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School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Panthers drop third section game in a row
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
November 12, 2014
The business of crafts: Some take it seriously
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Crafters are an interesting lot. Some do it for business. Some do it for pleasure. Some do it to sell their inventory and start anew. All three were present at Century School over the weekend as part of the 2nd annual Winter Wonderland’s...
November 12, 2014 - 9:53am
August 21, 2013
A celebration of the senses
A grand combination of wine, music, art and food drew hundreds to the 12th annual art fair at the Forestedge Winery near Laporte last weekend....
entertainment / events
August 21, 2013 - 1:30pm
November 14, 2012
Craft show draws notable artistans
Jo Meyer calls her craft "ditching and dumpstering." The end result is designer quality. She makes floral wreaths, arrangements and accessories out of items salvaged from a dump and Mother Nature. "I would go into Byerly's Grocery and Bachman's (Floral in Minneapolis) and see...
November 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 10, 2012
Holiday bazaars begin in earnest at Lutheran church
The divine smell wafting from the kitchen of Akeley's First Lutheran Church was man-made, not heaven scent, no pun intended. Or, in this case,...
entertainment / food
October 10, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2012
Spicing up plain vanilla buttons befuddles fiber arts group
Thanks to the Internet, a new craft idea is spawned every millisecond. So leave it to Park Rapids' Twisted Stitchers to keep up with the trends. Member...
January 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 18, 2012
Quilters teach students their craft
Beyond the school day eight girls are learning the art of quilting at Century school. The activity, organized through the 8th Hour program,...
news / education
January 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 16, 2011
Spinning complements knitting craze
As the nationwide craze for knitting shows no sign of cooling off, many knitters are now exploring the art of spinning their own yarns to enhance their creations. But if you don't have an antique spinning wheel or your name isn't Cinderella, (who used a saxony wheel in her dusky...
November 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 23, 2011
Embracing a self-reliant existence
Call it leftovers from the hippie movement, a return to the simple life or the partial renunciation of a fast-paced modern world. Whatever you call it, more diverse groups are embracing folk art traditions of self-reliance. Saturday, one such pioneer related her efforts in the...
March 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 12, 2009
Minnesota brothers branch out into making rustic stick furniture
IVANHOE, Minn. -- You can make a beautiful garden bench from the limbs of an ash tree, Dave Tomaszewski said, but you have to develop an eye...
October 12, 2009 - 7:09am