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Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Cody’s Corner: One great dog; hundreds that need help
Fischer wins all-around title in dual with LP-GE
Panthers drop third section game in a row
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
October 14, 2009
Flu outbreaks reported in Wadena County schools
Wadena-Deer Creek and Sebeka schools are reporting a flu outbreak, while Menahga and Park Rapids are reporting expected day-to-day absences. Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School had 96 absences Monday with most students experiencing flu-like symptoms. Last week, principal Louis...
news / education
October 14, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 10, 2009
Sebeka, Wadena schools see more flu-like symptoms
Flu-like symptoms have tripled the number of day-to-day absences at Sebeka School. Superintendent David Fjeldheim said about 35 students have been absent for three days this week. "With the number of kids out, it's considered an outbreak," he said. No H1N1 cases have been reported...
news / education
October 10, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 5, 2009
Child's death due to H1N1 infection is Minnesota's seventh overall
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced today that a child from Hennepin County recently died from complications due to infection with the H1N1 novel influenza virus. The child, who had no underlying health conditions, became ill and died in late September. The Hennepin...
October 5, 2009 - 4:51pm
September 19, 2009
Schools ready themselves for possible H1N1 flu outbreak and symptoms
Area schools have begun to focus on prevention and preparedness for the H1N1 flu. Park Rapids Area School District staff has had meetings to discuss the basic ways to prevent spreading the flu such as hand washing, Superintendent Glenn Chiodo said. A mailing was sent out to parents...
news / education
September 19, 2009 - 1:01pm
September 16, 2009
Start preparing for flu outbreak
Now is the time for businesses to prepare for the possibility of an outbreak of H1N1 influenza and figure out how operations can continue if employees are home sick. An outbreak of H1N1 may not happen but it doesn't hurt to be prepared.
opinion / editorials
September 16, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 24, 2009
State will get 310,000 flu vaccinations; unknown how many county will receive
Hubbard County continues to grapple with money, hirings and filling vacancies. But it's also a time for Hubbard County's employees to be promoted. The county's hiring freeze was an issue again last week when Public Works Maintenance Superintendent Ed Smith tendered his resignation...
June 24, 2009 - 1:01pm
June 10, 2009
Warning issued over H1N1 flu scams
Relying on reports from online security experts, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning consumers to be on the lookout for fraudulent e-mails and Web sites trying to take advantage of the current swine flu H1N1 outbreak. "Scammers read newspapers,...
June 10, 2009 - 1:01pm