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DAC faces significant changes in industry
DAC continues in local retail business while adjusting to industry changes
Redby man stopped in Hubbard County with heroin
Township elections and polling hours
Itasca County missing person alert
Nevis opens section playoffs at home; Park Rapids, UNC open on road
Panthers tune up for section meet
Henning tops Menahga in conference finale
Six Section 8A runners listed in state poll
Palmer, Lillquist power Sebeka past Tigers
James B Wallace
Harold Glen Cleland
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
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
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"
'Magic: The Gathering' tournament coming to Park Rapids Area Library
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Fall crappie tips: From one of the best
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
About Fishing: Fall fishing primer a good chance for trophy fish
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Letter: Time to pray for the USA
Commentary: Family sorry for bomb threat scare
Letter: The one valid choice for president
Letter: Vote for Trump to keep our country safe
Fishing tournaments benefit tennis program
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org A drone flew overhead in Nevis School’s original gym Saturday recording progress as robotics...
February 18, 2015 - 9:58am