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State to provide funds to counties for election equipment
Changing lives on the water
Local real estate market going strong
Mantrap Valley hosts first conservation connection event
Herbicide treatment to help reforestation efforts in Park Rapids Forestry Administrative Area
Winning NPC title highlighted season for Park Rapids boys golf team
Park Rapids Legion ousted from District 6 tournament
Late-season surge sends Esox to Region 14C tournament
Six Park Rapids wrestlers compete in Greco-Roman National Championships
Hawley blanks Park Rapids 18U softball team in title game
Terry R. Chalich
Kenneth Arvid Lohse
Kenneth Francis Lamey
Richard G. "Dick" Hyde
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
'First City Poetry Reads' series takes flight July 29
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
2nd Street Stage features Chicago musicians
Respected folk singer appearing in children's show
Chalk contest will add to Crazy Days fun
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
The dark side of catch and release angling practices
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Moses: Ten more Commandments
Letter to the editor: Park Rapids a pollinator friendly city
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Letter to the editor: Editorial about Line 3 is misleading
Letter to the editor: Warning to pet owners in Osage area
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
July 22, 2017
Open enrollment debate continues at Menahga Schools
Menahga School Board members Durwin Tomperi and Jon Kangas, co-chairs of the new building advisory committee, recapped its first meeting. They reported to the full school board on July 17. About 25 to 30 people attended the initial building committee meeting, held the week prior....
July 22, 2017 - 11:11am
May 20, 2017
Letter to Editor: Teachers are role models in the community
Think back to your time in school. For some, this will be recent and for others the memories may be from further in the past, but regardless of the time and whether or not you liked school, I am willing to bet that you still remember at least one teacher who made you feel welcome,...
May 20, 2017 - 10:00am
March 25, 2017
Letter: Let the buyers beware
Wow! The state is going to pay half the cost of the school! We will have new college credited technical training for welding and robotics, staffing and maintenance costs will magically be paid for and the school board will continue to under-levy for 20 years. Welcome to the land of...
March 25, 2017 - 12:50pm
March 11, 2017
Letter: Say no to school bond referendum
At the Feb. 21 Menahga School Board meeting, I asked to have the out-of-district busing policy tabled until the upcoming referendum is decided. During the board discussion, Superintendent Kevin Wellen stated that school districts are required to transport (bus) students going out...
March 11, 2017 - 3:31pm
February 12, 2017
Menahga School Board authorizes bond referendum
Following a nearly three-hour discussion, the Menahga School Board authorized the district to proceed with a building bond referendum. The resolution passed 5-1, with board member Jon Kangas opposed, at a strategic planning meeting Monday night. The school board called for a public...
February 12, 2017 - 8:04am
February 5, 2017
Menahga residents raise questions about proposed school addition
Voice of the Brave Task Force members, administration and school board members were on hand Jan. 31 to answer Menahga residents' questions about...
February 5, 2017 - 11:03am
January 14, 2017
Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Menahga School's strategic planning community task force, called Voice of the Braves, offered its proposed solution to the district's space shortage....
January 14, 2017 - 12:11pm
November 16, 2016
Menahga forming task force to address student growth issues
Menahga ranks as the 12th fastest growing school district among the Minnesota's 321 school districts. "Yours is an extremely fast-growing school district over the past 10 years," said Jeff Schiltz, a managing partner for Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc. (FJJ). "It's not just open enrolled...
November 16, 2016 - 11:42am
Menahga school board lifts no-trespass order
The Menahga School Board voted to conditionally lift a no-trespass notice against Jon Kangas. The board held a special meeting Monday night to consider the issue. Kangas brought a folding utility knife into a December school board committee meeting. The school district’s...
March 16, 2016 - 9:37am
October 24, 2015
Menahga School invites consultants to assess facility
The Menahga School District is seeking professional help to address space shortages, improve bus traffic flow and tackle 10-year facility maintenance needs. At Monday’s school board meeting, Interim Superintendent Allen Stoeckman reported that he invited five architectural/engineering...
October 24, 2015 - 8:30am
February 22, 2015
Letters: Did Menahga School Board meet illegally?
Last October the Menahga school board approved a position statement in regard to the November bond referendum. It was submitted to the Enterprise, which ran it as a two-part guest editorial. The main body of the document was attacking opposition to the referendum by making accusations...
February 22, 2015 - 11:10am
Menahga named a Celebration school
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org Menahga Elementary School is one of 22 schools being recognized by the Minnesota Department of Education as a Celebration school for their efforts to increase student achievement. This year, 143 schools applied for the honor....
December 22, 2014 - 8:01am
December 17, 2014
Menahga Elementary School honored with Celebration award
Today, the Minnesota Department of Education announced that 22 schools are being recognized as Celebration schools for their efforts to increase student achievement. This year, 143 schools applied for the honor. “I want to congratulate these schools for this incredible accomplishment,”...
December 17, 2014 - 11:16am
November 5, 2014
Voters say no to Menahga School referendum
A ballot question to give Menahga School District the authority to issue $15.7 million in bonds for a construction project was narrowly defeated with 51.2 percent of the vote. Vote totals were 792 no and 755 yes. The district asked voters to approve a bond issue to add on to...
November 5, 2014 - 8:47am
October 29, 2014
Commentary: Menahga School building project misstatements
By Menahga School Board members This letter is the second of two commentaries by Menahga School Board members. Misstatement 3 – The growth is only a projection and the needs aren’t real. Many issues factored into the rejection of the prior bond referendums that started in...
October 29, 2014 - 11:38am