Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Douglas "Doug" A. Dickinson
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Susan Eileen Bessler
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
August 12, 2015
Bed races highlight Laporte Days fun
Next year’s Laporte Days will be putting out an early request for a domesticated cow, one that will cooperate and play by the rules. This...
August 12, 2015 - 12:47pm
August 9, 2015
Water Wars kicks off Legends & Logging Days
Two-time defending champion Northwoods Bank fell short of a Water Wars three-peat this year as Charlie's Dime from Charlie's Boat and Marine...
August 9, 2015 - 11:26am
March 12, 2015
Area firefighters train for school bus extrication
By Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise Firefighters from Park Rapids, Nevis and the Eastern Hubbard County Fire District underwent training Saturday...
March 12, 2015 - 8:45am
February 5, 2015
Firefighters from Perham area gather to mourn, honor one of their own
PERHAM, Minn. – For the first time in as long as anyone can remember, Perham has lost an active-duty firefighter whose passing is being...
February 5, 2015 - 8:39am
November 18, 2014
Squeezing into a parking space
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Park Rapids’ new ladder fire truck is a monster. At nearly 50 feet long, “Big Ben”...
November 18, 2014 - 11:35am
April 5, 2014
Firefighters kick off 125th season
Park Rapids firefighters past and present kicked off their 125th year of service posing for a group picture Wednesday night. Over the summer...
April 5, 2014 - 12:34pm
February 26, 2014
Letter: What is required of a firefighter?
In response to Beth Waller’s letter last week, we appreciate the interest and it couldn’t have been timed better. The Park Rapids Fire Department is operated on a budget from the city and its 10 townships under the direction of the city council. We meet formally twice per month....
February 26, 2014 - 1:44pm
February 19, 2014
Letter: What exactly does a firefighter do?
The Park Rapids Fire Department is currently advertising for volunteer firefighters. I would like someone from the department to please explain more about how they operate. Is there some reimbursement for firefighters even though they are called volunteers? I know they are called...
February 19, 2014 - 12:02pm
February 8, 2014
Veteran firefighters say farewell
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org One hundred seventeen years of experience is leaving the Park Rapids Fire Department this...
February 8, 2014 - 12:48pm
November 20, 2013
Minnesota fire departments receive training grants
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota fire departments will again receive funding to help keep firefighters’ skills sharp. The Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) recently announced it will provide Minnesota’s 784 fire departments more than $1.6...
November 20, 2013 - 9:21am
March 2, 2013
Firefighters re-learn how to navigate Hubbard County highways
Hubbard County's Emergency Management Director Brian Halbasch wants to ensure that hesitating to ask for directions isn't a "guy thing." Especially...
March 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
PR Fire Department gets first female firefighter
Park Rapids' volunteer fire department is 26 strong, 25 men and the first woman on the squad. By the time the Enterprise is at your table today,...
March 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
December 17, 2011
New stabilizing equipment helping rescue workers
Two small pieces of equipment made a monumental difference recently at a motor vehicle crash scene - to the rescuers and the rescued. And...
December 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 30, 2011
New fire truck on the way for Park Rapids Fire Department
"Out with the old" isn't exactly the Park Rapids Fire Department's mantra these days, but the squad is steadily accumulating younger manpower...
March 30, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 16, 2009
Female firefighters juggle jobs, families, studies for community
If a glass ceiling of gender inequality still exists, five Nevis moms have taken a pickaxe to it, shattering it to smithereens. Lorraine Johnson,...
December 16, 2009 - 1:00pm