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Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Bemidji man pleads guilty in death of foster child found bruised, lacerated
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Park Rapids 106 returns with cross country snowmobile racing
Braves defeat Wolverines in conference play
Crosby-Ironton remains undefeated with conference win over Panthers
Panthers pick up pivotal win over Pirates
Tigers defeat Pequot Lakes, MI-B
Undefeated in the pool
Kenneth A. Mueller
Peggy Adele Randall
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Teens, adults urged to join 'community reads together' project
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
August 27, 2016
Nevis School Board addresses issues with students struggling with dyslexia
A Nevis parent Darcy Gagnon attended the Nevis School Board meeting on Monday night to advocate for her children who have been diagnosed with dyslexia as well as other students who may be struggling in school on a daily basis. According to Gagnon, 135,000 school age children in Minnesota...
August 27, 2016 - 6:28pm
August 24, 2016
Architectural firm discusses building repairs with Menahga School Board
Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc. shared its facility assessment with the Menahga School Board at an Aug. 18 special meeting. The school building was scrutinized by the architectural firm to determine future improvements. "Your enrollment for your resident students went up 36 percent...
August 24, 2016 - 11:00am
August 21, 2016
Park Rapids among districts chosen for state's free Pre-K program
Park Rapids is among the 74 Minnesota schools chosen to receive funding for free voluntary pre-kindergarten programming. Minnesota taxpayers will fund free pre-kindergarten for 3,302 4-year-olds this fall. The $25 million legislators approved earlier this year means slightly more...
August 21, 2016 - 10:46am
August 20, 2016
Menahga School Board approves revised staff handbook
Menahga Superintendent Kevin Wellen reviewed proposed changes to the 2016-17 staff handbook with the school board Monday night. “We took out a lot of redundancies,” he said. For example, a background check is required for employment so it’s unnecessary to repeat it in the staff...
August 20, 2016 - 9:18pm
July 16, 2016
Free admission for students to continue in Park Rapids
Free admission for Park Rapids students to school activities will continue next school year. The Park Rapids School Board voted this week to continue its policy to allow students into school events at no charge, with some modifications. The board decided to extend that perk to the...
July 16, 2016 - 10:32am
July 3, 2016
Nevis board bids farewell to Principal Strom
At Monday’s Nevis School Board meeting, after holding interviews with a few capable candidates wishing to be board members, the hiring committee recommended the board approve the appointment of Larry Smith to fill the vacant Nevis School Board Director position for the remainder...
July 3, 2016 - 10:23am
June 25, 2016
Menahga School Board debates science curriculum
The Menahga School District’s science curriculum hasn’t been replaced in 12 years, so administrative and teacher committees reviewed available material during the school year. Their recommendations were brought to the Menahga School Board Monday night for approval. "Who should...
June 25, 2016 - 8:31am
May 14, 2016
Menahga School hires facility study consultant
The Menahga School Board held a special board meeting Monday to approve a consultant for its facility study. Menahga is seeking professional help to address space shortages, improve bus traffic flow and tackle 10-year facility maintenance needs. National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA),...
May 14, 2016 - 1:16pm
April 23, 2016
Menahga School Board discusses strategic plan
The Menahga School Board will soon update the district’s strategic plan. Superintendent Kevin Wellen said the plan should be evaluated every...
April 23, 2016 - 4:07pm
April 4, 2016
Park Rapids High School choir earns awards
The above vocalists all earned a superior rating at the Feb. 24 section ensemble contest held in Park Rapids. All the vocal entries received...
April 4, 2016 - 10:11am
March 30, 2016
Nevis robotics team wins big in Wisconsin
The Nevis robotics team, Tech-No-Tigers 3102, claimed top prize in the FIRST Robotics Competition in Milwaukee last week, beating 53 teams from...
March 30, 2016 - 8:29am
March 29, 2016
Teacher pay increase boosts spirits and wallets of South Dakota educators
GARRETSON, S.D. -- She’s a former Minnesotan teaching in South Dakota. For years, that would mean a lot less money in pay -- likely a whole bunch -- as South Dakota has ranked dead last in average teacher salaries at 51st, while Minnesota has ranked consistently in the top 10 along...
March 29, 2016 - 2:06pm
March 28, 2016
Facility study and open enrollment top Menahga School Board agenda
The Menahga School Board directed Superintendent Kevin Wellen to request written proposals for a facility analysis from up to five architectural/engineering firms. The district is seeking professional help to address space shortages, improve bus traffic flow and tackle 10-year facility...
March 28, 2016 - 9:51am
Creative Kitchen debuts at Park Rapids Area High School
A Park Rapids Area High School classroom became a restaurant this week, students in Matthew Brandt’s class becoming restaurateurs - assuming...
March 28, 2016 - 9:44am
Park Rapids school enrollment holds steady into third Trimester
Student enrollment at Park Rapids Area Schools is holding steady going into the third trimester, according to figures presented at Monday’s board meeting. As of March 16, grades K-12 enrollment is 1,499 – up two students from last month and down six from September. Total district...
March 28, 2016 - 9:38am