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DAC faces significant changes in industry
DAC continues in local retail business while adjusting to industry changes
Redby man stopped in Hubbard County with heroin
Township elections and polling hours
Itasca County missing person alert
Tigers rout Onamia, lock up district title
Smith qualifies for fourth state tennis tournament
Roseau eliminates Panthers in semifinals
Volkmann leads Wolverines past Braves
Quick start lifts Osakis past Warriors
Harold Glen Cleland
Gary Allen Mickelson
Gary A. Mickelson
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
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
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"
'Magic: The Gathering' tournament coming to Park Rapids Area Library
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Fall crappie tips: From one of the best
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
About Fishing: Fall fishing primer a good chance for trophy fish
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Letter: Time to pray for the USA
Commentary: Family sorry for bomb threat scare
Letter: The one valid choice for president
Letter: Vote for Trump to keep our country safe
Fishing tournaments benefit tennis program
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
February 2, 2013
Editorial: Don't create a hazard after recent snowfall
Snow means revisiting some winter etiquette we haven't seen for a couple years. So these tips bear repeating. Please don't relocate your snow into and across any roadway. It's illegal, it's a traffic hazard and it makes your neighbors crazy. With temps all over the map, today's...
February 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
Editorial: As we look back at 2012, we also look forward
The last year brought many changes to the area. Some were good and some were not so good. A quick overview will show some of the highlights of 2012. In the last year, we saw many positive strides in Park Rapids, with a downtown celebrating a full summer without construction. The...
January 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
December 26, 2012
Editorial: Help to put our lakes on a low salt diet
Too much salt isn't good for you. And it's not good for our lakes either. Remember that this winter season if you plan to put salt on the icy spots on your sidewalk or driveway. In a news release issued this week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) noted that when...
December 26, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 6, 2012
Editorial: College debt continues to be a big problem
Student loan debt is a growing problem in Minnesota and across the country, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. College enrollment has been growing, as those who can't find jobs go back to school, and student debt now affects nearly 1 in 5 U.S. households. The...
October 6, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 19, 2012
Editorial: Save time on Election Day: Register now
Election Day will be here before we know it. We all need to make sure we vote to make sure our voice is heard. To save time on Election Day, check to see if you are registered to vote now. People can still register to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov.
September 19, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 8, 2012
Editorial: Let's continue to grow in Park Rapids
Great things are happening in the city of Park Rapids. Look around. You can't miss it. It started years ago when an idea was brought to the table for a downtown revitalization initiative.
September 8, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 22, 2012
Editorial: Technology is changing too quickly
Vehicle drivers now have a privacy concern every time they drive in west central Minnesota, in the Twin Cities or across Minnesota -- specifically, is your vehicle license being photographically recorded and how long it is being retained by law enforcement there? New technology...
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 16, 2012
Editorial: AYP results losing power
It's funny and touching when Lake Wobegone's creator says, "all the children are above average" in the fictional town. But when test scores come back with that finding in the real world, people wonder if there's something wrong with the test. Likewise when the scores say all the...
June 16, 2012 - 10:00am
June 6, 2012
Editorial: Have you had 'the talk' with your parents?
Money. Everybody wants more of it but nobody wants to talk openly about it -- especially with their aging parents. But financial matters are a topic that needs to be broached. The clearer understanding adult children have of their parents' finances, the better.
June 6, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 21, 2012
Editorial: New decal from DNR to bring awareness to AIS
The DNR is stepping up efforts to make boaters aware of the state's aquatic invasive species laws.
April 21, 2012 - 1:00pm
Editorial: Bills could keep state parks open in shutdown
We applaud efforts to keep state parks open if another state shutdown occurs. Bills have been introduced in the House and Senate that say state parks must remain open, even if a biennial budget hasn't been enacted. If a state budget hasn't been adopted, money from the state parks...
March 21, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 7, 2012
Editorial: Step up giving to the food shelf this month
With March declared as Minnesota FoodShare month, make sure to step up giving this month if you're able. Donations received by food shelves in March are the basis for funding for the entire year through Minnesota FoodShare. You can start your giving by attending this year's Chili...
March 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 1, 2012
Editorial: Minnesota Senate staff cuts need a do-over
He "is described as a gentleman and statesman by those on both sides of the aisle," the Mankato Free Press editorialized in December when Republican state Sen. Dave Senjem became Senate majority leader. "And if he leads in ways that reflect how his character and leadership style...
February 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 7, 2012
Editorial: Big money in politics in the dark
The flow of money into 2012 political campaigns is intensifying like a spring flood on the Red River. The amounts already spent by Republicans vying for a chance to challenge President Barack Obama are staggering. But more staggering, and far less transparent, are the huge sums being...
January 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 26, 2011
Editorial: Stadiums are not on Legacy Fund's list
Symphonies came up. Museums were talked about, too.
October 26, 2011 - 1:00pm