Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Study reveals local economic impact of arts and culture
The Beehive: Splitting hives and introducing new queens in Kansas
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Local March for Science draws people from all walks of life
Panthers win title at Tianna
Panthers hold off Crookston rally in 6-5 win
Braves fall into tie for first in conference
Panthers pick up win at No. 3 doubles
Warriors look to be competitive in Northern Pines play
Misty Lynn Palodichuk
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Ervin William Hellman, Sr.
Mathilda Ann "Tillie" Brayton
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
Park Rapids students participate in Honor Band festivals
Historical re-enactor commemorating 100th anniversary of World War I
Storytellers invited to enter contest
PRDBA chooses 2nd Street Stage's winning button design
Park Rapids Classic Chorale joining Bemidji Symphony Orchestra's presentation of Handel's 'Messiah'
About Fishing: Time to sow and time to harvest with spring crappie
About Fishing: Picking a fish finder
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
Rotary invites award nominations
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: Lions International celebrates 100 years serving communities
Letter: Support legislation dealing with protesters
Letter: Commissioners should present insurance plan publicly
Letter: Airstrikes a masterful move
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
April 16, 2017
Menahga School Board addresses hearsay about giant bull
Some Menahga residents have a groundless beef with Herman the Bull — a 12-foot, poly-resin fiberglass sculpture who's been appearing in...
April 16, 2017 - 7:31pm
March 29, 2017
Local veteran turns 100 and honored for military service
Reino "Ray" Paananen, a World War II veteran from Menahga, turned 100 years old on March 24 and celebrated Saturday with family and friends at...
March 29, 2017 - 6:24pm
March 22, 2017
Minnesota royalty, donkeys add excitement to St. Urho celebration
Turns out donkey basketball and St. Urho Days make for a nice fit in celebrating Finnish tradition and heritage. Spectators filled the Menahga...
March 22, 2017 - 11:31am
March 19, 2017
Menahga City Council exploring seasonal campsite options
The Menahga City Council is considering developing eight seasonal campsites at its Memorial Forest Campground. They held a special meeting March...
March 19, 2017 - 1:52pm
March 8, 2017
Professional comic artist offering free workshop
Kay Rossbach is a graphic designer by day and an illustrator by night. She'll be sharing her artistic ability and professional wisdom Saturday,...
March 8, 2017 - 8:51am
February 19, 2017
Menahga City Council restoring planning commission
The city of Menahga hopes to revive its planning commission. The city council announced two vacancies on the planning commission at their Feb. 13 meeting. The planning commission's responsibilities include reviewing and updating the city's comprehensive plan, reviewing all amendments...
February 19, 2017 - 8:37am
Fewer teachers entering field leads to statewide concern
Minnesota schools are facing a teacher shortage and the problem could get worse for rural districts. A state report released earlier this month...
February 19, 2017 - 8:35am
February 15, 2017
Ice-time ambition: Fundraiser to help disabled hockey team go to nationals
An Olympic-sized dream thrums in Tyler Shepersky's heart. He wants to be on the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. Yes, sled hockey. The 12-year-old...
February 15, 2017 - 10:57am
January 18, 2017
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Over $10,000 in prizes will be awarded at the 2017 Menahga Family Fishing Derby. Sponsored by the Menahga Civic & Commerce Association, the event...
January 18, 2017 - 2:01pm
December 25, 2016
Menahga School's levy drops $224
The Menahga School Board certified a payable 2017 levy virtually identical to last year's. The final levy totals $1,123,203 compared to 2016's...
December 25, 2016 - 8:29am
December 17, 2016
Menahga Council increases levy 5.4 percent
The Menahga City Council adopted a final 2017 tax levy of $439,264—a $22,588 or 5.4 percent increase over last year. Last year's levy was $416,676. In September, they initially proposed a 21 percent tax hike. The 2017 budget anticipates $926,255 in general fund expenses and...
December 17, 2016 - 7:14am
November 30, 2016
Menahga construction company working on DL hotel
Vercon, Inc., a construction company based in the upper Midwest, is well underway with construction of the new Fairfield Inn & Suites in Detroit Lakes. They are partnering on the project with Gordon James Construction of Maple Plain. The four-story, 69-unit hotel will also include...
November 30, 2016 - 10:27am
Two injured in snowmobile accident near Menahga
Two people were injured in a snowmobile accident on Nov. 21 in Blueberry Township near Menahga. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 2:45 p.m. there was a report of a snowmobile accident on 340th Street, west of U.S. Highway 71 in Blueberry Township. Deputies...
November 30, 2016 - 10:26am
November 26, 2016
Menahga school board member resigns
Menahga School Board Chairperson Ernest Huhta Jr. announced his resignation at Monday's meeting, citing both personal and business reasons. Huhta and his family are moving to be closer to a daughter with developmental disabilities. She resides at an adult women's group home in Monticello....
November 26, 2016 - 10:00am
November 16, 2016
McNeece wins seat with coin toss
A tie between Menahga City Council candidates Kim Rasmussen and Maxine (Norman) McNeece was broken Monday night with the flip of a coin. Both...
November 16, 2016 - 11:41am