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Park Rapids Enterprise
Wellness Expo: good health
Half percent sales tax increase approved
Two injured in Highway 371 crash Tuesday
Marijuana wax receiving increased attention from law enforcement
Marijuana wax fire kills 85-year-old Stearns County woman
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
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
EVELYN J. LARSEN
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
December 17, 2014
New owners take over Iron Horse Bar and Grill in Nevis
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org All aboard! The Iron Horse Bar and Grill has new “engineers” at the historic Nevis...
December 17, 2014 - 2:09pm
December 10, 2014
Burlap transformed into a thing of beauty
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Kira Marlett makes beautiful things out of burlap. She and her mother make wreaths, bags, Christmas trees, flowers, you name it. And burlap is coming in funky shades, not just brown. She bought some particularly festive burlap...
December 10, 2014 - 3:43pm
November 26, 2014
Knute Nelson receives community health grant
PrimeWest Health has awarded Knute Nelson a grant totaling $253,045 over two years as part of their Community Health Reinvestment Grant Program. The grant program is designed to support local health and human service projects, programs and services that will benefit PrimeWest Health...
November 26, 2014 - 12:52pm
TruStar named one of healthiest credit unions in U.S.
TruStar Federal Credit Union was named one of the healthiest credit unions in the U.S. by DepositAccounts. com. TruStar was ranked as the 33rd healthiest credit union in the country, and the third healthiest credit union in the state of Minnesota, as reported on the DepositAc counts.com...
November 26, 2014 - 12:51pm
Allison Cease earns funeral director license
Cease Family Funeral Homes would like to congratulate Allison Cease who recently earned her license as a funeral director. She received her Mortuary Science degree from the University of Minnesota. Ms. Cease joins her family’s century old firm as a fourth generation funeral director,...
November 26, 2014 - 12:49pm
Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic welcomes Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant Eric Mjelde has joined the Internal Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic in Park Rapids. “My family and I have always been drawn to the lakes country and have been interested in relocating to the Park Rapids area for a few years,”...
November 26, 2014 - 12:46pm
November 22, 2014
Minnesotans can blame the higher cost for paint on a new state disposal program
By Bethany Wesley / Bemidji Tribune BEMIDJI, Minn. – Have you noticed your paint is costing just a little bit more these days? On Nov. 1, Minnesota’s new paint stewardship program went into effect, causing the price of paint to increase, by 75 cents per gallon,...
November 22, 2014 - 9:18am
November 20, 2014
FireFly events center is chic elegance; new venue in Nevis
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org A rustic but classy event center has opened in Nevis. FireFly is the creative endeavor of Brent and Lindsey Nicklason. It’s located on Highway 34 just west of Nevis, on property the couple owns. The couple has converted a former...
November 20, 2014 - 3:33pm
November 19, 2014
Choosing the form of business organization matters; see a lawyer
One of the first questions facing an entrepreneur is what type of organizational structure is best for the start-up company. This is a key decision that could have serious consequences later; one that many entrepreneurs are ill equipped to make. A free publication by the Small Business...
November 19, 2014 - 4:20pm
November 18, 2014
Hubbard Broadcasting to buy nine area radio stations
Nine area radio stations - six in Baxter and three in the Wadena area - were part of the announcement of Hubbard Broadcasting Inc.'s asset purchase agreement to acquire 16 Minnesota radio stations. The overall acquisition also includes radio stations in the Alexandria and Bemidji...
November 18, 2014 - 8:40am
November 15, 2014
Walmart workers plan Black Friday protests at 1,600 stores over wages
A group of Walmart employees pushing for higher wages said on Friday they were planning protests at 1,600 Walmart stores nationwide on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States. The labor group, Our Walmart, said it had protested 1,200 to 1,400...
November 15, 2014 - 12:06pm
November 12, 2014
Next Innovations produces 2014 Capitol Tree ornaments
Walker Minn. – In conjunction with the 2014 national Capitol Christmas Tree, Next Innovations was selected to produce 1,000 artistic quality vibrant color-infused steel -tree ornaments. The ornaments will be used to help raise donations to off-set expenses related to the tree’s...
November 12, 2014 - 9:57am
Citizen’s National Bank announces homebuyer funding
Citizens National Bank was recently named a recipient of a $15,000 Strong Communities Fund grant awarded by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines). The Homeownership Fund award supports homeownership opportunities for families and individuals across five Midwestern...
November 12, 2014 - 9:55am
November 5, 2014
Grand re-opening at Walmart
The Park Rapids Walmart hosted a grand re-opening Friday, Oct. 31. Store 4244 recently completed a remodel with new paint, fixtures, design and more. A self checkout section was added to the store as well. The store opened in 2007. Store Manager Stephen Brewer said that he’s proud...
November 5, 2014 - 1:43pm
Basic Business Cents: Closing the gap in your management system
Our last column presented an overview of a management system for performance improvement to close the gap from where you are today to where you want to be, or need to be. This system, called ADAMS, is an acronym for Assess, Discover, Act, Manage, and Sustain. Phase 1. Assess n...
November 5, 2014 - 11:25am