Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
Old-time dancing keeps everybody spry
Hubbard County SWCD here to help with water issues
Facilitation group meets to bring community ideas together
Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Bemidji man pleads guilty in death of foster child found bruised, lacerated
Braves defeat Wolverines in conference play
Crosby-Ironton remains undefeated with conference win over Panthers
Panthers pick up pivotal win over Pirates
Tigers defeat Pequot Lakes, MI-B
Undefeated in the pool
Kenneth A. Mueller
Peggy Adele Randall
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Teens, adults urged to join 'community reads together' project
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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 email@example.com 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
Letter: Voting yes for the referendum
This letter is written to provide factual information on the Menahga School Building Referendum. Fact 1: Menahga’s student enrollment has been steadily increasing from 2007 at 735 students to this year’s current 962 students. Fact 2: Enrollment will continue to increase to at...
October 29, 2014 - 11:36am
October 25, 2014
Commentary: Menahga School building project is necessary
By Menahga School Board members This letter is the first of two commentaries by Menahga School Board members. Why is the Menahga School Board writing this position statement? As a board, we feel the Nov. 4 bond election decision will impact the success and future of our school...
October 25, 2014 - 12:46pm
Letter: Impossible to create ideal school project
Jon Kangas, Menahga School Board member, recently visited with me at the Lake Park Audubon (LPA) High School in Lake Park. We began classes at the new site in September of 2012. I believe I was able to answer all of Mr. Kangas’ questions and I volunteered other information as well;...
October 25, 2014 - 12:42pm
March 22, 2014
Menahga School starts elementary student council
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org The Menahga School District now has a new group of leaders, Menahga Elementary School’s...
March 22, 2014 - 10:13am
March 12, 2014
Menahga Business Career Fair will open opportunities for students, families
By Nick Longworth nlongworth@parkrapidsenter prise.com The second annual Menahga Business Career Fair will be held on Thursday, March 13 from 4-7 p.m. in the Menahga High School gym. The event, which is free admission, is open to high school students, parents and all community...
March 12, 2014 - 10:09am
January 18, 2014
Menahga band, choir students prepare for NYC trip
The bright lights of Menahga, rolling in on Highway 71, might be a site to see on a Tuesday night. But the lights of Times Square in Manhattan are a whole different story. This year in June, Menahga High School will be bringing students to New York City on an educationally-influenced...
January 18, 2014 - 1:20pm