter: Volunteers make Bingo for Books possible
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
February 18, 2016
Letter: School board should have lifted order
On Dec. 10 following a Menahga School Board committee meeting I was accused by chairman Ernest Huhta and treasurer Curtis Hasbargen of possessing a weapon. On Dec. 14 as I was going to attend the next school board meeting I was served a no trespass order by Interim Superintendent...
February 18, 2016 - 11:40am
Letter: Don’t tear down Park Rapids water tower
Why tear down our water tower? It’s a great landmark and could be put to use in many ways, such as showing paintings or wood carvings just to name a couple. Remember, this is Park Rapids, not Minneapolis-St. Paul. Let’s keep our small town aura. Alene M. Bjerklie, Park Rapids...
February 18, 2016 - 11:38am
February 6, 2016
Letter: Family grateful for community support
Our grandson Aden has been given a start in life that most of you reading this never experienced. At three years old Aden was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor the size of a small orange. The prognosis wasn’t good, the accepted remedies held only grim outcomes. Through this...
February 6, 2016 - 3:38pm
January 27, 2016
Letter: Menahga School Board should control number of open-enrolled students
The community/visitor portion of the Jan. 21 Menahga School Board meeting started with several points by Lester Ristnen from Wolf Lake Township. Lester and his delegation were present to support Jon Kangas, restricting out of district busing, open enrolled students and the cost associated...
January 27, 2016 - 10:45am
Letter: Is this a vendetta against an activist?
I and others attended the ISD 821 School Board meeting in Menahga on Jan. 21. Concerned with the negative image of an activist that was being singled out for retribution and denial of his civil rights, I spoke requesting that the board use common sense and resolve the pseudo “No...
January 27, 2016 - 10:43am
January 17, 2016
Letter: As Muslim blessed to live in safe community
To say one is a Muslim, is only a religious identity. To believe in Islam and follow the faith is to be Muslim. No different than saying someone is Jewish (Judaism), to say one is Lutheran (Christian) and so on. There are people who say they are Muslims and do hateful things, use...
January 17, 2016 - 9:48am
January 14, 2016
Letter: President’s priorities miss the mark
The following is a response to a recent letter in this paper. Polls indicate that the current greatest concern of Americans is safety from attack by radicals and Islamic terrorists. We are being inundated by foreign people coming across our southern border illegally and now our President...
January 14, 2016 - 8:01am
January 6, 2016
Letter: Truth in Taxation lacks truth
At the Dec. 21 Menahga school “truth in taxation meeting” the public presentation made by interim superintendent Allen Stoeckman showed that the proposed tax levy would only be going up by 3.25 percent. In this day and age not too many people would be concerned with that however...
January 6, 2016 - 11:07am
Letter: Taste of Christmas a success
The members of the LSS Hubbard County Senior Nutrition Council would like to extend a sincere and heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped to make our 7th Annual Taste of Christmas such a success. The outpouring of generosity and community support was truly inspirational. This year’s...
January 6, 2016 - 11:06am
December 30, 2015
Letter: Menahga School Board should rescind order
According to the recent news coverage in the Park Rapids Enterprise it would seem that confusion reigns in the Menahga School Board room. Setting aside for a moment the befuddlement of grown adults over who is a danger to the school children of the area and who is not, the school...
December 30, 2015 - 9:49am
December 26, 2015
Letter: Stop the gun violence
This letter is short and to the point. Our government must do something about gun violence in our country. Every 16 minutes someone in the USA dies as the result of gun violence. Mass shootings are becoming common place events in our country. We must take on the NRA and create common...
December 26, 2015 - 2:17pm
Letter: Political thoughts for the season
The political season is in full swing and this one is giving the media all the meat they can chew on even as it gives the rest of us indigestion. The endless succession of candidate opinions and follow on polls provides daily fuel for radio, TV, and social media pundits to stoke the...
December 26, 2015 - 2:15pm
Letter: Just another Menahga School Board meeting?
The Dec. 21 Menahga School Board meeting proved for me that our community is finally waking up to the problems surrounding the School Board. It was apparent that many of the board members wanted the “Truth in Taxation” proposal to pass with little discussion. However, board member...
December 26, 2015 - 2:14pm
December 23, 2015
Letter: Local representatives working on workforce shortage
Recently the Minnesota House Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy Committee visited Bemidji and Park Rapids to learn about issues that local businesses, government officials and economic leaders are facing in northwestern Minnesota and hear how our committee...
December 23, 2015 - 8:31am
Letter: Too many negatives with proposed feedlot
Cass Crest LLC is proposing a Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Cass County, Byron Township. At the Dec. 8 meeting at the Leader Hall, Bill Crawford representing Cass Crest gave a short summary of the facility. At the November meeting Bill Crawford stated the reason they...
December 23, 2015 - 8:30am