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No jail time for rape: Moorhead rape sentence prompts outcry from campus, Fargo detective
Torn-up sick notes show Germanwings pilot should have been grounded
Half percent sales tax increase approved
Two injured in Highway 371 crash Tuesday
Marijuana wax receiving increased attention from law enforcement
Panthers pinned way to historic season
Minnesota United is named a member of Major League Soccer
Lack of scoring led to 6-17-1 record
Former Panthers playing hockey at Division III level
Larry Fitzgerald says Adrian Peterson would be 'game-changer' with Cardinals
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
Local singer re-enacts music, history of early 1800s
A great night at the theater
Governor wants to put more money into Minnesota state parks
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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