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'I'm just a bum': Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
City council rejects financial partnership in Armory Square
Shelli Walsh named Teacher of the Year
Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
Yuletide Sampler and tree-lighting ceremony kickoff 'Heart of the Holidays'
Panthers serve up a successful season
Tigers advance to state title game
Oelkers, Henrickson lead Warroad past Panthers
Hovelsrud handles the pressure, returns to state
Panthers open season with 2-1 win at Morris
Rodney Keith Anderson
Mary Louise Haedt
Martin Bruce Hicks
Marion Irene Ward Somers
Mary Louise Haedt
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
Email scam affecting Arvig customers
Basic Business Cents: So you want to start your own business
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?
Flamenco dance troupe performing twice 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
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
February 18, 2016
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
December 3, 2015
Letter: Offutt potatoes benefit food shelves
The Mother Teresa Council of the Knights of Columbus of Nevis and Laporte wish to thank the R.D. Offutt Company for the opportunity to glean potatoes from their harvested potatoes fields. God provided an abundant harvest. Due to Offutt’s generous community spirit and our hard work,...
December 3, 2015 - 9:20am