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Osage artist shares talent with local kids
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
County board split on supporting roundabout
Storm damage assessment presented to county board
Minnesota's largest rodeo ready to buck in Park Rapids
Vaudrin competes in javelin, sprints for Dragons
Pre-registration open for Firecracker 5K race
Sebeka shuts out Legion
Hanson named Female Athlete of Year at Concordia-St. Paul
Park Rapids 18U softball team shuts down Waubun
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
Paul Albert Grams
James Merril Steinke
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
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
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
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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
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