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'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
March 28, 2012
HC Land Department explains spring planting of 300,000 pine seedlings
In the spring of each year the Hubbard County Natural Resource Management Department ensures that the future pineries will continue to provide...
March 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 22, 2011
Master Gardener scholarship available
The University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener program is now being offered online with classes to begin Jan 9. Registration deadline is Dec. 12; cost is $275. As part of the Park Rapids Garden Club's education mission, the club is offering a $125 scholarship to an area...
October 22, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 2, 2011
Honoring 20 years of green thumbs in dirt
February 2, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 22, 2010
HORTISCOPE: Strawberries need winter blankets without weeds
Q: A person I know had ant problems on rhubarb roots. To get rid of the ants, I suggested sprinkling corn meal around the plants. Ants cannot digest corn meal and will take it back to their hive. I have used this method with good success around my yard for the last five years. A:...
September 22, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2010
Hortiscope: Hostas can be cut back to improve their aesthetics
Q: I have two apple trees with branches that die every year. It starts in the spring when these branches leaf out later than the others. The leaves that do grow on the affected branches are small. During the course of the summer, the leaves dry up and the branch dies. I cut the tree...
August 18, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2010
Dying petunias may have tobacco mosaic virus
Q: I took two cuttings from a white lace cap hydrangea. Both flourished and are blooming this year, but the flowers are pale pink. I understand...
August 11, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 4, 2010
Maple colors reflect extreme environmental changes
Q: We had several autumn blaze maples planted on our property during the spring of last year. Beginning in mid-June of this year, one of the...
August 4, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 28, 2010
What killed the mountain ash fruit? Ask Mother Nature
Q: I have 16 coneflowers, but six of the flowers have deformed buds. Could something other than aster yellow be to blame for this problem? A:...
July 28, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 21, 2010
Blue spruce's broken tip won't hinder future growth
Q: I purchased and planted two blue spruce trees. While they were being loaded at the store, the very top branch that sticks straight up broke...
July 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 14, 2010
Enterprise readers ask about changing flower colors
Q. Enterprise readers have told us that sometimes perennials come back in a different color. One woman talked about yellow irises coming back...
July 14, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 7, 2010
HORTISCOPE: Lots of tree and shrub choices available for windy lot
Q: I am looking for a purple flowering crabapple tree for a boulevard planting. The more resistant to diseases it is the better. A: Some selections...
July 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
Bonny's veggie garden earns July accolades
Across the street from one of Park Rapids' busiest commercial enterprises is a small oasis of lush flowering trees, flowers, vegetables, herbs...
July 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 30, 2010
Frost-bitten cactus should survive but will be leathery
Q: I have a question about my spring cactus. Right now, it is blooming beautifully! I live in Texas and this past winter we had several hard...
June 30, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 23, 2010
Hortiscope: Will cottonwood sticky pods sicken the family dog?
Q: I have a climbing rose that I found at an old house. At the time, it had small pink roses on it and it climbed. It looked really good after I planted it, but then the green leaves started curling up and turning brown. After two years of fighting with it, I decided to cut it off...
June 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 9, 2010
Plant food should still be good even 10 years old
Q: The grass around our arborvitaes used to be beautiful. This spring, I noticed the grass is very thin and the winter winds blew a lot of the...
June 9, 2010 - 1:00pm