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Teardrop camper builders comfortable with cozy camping
Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers 41st Annual Show draws over 3,000
Architectural firm discusses building repairs with Menahga School Board
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Updated: Autopsy shows homicidal violence cause of Minnesota girl's death
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
Grossinger repeats as triathlon champ
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
Delbert G. Smith
Gary L. Bohall
Fern Marie Crocker
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
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning programming resumes Sept. 6
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
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
July 6, 2015
Letter: SCOTUS decision has moral implications
For at least a second time in the history of the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS), they have ruled on an issue of personal rights and failed to recognize the moral implications of their decision. To find the first such issue, we have to go back to the 1857 Dred Scott ruling. In this case,...
July 6, 2015 - 12:39pm
May 11, 2015
Letter: Rep. Hancock votes misguided
Representative Dave Hancock just voted to give 800 Minnesota estates a large tax cut, spending more than the state’s projected budget surplus to primarily aid high-income individuals with assets greater than $5 million. Unfortunately, a significant amount of the value in these...
May 11, 2015 - 9:24am
April 22, 2015
Letter: A heartfelt note of thanks
“Josh and I and our family would like to thank everyone that took part in the fundraiser dinner on April 16 at Peace Lutheran Church in Nevis. A million thank yous to everyone that volunteered that night and a million thank yous to everyone that showed up. It truly is a blessing...
April 22, 2015 - 12:03pm
March 21, 2015
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
I’m writing today to talk about Congressman Nolan and his stance against NAFTA 2.0 aka the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a “free trade” agreement being negotiated now between 12 other Pacific Ocean nations, and 600 multi-national corporations. This agreement is...
March 21, 2015 - 1:39pm
March 18, 2015
Letter: Rep. Nolan sensible on Keystone
The constant stream of news articles about rail shipments of taconite, timber, agriculture commodities and manufactured goods being held up to accommodate trains of oil cars underscores the wisdom of Congressman Nolan’s vote for the Keystone Pipeline project. Nolan recognizes that...
March 18, 2015 - 9:11am
March 7, 2015
Letter: Large farming getting away with too much
Large farming getting away with too much I thought when I left Vietnam and Agent Orange it was over. I was wrong and now I have to fight all those chemicals and pesticides used around me. I am very concerned about what is going around here by those two so-called farmers, RDO and...
March 7, 2015 - 1:55pm
March 4, 2015
Letter: Thank you for making Cabin Fever a success
Century School PTA would like to thank all involved who made this year’s Cabin Fever Reliever a success ! It was a huge hit with Bingo for Books and inflatables. Century students won many great books and then were able to play on five big bouncers they had won from their fall fundraiser....
March 4, 2015 - 2:44pm
January 21, 2015
Letter: GOP waving white flag on transportation?
The 2015 Legislative Session has just started and it appears Rep. Dave Hancock is giving up when it comes to fixing our state’s transportation infrastructure. As a rural legislator, I know how important our roads and bridges are to our residents and farmers. During the campaign,...
January 21, 2015 - 11:58am
December 24, 2014
Letter: The time has come for double-walled pipe
My name is Waldan McFarlane and I have lived in Aitkin County for 19 years and Minnesota for 62 years. I am a stockholder of Enbridge. I have 17 years of experience in the instrumentation and control systems industry. I have worked on numerous Air Force and NASA projects including...
December 24, 2014 - 1:23pm
December 10, 2014
Letter: A service of comfort and hope
The holiday season can be a painful time for many. It may be the first experience without a loved family member or friend. It may be a time that is anxious – filled with memories of the past and/or fears for the future as reflected in the loss of a relationship, the loss of a job,...
December 10, 2014 - 3:55pm
December 7, 2014
Letter: Thanks to all Rotary fitness park supporters
The Rotary Fitness Park at Century School is at rest for the winter. The goal of this project is to promote community health and wellness and to become well used by students, families and area residents. A dedication is planned in the spring, but in the meantime, the Park Rapids Rotary...
December 7, 2014 - 10:29am
October 31, 2014
Open statement from Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch regarding investigation of his office
This letter is in response to a report aired by a Twin Cities television station about its investigation into the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The report was misleading and the whole story was not told. The report let it appear as if I had received inappropriate...
October 31, 2014 - 1:19pm
October 22, 2014
Letter: Tell me why you’re qualified
Election and campaign season are upon us. I am looking forward to being an informed voter in November and need to know what your qualifications (other than enthusiasm) are for the office. What is your leadership experience? What is your knowledge of what the office needs? What is...
October 22, 2014 - 11:20am
October 19, 2014
Letter: Thanks for supporting PTA fundraiser
The Century School PTA would like to thank all sellers, buyers and volunteers for another successful fundraiser. Proceeds of the fundraiser go toward field trips, the Fall Festival, Bingo for Books, the Holiday Shopping store and many other great programs. Your participation and...
October 19, 2014 - 1:33pm
September 17, 2014
Letter: Enbridge pipeline not a done deal
The Sandpiper Pipeline requested by Enbridge has never been a done deal as Enbridge and others want you to believe. This was confirmed by the PUC in its decisions on Sept. 11. The Friends of the Headwaters (FOH), tribes, private and governmental organizations/agencies, numerous individuals,...
September 17, 2014 - 1:10pm