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Sculptures revealed at Red Bridge Park
'Heartland Lakes' is new community brand
Paul Bunyan Days celebrates 70 years
Man, 76, drowns in northern Minnesota lake
Some areas of western Minnesota saw up to 7 inches of rain
Pre-registration is open for Firecracker Footrace
Clay Dusters qualify for state tournament
Carlson, Overmyer earn medals at NSIC meet
Vaudrin concludes career at NSIC meet
Esox rally to edge Midway in battle for first place
Ralph Nelson Morben
Kenneth William Parsons
Ronald "Ron" Ralph Lindbom
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
Closing arguments for and against Line 3
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
Robocalls fray consumers' nerves
Take time for a mid-year small business checkup
Place a Business Announcement
Great American Story deadline approaches
An afternoon with author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf
Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail to be unveiled June 16
2nd Street Stage kicks off June 14
Upcoming Prince album features nine new tracks
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: The big catch up
Lindows take top honors at Cirks Fishing Tournament
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
Local and state fishing reports
WEEKEND ADVENTURES: Best intentions for Boundary Waters trip
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
COMMENTARY: Politics: We need it
Paid political letter policy takes effect
COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message from the Park Rapids DAV
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
March 28, 2015
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
The Northern Lights Dance Academy competed at the Midwest Starz Dance Competition March 21-22 in Duluth. Instructors Kendal Ware, Kiala Velde...
March 28, 2015 - 12:48pm
March 26, 2015
Local singer re-enacts music, history of early 1800s
By SHANNON GEISEN firstname.lastname@example.org Armed with banjo and tambourine, local folk singer and actor Mark Bridge will perform...
March 26, 2015 - 8:25am
March 23, 2015
Upcoming events March 24 - July 19
TUESDAY, MARCH 24 The Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning presents the talented speech competitors from the Park Rapids High School from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Northwoods Bank of Park Rapids community room. Students will perform a variety of speeches, ranging from dramatic interpretation...
March 23, 2015 - 8:48am
February 25, 2015
Pioneer in straw bale gardening to speak at Park Rapids Library
You’ll find a bumper crop of vegetable gardening information at a March 4 presentation by Joel Karsten. The Minnesota author of “Straw Bale Gardens” will share a new and thoroughly innovative gardening technique at the Park Rapids Area Library Wednesday, March 4 at 10:30...
February 25, 2015 - 12:04pm
February 11, 2015
Upcoming events Feb. 21 - April 20
SATURDAY, FEB. 21 Enjoy a winter evening on snowshoes as the light of lanterns guides your way along the Schoolcraft Trail in Itasca State Park between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Meet at the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center and snowshoe at your own pace during this drop-in program....
February 11, 2015 - 12:40pm
February 7, 2015
History Player to visit Park Rapids Library
Discover what day-to-day life was like for a Fort Snelling military doctor and learn about his other duties, such as keeping the first weather...
February 7, 2015 - 4:53pm
January 28, 2015
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
By SHANNON GEISEN email@example.com Armory project supporters are investigating other art centers in Minnesota, studying their operating budgets and marketing strategies. Ryan Heinritz, executive director of the Paradise Center for the Arts, recently met with a...
January 28, 2015 - 11:31am
January 21, 2015
Artists, writers welcome to find inspiration at weekly Terrapin Station gathering
By shannon geisen firstname.lastname@example.org Psychedelic lights spiral throughout the blue-lit room and mellow tunes emanate from the...
January 21, 2015 - 11:33am
Heartland 106 snowmobile race will be on lake
By Anna Erickson email@example.com The Heartland 106 Snowmobile Race is returning to Park Rapids despite limited snow cover....
January 21, 2015 - 10:59am
December 28, 2014
Unique New Year’s traditions from around the world
Some people may find it strange to withstand freezing temperatures and gusty winds just to stand in the center of Times Square in New York City to catch a glimpse of a bejeweled ball drop at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve. Yet this tradition may seem tame when compared...
December 28, 2014 - 11:59am
Volunteers enjoy Christmas Day work
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Tasha Maninga has perfected the art of serving when hundreds of people come for Christmas...
December 28, 2014 - 11:44am
December 24, 2014
Santa Claus came to town
The holiday spirit is alive and well, 162 families and 50 foster children received gifts for Christmas, thanks to community support. Chairing...
December 24, 2014 - 12:55pm
December 7, 2014
State Christmas tree shines at the U.S. Capitol
By Forum News Service STAFF REPORTS A tree felled from northern Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest was lit Tuesday as the official 2014...
December 7, 2014 - 10:06am
Wanted: Preschoolers for ‘MOO!’ adventures
The Park Rapids Area Library will be participating in “Once Upon A Reader,” a statewide one-book program sponsored by the Council of Regional Public Library System Administrators and funded from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Public libraries across the state...
December 7, 2014 - 9:57am
Upcoming events Dec. 12-14
FRIDAY, DEC. 12 A spaghetti dinner and silent auction to benefit Marti Fischer is scheduled from 4-7 p.m. at the Park Rapids American Legion. Fischer, a nurse at Essentia Health, was diagnosed with an incurable condition. Proceeds from the freewill donation will help pay her medical...
December 7, 2014 - 9:54am