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'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
February 16, 2013
Park Rapids looks at 2013 CIP
Park Rapids council members are looking at several major projects in the next few years that could lead to a significant increase in the levy. A...
February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2013
Nevis Council member resigns; expansion plan for school approved
The Nevis City Council authorized a conditional use permit and parcel combination in a residential area to accommodate a school expansion plan that should be completed by fall. The vote Monday night was a technicality that allows encroachment into a right-of-way setback in the ...
February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 26, 2013
Assistant Hubbard County Attorney Randall gets appointed to PR city council seat two-year term
Erika Randall will join the Park Rapids City Council to fill a two-year term. Randall has been a Hubbard County Assistant County Attorney since 2003.
January 26, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 16, 2013
Nevis reorganizes council; needs more fire hall space
Newly-elected Nevis city officials took the oath of office Monday, Paul Schroeder resuming his role as mayor, Heidi Schmeichel returning to the council seat and Tom Frank joining the ranks. The council agreed to begin meeting at 6 p.m.
January 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 12, 2013
New leader takes reins of PR council
Park Rapids' new mayor got down to brass tacks quickly Tuesday evening, moving upcoming city meetings to 6 p.m. The 7 p.m. slot costs the city...
January 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
December 15, 2012
Outgoing PR city council bids farewell
Outgoing Park Rapids Mayor Nancy Carroll and Councilmember Sue Tomte were recognized for their service Tuesday night. Downtown Business Association...
December 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
Akeley mayor, council member bid adieu; table increases
Akeley residents witnessed a contentious council meeting Wednesday night as mayor Jennifer Mitchell and Terry Chalich bid farewell to their roles. A consent agenda proposal to increase clerk-treasurer Sebrina Hegg's hours from 24 to 36 per week drew criticism from council member...
December 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 17, 2012
Park Rapids Council gives OK to build 'Rust Bridge'
The Park Rapids City Council narrowly approved a new "Rust Bridge" to span the Fish Hook River in Heartland Park. The 3-2 vote Tuesday evening...
November 17, 2012 - 1:00pm
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
August 13, 2011
Park Rapids City Council to study annexation agreement
The Park Rapids City Council ordered a preliminary engineering report for improvements to Todd Township Annexation Area III. The report follows an agreement between the city and township that reads, "the city shall, within three years following May 1, 2012 commence substantial construction...
August 13, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 9, 2011
Small towns facing tough budget choices
The military has a famous phrase for operations that go awry.
March 9, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 15, 2011
Police officer escorts Alexandria council member out of meeting
A heated discussion at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night spun so out of control that Mayor Dan Ness ordered a police officer to escort Ward 1 council member Virgil Batesole out of the building. Ness and Batesole have repeatedly sparred over council procedures and decisions...
February 15, 2011 - 7:22am
January 20, 2010
Park to be utilized during construction
The Park Rapids City Council will allow the Farmers Market at Pioneer Park to have two parking spots in the alley during the 2010 season. City Administrator Bill Smith told the council at its Jan. 12 meeting that there had been a lot of discussion about the Farmers Market and Pioneer...
January 20, 2010 - 1:01pm
Park Rapids City Council denies variance request
The Park Rapids City Council has denied a request to allow zero parking stalls for Kimball and Undem Law Firm at 210 Court Avenue. The building is located in the R-B Residential Business Transitional Zoning District. Park Rapids city planner Dan Walker said the R-B district requires...
January 20, 2010 - 1:01pm
January 16, 2010
Menahga council gets legal advice on contracts, conflicts
Menahga's nursing home administrator Clair Erickson expressed his frustration at the council table this week over formality procedures. "This doesn't make sense. We need some clarification here of who's running the nursing home," he said.
January 16, 2010 - 1:01pm