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DAC faces significant changes in industry
DAC continues in local retail business while adjusting to industry changes
Redby man stopped in Hubbard County with heroin
Township elections and polling hours
Itasca County missing person alert
Panthers rout Roseau, open playoffs at Pequot Lakes
Nevis hosts Laporte in first round
Tigers rout Onamia, lock up district title
Smith qualifies for fourth state tennis tournament
Roseau eliminates Panthers in semifinals
Harold Glen Cleland
Gary Allen Mickelson
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"
'Magic: The Gathering' tournament coming to Park Rapids Area Library
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Fall crappie tips: From one of the best
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
About Fishing: Fall fishing primer a good chance for trophy fish
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Letter: Time to pray for the USA
Commentary: Family sorry for bomb threat scare
Letter: The one valid choice for president
Letter: Vote for Trump to keep our country safe
Fishing tournaments benefit tennis program
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
October 16, 2016
Menahga City Council considering utility rate increases
Water and sewer rates may have to increase so the City of Menahga can pay its operational expenses. Utility revenue is currently down—for unknown reasons—and not generating enough income. The Menahga City Council is waiting for calculations from the city's financial advisory...
October 16, 2016 - 6:24pm
Nevis City opts out of allowing temporary dwellings
At Nevis' regular City Council meeting on Tuesday night Planning and Zoning Administrator Edy Asell presented the council with the findings of the Planning Commission regarding the new state law allowing temporary family health care dwellings. At its last meeting the council had...
October 16, 2016 - 6:20pm
October 15, 2016
Recreation center in the works
The idea of a recreation and wellness center in Park Rapids has long been identified as a need in the community, and now it looks to become a reality. The Park Rapids City Council on Tuesday approved a conditional use permit to Danielle Norby Lien and A Better Connection for construction...
October 15, 2016 - 9:07am
October 1, 2016
City council approves Park Rapids police chief appointment
Park Rapids has a new chief in town. The city council followed the hiring committee's recommendation and on Tuesday approved the appointment...
October 1, 2016 - 12:06pm
September 7, 2016
Police chief finalists set for interviews
The search for a new Park Rapids police chief is narrowed to five finalists to be interviewed later this month. The Park Rapids City Council...
September 7, 2016 - 1:25pm
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