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Park Rapids Enterprise
Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
River Art Community is newest art endeavor
Bandits steal the show at annual Amazing Chase
City council approves Crystal Brook lift station
Park Rapids area injury accidents reported
Clay Dusters prove to be top guns
Carlson places in two events at NSIC Championships
Area runners compete in Grandma's Marathon races
Midway stays undefeated in league play
Relatively speaking, trout angler makes himself at home in the walleye world
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
Paul Albert Grams
James Merril Steinke
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
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
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
June 1, 2013
Editorial: Praise for our local leaders in law enforcement
Community policing is a concept big cities wish they could tap into, to reduce crime and avoid headlines. Park Rapids and Hubbard County are fortunate that such a practice has been “business as usual” in this relatively crime-free county. Sheriff Cory Aukes and Police Chief...
June 1, 2013 - 11:43am
May 25, 2013
Editorial: A graphic reminder for summer drivers
The number of people who have died in motor vehicle crashes in Minnesota has topped 100 this year. At this rate, the Department of Public Safety projects that there will be around 400 killed by the end of year. That’s why safety officials are urging drivers to buckle up as part...
May 25, 2013 - 12:55pm
May 22, 2013
Guest Editorial: Phone record seizure tramples 1st Amendment
Last week, stories appeared in major publications about the U.S. Justice Department secretly obtaining two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for the Associated Press (AP). In all, the government seized records for more than 20 separate phone lines assigned to the...
May 22, 2013 - 10:50am
May 18, 2013
Editorial : Thanks to all who volunteered during fires
Thank you, thank you, thank you! Our volunteer firefighters, law enforcement, Department of Natural Resources workers and other volunteers were amazing this week in working tirelessly to keep our families safe during the wildfire. You are our heroes! The Green Valley Fire started...
May 18, 2013 - 12:17pm
May 4, 2013
Editorial Walk for MS awareness this Sunday in PR
A local chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society is raising awareness of Multiple Sclerosis in order to stop the disease. Walk MS: Park Rapids is this Sunday, May 5. More than 100 walkers are expected to come out and help raise money for research. Walk MS: Park Rapids is one of...
May 4, 2013 - 2:55pm
May 1, 2013
Editorial: LGA plan is good deal for rural Minn.
After a decade of inconsistent policy and budget cuts, Minnesota’s local government aid may get a long needed fix under a new compromise this year. The LGA program assists cities with low property tax wealth and/or greater needs to provide necessary services for economic growth...
May 1, 2013 - 12:50pm
April 24, 2013
Editorial: Take Earth Day Challenge with these 10 steps
Sometimes an issue can seem so complex and all encompassing that people give up trying to do anything about it. “It’s such a huge topic,” the reasoning goes, what I do doesn’t really matter.” But it can matter, especially when enough hands join together in a common, united...
April 24, 2013 - 11:32am
April 17, 2013
Editorial : Give troopers room to do their jobs
They’re out there, doing their jobs, helping other people. And they get hit. They’re troopers. Four state trooper squads were struck in March, spiking the total for the year up to 10. That’s 10 too many. The State Patrol issued an alert last week, urging motorists to drive...
April 17, 2013 - 1:22pm
April 13, 2013
Editorial: Next week is statewide Severe Weather Week
Although we still see piles of snow and ice as we look out our windows, warmer temperatures will eventually win out and it will be summer. With summer, comes the potential for different kinds of severe weather. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office-Emergency Management office is...
April 13, 2013 - 12:38pm
April 10, 2013
Editorial: Keep the state out of nursing
The compromise in St. Paul to study hospital staffing, while not an ideal outcome, certainly is better than the government meddling in how many nurses are on duty, and when and where, at privately owned and operated health-care facilities. The proposal to allow the state to set minimum...
April 10, 2013 - 11:34am
April 1, 2013
Editorial: Time to value higher education
If budgets truly are statements of values then it is clear Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton values education, including higher education, into which he proposes investing $262 million over the next two years. That would be a 10 percent increase, and it represents the largest percentage...
April 1, 2013 - 8:38am
March 27, 2013
Editorial: There’s still time to donate to food shelf
If you haven’t donated to the Hubbard County Food Shelf yet for its annual fund drive, there’s still time. Food shelf usage continues to rise. In 2012, food distribution was up 10 percent, with 4,172 family visits made to the food shelf. Last year, 14,056 individuals were served,...
March 27, 2013 - 12:10pm
March 25, 2013
Editorial: LGA is poised for a welcome
State Rep. Linda Runbeck, R-Circle Pines, is a former president of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota and executive at the Free Market Institute of Minnesota. State Sen. Roger Chamberlain, R-Lino Lakes, enjoys a 92 percent rating from the National Rifle Association and a 0 percent...
March 25, 2013 - 8:06am
March 20, 2013
Editorial: Let Minnesotans vote on same-sex marriage
There’s no denying the momentum building since November, when an amendment was defeated that would have constitutionally – and pretty much permanently – banned gay marriage in Minnesota and when DFLers were swept into control of both the state House and Senate, joining a DFL...
March 20, 2013 - 1:30pm
March 16, 2013
Editorial : Be on the look out for new e-mail scams
Every other day we hear about a new scam and a new way for someone to access our personal information and bank accounts. We need to protect ourselves against these people and be on the lookout. One of the newest scams comes by e-mail. A new phishing scam is making the rounds disguised...
March 16, 2013 - 12:10pm