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Menahga School Board discusses safety, supervision
Journey to citizenship
'War on Drugs' topic of Akeley forum
Chili Challenge defies hunger
UPDATE: Vacationaire Resort catches fire
Late run carries Cardinals to 71-64 win over Panthers
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Warroad eliminates Panthers from playoffs
Ahlf lifts Menahga girls to 75-29 win over LP-A
Braves maintain No. 5 ranking in Class A poll
Randy William Guegel
Mark Louis Wilkins
Kara Rebecca Blevins
Paul Eugene Seybert
Joyce Wahlenberg (Massa)
Business page guidelines
Business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Weekend Adventures: A fishing foray in the county's four trout lakes
Letter to Editor: Examples of 'Minnesota Nice'
LWV offering civic engagement lessons
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
Opinion: Parents serve as positive, negative role models for children in athletics
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
January 13, 2016
Benson leads way for Panthers at Detroit Lakes meet
Matthew Benson played a role in four of five winning efforts for the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team at Saturday’s Detroit Lakes Invitational. Spencer Fritze had the other winning performance for the Panthers, who compiled 391 points. Bemidji claimed the team...
January 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 23, 2015
Bemidji swims past Panthers
The Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team won six events, but better depth led Bemidji to a 170-144 victory in a dual meet Friday night at Bemidji. Matthew Benson and Spencer Fritze won two events each in leading the Panthers in their dual debut. Casmir Simonson,...
December 23, 2015 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2015
Panthers open season with runner-up performance at Fergus Falls Invitational
Winning times by Zach Fritze and Spencer Fritze and six runner-up finishes helped the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team open the season with a runner-up finish at last Saturday’s Fergus Falls Invitational. Zach Fritze won the 50-yard backstroke in 34.32 and Spencer...
December 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
Panthers change culture, expect successful season
If the first two weeks of practice are any indication, the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team should have another successful season....
December 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 13, 2015
Panthers stepped up, finished strong
It was another typical season for the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team. After getting off to a slow start, the Panthers peaked at the end of the season. Park Rapids went 4-2 in dual meets before claiming runner-up honors at the Mid-State Conference meet and placing...
May 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
March 11, 2015
Fritze places 10th in diving, Benson places 29th in 500 freestyle
Park Rapids’ Spencer Fritze and Matthew Benson fulfilled goals at the state Class A boys swimming and diving meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Fritze was looking to reach the finals in diving and fulfilled that goal as the eighth grader finished 10th...
March 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
March 7, 2015
Benson, Fritze earned trips to state meet
Despite being two of the youngest contenders to advance to state, Park Rapids freshman Matthew Benson and eighth grader Spencer Fritze competed like veterans at the Section 5A boys swimming and diving meet at Detroit Lakes. Fritze became the first member of the Park Rapids...
March 7, 2015 - 1:00pm
March 4, 2015
Fritze, Benson advance to state
Putting in extra practice time made the difference as Park Rapids freshman Matthew Benson and eighth grader Spencer Fritze earned trips...
March 4, 2015 - 1:00pm
February 18, 2015
Lakers win final relay to defend swim title
For the second year in a row, Detroit Lakes won the 400-yard freestyle relay to win the Mid-State Conference boys swimming and diving title. Last year, the Lakers led the field in the final event to edge Park Rapids 484-478. On Saturday at Detroit Lakes, the Lakers again...
February 18, 2015 - 1:00pm
February 14, 2015
Depth helps Panthers win Last Chance Invitational title
Five winning efforts and six runner-up finishes led the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team to the title at last Saturday’s Last Chance Invitational at the Area High School pool. The Panthers also relied on depth to compile 899 points to top the three-team fi...
February 14, 2015 - 1:00pm
February 11, 2015
Fritze breaks school diving record in final dual meet of season
It was a record-setting night in the final home dual meet of the season for the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team Thursday night. Melrose/Sauk Centre had two relay teams break pool records to spark a 111-75 victory over the Panthers, who saw Spencer Fritze break...
February 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
January 31, 2015
Depth sparks Panthers' win over Prowlers
Going 1-2-3 in five events and 1-2 in two relays led the Park Rapids boys swimming team to a 107-60 victory at Thief River Falls Tuesday night. Hunter Utke, Andrew Zinke, Matthew Benson and Spencer Fritze opened the meet by winning the 200-yard medley relay in 2:02.76...
January 31, 2015 - 1:00pm
January 24, 2015
Panthers sweep relays, sink Lakers
Todd Fritze said the key for the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team to defeat Detroit Lakes in a dual meet Tuesday night was to win...
January 24, 2015 - 1:00pm
January 21, 2015
Panthers glide to win over Yellowjackets
Todd Fritze was able to move members of the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team into different events in a dominating dual win over...
January 21, 2015 - 1:00pm
January 14, 2015
Panthers tie for first at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Detroit Lakes used six winning efforts while Park Rapids used four winning efforts and five runner-up performances to share the title at Saturday’s Detroit Lakes Invitational boys swimming and diving meet. Both teams compiled 425 points to share the title.
January 14, 2015 - 1:00pm