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'Keystone bandit' bypasses expensive liquor to steal beer
Delta Air Lines pilot locked out of cockpit for Las Vegas landing
NDSCS student quit working as confidential informant shortly before disappearing
School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Katy Perry's promise: lion, sharks and live singing at Super Bowl
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
April 16, 2014
Basic Business Cents: With customers, satisfying isn’t good enough
By Lou Schultz/ For the Enterprise Dr. W. Edwards Deming often said, “Satisfying your customers is not good enough; satisfied customers will switch. You have to provide goods and services that are so good that your customers will brag about you to their colleagues and stay true...
April 16, 2014 - 11:08am
New computer service now available
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Experiencing technical issues with your computer might have just gotten a little more convenient. Local resident and long-time Park Rapids School District employee Jeff Hunt has started his own business, a computer repair...
April 16, 2014 - 11:05am
April 9, 2014
E-cigs now available in Park Rapids
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Electronic cigarettes, commonly referred to as “E-Cigs” are now available in Park Rapids due to the recent opening of E-Cig City along Highway 34. Owners Delvin Keezer Michelle Bloom officially opened...
news / local
April 9, 2014 - 1:00pm
April 3, 2014
Basic Business Cents: Electronic word-of-mouth marketing can work, or fail
An old story relates of three business owners vacationing in Florida. One said he was celebrating a very successful fire sale. The second said he was also celebrating a very successful sale but his was a flood sale. The third inquired, “How do you start a flood?” There are many...
April 3, 2014 - 8:10am
March 26, 2014
Main Street Meats win awards in St. Cloud
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Victory was sweet for Main Street Meats. There was nothing sassy about it. The Park Rapids butcher shop scored another two wins at the Minnesota Association of Meat Processors annual show. The trade group represents meat sellers...
news / local
March 26, 2014 - 12:39pm
February 12, 2014
Northwoods Dental under new ownership
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Northwoods Dental at 405 Henrietta Ave S in Park Rapids now has new owners and are...
February 12, 2014 - 11:42am
February 5, 2014
Randall joins Lake Country Associates
Da’Nel Randall, MS, LPCC Lake Country Associates announces that Da’Nel Randall, LPCC, will be providing mental health services starting Feb. 10. Randall, MS, LPCC, is a licensed professional clinical counselor with 10 years of experience providing therapy to children,...
February 5, 2014 - 11:15am
Basic Business Cents: Measuring marketing effectiveness for business
At a recent meeting of business leaders, the question was raised on how to measure the effectiveness of marketing efforts. That is a question that is near and dear to most businesses as the opportunities to promote one’s business seems endless today. First, determine that the...
February 5, 2014 - 11:12am
Leona’s continues Steve and Jill’s tradition
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Leona is looking to further build upon the legacy that Steve and Jill created. Under new ownership, owned now by Nevis residents Tom and Laura Becker, “Leona’s” (affectionately named after Laura’s deceased mother)...
February 5, 2014 - 11:09am
January 8, 2014
Park Rapids Anytime Fitness kicks off 2014 ‘resolutions’
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Renovations and new ownership at the Park Rapids Anytime Fitness might make it a little...
January 8, 2014 - 11:40am
December 30, 2013
New wool mill in Fosston will be 2nd largest in U.S.
FOSSTON, Minn. — Stephenie Anderson’s timing for starting a wool-processing plant here is spot-on. So says Bill Batchelder, president...
news / region
December 30, 2013 - 8:00am
December 28, 2013
Auto body wizards build cult-like following
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Tucked away in the pines between Park Rapids and Osage, a two-man body shop has built a fanatical following. David Vocelka and Joe Henderson’s customers keep coming back to Autocraft. And this winter, the two men are swamped with...
news / region
December 28, 2013 - 10:56am
December 27, 2013
Forum Communications enters deal for north-central Minnesota newspaper properties
By Dave Olson / The Forum FARGO – Forum Communications Co. has entered into an agreement to purchase newspaper properties in the lakes country of north-central Minnesota – including the Brainerd Dispatch. The deal is to be completed Jan. 1. Forum Communications Co., which...
news / region
December 27, 2013 - 7:34am
December 25, 2013
North ambulances vote to join union
By Sarah Smith email@example.com Ambulance shops in Park Rapids and Walker voted overwhelmingly last week to unionize. They are part of the North Memorial Health Care System, based in Robbinsdale. Ambulance personnel claimed they receive the lowest pay in the region,...
news / local
December 25, 2013 - 10:36am
Basic Business Cents: The ‘It’ factor
Years ago when I was a young salesman, I studied the outstanding salesmen in my organization. Some had great product knowledge, some had great personalities, and others worked very hard, but the only common trait that I could find was tenacity. A very few had “it”; they just...
December 25, 2013 - 10:33am