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Minnesota has a Confederate symbol --EMDASH-- and it is going to keep it
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Robert "Bob" E. Andrus
Mason J. Smith
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Tracy Lee Nordahl-Raidt
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
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
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
September 14, 2016
Districts report first day school enrollment figures
Area schools showed modest growth or held steady in total student enrollment as districts reported first day of school numbers last week. Park Rapids Area Schools Preliminary enrollment numbers are in for Park Rapids Area Schools and the district is up from the last day of school...
September 14, 2016 - 11:52am
September 11, 2016
Park Rapids educators share perspectives on 15th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
Fifteen years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists attacked America and now 9/11 is forever a part of our memories. We remember exactly what we...
September 11, 2016 - 10:56am
September 1, 2016
School board approves class size reduction plan
The Park Rapids School Board held a special meeting on Monday to approve a plan that reduces classroom sizes in some elementary grades, and at the same time approved an assigned fund balance transfer to meet the financial needs of the district. The changes come at Century Elementary...
September 1, 2016 - 11:26am
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