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Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1
Swenson named publisher at Detroit Lakes Tribune
Raised in Itasca State Park
CHI St. Joseph’s expands surgical services
Park Rapids, Sebeka eliminated from District 6 Legion tournament
It was a year of near misses for Panthers
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
Richard John Merrick
Julie Ann Stewart
James Clarence Canada
Avery Jon Mikel
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Kids theatre camp builds bridge between two communities
Minneapolis band returns to 2nd Street Stage
Crazy Days brings downtown bargains, entertainment
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
New grand piano featured at next Noon Hour Concert
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Commentary: Adults playing video games
Letter: Report raises Menahga open enrollment concerns
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
July 16, 2016
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Vandalism at Menahga City Campground bathrooms and the city beach has the Menahga City Council contemplating a security camera system. Bashed in light switches have been replaced about three times this summer, City Administrator/Treasurer Janette Bower told the council at Monday’s...
July 16, 2016 - 10:44am
City council taking closer look at septic system policy
The Park Rapids City Council at its June 28 meeting requested that City Planner Ryan Mathisrud review the septic system program and determine how to proceed with enforcing compliance should the project involving Discovery Circle be abandoned. Mathisrud presented his findings to the...
July 16, 2016 - 10:30am
June 20, 2016
Menahga pursuing COPS grant for school resource officer
On Monday, the Menahga City Council authorized Police Chief Scott Koennicke to apply for a COPS grant. If approved, the funds would support the hiring of a School Resource Officer. A COPS grant would pay 75 percent of salary and benefits for an entry level police officer for three...
June 20, 2016 - 3:32pm
Council considers purchasing lots near Depot Park
The Park Rapids City Council is considering an offer by a property owner on Fifth Street to sell two lots adjacent to Depot Park for $24,000....
April 20, 2016 - 1:29am
April 16, 2016
Fridgen resigns post as Nevis city adminstrator
Nevis will bid farewell to city administrator Carol Fridgen, who submitted her resignation effective at the end of May. "It is with a heavy heart that I leave the position which I have performed for the last 16 years, but I have decided the time has come for me to start my retirement...
April 16, 2016 - 8:42am
April 3, 2016
EDA commits to purchase Armory Square
In a split vote Tuesday the Park Rapids Economic Development Authority and city council committed to purchasing Armory Square. The council voted...
April 3, 2016 - 10:33am
March 13, 2016
City council split on septic system inspection ordinance
The Park Rapids City Council on Tuesday voted down an amendment to add a point of sale inspection provision to the current septic system ordinance. A point of sale inspection in the ordinance would require a septic system compliance inspection at the time of property transfer. In...
March 13, 2016 - 12:57pm
February 15, 2016
Nevis Council member calls for civility, open discussion
The Nevis Council meeting proved to be contentious this week, with member Molly Senger objecting to “lack of civility” before the first order of business and subsequently opposing a zoning ordinance amendment which, she alleges, “would take away transparency, safeguards.”...
February 15, 2016 - 8:46am
January 30, 2016
City acquires property next to fire hall
The Park Rapid City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution to purchase property adjacent to the fire hall. The building, once a city liquor...
January 30, 2016 - 6:47pm
January 13, 2016
Nevis City Council tables annual appointments
In a possibly unprecedented move, the Nevis Council agreed to table the annual appointments of council members to commissions Monday night, in the absence of mayor Chris Norton. “The mayor did not discus this with us,” council member Heidi Raduenz said in making the motion. ...
January 13, 2016 - 4:05pm
December 16, 2015
City finds savings in refunding bonds
The Park Rapids City Council passed two resolutions last week authorizing the sale of general obligation improvement crossover refunding bonds in the principal amount of $4,075,000. Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service assigned an AA- rating to the city, described as very good....
December 16, 2015 - 12:03pm
December 17, 2014
Park Rapids seeking citizen committee input
By Anna Erickson email@example.com The city of Park Rapids is seeking individuals who are interested in having a voice in meeting present and future needs of the community. The city of Park Rapids has openings on the following committees: n Arts & Culture...
December 17, 2014 - 1:27pm
November 5, 2014
Mikesh earns second term as Park Rapids mayor
Mayor Pat Mikesh was re-elected to a second term in Park Rapids, defeating challenger Pam Hauber. Mikesh received 65.7 percent of the votes (774) to Hauber's 33.79 percent (398) votes. Erika Randall and Paul Utke were re-elected to the city council. Their seats were unconte...
November 5, 2014 - 8:29am
September 13, 2014
Park Rapids’ 2015 budget increases slightly
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org The Park Rapids City Council has adopted the preliminary general fund budget and levy for 2015. The proposed overall budget of $2,969,025 is 3.15 percent higher than 2014. It was approved at the Tuesday, Sept. 9 council meeting....
September 13, 2014 - 10:45am
August 16, 2014
Trygve Karl acting mayor of Akeley after Jerry Tatro resigns
The city of Akeley is without a mayor. Former Mayor Jerry Tatro submitted his resignation July 28 because he’d moved out of the city limits. Council member Trygve Karl is now acting mayor, but he will be there only until the November election. The city declared a vacancy Wednesday...
August 16, 2014 - 10:00am