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State to provide funds to counties for election equipment
Changing lives on the water
Local real estate market going strong
Mantrap Valley hosts first conservation connection event
Herbicide treatment to help reforestation efforts in Park Rapids Forestry Administrative Area
Winning NPC title highlighted season for Park Rapids boys golf team
Park Rapids Legion ousted from District 6 tournament
Late-season surge sends Esox to Region 14C tournament
Six Park Rapids wrestlers compete in Greco-Roman National Championships
Hawley blanks Park Rapids 18U softball team in title game
Terry R. Chalich
Kenneth Arvid Lohse
Kenneth Francis Lamey
Richard G. "Dick" Hyde
Patricia Elizabeth (Costello) Hermes
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
'First City Poetry Reads' series takes flight July 29
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
2nd Street Stage features Chicago musicians
Respected folk singer appearing in children's show
Chalk contest will add to Crazy Days fun
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
The dark side of catch and release angling practices
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Moses: Ten more Commandments
Letter to the editor: Park Rapids a pollinator friendly city
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Letter to the editor: Editorial about Line 3 is misleading
Letter to the editor: Warning to pet owners in Osage area
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
July 8, 2017
Grant focuses on expanding rural health care with nurse practitioners
Nurse practitioner students at the College of St. Scholastica will have more opportunities to train in rural communities, thanks to a $1.4 million federal grant. "Our ultimate goal, of course, is to reduce the health disparities of those who are living in rural areas, or underserved...
July 8, 2017 - 12:43am
June 22, 2017
Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
ST. PAUL — Tuition will rise by 3.9 percent at state universities and 1 percent at state colleges, but a rate freeze will follow in 2018-19. The seven universities on average will charge $7,289 for full-time tuition next school year, an increase of $272. The colleges on average...
June 22, 2017 - 9:09am
June 19, 2017
Despite new money, school districts tightening their belts
ST. PAUL — Even though the Minnesota Legislature approved $483 million in new funding for public schools, two-thirds of districts in the Twin Cities are tightening their budget belts. Twin Cities schools have a combined $92 million hole in their budgets for the coming school...
June 19, 2017 - 8:42am
May 31, 2017
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but no Legislature money
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government has a budget, other than for the Legislature. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's budget Tuesday,...
May 31, 2017 - 9:04am
May 9, 2017
Commentary: Positive changes for school lunches
The recent announcement of U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue's rollback of school lunch regulations relating to whole grains, sodium and dairy drew much attention. We applaud Perdue's quick action to give more flexibility back to states and local school districts to find the best solutions...
May 9, 2017 - 2:29pm
April 4, 2017
Private school credits will not count at public schools
ST. PAUL—Public high school students in Minnesota will not likely be allowed to earned credits at private schools as one piece of legislation...
April 4, 2017 - 12:52pm
March 25, 2017
Letter: Let the buyers beware
Wow! The state is going to pay half the cost of the school! We will have new college credited technical training for welding and robotics, staffing and maintenance costs will magically be paid for and the school board will continue to under-levy for 20 years. Welcome to the land of...
March 25, 2017 - 12:50pm
March 8, 2017
Audit: Educators do not understand how to use test results
Many Minnesota educators do not understand how to interpret scores of state and federal mandated tests. An Office of Legislative Auditor report...
March 8, 2017 - 8:36am
February 22, 2017
Tugging at deer heart strings
"You can tell the age of a deer by its teeth. Isn't that interesting?" avid hunter Karl May asks Tina Ridlon's fourth grade class. For eight...
February 22, 2017 - 10:47am
February 19, 2017
Fewer teachers entering field leads to statewide concern
Minnesota schools are facing a teacher shortage and the problem could get worse for rural districts. A state report released earlier this month...
February 19, 2017 - 8:35am
February 12, 2017
Menahga School Board authorizes bond referendum
Following a nearly three-hour discussion, the Menahga School Board authorized the district to proceed with a building bond referendum. The resolution passed 5-1, with board member Jon Kangas opposed, at a strategic planning meeting Monday night. The school board called for a public...
February 12, 2017 - 8:04am
February 5, 2017
Menahga residents raise questions about proposed school addition
Voice of the Brave Task Force members, administration and school board members were on hand Jan. 31 to answer Menahga residents' questions about...
February 5, 2017 - 11:03am
January 25, 2017
Commentary: I wish my teacher knew...
Kyle Schwartz is a third-grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver who wanted to get to know her students better, so she asked each of them to finish the sentence, "I wish my teacher knew..." The responses she got were so startling that Schwartz, now in her fifth year of teaching,...
January 25, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 14, 2017
Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Menahga School's strategic planning community task force, called Voice of the Braves, offered its proposed solution to the district's space shortage....
January 14, 2017 - 12:11pm
January 11, 2017
High School pursues Panther Tracks education approach
The Park Rapids Area School Board held its first meeting of 2017 and newly elected members Sherry Safratowich, Gary Gauldin and Jay Pike were sworn in by Superintendent Lance Bagstad as part of the annual reorganization. Pike was welcomed as a first-time member of the board. Board...
January 11, 2017 - 3:15pm