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Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1
Swenson named publisher at Detroit Lakes Tribune
Raised in Itasca State Park
CHI St. Joseph’s expands surgical services
Park Rapids, Sebeka eliminated from District 6 Legion tournament
It was a year of near misses for Panthers
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
James Clarence Canada
Richard John Merrick
Julie Ann Stewart
Avery Jon Mikel
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
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Violinist Hawken Paul featured Aug. 4
Kids theatre camp builds bridge between two communities
Minneapolis band returns to 2nd Street Stage
Crazy Days brings downtown bargains, entertainment
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Commentary: Adults playing video games
Letter: Report raises Menahga open enrollment concerns
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
November 12, 2011
City grants appeals from Main Avenue downtown water service assessments in Park Rapids
The Park Rapids City Council has approved two appeals from Main Avenue property owners. Linda Anderson and Kathy Grell each questioned why their properties had more than one service lateral. City engineer Jon Olson said in both cases the properties were a bit unusual. The Andersons...
November 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 29, 2011
City Council hears from Main Avenue property owners
Downtown Park Rapids construction assessments were approved by the City Council after hearing feedback from the public Tuesday afternoon. Several...
October 29, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 22, 2011
Downtown assessment hearing Tuesday
The public is invited to attend a special assessment hearing for the downtown Park Rapids utility and street reconstruction project. The public...
October 22, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 17, 2011
Main Avenue assessments to be discussed at public meeting in October
An assessment hearing will be scheduled in October as final details of the project are being completed in the next couple weeks. "They're still...
September 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 30, 2011
City's southwest assessments lower than estimated
The southwest Park Rapids utility and road construction project is wrapping up, with assessment costs coming in lower than estimates. A final layer of bituminous was put down earlier this summer and a few details remain. An assessment hearing was held Tuesday at the Park Rapids...
July 30, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 10, 2011
Becker County Taxpayers Assoc. upset with county, asks for investigation
The Becker County Taxpayers Association continues to be unhappy with assessment work done in Becker County. Taxpayer Association President Les Ristinen came before the county board Tuesday with a long litany of complaints -- at least one of which has been investigated through an...
February 10, 2011 - 8:10am
June 16, 2010
Resort's new business model leads to county tax valuation discussion
If a resort ownership changes its business model, should the resort's taxable valuation change as well? That's the issue the Hubbard County...
June 16, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2009
Menahga questions assessment appeal
A Menahga resident said he was unhappy with his CSAH 21 infrastructure project assessments and requested to file for an appeal. The Menahga City Council received an e-mail from Dean Swanson, who said his assessments were twice the preliminary amount he was told in July. But Swanson...
December 19, 2009 - 1:01pm
December 2, 2009
Main Avenue assessments approved by council as recommended by task force
Property owners on Main Avenue will pay 100 percent of the assessments on water mains, water service and sanitary sewer improvements to replace aging infrastructure in 2010. The Park Rapids City Council approved recommendations made by a task force concerning special assessments. Homeowners...
December 2, 2009 - 1:01pm
CSAH 21 special assessments finalized
Dolly Dissmore is a senior citizen living on CSAH 21 in Menahga who said she can't afford to pay the special assessments. "I think it's a lot of money for people living on a $600 social security," she said.
December 2, 2009 - 1:01pm
July 3, 2009
Assessing software causes county headaches, losses
An attempt to purchase property recording and tax assessment software has turned into a quarter-million dollar boondoggle for Hubbard County. Wednesday, Hubbard County's board members popped their proverbial gaskets at the software provider's inability to meet all deadlines to have...
July 3, 2009 - 1:01pm