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Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Girl Scouts go on seakayaking adventure
Ask A Trooper: Bike lanes not for motorists
Hubbard County Incidents
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Pitching staff leads Braves to 12-9 record
Park Rapids girls track and field team enjoys another successful season
Lund shuts out W-DC in Region 14C playoffs
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Tracy Lee Nordahl-Raidt
Cheryl A. Koch
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
Newspapers remain the trusted source for news, advertising
Commentary: Keeping Minnesota agriculture and rural communities strong
Letter to the editor: Bring Your Own Bag a great idea
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
February 12, 2017
Menahga School Board authorizes bond referendum
Following a nearly three-hour discussion, the Menahga School Board authorized the district to proceed with a building bond referendum. The resolution passed 5-1, with board member Jon Kangas opposed, at a strategic planning meeting Monday night. The school board called for a public...
February 12, 2017 - 8:04am
February 5, 2017
Menahga residents raise questions about proposed school addition
Voice of the Brave Task Force members, administration and school board members were on hand Jan. 31 to answer Menahga residents' questions about...
February 5, 2017 - 11:03am
January 25, 2017
Commentary: I wish my teacher knew...
Kyle Schwartz is a third-grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver who wanted to get to know her students better, so she asked each of them to finish the sentence, "I wish my teacher knew..." The responses she got were so startling that Schwartz, now in her fifth year of teaching,...
January 25, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 14, 2017
Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Menahga School's strategic planning community task force, called Voice of the Braves, offered its proposed solution to the district's space shortage....
January 14, 2017 - 12:11pm
January 11, 2017
High School pursues Panther Tracks education approach
The Park Rapids Area School Board held its first meeting of 2017 and newly elected members Sherry Safratowich, Gary Gauldin and Jay Pike were sworn in by Superintendent Lance Bagstad as part of the annual reorganization. Pike was welcomed as a first-time member of the board. Board...
January 11, 2017 - 3:15pm
December 25, 2016
Menahga School's levy drops $224
The Menahga School Board certified a payable 2017 levy virtually identical to last year's. The final levy totals $1,123,203 compared to 2016's...
December 25, 2016 - 8:29am
Park Rapids School Board approves levy at 1 percent increase
Park Rapids Schools held its Truth in Taxation hearing Monday, Dec. 19 and the school board approved the 2016 payable 2017 levy at a 1.35 percent increase over last year. Business manager Carol Hutchinson presented the information with a total levy of $5,018,028. Of the total levy,...
December 25, 2016 - 8:27am
December 14, 2016
Don't jeopardize jump-start on college
The goal is ensuring the same quality instruction whether a student earning college credits is doing so while still in high school or while at college. The problem is there seems to be little or no evidence to suggest high school students participating in Minnesota's popular and hugely...
December 14, 2016 - 12:42pm
December 3, 2016
18 Online program an opportunity for high school teachers to earn college credits
School districts currently offering concurrent college enrollment or College in the Schools (CITS) courses face requirements from the state Higher...
December 3, 2016 - 3:20pm
Commentary: Menahga needs to invest in school expansion, future programming
Our recent board election will change the face of this board, and now it will change more. Due to both personal and business reasons, I will...
December 3, 2016 - 3:08pm
November 16, 2016
Menahga forming task force to address student growth issues
Menahga ranks as the 12th fastest growing school district among the Minnesota's 321 school districts. "Yours is an extremely fast-growing school district over the past 10 years," said Jeff Schiltz, a managing partner for Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc. (FJJ). "It's not just open enrolled...
November 16, 2016 - 11:42am
October 13, 2016
School officials, law enforcement handled lockdown well
The message came through our phones and email first thing Monday morning notifying us the high school was in lockdown, and at that point as a parent there's some sense of helplessness. What are we supposed to do? Should we go get our children? Are they going to be okay? The initial...
October 13, 2016 - 7:46am
October 2, 2016
Nevis' Elementary Dean of Students building positive relationships with students
At Monday evening's Nevis School Board meeting, Shawn Klimek spoke to the board about his new position as Elementary Dean of Students. Klimek has taught second grade for 13 years and in that time his job became predictable and he knew exactly how his day was going to go. For him,...
October 2, 2016 - 7:45pm
September 25, 2016
Menahga School Board set maximum levy
The Menahga School Board set its payable 2017 levy at $1,188,143—a $64,715 or 5.76 percent increase over last year. This is the maximum levy currently allowed by state formula. Last year's certified levy was $1,123,427. At Monday's regular meeting, Superintendent Kevin Wellen...
September 25, 2016 - 6:33pm
September 17, 2016
School board presented with College in the Classroom report
Park Rapids Area High School principal Jeff Johnson presented the College in the High School (CIHS) final report at the school board meeting Monday. Park Rapids offers 11 college courses to high school students through three colleges for a total of 34 semester credits. There are seven...
September 17, 2016 - 1:14pm