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Park Rapids Enterprise
Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
River Art Community is newest art endeavor
Bandits steal the show at annual Amazing Chase
City council approves Crystal Brook lift station
Park Rapids area injury accidents reported
Clay Dusters prove to be top guns
Carlson places in two events at NSIC Championships
Area runners compete in Grandma's Marathon races
Midway stays undefeated in league play
Relatively speaking, trout angler makes himself at home in the walleye world
Paul Albert Grams
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
James Merril Steinke
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
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
July 10, 2010
For the love of a bug-eating violet bird
For Don Wilkins, preservation of an endangered violet blue bird has been a retirement obsession. The 200+ adults and 450 chicks make up the...
July 10, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 19, 2010
An Amateur's Guide to the Forests, Fields and Skies: What the heck is that critter? You tell us
"Dick and June Axelson here. On Little Mantrap Lake, we have blackbirds, chickadees, and orioles, all feeding on the grape jelly feeder. We've...
June 19, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 29, 2010
Steve explains reasons for keeping the windows smudged
Jan Long called and said she has a bluebird that's been flying into her window on several occasions. She asked if I had ever heard any explanations...
May 29, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 8, 2010
Leaving waterfowl nests undisturbed
The soft green of the aspens is bringing color to the surrounding woodlands and the marsh marigolds are painting the lowlands. Signs of spring...
May 8, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 24, 2010
Sharp-tail grouse entertaining, colorful
So far this spring I've shown you a photo of a prairie chicken and talked about them in an attempt to get you in a blind so you could watch them...
April 24, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 17, 2010
Bluebird project spans the generations
In the early 1990s the Park Rapids fifth graders began building bluebird houses in science class. The project was designed as an activity to...
April 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 10, 2010
Ruby-throated hummingbirds coming
The other day while I was raking pine needles in the back yard, the familiar and welcome call of a loon flying over made me stop and smile. I...
April 10, 2010 - 2:00pm
April 3, 2010
Injured cygnet gets new life thanks to the Marines
There's a military adage that when the going gets rough, you send in the Marines to do the heavy lifting. An injured trumpeter swan unable...
April 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
Heron rookery comes alive in the spring
April 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 2, 2010
From Backyards to Backwoods: Keeping the woodpeckers off your home
If you have ever seen a pileated woodpecker attack a tree in search of carpenter ants, you know the damage they can cause. I get a headache...
January 2, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 12, 2009
From Backyards to Backwoods: Kids learn nature photography at Itasca
What do you get when you bus 25 fourth graders to Itasca State Park on a cool December day and put cameras in their hands so they can become...
December 12, 2009 - 12:30pm
December 5, 2009
From Backyards to Backwoods: Trivia buffs, here's a doozy: 'pectinations'
We've been going from wildlife species, to classroom topics, to our camera project with kids. This week we're going to slow down and revisit...
December 5, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 28, 2009
A turkey by any other name is an eagle?
It's Thanksgiving weekend - a time to be together with friends and family, eat leftover turkey buns, and think of all the ways in which we are...
November 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 20, 2009
Injured eagle taken to U of M Raptor Center
Victor Roers of Urbank watched as two volunteers from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center transferred an injured bald eagle into their...
November 20, 2009 - 7:47am
November 7, 2009
Trumpeters return en masse
Portage Lake residents were greeted by the honking of 50 trumpeter swans Thursday afternoon that congregated along the east shore of the lake,...
November 7, 2009 - 1:00pm