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Park Rapids Enterprise
WINTER'S FRIGID FACE
Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
Hubbard County Incidents
City council approves Armory Square agreement
Wrestlers win pair of Mid-State matches
Panthers stay perfect in duals with easy victory over Perham
Tigers drop pair of conference games
Balanced Tigers roll past Wolves
Prowlers escape with win over Panthers
Robert P. Carlson
Lois Alvira Johnson
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Sanford to open clinic in Park Rapids
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
Local jeweler's work to be given at Golden Globes event
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: 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?
Editorial: Step up and serve community on one of many boards
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
November 2, 2016
Hundreds of pig carcasses sent to rendering plant after accidental death
ROSEAU COUNTY, Minn.—Hundreds of pigs that died in a farming accident in northern Minnesota were disposed of in a rendering plant, authorities say. Michael Crusan, communications director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, said that 473 pigs died in a farming accident...
November 2, 2016 - 12:47pm
October 12, 2016
Hubbard County farmer files complaint of soil fumigant fumes
A Department of Agriculture official was called out last week to investigate a local couple's complaint of pesticides applied to an R.D. Offutt...
October 12, 2016 - 7:16am
July 16, 2016
DNR releases Minnesota buffer map; implementation begins
As part of the state’s commitment to protecting clean water, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this week released the map of public...
July 16, 2016 - 10:40am
May 14, 2016
Semi-tractor trailers, hundreds of bales lost in Menahga area fire
A fire burned two semi-tractors and trailers along with what is reported as several hundred round bales on a turkey and cattle farm near Menahga...
May 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
Report presents effects of pesticide exposure on children
"Kids are on the frontline in Minnesota," the Pesticide Action Network warns in a recently released report on the effects of children’s exposure to pesticides. The report, compiled by "independent scientific experts based on dozens of objective studies," finds children living or...
May 14, 2016 - 8:33am
April 6, 2016
Minnesota farm incomes continue to decline
Editor’s note: This article was provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years. A major factor was the continued decline...
April 6, 2016 - 1:06pm
March 30, 2016
Avian industry is ready for bird flu
This time last year - to be blunt - all hell was breaking loose on west central Minnesota poultry farms as thousands of commercially raised turkeys and chickens began dropping dead from a highly contagious bird flu. All told, more than 9 million birds in Minnesota were either killed...
March 30, 2016 - 9:25am
January 16, 2016
Opposition agrees to extend DNR pines-to-prairie extension study
The Department of Natural Resources and petitioners Toxic Tators, Land Stewardship Project and Pesticide Action Network have reached a “mutally agreed upon” 30-day extension to continue conversation on RD Offutt’s proposed expansion in the Pineland Sands Aquifer. The petition...
January 16, 2016 - 9:54am
November 25, 2015
Outdoor Classroom ideas focus on ag education
Planning continues to move forward on the agricultural aspect of the Park Rapids Schools’ Outdoor Classroom initiative. A planning session convened last week with Keith Olander, who directs agricultural-related studies at Central Lakes College, facilitating and Al Withers, program...
November 25, 2015 - 9:12am
October 30, 2015
INSIGHT: GMO backlash threatens beet farmers as foodmakers swap sugars
America's sugar beet growers are under siege as U.S. food companies increasingly shun genetically modified (GMO) crops. In the past...
October 30, 2015 - 9:49am
October 11, 2015
RDO showcases sustainability practices during farming tour
As the 2015 potato harvest winds down, RDO employees are looking at the season’s successes in sustainable farming methods that began two decades...
October 11, 2015 - 12:54pm
June 22, 2015
Potato giant defends company's land stewardship in water permit flap
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The patriarch of the biggest potato producer in the world says his company is not the poor environmental steward critics...
June 22, 2015 - 9:43am
May 13, 2015
Federal crop insurance forms due by June 1
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) reminds agricultural producers seeking federal crop insurance that they must have their Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form, commonly called form AD-1026, on file with their local USDA...
May 13, 2015 - 11:08am
May 4, 2015
Three Stooges - and ewe - arrive in Laporte
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org Frank and Debra Vogeltanz of rural Laporte are once again counting sheep, and it’s not...
May 4, 2015 - 11:25am
April 20, 2015
AgweekTV: Minnesota farmer adds value to his grain by opening distillery
Stay connected with the latest in Ag news with Agweek's Shawna Olson.
April 20, 2015 - 6:00am