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Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Parade, fireworks to highlight 4th of July celebration
Lady's Slipper in bloom
Park Rapids School Board approves preliminary budget for fiscal year 2017-18
Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber would like your input
Headwaters hosts Drive, Chip, Putt competition
Panthers improve on the court
Clay Dusters place 12th at state
Vaudrin competes in javelin, sprints for Dragons
Pre-registration open for Firecracker 5K race
Leland E. "Lee" Hillberg
Paul Albert Grams
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
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
Saxophonist steps into Noon Hour Concert spotlight
Sounds of Spirit Lake series opens with Park Rapids Community Band
Alternative country and blues band headlines 2nd Street Stage
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
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
Editorial: MNsure: 'We're still here'
Letter to the editor: Advice from a political junky
Commentary: Can a woman do anything a man can do?
Letter to the editor: The Enbridge numbers game
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the Greenwood Cemetery crew
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
January 27, 2016
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
The Park Rapids High School drama department took first place at the Minnesota State High School League 24A Sub-section One-Act Play competition...
January 27, 2016 - 11:05am
School board continues talks on Century two-principal plan
It took two separate motions and split votes before the Park Rapids Area School Board decided to continue exploring the idea of two full-time principals at Century School. Currently the school has a K-8 enrollment of about 1,100 students and operates with one principal and an assistant...
January 27, 2016 - 11:02am
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