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Osage artist shares talent with local kids
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
County board split on supporting roundabout
Storm damage assessment presented to county board
Minnesota's largest rodeo ready to buck in Park Rapids
Vaudrin competes in javelin, sprints for Dragons
Pre-registration open for Firecracker 5K race
Sebeka shuts out Legion
Hanson named Female Athlete of Year at Concordia-St. Paul
Park Rapids 18U softball team shuts down Waubun
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
Paul Albert Grams
James Merril Steinke
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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
March 9, 2016
Big hair history lesson on the 1980s
The 1980s is a decade best known for big hair, leg warmers and bright clothes. It’s marked by major historical events from the tragic to...
March 9, 2016 - 8:16am
March 5, 2016
Legislative auditor: Teacher licensing ‘broken’
Minnesota’s teacher-licensing system is confusing, contradictory and ripe for an overhaul, the state legislative auditor said in a report Friday. “Quite frankly, the system is broken,” Legislative Auditor James Nobles told state lawmakers. The findings of his six-month review...
March 5, 2016 - 7:32am
March 3, 2016
Young Readers Book Club provides non-sports related activity
Kimberly Knaack, an employee at Book World got the idea to start a Young Readers Book Club from her daughter who is a 5th grader at Park Rapids Century School. The idea came when Knaack’s daughter joined a book club last summer hosted by Beagle Books that discontinued for the school...
March 3, 2016 - 9:51am