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Hubbard County Republicans elect officers at annual convention
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
Constituents flock to town hall meeting
Spring truck weight restrictions start for north-central frost zone
Tugging at deer heart strings
Wunderlich leads Perham past Braves
Gymnasts finish 7th in section
Semmler sparks PR-B past Tigers
Explosive first half sparks Panthers past Bagley
Hornets deny Panthers trip to state
James Harold Hukki
Kay Loraine Sjolin
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Park Rapids veterinarian awarded for work at state fair birth center
Building Customer Loyalty
Dr. Keller named partner at Vision Source
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Nevis students' artwork chosen for youth exhibit
Lifelong Learning program focuses on water quality
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
'A Piece of My Heart' heads to Sections
Menahga's One-Act Play headed to Sections
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
Landowners asked to allow walk-in access to hunters
Public meetings will discuss deer management goals
Commentary: Proposed bill transfers Legacy funds to road, bridges, clean water projects
Letter: School bus drivers appreciated
Commentary: Where seniors can find energy
Editorial: Sick and safe a statewide issue
Letter: Volunteers make Bingo for Books possible
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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...
17 hours 14 min ago
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
December 25, 2016
Menahga School's levy drops $224
The Menahga School Board certified a payable 2017 levy virtually identical to last year's. The final levy totals $1,123,203 compared to 2016's...
December 25, 2016 - 8:29am
Park Rapids School Board approves levy at 1 percent increase
Park Rapids Schools held its Truth in Taxation hearing Monday, Dec. 19 and the school board approved the 2016 payable 2017 levy at a 1.35 percent increase over last year. Business manager Carol Hutchinson presented the information with a total levy of $5,018,028. Of the total levy,...
December 25, 2016 - 8:27am
December 14, 2016
Don't jeopardize jump-start on college
The goal is ensuring the same quality instruction whether a student earning college credits is doing so while still in high school or while at college. The problem is there seems to be little or no evidence to suggest high school students participating in Minnesota's popular and hugely...
December 14, 2016 - 12:42pm
December 3, 2016
18 Online program an opportunity for high school teachers to earn college credits
School districts currently offering concurrent college enrollment or College in the Schools (CITS) courses face requirements from the state Higher...
December 3, 2016 - 3:20pm
Commentary: Menahga needs to invest in school expansion, future programming
Our recent board election will change the face of this board, and now it will change more. Due to both personal and business reasons, I will...
December 3, 2016 - 3:08pm
November 16, 2016
Menahga forming task force to address student growth issues
Menahga ranks as the 12th fastest growing school district among the Minnesota's 321 school districts. "Yours is an extremely fast-growing school district over the past 10 years," said Jeff Schiltz, a managing partner for Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc. (FJJ). "It's not just open enrolled...
November 16, 2016 - 11:42am
October 13, 2016
School officials, law enforcement handled lockdown well
The message came through our phones and email first thing Monday morning notifying us the high school was in lockdown, and at that point as a parent there's some sense of helplessness. What are we supposed to do? Should we go get our children? Are they going to be okay? The initial...
October 13, 2016 - 7:46am
October 2, 2016
Nevis' Elementary Dean of Students building positive relationships with students
At Monday evening's Nevis School Board meeting, Shawn Klimek spoke to the board about his new position as Elementary Dean of Students. Klimek has taught second grade for 13 years and in that time his job became predictable and he knew exactly how his day was going to go. For him,...
October 2, 2016 - 7:45pm