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Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Headwaters Radio Control (R/C) Flying Club hosting aviation event Aug. 26-27
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Tracy Lee Nordahl-Raidt
Cheryl A. Koch
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Editorial: Mother Nature: Please stop with the snow!
We missed much of the snow that hit parts of Minnesota Thursday night and into Friday morning but we could see a bit more snow this weekend. The National Weather Service is reporting that snow is likely Saturday night with a chance of precipitation at 60 percent. Sunday has a chance...
April 20, 2013 - 3:29pm
April 7, 2013
Editorial : How to avoid pain, expense of a big fall
It comes across the police scanners all too often: An elderly person has fallen and needs medical attention. It happens at all times of the year, ice or no ice. According to the statistics from the National Council on Aging, one in three senior citizens experiences a significant...
April 7, 2013 - 12:41pm
April 3, 2013
Editorial: Look at energy conservation for financial health
Anytime is a good time to work on good financial habits, but April is Financial Literacy Month, with a campaign to help focus on finances and develop healthy financial habits. One of the best ways to save money – month after month – is to conserve energy. The Minnesota Department...
April 3, 2013 - 12:38pm
March 2, 2013
Editorial: A message to ice travelers
Be careful out there. Never assume the ice is 100 percent safe and don't think it's always "other people" who fall through the ice. This winter has been a deadly one in Minnesota. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reports that the 2012-13 season, November to April, is on...
March 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 27, 2013
Editorial: Enterprise to launch new website design
The Park Rapids Enterprise will debut a new website later this week that will feature a more open look with larger photos and efficient navigation. The new website's design is simple and designed to work seamlessly on all formats, including tablets and smart phones. It is based...
February 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 23, 2013
Editorial: Where are they? On a break
The sequestration the president and Congress put into law a couple of years ago is only days away from going into effect. The consequences for the economy and individual Americans will be significant. And where are national leaders? President Barack Obama is vacationing in Hawaii,...
February 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 20, 2013
Editorial: Let science help settle the gun debate
Between 1973 and 2012, the United States experienced 65 cases of rabies, while the National Institutes of Health offered 89 major research grants to tackle the subject. There were 266 polio cases during that time as well, and the NIH made 129 major polio research awards. Between...
February 20, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 16, 2013
Editorial: Are you protecting your skin?
A recent news story noted that new data from the Minnesota Department of Health shows that skin cancer continues to be one of the most rapidly increasing types of cancer among Minnesota residents. Between 2005 and 2009, melanoma rates in the state increased by 35 percent for males...
February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2013
Editorial: Beware of ice dams after major snowfall
With the recent heavy snowfall, it might be necessary to clean off the roof to prevent a cave-in or stop leaks into the attic that could wreck shingles. The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Office of Energy Security reminds consumers that ice dams can lead to expensive repairs...
February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 6, 2013
Editorial: Science, not spirituality, must govern wolf hunt
"The creator gave us the wolf as a guardian. Our brother needs us to speak for him. The wolf, our brother, is not a separate entity. The wolf, our brother, is inside of us." So said an elder of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa, as part of a meeting in Bemidji of opponents of Minnesota's...
February 6, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 30, 2013
Editorial: Dayton's plan offers good starting point
No matter what you think of Governor Mark Dayton's budget plan, you have to give him credit for at least putting some worthy ideas up for debate. Dayton's plan, released last week, includes a broad mix of tax increases, tax reductions, rebates, spending increases and cost-saving...
January 30, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 26, 2013
Editorial: MN GOP sings same old song
In a recent column, Tom Friedman spells out exactly how Congress and the president could break their gridlock and start solving problems. The formula in a word: Compromise. Party leaders must offer "bold plans that not only challenge the other's base but also their own -- and thereby...
January 26, 2013 - 1:02pm
January 23, 2013
Editorial: Climate change hits state hard
It's not just your imagination: The number of record-setting weather events in 2012 set a record in itself. Records fell across the nation, but Minnesota was in the thick of the action -- in the top 10 states for weather events. Last year Minnesota saw: n Record-breaking heat...
January 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 19, 2013
Editorial: Make sure your vehicle is ready for cold temps
With temperatures continuing to plunge below zero, it's a good idea to make sure your vehicle is ready to handle the weather. Having a vehicle break down in cold weather is not something we look forward to. It's not too late to have your vehicle checked, saving you from the cost...
January 19, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 16, 2013
Editorial: Lung cancer is lurking in the basement
Minnesota homes need to be tested for radon gas, and winter is the best time to do it. Minnesotans are some of the most health-conscious residents in the nation. They tend to understand the value of exercising and eating right. The state has passed laws making it illegal to smoke...
January 16, 2013 - 1:00pm