Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Douglas "Doug" A. Dickinson
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Susan Eileen Bessler
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
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
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
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
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
October 13, 2012
Additional sites approved for park
A recreational camping area within Park Rapids will be allowed to add an additional 24 campsites. Northern Lakes Company, owner of the current...
October 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 29, 2012
Search for new PR city administrator may go to professional firm
Park Rapids city staff will be creating a list of search firms for the city council to review at a future meeting to help with the city administrator search. After researching whether to seek applications to fill a vacant city administrator position in house or use a search firm,...
September 29, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 15, 2012
City hires interim administrator
The city has hired John McKinney to work in a part time capacity as interim city administrator until a replacement is found. The Park Rapids City Council approved the hiring at its Tuesday meeting. McKinney, who is retired, has extensive knowledge of city government, said councilman...
September 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2012
Weed growth on DNR lot progagates residents' ire
The Small Cities Development Program is scheduled to be completed by mid-summer of 2012. Jackie Meixner, with Headwaters Regional Development...
August 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 15, 2012
Permits approved for golf carts, art
A man will be allowed to continue selling golf carts on his residential property on Henrietta Avenue. The Park Rapids Planning Commission approved...
August 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 27, 2012
City finalizing Pioneer Park makeover
Plans to spruce up Pioneer Park in downtown Park Rapids are moving along. Park Board chairwoman Sue Cutler said a finalized plan has been completed...
June 27, 2012 - 1:00pm
Sewer backup a four month ordeal for family
A sewer backup that started in late February has been an ongoing nightmare for Park Rapids residents Eric and Jamie Munson. The situation began Feb. 28, the day after the Munsons purchased their home on north Lake Avenue. The sewer backed up and the initial thought was that the...
June 27, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 16, 2012
Park Rapids hydrants to be flushed May 21-25
The city of Park Rapids utility department will be flushing fire hydrants next week, Monday through Friday, May 21-25. Hydrant flushing is done each year to clean out pipe accumulation that has built up over the year. During the flushing, people might experience discolored water,...
May 16, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 12, 2012
Council mulls drainage fixes for Discovery Circle
Several options were presented to residents of Discovery Circle at a public hearing Tuesday to alleviate drainage issues but many people said...
May 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2012
Drainage issues surface around Discovery Circle
Options are available to alleviate drainage issues in Discovery Circle. Several comments were received about drainage issues in the area at...
March 31, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 3, 2011
Park Rapids levy to increase by a modest 2 percent
The Park Rapids City Council is looking to increase its 2012 levy by about 2 percent. "This year's proposed budget is very similar to 2011...
December 3, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 12, 2011
City grants appeals from Main Avenue downtown water service assessments in Park Rapids
The Park Rapids City Council has approved two appeals from Main Avenue property owners. Linda Anderson and Kathy Grell each questioned why their properties had more than one service lateral. City engineer Jon Olson said in both cases the properties were a bit unusual. The Andersons...
November 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 15, 2011
Pioneer Park proposal will include toddler playground
A proposal to develop Pioneer Park in downtown Park Rapids into a toddler park will be presented to the City Council at an upcoming meeting. The...
October 15, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 17, 2011
Park Rapids 2012 budget up modest increase from 2011
Park Rapids has approved the preliminary General Fund budget and proposed property tax levy for 2012 at a slight increase from 2011. The Park...
September 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 16, 2011
Council hears from legislators, CGMC rep
Tim Flaherty of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities and legislators Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, and Rep. David Hancock, GOP-Bemidji, arrived at this week's Park Rapids Council meeting to share insights on the "new majorities' and governor's quarrel." "The governor supports...
July 16, 2011 - 1:00pm