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Park Rapids Enterprise
Home destroyed by fire early Monday morning
Nominations sought for 2018 Outstanding Senior
Body of missing northwest Minn. teen found
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
Rittgers conquers Boston Marathon
1983 football team to join Hall of Fame
Warriors hoping to peak on track at section meet
Veteran lineup returns to lead talented Tigers
Panthers relying on experience
John Mitchel Kyllonen
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
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
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
Commentary: Enbridge is pretending fix is in
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
September 18, 2014
Pro jerseys: a poor investment, really
By Matt Wellens / Duluth News Truibune About a week ago, I would have told you one of the dorkiest and worst investments you can make is buying a personalized sports jersey.
September 18, 2014 - 9:03am
July 12, 2014
COMMENTARY: Friends of the Headwaters responds
When people look at Friends of the Headwaters’ maps of the Enbridge route, they can see what’s at stake. The Enbridge route crosses the Mississippi Headwaters through some of Minnesota’s cleanest lakes, creates hazards for wild rice beds, and jeopardizes Park Rapids’ drinking...
July 12, 2014 - 2:46pm
July 5, 2014
Commentary: A trip to Big Bear Landing for ricing
By Winona LaDuke HONOR THE EARTH On an overcast and quiet midday afternoon, 50 or so Anishinaabeg from ricing families and their friends gathered at Big Bear Landing on the shore of Big Rice Lake. It is 138 years to the day of the infamous Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some...
July 5, 2014 - 9:39am
February 8, 2014
Finally, a Farm Bill for America
By Collin C. Peterson D-MINN., HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE RANKING MEMBER After nearly four years of work, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2014 Farm Bill conference report (H.R. 2642) with a bipartisan 251-166 vote on Jan. 29. It’s been a challenging and sometimes...
February 8, 2014 - 1:08pm
August 3, 2013
Commentary: Property taxes projected to decrease
By Rep. Roger Erickson and Rep. John Persell MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES The Minnesota Department of Revenue released new information showing property taxes are projected to decrease for the first time since 2002, thanks to the new state budget.
August 3, 2013 - 1:37pm
May 15, 2013
A thank you to all GFO volunteers
John Edman, Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism, turned to me at Saturday night’s Celebration Dinner and may have said it best, “Dennis, it appears this event has gone from your head to your heart” and he was correct. Over the course of the last 10 months, I watched as what...
May 15, 2013 - 3:26pm
April 20, 2013
Letter: Hubbard County 4-H salutes volunteers
Each year, thousands of volunteers in Minnesota donate their time and energy to make their communities a better place to live. These volunteers will be among the millions across the country who will be spotlighted during National Volunteer Week, April 21-27. One group that relies...
April 20, 2013 - 3:32pm
April 10, 2013
Letter: Freedom through bills and laws
Are we all willing to make changes in government? Bills proposed by you for a change. Your own thoughts of a change you want to see. Any subject will be fine – your own personal care and concern about the way you want a bill. We have heard people say there should be a law against...
April 10, 2013 - 11:30am
Letter: Jim Weinzierl will be missed as referee
Thanks to Vance Carlson for the great feature on Jim Weinzierl and sons. I have known Jim since 1986 through my roles as AD, coach and basketball fan. He is the consummate professional, official and gentleman – always. In the 40-plus years in and around the game, I have never met...
April 10, 2013 - 11:28am
April 1, 2013
Commentary : Tax hikes could bring moving vans
While other governors are racing to become the tenth state in the nation with no personal income tax, Governor Dayton is headed the opposite direction in a hurry. Even after revising and “scaling back” his widely panned tax plan, the governor has proposed $1.8 billion in net tax...
April 1, 2013 - 8:44am
March 27, 2013
Letter: Not higher taxes; Cut spending
Minnesotans annual cost to fully fund state/local pensions for the next 30 years, per household is 7th highest in the nation at $1,928 (just under California, 6th at $1,994). South Dakota is 43rd at $776. Iowa is 36th at $861. Nebraska is 33rd at $881. North Dakota is 30th at $1,042....
March 27, 2013 - 12:18pm
Letter: Proposed bills could increase electric rates
Members of Itasca-Mantrap Co-op and Minnesota Power customers should be aware of bills in the Minnesota Legislature that if enacted will substantially increase electric rates. Mandates enacted in 2007 require public utilities to purchase a minimum of 20 percent renewable energy (which...
March 27, 2013 - 12:13pm
Editorial: There’s still time to donate to food shelf
If you haven’t donated to the Hubbard County Food Shelf yet for its annual fund drive, there’s still time. Food shelf usage continues to rise. In 2012, food distribution was up 10 percent, with 4,172 family visits made to the food shelf. Last year, 14,056 individuals were served,...
March 27, 2013 - 12:10pm
March 20, 2013
Letter: Thanks for support of Daffodil Days
I’d like to extend a huge thank you to all of you who have supported the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days in some way. Thanks goes to the Park Rapids and Nevis schools, Park Rapids businesses and employees, the grocery stores’ managers and the clinic for offering their places...
March 20, 2013 - 1:32pm
Editorial: Let Minnesotans vote on same-sex marriage
There’s no denying the momentum building since November, when an amendment was defeated that would have constitutionally – and pretty much permanently – banned gay marriage in Minnesota and when DFLers were swept into control of both the state House and Senate, joining a DFL...
March 20, 2013 - 1:30pm