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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
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
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
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 30, 2013
Census Bureau Projects U.S. Population of 317.3 Million on New Year’s Day
As our nation prepares to begin the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau today projected that on Jan. 1, 2014, the United States population will be 317,297,938. This represents an increase of 2,218,622, or 0.7 percent, from New Year’s Day 2013. In January 2014, one birth is...
news / region
December 30, 2013 - 12:42pm
February 22, 2012
Judges tweak Minnesota congressional districts
Minnesota's best-known U.S. House member will seek re-election in a district where she does not live and its top-ranking federal representative will run in slightly less friendly territory after a five-judge panel on Monday redrew congressional district lines. For the most part,...
February 22, 2012 - 7:21am
February 20, 2012
Politicians await Tuesday redistricting announcement
The most important day of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, for some at least, could be Tuesday. That is the day when a state judicial...
February 20, 2012 - 8:22am
March 17, 2011
Hubbard Count sees 11.2 percent growth in past decade
Hubbard County cracked the 20,000 mark. The 2010 Census shows a population of 20,428. That's 2,200 more people than the 2000 census, which measured the county at 18,376, and considerably more than the 14,939 counted in 1990. It is considered an 11.2 percent rate of growth from...
March 17, 2011 - 2:32pm
March 16, 2011
Census: Minorities fuel Minnesota population growth
Much of Minnesota's population growth between 2000 and 2010 was driven by an increase in the number of minority residents, U.S. census numbers released today show. Minorities made up 14.7 percent of state residents in 2010, up from 10.6 percent in 2000. The number of Hispanics in...
March 16, 2011 - 3:46pm
April 3, 2010
Census participation low in Hubbard County
Hubbard County residents lag significantly behind the state, the nation and neighboring counties in returning U.S. Census forms. County residents are also well behind Park Rapids city residents in Census compliance. The county, as of Thursday, had returned 43 percent of forms...
news / local
April 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 18, 2009
Census crucial in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - Federal law requires every American to fulfill only one civic duty, and it comes around just once a decade - fill out the federal census form. Minnesota officials say the state's citizens should fulfill that duty, and for the sake of the state they should only complete...
December 18, 2009 - 7:20am
December 2, 2009
2010 census could change Minnesota's congressional representation
U.S. Census Bureau representatives are asking for the city of Park Rapids' help in getting the word out about the 2010 count. Cynthia Madigan, who works out of the Bemidji office, would like to have Park Rapids become a partner with the Census Bureau. "We'll need help recruiting...
news / local
December 2, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 28, 2009
Letters: LWV encourages 2010 census participation
The League of Women Voters of the Park Rapids area has joined the Minnesota LWV to ensure a complete and accurate count in the 2010 Census. Did you know: -Each year more than $400 billion is allocated to states based upon census numbers including money for roads, schools, bridges,...
opinion / letters
October 28, 2009 - 1:00pm