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April 26, 2017
Rosy Hjermstad filled the position of Executive Director at Kinship of the Park Rapids Area following the retirement of then Executive Director Jennifer Therkilsen. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Kinship director settles into new role
April 26, 2017 - 8:23am
January 18, 2017
Fred and Karen Lundstrom have been mentoring 10-year-old Mahala Dodge since June 2016. The three were matched through the local Kinship program. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Making memories through Kinship
January 18, 2017 - 9:58am
December 13, 2016
The Park Rapids Area Community Fund announced the recipients of this year's grant award round. From left, Nicole Lalum of the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce; Jennifer Therkilsen, Kinship of Park Rapids; Barb Thomason, Liz Smith amd Ruth Ann Campton, Parks Board; Dawn Penning and Sara Kovach, Century Elementary PEACE Project; Paul Dove, Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission; Ryan Mathisrud, City of Park Rapids. (Kevin Cederstrom/Enterprise)
Park Rapids Area Community Fund awards $12,000 in grants
December 13, 2016 - 10:31am
June 11, 2016
Teams set to take on fun challenges at Kinship’s Amazing Chase
June 11, 2016 - 11:21am
January 20, 2016
Kinship mentors Bob and Carol Ford converse with mentee Chris Edwardson recently in Park Rapids. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Local mentors act as positive role models
January 20, 2016 - 2:09pm
August 19, 2015
Members of Wicked Awesome Maren and Dan Hackbarth send the ball over the net to Craig and Abbie Wignes in a wild game of Polish volleyball, Wayne Olson the referee.
Wicked Awesome wins Park Rapids Amazing Chase
August 19, 2015 - 8:22pm
September 6, 2014
LETTER: Thanks for supporting Kinship
September 6, 2014 - 12:17pm
August 20, 2014
Team Electra Woman, Dina Girl, Frank and the Outlaws conjuring up code words used by law enforcement officials to  read license plate letters. Every correct answer recorded in the one minute allowed gave them bonus points toward the challenge conducted by Sheriff Cory Aukes and his family.
Kinship Amazing Chase raises more than $6,000
August 20, 2014 - 9:14am
October 16, 2013
Letter: A showcase of support for Kinship
October 16, 2013 - 1:02pm
August 28, 2013
Amy Morris, a member of the 50 Shades of Awesome, headed down to the Fish Hook to fill a bucket.
Kinship’s 2nd annual Amazing Chase raises more than $6,400
August 28, 2013 - 2:20pm
Allison Spahn and Karl Carlson were on a team in last year’s Amazing Chase. In the above challenge, they had to find a key to unlock themselves from handcuffs in a squad car. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Kinship looking for teams to participate in Amazing Chase
July 28, 2013 - 7:58am
August 22, 2012
Therese Hauber, right, earned Kinship's Mentor of the Year distinction during her role as volunteer with Susie Luth Adams, now 26. It's a relationship that has now spanned nearly two decades. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Kinship celebrates 20 years
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 1, 2012
Teams sought for Amazing Chase
August 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 18, 2012
Participants sought for Amazing Chase
July 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 24, 2012
Kinship in danger of dissolving in Todd, Wadena counties
January 24, 2012 - 7:22am
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