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Penning Jolly Ol' St. Nick
Decoy carvers put their talents on display
Christmas toy collection program benefits area families
Enbridge confident in pipeline project after Dakota Access decision
American Legion hosts annual Christmas Party
Wrestlers expect stellar season
No. 5-ranked Prowlers defeat Panthers
Howard scores 20 as Braves open season with 61-52 win
Panthers hold off Pillager in season opener
Perham holds off late rally by Park Rapids
Willaim Roscoe Main
Margaret Eleanor Hoffman
Dorothy Hazel Meyer
Carmella Ann Blanchard
Delmar L. Zeller
Menahga construction company working on DL hotel
The Sales process: Create pull before you push
SWI Interiors of Osage holds open house showcasing new addition
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
PRDBA announces photo contest winners
Winter fairytale will be staged at Park Rapids Area High School
Christmas Story Contest: An Enterprise tradition
Medici Project awarded to young pianist
Classic Chorale set to perform
Local anglers benefit from citizen-agency workgroups
Snowmobilers: Use caution when trails open Dec. 1
Find winter crappie spots now
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
Sure bet walleyes: Big baits
Forum editorial: 75 years ago-Day of Infamy
Commentary: Menahga needs to invest in school expansion, future programming
Letter: Preserve College in the high school
Commentary: Gorgeous legs in the White House
Letter: Social isolation problematic during winter season
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Area schools delayed due to weather
January 20, 2016
Park Rapids School Board considers two principals at Century
The Park Rapids School Board is considering adjusting the district’s administration structure at Century School to include two principals instead of the current one principal and an assistant principal. Superintendent Lance Bagstad brought the idea to the board for discussion at...
January 20, 2016 - 2:15pm
January 9, 2016
Enrichment program connects students to professionals
Park Rapids Area High School students are getting to hear first-hand about career opportunities in the healthcare field through the school’s...
January 9, 2016 - 2:57pm
Exchange student from Ecuador embracing Minnesota winter
Exchange student Fernando Checa is experiencing winter for the first time – real winter – and he’s loving it. Fernando is living and studying...
January 9, 2016 - 8:54am
December 23, 2015
Menahga School to seek legal counsel for definition of "weapon" following No Trespassing order
A no-trespassing order issued against a Menahga resident has created a debate as to what constitutes a weapon. The Menahga School district issued the order against Jon Kangas for carrying a folding utility knife in his pocket into a Dec. 10 school board committee meeting. School...
December 23, 2015 - 8:36am
Park Rapids board sets school levy at 3% increase
The Park Rapids Area School Board on Monday set the final levy at the maximum amount, with no change from the preliminary levy. The 2016 levy will increase 3.16 percent over this year, with a total levy of $4,950,982. The school board certified the budget with General Fund of $2,013,542;...
December 23, 2015 - 8:24am
December 13, 2015
Menahga School Board hires new superintendent
The Menahga School Board selected Kevin J. Wellen as the district’s new superintendent. The board unanimously approved a two-and-a-half year contract with Wellen at a special board meeting Thursday. His service period begins Jan. 1 and runs through June 30, 2018, pending his release...
December 13, 2015 - 9:23am
November 25, 2015
Schools receive USDA grant to up local foods in Park Rapids, Laporte cafeterias
Park Rapids Area and Laporte Schools announced they are one of 74 projects spanning 39 states receiving support this year through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School Program, an effort to better connect school cafeterias and students with local farmers and...
November 25, 2015 - 9:24am
Outdoor Classroom ideas focus on ag education
Planning continues to move forward on the agricultural aspect of the Park Rapids Schools’ Outdoor Classroom initiative. A planning session convened last week with Keith Olander, who directs agricultural-related studies at Central Lakes College, facilitating and Al Withers, program...
November 25, 2015 - 9:12am
November 17, 2015
Editorial: Local communities represented well in honoring veterans
Park Rapids, Menahga and Nevis collectively have a great reputation in what all the good things veterans organizations do in serving our communities....
November 17, 2015 - 11:28am
November 14, 2015
Century names Teacher of the Year
In a deftly orchestrated surprise, Peg DeYoung walked into the teacher’s lounge Wednesday to learn she is Century School’s Teacher of the...
November 14, 2015 - 2:40pm
Grant coordinator works to connect students to local business community
Park Rapids Area High School is continuing efforts to connect students and the business community through enhanced career-related education....
November 14, 2015 - 2:32pm
October 31, 2015
Nevis School caps enrollment for 8 of 13 grades
An additional elementary teacher is on board at Nevis School. Angela Ahrendt has been hired on a part-time basis to accommodate the burgeoning third grade enrollment, now at 55 students. Principal John Strom explained this is not due to capriciously accepting too many open enrolled...
October 31, 2015 - 8:57am
September 10, 2015
Commentary: What ever happened to Vo-Tech education?
When I came to Minnesota in 1971, as a high school Industrial Arts teacher, this state was a national leader in vocational-technical education. Vo-tech schools were vibrantly operating all across the state - approximately one hour from any community. Students could receive quality...
September 10, 2015 - 9:18am
July 15, 2015
School board resolution adjusts referendum
The Park Rapids Area School Board approved on Monday a resolution to rescind the current $300 referendum from 2013 and replace with a new referendum in the same amount. Business manager Carol Hutchinson explained, this new referendum replaces an existing one because the 2014 legislature-approved...
July 15, 2015 - 1:12pm
March 21, 2015
4th graders see Ag in the Classroom
By KEVIN CEDERSTOM firstname.lastname@example.org Park Rapids students and teachers took part in Ag in the Classroom activities Tuesday...
March 21, 2015 - 1:16pm