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County board discusses off-sale liquor license
Akeley opposes off-sale liquor bill
Menahga School Board discusses safety, supervision
Journey to citizenship
'War on Drugs' topic of Akeley forum
Tigers, Panthers, Braves open playoffs at home
Four area wrestlers qualify for state
Panthers qualify for state in six events
Northland Nature Journal: Unique bird and wildlife sightings
Late run carries Cardinals to 71-64 win over Panthers
Randy William Guegel
Mark Louis Wilkins
Kara Rebecca Blevins
Paul Eugene Seybert
Joyce Wahlenberg (Massa)
Business page guidelines
Business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
Northland Nature Journal: Unique bird and wildlife sightings
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Letter to Editor: Extreme partisanship on gun issue is sick
Letter to Editor: Examples of 'Minnesota Nice'
LWV offering civic engagement lessons
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
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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
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