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Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Bemidji man pleads guilty in death of foster child found bruised, lacerated
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Park Rapids 106 returns with cross country snowmobile racing
Johnson's hat trick powers Panthers in win over RLF
Cass Lake defeats Nevis in conference clash
Hrdlicka, Howard help Braves defeat Pillager
Tigers avenge loss to Cass Lake
Staples-Motley's defense sparks win over Panthers
Kenneth A. Mueller
Peggy Adele Randall
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Teens, adults urged to join 'community reads together' project
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
October 7, 2015
Letter: Guns are a sympton of the problem
These routine events of killings are not because of guns, and more control will not stop them. The number of hired security guards is not the significant factor either. Each person can be the solution by paying attention to each person around them. Building relationships with people...
October 7, 2015 - 10:37am
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