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Park Rapids Enterprise
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1
Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Swenson named publisher at Detroit Lakes Tribune
Raised in Itasca State Park
CHI St. Joseph’s expands surgical services
Park Rapids, Sebeka eliminated from District 6 Legion tournament
It was a year of near misses for Panthers
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
James Clarence Canada
Julie Ann Stewart
Avery Jon Mikel
Karen E. (Pollock) Hinton
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
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Kids theatre camp builds bridge between two communities
Minneapolis band returns to 2nd Street Stage
Crazy Days brings downtown bargains, entertainment
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
New grand piano featured at next Noon Hour Concert
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Commentary: Adults playing video games
Letter: Report raises Menahga open enrollment concerns
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
October 5, 2013
Letter: Tube Dude sculpture is a go
This letter is a huge “thank you” to so many people who have made the purchase of a biking sculpture for the Red Bridge Park become a reality! To accomplish a project like this the Itascatur Biking Club and the Hubbard Biking Club enthusiastically encouraged a quilt raffle as...
October 5, 2013 - 1:48pm
Letter: Heartland spur benefits many
As the former County Administrator for Becker County and as a resident of Detroit Lakes, I know that trails provide easily accessible and low cost outdoor recreation for an incredibly diverse group of people. Walking, running, pushing a stroller, roller blading, bicycling, horseback...
October 5, 2013 - 1:46pm
September 21, 2013
Letter: Farewell to Hubbard County community
Tempus fugit is a Latin phrase meaning “time flies.” And my 12 years of pastoral ministry has flown so quickly that I am now stepping into a “semi-retirement” mode at age 70! Bishop Victor Balke assigned me to come serve the Catholic parishes in Eastern Hubbard County on July...
September 21, 2013 - 1:47pm
Letter: Thanks for support of Wellspring
Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the people of Park Rapids, the local chapter of Wellspring for the World has raised more than $100,000 to drill and maintain deep water wells in Africa, providing what we so take for granted, clean, safe water. We want to thank everyone who...
September 21, 2013 - 1:45pm
September 11, 2013
Letter: Not enough addressed at special session
As you may know, the Legislature held a special session on Sept. 9 to allocate disaster aid to 18 different Minnesota counties across western and southern Minnesota. Along with federal funding, the state will help provide 25 percent of the funding needed to make repairs after storms...
September 11, 2013 - 11:10am
August 21, 2013
Letter: Water Wars water was at least unpolluted
In rebuttal to the letter from reader Teri Baker (Park Rapids Enterprise, Aug. 14) about the use of a couple thousand gallons of water used in an hour for Water Wars on Main Street, that water went back to nature unpolluted. I’m wondering if Ms. Baker has been around here for long....
August 21, 2013 - 1:13pm
Letter: State should repeal business taxes
In September, the governor may call a special session to address the disaster zones in Minnesota. The Governor has also indicated he would like to repeal sales tax he signed into law on labor for farm equipment repairs. I would be in favor of a repeal of that tax. However, it should...
August 21, 2013 - 1:12pm
Letter: Historic tree loss for Park Rapids
An old cottonwood tree was recently cut near the former city beach on the Fish Hook River in Park Rapids (Enterprise, Aug. 14, 2013). Its size made it a rare sight. Not many people will likely see one with a larger trunk, unless they visit the Pacific Northwest or California. The...
August 21, 2013 - 1:10pm
Letter: Other ways to move ospreys from nest
This is regarding the Ospreys eviction from power line. In Longmont, Colo., they had two separate problems with the ospreys nesting in places that could cause problems. The solution they found was to install a similar type of pole away from the original nesting site. In the case...
August 21, 2013 - 1:08pm
August 14, 2013
Letter: Water is a precious resource
Tradition and fun events are important for communities but I think Park Rapids should reconsider hosting the annual water fight during Legends and Logging Days since almost half of the U.S. is experiencing moderate to severe drought. For example: New Mexico – 98 percent extreme...
August 14, 2013 - 1:54pm
July 28, 2013
Letrter: Time, energy needed to combat AIS in state
I wanted to write to address the issue of Aquatic Invasive Species in Minnesota lakes. News continues to come out that lakes across the state are being impacted by various types of invasive species. Needless to say, for a state that takes great pride in its more than 12,000 lakes,...
July 28, 2013 - 8:26am
June 26, 2013
Letter: Small town America wins
Friday, June 21, hundreds of family and friends came out to support Laura Jordahl and her courageous battle with brain cancer. Family and friends greeted each other and Laura throughout the evening. There was visiting and laughter and possibly a few tears with all the hugs given. Many...
June 26, 2013 - 1:17pm
June 15, 2013
Thanks for Fresh Water Festival
Kudos to Hubbard County’s Soil and Water Conservation District, the Local Water Plan and Coalition of Lake Associations for their teamwork in creating an educational and fun-filled Fresh Water Festival. This event was a field trip for sixth graders in the Park Rapids, Nevis, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley,...
June 15, 2013 - 11:07am
May 25, 2013
Letter: Gratitude expressed for firefighters, pilots
Our sincere gratitude goes to those firefighters and pilots who fought and contained the Green Valley Fire under the harshest of conditions. Our thanks also to Sheriff’s department and DNR personnel, groups and individuals who aided in the comfort and safety of those in harm’s...
May 25, 2013 - 12:57pm
May 22, 2013
Thanks to emergency personnel, volunteers
Our home was never threatened. In fact, we never even got a whiff of the smoke at our house! But before moving in next to the Menahga City Cemetery in ‘96, we spent five exciting years suppressing wild land and structural fires with the USFS and a local volunteer dept. Now, 20...
May 22, 2013 - 10:53am