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Hubbard County law enforcement Incidents Report
Nevis School Board addresses issues with students struggling with dyslexia
Park Rapids Senior Center bridge clubs hosting tournament
Park Rapids PD promotes two officers to sergeant rank
Man missing following Fish Hook Lake boating accident identified
Fergus Falls tops Panthers in dual meet
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
Beverly Ione Masog
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
Delbert G. Smith
Gary L. Bohall
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
Nevis author's first novel filled with 'real local flavor'
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
September 23, 2015
Letter: Accountability missing on Mehahga school project
I would like to add a little more detail to the “Menahga remodeling contract debated” article from the Sept. 12 Enterprise, page 3A. A little history: On May 16, 2011 the Menahga School Board was told by our construction manager Stephen Halonen, president of JP Structures that...
September 23, 2015 - 9:51am
Letter: Enbridge's actions speak louder than words
Enbridge’s public relations team is pretty slick with their message of how good the Sandpiper and Line 3 pipelines will be for Minnesota’s headwaters lake country region. Let’s see if their actions match their words. On the environment: They’ve endlessly hyped their new safety...
September 23, 2015 - 9:50am
Letter: Taxpayers financing Planned Parenthood a contradiction
When a pregnant woman is killed the person responsible is charged with a double homicide. When a Minnesota dentist, a big game hunter killed an aging lion in another country a segment of our society wanted him charged and punished as a killer. It’s reported that 55 million babies...
September 23, 2015 - 9:47am
September 13, 2015
Letter: Starting school after Labor Day is common sense
Allow me to use this means to publicly congratulate the area school districts that had the good sense to wait until after Labor Day to start the school year. At the same time, let me offer condolences to the students of other schools who suffered through four days of oppressive heat...
September 13, 2015 - 9:34am
Letter: Community makes Amazing Race a great event
Kinship’s updated mission statement does a good job of explaining what the organization does: Kinship empowers youth to make positive life choices through relationships with caring mentors. If there were a list of mission statements for southern Hubbard County, one could easily...
September 13, 2015 - 9:31am
September 3, 2015
Letter: Other words to describe Enbridge pipeline plans
Integrity, according to Webster’s Dictionary: noun- Uprightness, wholeness, soundness. Enbridge LLC loves to use this word. It was used six times in their recent commentary on Aug. 26, 2015. (1) Pipeline integrity management. (2) Maintaining Pipeline integrity. (3) Integrity digs....
September 3, 2015 - 7:44am
Letter: Grateful for kind Park Rapids PD officers
Though my husband and I spend seven months each year in Pinehurst, North Carolina, we both still consider ourselves Midwesterners, having grown up in Iowa and Wisconsin, respectively. Therefore, we are very happy to return to northern Minnesota each summer to live in our small cabin...
September 3, 2015 - 7:39am
August 31, 2015
Letter: Rental property concerns dismissed
Rental properties concerns dismissed There seems to be a great deal of confusion in Hubbard County about who is accountable when it comes to rental properties. I have on several occasions turned to the Enterprise, the city, even the state. It has become very clear that for reasons...
August 31, 2015 - 12:29pm
August 20, 2015
Letter: Enterprise article done in poor taste
I was deeply angered when I read the article about Brenda Lee Olson in the Enterprise, published Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. I was dumbfounded that the majority of the story dredged up history from 2009 and 2010, thoughtlessly and further humiliating another human being. I’m not saying...
August 20, 2015 - 8:54am
August 16, 2015
Letter: Plan to attend PUC hearing in Park Rapids
Please plan to attend a hearing for Enbridge’s “replacement” Line 3 pipeline, at Park Rapids Century School on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. If you wish to speak, please arrive early to sign in. If you would rather not speak, you can submit a written comment. It’s...
August 16, 2015 - 9:34pm
July 30, 2015
Letter: Area needs better cell service
I firmly believe that the residents of Hubbard County and Park Rapids are being taken advantage of by the cell phone providers in our area. Recently, I noted a trend in poor service evenings and weekends resulting in my calls suddenly dropping two or three minutes into my calls. Text...
July 30, 2015 - 9:01am
July 27, 2015
Letter: Protect Minnesota's pristine waters
Five years ago today an oil pipeline ruptured in Michigan. It was and is to date the largest inland oil spill in American history. According to the EPA over a million gallons of tar sands oil poured and sank into the Kalamazoo river system. Some 35 miles of the river were polluted....
July 27, 2015 - 9:50am
July 23, 2015
Letter: Many concerns at Lake Emma access
In response to Sarah Smith’s article on the Lake Emma access, as co-owners of cabins on both Big Sand Lake and Lake Emma, we have some thoughts about the Lake Emma boat landing and the lack of information about public beaches within the area. There are five issues I am addressing...
July 23, 2015 - 9:46am
July 12, 2015
Community band concert appreciated
I was surprised to see that the Park Rapids Community Band was not mentioned in the article of the 4th of July celebration. They played a concert in Heartland Park just prior to the fireworks. A large crowd was gathered to enjoy the concert and was much appreciated. Also, I understand...
July 12, 2015 - 12:01pm
Good hearted people in Hubbard County
On Saturday, the 4th of July, we started home after a very enjoyable week long vacation at Isle’O Dreams Lodge. A few miles into our trip home on the Lake George road, a tire on our boat trailer completely disintegrated. We pulled to the side of the road and began the process of...
July 12, 2015 - 12:00pm