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Park Rapids Enterprise
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Study reveals local economic impact of arts and culture
The Beehive: Splitting hives and introducing new queens in Kansas
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Local March for Science draws people from all walks of life
Panthers win title at Tianna
Panthers hold off Crookston rally in 6-5 win
Braves fall into tie for first in conference
Panthers pick up win at No. 3 doubles
Warriors look to be competitive in Northern Pines play
Mathilda Ann "Tillie" Brayton
Misty Lynn Palodichuk
Carl D. Tschudi
LaVonne Arlene Beck
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
Park Rapids students participate in Honor Band festivals
Historical re-enactor commemorating 100th anniversary of World War I
Storytellers invited to enter contest
PRDBA chooses 2nd Street Stage's winning button design
Park Rapids Classic Chorale joining Bemidji Symphony Orchestra's presentation of Handel's 'Messiah'
About Fishing: Time to sow and time to harvest with spring crappie
About Fishing: Picking a fish finder
About Fishing: AIS Prevention 2017 Challenges Facing Hubbard County
About Fishing: Career charter fishermen share opinions on Minnesota fishing
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
Rotary invites award nominations
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: Lions International celebrates 100 years serving communities
Letter: Support legislation dealing with protesters
Letter: Commissioners should present insurance plan publicly
Letter: Airstrikes a masterful move
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
January 9, 2016
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
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