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Century old seed house set for sale
Preventing the spread of AIS infestations
Republican leaders pull health care bill after White House meeting
Firemen's Ball, Foggy Creek band return to Armory Square
Helen's Kitchen striving to feed the hungry
Coborn scores four goals to cap hockey career at Concordia
Baumgartner posts .500 mark on mat for Cobbers
Olson completes indoor track season for UND
Panthers battled during 6-18-2 season
Red Lake defeats Nevis at state tournament
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Clarence A. Roberts
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Marjorie Alma Holmin
Patricia Elizabeth DeMars
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Park Rapids veterinarian awarded for work at state fair birth center
Building Customer Loyalty
Conservation through the arts
Dynamic classical pianist performing for Heartland series
March Manga Mania coming to Park Rapids Library
Music professor performing piano favorites
Teen artists sought for Nemeth exhibit, scholarship
About Fishing: AIS Prevention 2017 Challenges Facing Hubbard County
About Fishing: Career charter fishermen share opinions on Minnesota fishing
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
EDITORIAL: Pay attention to fast-moving healthcare changes
Letter: Protecting our nurses and firefighters
Letter: Lions Club serves at local level
Commentary: Learn to live wisely at School of Life
Letter: Let the buyers beware
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
October 26, 2016
Letter: LWV candidates forum clarification
I received an invitation from the Park Rapids League of Women Voters to participate in the Menahga School Board meet the candidates forum. The League's ground rules say that under extraordinary circumstances an absent candidate may submit a written statement to be read during opening...
October 26, 2016 - 9:02am
October 16, 2016
Menahga City Council considering utility rate increases
Water and sewer rates may have to increase so the City of Menahga can pay its operational expenses. Utility revenue is currently down—for unknown reasons—and not generating enough income. The Menahga City Council is waiting for calculations from the city's financial advisory...
October 16, 2016 - 6:24pm
October 12, 2016
Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"
A decrepit mansion in Central Park. A zombie butler. Dead ancestors emerging from their graves. Park Rapids and Menahga High School drama students...
October 12, 2016 - 11:38am
September 25, 2016
Menahga School Board set maximum levy
The Menahga School Board set its payable 2017 levy at $1,188,143—a $64,715 or 5.76 percent increase over last year. This is the maximum levy currently allowed by state formula. Last year's certified levy was $1,123,427. At Monday's regular meeting, Superintendent Kevin Wellen...
September 25, 2016 - 6:33pm
September 17, 2016
Menahga City's preliminary levy is 21 percent increase
Menahga City Council set its preliminary payable 2017 levy at $504,997—an $88,321 or 21 percent increase over last year. The 2016 final levy was $416,676 with a general fund levy of $304,514 and debt fund levy of $112,162. Much of the proposed budget discussion at Monday's council...
September 17, 2016 - 1:01pm
September 14, 2016
Districts report first day school enrollment figures
Area schools showed modest growth or held steady in total student enrollment as districts reported first day of school numbers last week. Park Rapids Area Schools Preliminary enrollment numbers are in for Park Rapids Area Schools and the district is up from the last day of school...
September 14, 2016 - 11:52am
August 24, 2016
Architectural firm discusses building repairs with Menahga School Board
Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc. shared its facility assessment with the Menahga School Board at an Aug. 18 special meeting. The school building was scrutinized by the architectural firm to determine future improvements. "Your enrollment for your resident students went up 36 percent...
August 24, 2016 - 11:00am
August 20, 2016
Menahga School Board approves revised staff handbook
Menahga Superintendent Kevin Wellen reviewed proposed changes to the 2016-17 staff handbook with the school board Monday night. “We took out a lot of redundancies,” he said. For example, a background check is required for employment so it’s unnecessary to repeat it in the staff...
August 20, 2016 - 9:18pm
July 16, 2016
Vandalism plagues Menahga city beach, campground baths
Vandalism at Menahga City Campground bathrooms and the city beach has the Menahga City Council contemplating a security camera system. Bashed in light switches have been replaced about three times this summer, City Administrator/Treasurer Janette Bower told the council at Monday’s...
July 16, 2016 - 10:44am
June 25, 2016
Menahga School Board debates science curriculum
The Menahga School District’s science curriculum hasn’t been replaced in 12 years, so administrative and teacher committees reviewed available material during the school year. Their recommendations were brought to the Menahga School Board Monday night for approval. "Who should...
June 25, 2016 - 8:31am
June 20, 2016
Menahga pursuing COPS grant for school resource officer
On Monday, the Menahga City Council authorized Police Chief Scott Koennicke to apply for a COPS grant. If approved, the funds would support the hiring of a School Resource Officer. A COPS grant would pay 75 percent of salary and benefits for an entry level police officer for three...
June 20, 2016 - 3:32pm
June 1, 2016
Menahga teen assembles care packages for homeless kids
Thirteen-year-old Makayla Hillukka has earned an A+ in philanthropy and science. Back in November, Hillukka asked Menahga science teacher Joy...
June 1, 2016 - 2:48pm
May 22, 2016
Menahga pastor addresses board on transgenders use of restrooms
Pastor Bob Smith from Menahga Assembly of God appeared at the Menahga School Board meeting Monday to express concern about President Barack Obama’sdirective...
May 22, 2016 - 9:49am
May 14, 2016
Menahga School hires facility study consultant
The Menahga School Board held a special board meeting Monday to approve a consultant for its facility study. Menahga is seeking professional help to address space shortages, improve bus traffic flow and tackle 10-year facility maintenance needs. National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA),...
May 14, 2016 - 1:16pm
Menahga’s water treatment project finishes under budget
Menahga’s water treatment plant rehabilitation project is nearing completion and coming in under budget. The plant has been producing water – 1.2 million gallons to be exact – since it went on line April 27, according to Brian Hiles of Ulteig Engineering, Inc. Iron levels are...
May 14, 2016 - 1:14pm