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Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Parks Board seeks to raise $25,000 for construction of Pioneer Park bathrooms
Veteran creates yard display as Memorial Day tribute
DNR drops trees in Straight River for trout habitat
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
March 13, 2013
Editorial: Political dawn comes up purple in Minnesota
Funny thing about Minnesota in its glory days — the 1970s, the years when the cover of Time magazine touted “The State That Works”: It was neither a Republican- nor a DFL-dominated time. For example, on its web page devoted to the “Minnesota Miracle” — the 1971 restructuring...
March 13, 2013 - 10:28am
March 6, 2013
Better deal on health insurance needed in state
Minnesotans either will get a better deal on health insurance or they will face problems if the Legislature and governor agree on a new way for 1.3 million Minnesotans to buy health insurance. We’re hoping it’s a better deal. Legislators debated the health insurance bill...
March 6, 2013 - 8:59am
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