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Man missing following Fish Hook Lake boating accident identified
Search for missing man on Fish Hook Lake continues
Teardrop camper builders comfortable with cozy camping
Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers 41st Annual Show draws over 3,000
Architectural firm discusses building repairs with Menahga School Board
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
Grossinger repeats as triathlon champ
Beverly Ione Masog
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
Delbert G. Smith
Gary L. Bohall
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
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
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning programming resumes Sept. 6
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
March 6, 2014
Sebeka council calls meeting to discuss police chief accused of DWI
SEBEKA, Minn. - The Sebeka City Council will hold a closed meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss the city’s police chief, who was cited last week on a charge of driving while intoxicated. A New York Mills police officer stopped Eric Swenson, 48, just outside city limits about 11...
March 6, 2014 - 8:34am
October 30, 2013
Park Rapids police deal gives officers graduated raises; council OKs CIP
The Park Rapids City Council approved a three-year contract with the police union. The contract is effective Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2016. In the past, the city has negotiated a two-year contract but the union and city felt it would be beneficial to go to a three-year...
October 30, 2013 - 11:30am
March 11, 2013
Park Rapids CIP hearing is Tuesday
Park Rapids residents are invited to weigh in on upcoming city projects. A public hearing has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 to review the 2013-17 Capital Improvement Plan for city projects and equipment. The hearing is at the Park Rapids Area Library. Several...
March 11, 2013 - 3:29pm
July 28, 2012
Noxious weeds, lawns present clean-up issues for PR City Council, staff
A Park Rapids resident is concerned about weeds growing in a Department of Natural Resources lot along Highway 34. Dick Rutherford, who owns...
July 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 14, 2012
Akeley to draft capital improvement plan, reviewing new EHCFD joint powers agreement
The Akeley Council agreed to move forward with drafting a capital improvement plan for the city, Dick Grabko of SEH stating this would be at no cost at this point. Grabko explained the plan would include possible projects that could be initiated within a five-year period, including...
July 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 16, 2012
Akeley council votes to thin conifer patch along Highway 34 for tree health
The Akeley Council agreed to re-solicit bids to thin the conifers that run parallel to Highway 34 for a few blocks in the city. The city was approached in 2010 regarding the need to thin the trees, according to Brad Witkin of the Department of Natural Resources. An appraisal was...
May 16, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 25, 2011
Park Rapids looks at more street, utility improvements
Street and utility projects continue to dominate Park Rapids city business. The City Council heard a preliminary engineering report for sanitary sewer and water main improvements for Todd Township Annexation Area III. The annexation agreement shows that plans and specifications...
November 25, 2011 - 3:18pm
December 4, 2010
City council asked to wait on street utility projects
A proposed Park Rapids levy would increase by 13.95 percent in 2011, the majority of the increase stemming from street utility projects. The...
December 4, 2010 - 1:00pm
September 15, 2010
Park Rapids looks to increase funds for development
The Park Rapids City Council was scheduled to set the 2011 levy at Tuesday's meeting, with more money allotted to economic development. The...
September 15, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 17, 2010
Konshok will deploy soon to Afghanistan
Lt. Col. Dave W. Konshok is heading to Afghanistan with his U.S. Air Force Reserves unit. While in Afghanistan, Konshok's unit will be providing...
July 17, 2010 - 3:00pm
June 12, 2010
City supports 2012 fishing opener bid
The Park Rapids City Council, at the behest of Chamber exec Katie Magozzi, expressed unanimous support for the community's bid to host the 2012 Governor's Fishing Opener. "We're asking for a partner, Magozzi told the council. "The city has done magnificent things for business by...
June 12, 2010 - 1:00pm
Menahga, Sebeka, Nimrod apply for housing grants
Menahga has agreed to join Sebeka in applying for a $1.4 million housing redevelopment grant from the Department of Employment and Economic Development. Jenny Hoppe, a Sebeka Horizons representative, said members of the group are also asking the city of Nimrod to be part of the...
May 12, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 5, 2010
Residents question road work award
If a contractor leaves unfinished business - or a mess - from the last job it performed, at least two Park Rapids business owners maintain that...
May 5, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 27, 2010
Traffic signs cluttering downtown
Park Rapids will have very little signage downtown after the Main Avenue reconstruction project. The Park Rapids City Council reviewed its...
March 27, 2010 - 1:00pm
PR City Council moves meetings to noon hour as cost-cutting measure
In keeping with the idea to be creative in saving money, the Park Rapids City Council will now meet during the day to save on overtime pay for employees. The measure should save about $7,500 in overtime pay per year, said city administrator Bill Smith. Department heads attend most...
March 27, 2010 - 1:00pm