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School district hires business manager
Simonson gets planning commission nod
Mr. Schultz goes to Washington: Honor Flight brings emotional moments
Navy captain is featured speaker at Memorial Day program
Diplomas, hugs and songs: Century graduates 127 kindergartners
Thompson, Tigers eliminate Braves from section playoffs
Eckman leads UNC at subsection meet
Henry, Dudley pace Tigers at subsection track meet
Panthers end regular season with three wins
Panthers run away with subsection titles
Richard "Ric" Arthur Hayes
Corwin Arthur Myers
Janet Louise Turbyne Ahern
Pamela Jean Evenson
Tawny Dog Park opens in Park Rapids
Despite late start, farmers optimistic about getting crops in for the season
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Place a Business Announcement
Acts set for Minnesota State Fair’s biggest free stage
Menahga artist wins award at Youth Art Exhibit
Three Park Rapids students win awards at national PTA contest
Nemeth Art Center launches new art, live music events
Movie Review: Third 'Avengers' is a stunningly well-made feature
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Mantrap Valley Conservation Club's bluebird project fosters conservation in fifth graders
Prepare now for a safe boating season
Whopping walleye catch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message from the Park Rapids DAV
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
Letter to Editor: Looking for Osage descendants
Letter to Editor: Animals need better legal safeguards
Letter to Editor: Lizakowski's rebuttal to allegations
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
April 7, 2018
Wadena County Board approves CUP for multi-use shooting complex
The Wadena County Board of Commissioners gave unanimous approval Tuesday to a recommendation by the Planning and Zoning Commission to allow a...
April 7, 2018 - 2:25pm
March 28, 2018
Menahga City Council: School project is exempt from environmental review
At a special meeting Monday, the Menahga City Council determined that the school expansion is exempt from an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW). The motion passed 4-1, with council member Dennis Komulainen opposed.
March 28, 2018 - 8:00am
February 24, 2018
Menahga School Board discusses safety, supervision
The deadly school shooting in Florida has had a ripple effect on the Menahga School District. Security measures — including arming teachers — were discussed at Tuesday's school board meeting. Elementary School Principal Jeanne Mayer said she received "a lot of phone calls...
February 24, 2018 - 9:30am
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