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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Turkey tale: Did Ben Franklin suggest the wild turkey be our country's national symbol?
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of adoption process
Making a wish come true: Eischens receives custom-built Ice Castle Fish House through Make-A-Wish Foundation
Park Rapids fourth grader is Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge winner
International Falls scores final four goals in 6-2 win over Panthers
Panthers persevere through adversity
Hovelsrud caps off career at state meet
Two power-play goals spark Northern Lakes in 4-1 win over Panthers
Tigers advance to state championship game
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Food shelf thankful for Coborn's donation
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Skarpness joins Enterprise editorial staff
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame
Public invited to weigh in on criteria for proposed sculpture trail
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
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
March 17, 2010
City will need to cover shortfall in Park Rapids firefighters' pension fund
The city of Park Rapids will need to contribute $27,311 to the Firefighter's Relief Association because of a shortfall in the retirement fund. The...
March 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
February 27, 2010
City looks at ways to operate without Local Government Aid
The Park Rapids City Council has decided to work on ways to run the city without relying on Local Government Aid. Gov. Tim Pawlenty made cuts to LGA payments for cities and counties in 2008 and 2009. Park Rapids lost $86,085 in 2008, $74,778 in 2009 and in the governor's latest...
February 27, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2009
Menahga questions assessment appeal
A Menahga resident said he was unhappy with his CSAH 21 infrastructure project assessments and requested to file for an appeal. The Menahga City Council received an e-mail from Dean Swanson, who said his assessments were twice the preliminary amount he was told in July. But Swanson...
December 19, 2009 - 1:01pm
Menahga councilman wants attorney consultation
Menahga councilman Dennis Komulainen has a private issue he said he would like to discuss with the city's attorney. But the council passed a motion in February 2008 allowing the city administrator and the mayor as the only two direct contacts to the city's attorney. At the council's...
December 19, 2009 - 1:01pm