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Park Rapids Enterprise
Old-time dancing keeps everybody spry
Hubbard County SWCD here to help with water issues
Facilitation group meets to bring community ideas together
Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Bemidji man pleads guilty in death of foster child found bruised, lacerated
Braves defeat Wolverines in conference play
Crosby-Ironton remains undefeated with conference win over Panthers
Panthers pick up pivotal win over Pirates
Tigers defeat Pequot Lakes, MI-B
Undefeated in the pool
Kenneth A. Mueller
Peggy Adele Randall
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
One-Act Play Contest to be held Jan. 28
Teens, adults urged to join 'community reads together' project
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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August 27, 2016
Park Rapids PD promotes two officers to sergeant rank
Two patrol officers were promoted to shift supervisor roles Tuesday as part of a Park Rapids Police Department restructuring plan by the interim...
August 27, 2016 - 11:43am
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