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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Turkey tale: Did Ben Franklin suggest the wild turkey be our country's national symbol?
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of adoption process
Making a wish come true: Eischens receives custom-built Ice Castle Fish House through Make-A-Wish Foundation
Park Rapids fourth grader is Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge winner
Tigers' dream season ends with loss in title game
Ricke looking to build a winning tradition
International Falls scores final four goals in 6-2 win over Panthers
Panthers persevere through adversity
Hovelsrud caps off career at state meet
Marion Irene Ward Somers
Mary Louise Haedt
James C. Shearer
Mary Louise Haedt
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
Food shelf thankful for Coborn's donation
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Skarpness joins Enterprise editorial staff
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Public invited to weigh in on criteria for proposed sculpture trail
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
April 26, 2017
Kinship director settles into new role
Rosy Hjermstad transitioned into the role of the new Executive Director for Kinship of the Park Rapids Area in February after Jennifer Therkilsen,...
April 26, 2017 - 8:23am
January 18, 2017
Making memories through Kinship
Fred and Karen Lundstrom of Nevis have been involved with Kinship of the Park Rapids Area for six years. This past June, they were matched with...
January 18, 2017 - 9:58am
December 13, 2016
Park Rapids Area Community Fund awards $12,000 in grants
Six local community initiatives will each receive $2,000 in grants to help fund programs. Nicole Lalum of the Park Rapids Area Community Fund...
December 13, 2016 - 10:31am
June 11, 2016
Teams set to take on fun challenges at Kinship’s Amazing Chase
The 5th Annual Kinship Amazing Chase will be held Saturday, June 18 at Heartland Park in Park Rapids. Teams between four and six people will compete in a series of 10 challenges that could be physical, mental, and skilled or chance at host sites located around the Park Rapids area....
June 11, 2016 - 11:21am
January 20, 2016
Local mentors act as positive role models
By definition, Kinship of the Park Rapids Area is a community-based preventive and proactive mentoring program for youth ages 6 to 18. That’s...
January 20, 2016 - 2:09pm
August 19, 2015
Wicked Awesome wins Park Rapids Amazing Chase
The Amazing Chase team of Wicked Awesome lived up to its moniker, claiming victory once again in the 4th annual Kinship of Park Rapids fun and...
August 19, 2015 - 8:22pm
September 6, 2014
LETTER: Thanks for supporting Kinship
This amazing community stepped up once again to support youth mentoring in a big way on Saturday, Aug. 16. Ten teams of 4-6 people aged 12 to 62 faced unique and surprising challenges at Citizens Bank, Coborn’s, Delaney’s, Heartland Homes, Hubbard County Law Enforcement Center,...
September 6, 2014 - 12:17pm
August 20, 2014
Kinship Amazing Chase raises more than $6,000
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org Kinship’s third annual Amazing Chase brought in more than $6,000 for the organization,...
August 20, 2014 - 9:14am
October 16, 2013
Letter: A showcase of support for Kinship
The 2013 Kinship Spaghetti Dinner with Arts & Cultural Showcase on Sept. 27 was indeed a showcase for arts, culture, and youth mentoring! Amy Andersen graciously chaired this event, bringing her efficient and focused leadership for the fourth consecutive year. She and Century...
October 16, 2013 - 1:02pm
August 28, 2013
Kinship’s 2nd annual Amazing Chase raises more than $6,400
Ten teams set off across Park Rapids on some merry adventures Saturday. Their quest: To raise funds for Park Rapids Area Kinship. The participants...
August 28, 2013 - 2:20pm
Kinship looking for teams to participate in Amazing Chase
BY JEAN RUZICKA email@example.com A tsunami of fun is about to sweep over the village. Kinship conspirators are rallying...
July 28, 2013 - 7:58am
August 22, 2012
Kinship celebrates 20 years
An old African proverb advises, "It takes a village to raise a child." A child does not grow up simply in a home - where there may be a single...
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 1, 2012
Teams sought for Amazing Chase
Registrations are coming in from businesses and families for Kinship's first (with plans to become annual) Amazing Chase to take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Setting off from Heartland Park with a shotgun start, four- to six-member teams (with at least two members...
August 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 18, 2012
Participants sought for Amazing Chase
Kinship, celebrating its 20th anniversary this summer, is inviting all to embark on the first annual Amazing Chase. Roughly based on the TV show with a rhyming name, the event will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Setting off from Heartland Park with a shotgun start,...
July 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 24, 2012
Kinship in danger of dissolving in Todd, Wadena counties
Kinship of Todd Wadena is in danger of dissolving soon if the organization does not receive enough funding to keep operating. The organization is holding an emergency meeting Thursday, Jan. 26. At that time, they will decide whether or not to close the office. Kinship According...
January 24, 2012 - 7:22am