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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Douglas "Doug" A. Dickinson
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Susan Eileen Bessler
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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 email@example.com Park Rapids students and teachers took part in Ag in the Classroom activities Tuesday...
March 21, 2015 - 1:16pm
March 15, 2015
Seed, fruit trees info forum Monday
“The Magical World of Seeds” and “All about Fruit Trees” will be presented from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 16, at Northwoods Bank’s community room. What is a seed? What are different types of seeds? How do they grow? How do they germinate? What is maturity date? Clarify...
March 15, 2015 - 10:36am
March 11, 2015
Flipped classroom presented to Park Rapids school board
By KEVIN CEDERSTROM firstname.lastname@example.org Park Rapids Area School math teachers gave a lesson to the school board during Monday’s meeting at the Frank White Education Center. Not so much a lesson in the mathematical application sense, but rather a presentation...
March 11, 2015 - 3:36pm
February 18, 2015
Drones overhead; Nevis robotics team makes magic
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com A drone flew overhead in Nevis School’s original gym Saturday recording progress as robotics...
February 18, 2015 - 9:58am
PR superintendent: ‘We have awesome opportunities’
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org Park Rapids Schools took center stage Friday as administrators addressed a group of 75-plus...
February 18, 2015 - 9:55am
February 17, 2015
Treuer to step down as BSU's American Indian Resource Center director; plans return to teaching
Anton Treuer, executive director of BSU’s American Indian Resource Center, has announced he will step away from his position and return to the BSU faculty, effective at the end of this academic year. “I agonized about this because I really love and value both positions,”...
February 17, 2015 - 9:46am