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Minnesota has a Confederate symbol --EMDASH-- and it is going to keep it
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Robert "Bob" E. Andrus
Mason J. Smith
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Tracy Lee Nordahl-Raidt
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
June 9, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters estimates that roughly 60 percent of career firefighters will die from cancer. Firefighters are two to three times more likely to be diagnosed...
June 9, 2017 - 11:18am
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