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Park Rapids Enterprise
County asks for delay in Sandpiper public comment period
County board postpones transit sales tax until 2015`
Menahga School interest fair sparks creativity
CLIMB Theatre teaches kids bullying prevention
Couple in shootout with deputy tied to burglary at veterinary clinic
Browerville ends Tigers' playoff run
Menahga boys follow playoff win over Parkers Prairie with loss to Browerville
Verndale defeats Nevis in regular-season finale
Smythe places in both events at state
Panthers close season with win over Patriots, loss to Rangers in 8AA play
NEVA BROWN CORRINGTON
REYNOLD R. (RAY) HAMANN
MYRON 'MIKE' DUANE SWANSON
BERTRUM 'BERT' HAMBLIN
Upcoming events March 9-12
Community Calendar March 10-12
Wednesday, March 12
Let’s not lose our heads about AIS
Possible record trout catch could land angler in trouble
USXC racers speed across countryside
DNR eagle camera goes live
DNR says 12 people face 80 charges in Lake of the Woods fishing case
Josh’s Collision open on Highway 34
Northwoods Dental under new ownership
DL liquor sales up by $500,000
Letter: Short-term gain doesn’t trump lands
Letter: ‘Funny things’ about Enbridge
Letter: PTA in need of new leadership to continue
Editorial: Beware of quick credit card fixes
Letter: Contact me about 2014 session
Chefs sought for fifth annual Chili Challenge
Hubbard County man credits FATHER Project for helping his family succeed
Chefs sought for fifth annual Chili Challenge
April 6, 2011
Junior anglers get start-up money from pancake fundraiser
The Laporte Area's first-ever Take a Kid Fishing tourney got a financial boost at Saturday's pancake fundraiser. The tournament is set for June 11 on Lake Garfield, for junior anglers ages 10-15. Mathew Miller was one such entrant signed up. His mom said he's been fishing since she...
news / fishing
April 6, 2011 - 1:00pm
January 19, 2011
Laporte canine wows AKC judges
An "average, everyday house dog" of dubious heritage has claimed distinction on a national level. Sadie, a 4-year-old adopted Australian shepherd cross, with Laporte resident Nancy Pierce at her side, claimed second in obedience in the recent American Kennel Club dog show. It...
January 19, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 22, 2010
Laporte community gardening prompts community gathering
September 22, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2010
Laporte Days increases small town 'census' fivefold
August 18, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 7, 2010
Enthusiasm bubbles for Laporte's soapbox derby
July 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 28, 2010
Thatsa spicy meatball wins taste test in Laporte 'First' fundraiser
Hometown heroes aren't always those who march off to war on foreign soil. They frequently live among us, coming to our needs in our most desperate hours. Sunday Laporte honored its hometown heroes in a uniquely Minnesota nice way: a feast of meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy. The...
April 28, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 13, 2010
Beekeeping class to be offered in Laporte Jan. 29-30
"The Art of Beekeeping" is an introductory workshop to the fascinating world of beekeeping. Whether you wish to create a sustainable future in bees or prefer being a hobby beekeeper this two-day workshop will address bee basics, apiary equipment, spring, summer and fall bee care,...
January 13, 2010 - 1:01pm
October 10, 2009
Laporte home to winning Powerball ticket
Laporte's lakeside tavern is claiming bragging rights - "It pays to play at the Popple" - and for good reason. For about six years, when the Powerball is in $70 million-plus territory, bartender Bruce Geckler "takes care of the bookwork," collecting $5 from patrons and heading over...
news / local
October 10, 2009 - 1:01pm
September 12, 2009
School enrollment numbers announced
Park Rapids Area Schools reported increased enrollment as classes began this week. Unofficial numbers show Park Rapids having between 30 and...
news / education
September 12, 2009 - 1:01pm
Laporte woman uninjured in rollover
A Laporte woman was uninjured Saturday afternoon after totaling her car in a rollover, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Witnesses told officers that Laporte, Minn., native Carolyn M. Halvorson, 20, was east-bound on U.S. Highway 2 in her 1997 Chevy when the left rear wheel...
July 12, 2009 - 8:12am
July 2, 2009
Black bear wanders into Laporte yard.
Mark Lewer took this photo of a black bear that wandered through the his yard near Laporte Wednesday around 5:45 p.m.
July 2, 2009 - 11:11am
March 18, 2009
Laporte boy injured on playground returns to school; has minor injuries
A 10-year-old Laporte boy injured last week in a playground accident returned to classes Tuesday after being airlifted to a Minneapolis hospital. The boy, the son of Leroy and Leota Whitebird, was apparently not seriously injured when he fell off the platform of a handicapped ramp...
March 18, 2009 - 4:00pm