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White Earth receives $100,000 Legacy funding for new skate park
Farmers Market opens outside CHI St. Joseph's
Open enrollment debate continues at Menahga Schools
Itasca State Park celebrates Smokey Bear
Nevis seeks county funds to replace playground equipment
Hawley blanks Park Rapids 18U softball team in title game
Midway uses 11-run inning to defeat Nimrod
Summer spiking success
Esox rally for win with walk-off walk
Park Rapids girls tee up successful season
Lee A. Gebro
Amy Louise Petersen
Theodore "Ted" Frank Spencer
Barbara Jo Tingum
James P. "Chubbz" Raduenz
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
2nd Street Stage features Chicago musicians
Respected folk singer appearing in children's show
Chalk contest will add to Crazy Days fun
'South Pacific' sweeping into Park Rapids
Nemeth Art Center opens two new art exhibits
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
The dark side of catch and release angling practices
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Moses: Ten more Commandments
Letter to the editor: Park Rapids a pollinator friendly city
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Letter to the editor: Editorial about Line 3 is misleading
Letter to the editor: Warning to pet owners in Osage area
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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
June 15, 2016
Letter: Dayton busy playing politics
Thank you for your front-page article on Governor Dayton’s pocket veto of the tax cut bill. What it clearly shows is that the political process in Minnesota is deeply flawed. The actions of the Governor were petty and personal and demonstrated a total disregard for the welfare of...
June 15, 2016 - 1:20pm
June 8, 2016
Letter: Profound moment brought smiles
The Dennis Williams and Dana Goodwin family gifted the Northern Light Opera Company Wild West Jamboree with several moving and profound moments during their dance presentations Thursday night. An attentive Armory Square crowd stopped to hear more about Native American traditions and...
June 8, 2016 - 9:41am
June 5, 2016
Letter: Trump wants to make ‘America great again’
Mr. Purrier, in his recent letter, lists a number of examples of what were great events in our history and what were not. A review of history reveals that up until the Civil War the slave owners in the southern states considered slaves chattel and, to perpetuate slavery, used them...
June 5, 2016 - 8:48am
June 1, 2016
Letter: Memorial Day program remarkable
It doesn’t get any more memorable or reflective than this – from the Armed Forces Salute by the Park Rapids Area High School Band to Taps by Ray Vaadeland – that’s the annual American Legion Memorial Service. Retired Major Henderson very aptly brought the experiences and sacrifices...
June 1, 2016 - 3:19pm
May 22, 2016
Letter: You can still save America
For those of you who stayed home and didn’t participate in the last national election because you thought your vote didn’t matter, or if you did vote and chose hope and change, please realize that all elections have consequences. A directive (order) from the Obama administration...
May 22, 2016 - 9:51am
May 16, 2016
Letter: Community support for mock crash appreciated
On behalf of the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office and Hubbard County Emergency Management, I would like to thank you the Park Rapids community and numerous agencies who helped plan, participate, and attend the Park Rapids High School mock crash exercise that was conducted on Thursday,...
May 16, 2016 - 9:04am
Letter: Our everyday heroes
A big heartfelt "thank you" to all our emergency personnel, especially all of our firefighters who put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe and our natural resources intact. Your bravery and courage does not go unrecognized. Again, "thank you!" Please keep all our everyday...
May 16, 2016 - 9:02am