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Historical trekkers follow fur trade route
Menahga School Board set maximum levy
Top candidate offered Park Rapids police chief job
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Zebra mussels found in Lake Sallie, three other Minnesota lakes
Lakers shut out Panthers
Panthers finish third at Mid-State tournament
Panthers, Tigers move up in state polls
Panthers take control down stretch to sink Pirates
Greenway rallies to defeat Tigers
Everett Lee Langland
Anton "Tony" Joseph Panek
Donald LeRoy Wilson
Norma Elizabeth Nordstrom
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
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
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
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
Editorial: League of Women Voters goal is to make democracy work for all
Letter: Global warming plus global cooling equals climate change
Commentary: Drive slow, use extra caution around school zones
Editorial: Take time to discuss suicide prevention
Commentary: Country faces political divide and opposing worldviews
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
January 9, 2013
TURNING BACK THE PAGES OF TIME
75 years ago Marriage licenses were granted to 102 in 1937, a front page story informed readers. "June, the month of brides, lived up to tradition in 1937 when 16 licenses were issued. "August and December were close seconds with 11 licenses each issued." n County Nurse Germaine...
January 9, 2013 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2012
TURNING BACK THE PAGES OF TIME
75 years ago "Hand signals in winter needed for road safety," the Enterprise advised readers. "Because car windows are usually kept closed in cold weather, a high percentage of drivers abandon the use of hand signals. But the effort of rolling down a window and giving the proper...
December 19, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 12, 2012
Step back in time
Turning back the pages of time 75 years ago Princess Elizabeth dolls appeared to be the rage, a front page headline declaring the dolls to be "What the well dressed Christmas tree will wear." A photo showed a young girl holding a doll in royal regalia, including a crown. "This...
December 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 29, 2012
Early resorts are described in book
The aura of Minnesota resorts - summers on the lake - is ingrained in Ren Holland's existence. Holland grew up on a resort on Little Mantrap...
September 29, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 13, 2012
Walk of Forgiveness: Bemidji minister to help break Native Americans' historical trauma
BEMIDJI - In October 1850, the United States government failed to supply promised provisions to the Ojibwe Anishinaabe settled on Madeline Island...
September 13, 2012 - 7:38am
August 15, 2012
Historical museum seeking business, resort items
Hubbard County holds a rich history of businesses catering to needs and wishes of clientele - from milking machines to ladies' oxfords - and...
August 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
Pioneer Farmers to host logging show Aug. 17-19
The Lake Itasca Pioneer Farmers, Inc. (LIRPF) host the 37th annual three-day reunion/show Aug. 17, 18 and 19 on its show grounds located adjacent...
August 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 8, 2012
Farm past comes back to sputtering, smoking life
August 8, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 1, 2012
Evaluation underway for beach house
The stone beach house in Red Bridge Park is being evaluated for possible nomination to the National Historic Register. Without a concerted...
August 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 18, 2012
BLAST FROM THE PAST: 1912, remove all city hitching posts
Editor's note: This column, Days Gone By, has a new moniker. It seemed appropriate since Enterprise intern Kalee Holland is writing it these days. 100 years ago, July 1912: There is a movement on foot to remove the hitching posts on main street, south from First street to the...
July 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 11, 2012
Days Gone By: 1962: ENTERPRISE GETS MODERN PRESS
FIFTY YEARS AGO: (1962 Enterprise To Install More Modern Printing Press Arrangements are being completed for installation by the Park Rapids Enterprise of a much larger, more modern newspaper printing press.
July 11, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 3, 2012
Days Gone By:1912: $600 IN HUBBARD COUNTY FAIR PRIZES AWARDED
100 years ago (1912) Free Trip to state fair for 76 girls who win prizes this fall The plan to take one boy from each county in the state to the state fair this fall free of charge and entertain him at the expense of the fair association, will be duplicated next year, only it...
July 3, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 13, 2012
Questions about Clell Miller's body remain after test on skeleton in Grand Forks halted
After reaching a dead-end in Grand Forks, forensic researchers trying to uncover the whereabouts of the skeletal remains of Clell Miller, the...
June 13, 2012 - 7:24am
May 21, 2012
Another rune stone discovered
While most of Minnesota was in a tizzy about the new Vikings stadium, a gathering of true Viking fans was held at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Authors...
May 21, 2012 - 8:28am
April 4, 2012
Days Gone By 1912: 1912: RUTHLESS PRICE CUTTING KNIFE MAKES LOCAL MERCHANDISE CRY FOR MERCY
Excerpts taken from the Park Rapids Enterprise. These entries are taken verbatim to preserve the flavor of the stories. That includes spelling...
April 4, 2012 - 1:00pm