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Park Rapids Enterprise
WINTER'S FRIGID FACE
Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
Hubbard County Incidents
City council approves Armory Square agreement
Wrestlers win pair of Mid-State matches
Panthers stay perfect in duals with easy victory over Perham
Tigers drop pair of conference games
Balanced Tigers roll past Wolves
Prowlers escape with win over Panthers
Robert P. Carlson
Lois Alvira Johnson
Mildred Irene Hessling
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Sanford to open clinic in Park Rapids
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
Local jeweler's work to be given at Golden Globes event
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Editorial: Step up and serve community on one of many boards
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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