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County board approves 2.9 percent increase in tax levy
Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Couple falls through thin ice on Little Sand Lake
Historic holiday mission: Osage resident tracked Santa’s 1964 flight from North Pole
County board approves DNR's land acquisition
Accepting roles will be key to Braves' success
Three Panthers win titles at Crookston
Nevis girls drop conference openers
Kovash, Lakers top Panthers in conference, section battle
Lakers sweep season series from Panthers
Betty Rose (Corliss) Dyck
Patricia "Pat" Kay Anderson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Lillian Evelyn Ryther
Basic Business Cents: How do you 'manufacture' good workers?
Vorhes wins legal services Advocacy Award
Coborn named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer
Bemidji Burger Kings close after salmonella outbreak sickens at least 27
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
'Magical Medora Christmas' tour coming to Park Rapids
PRAHS drama club is performing 'a magical, musical fable'
Crookston siblings vying for HGTV home renovation show
Standing ovations for first woman with Down syndrome to compete in Miss Minnesota USA
Dreamcatcher lesson celebrates Native American heritage
New northern pike fishing regulations in spring 2018
About Fishing: Venture onto early ice at your own risk
New law expands license requirement to wheelhouse shelters
Early ice is not safe; wear life jackets on cold water
Whitefish and cisco sport netting to open on Straight Lake
Letter to Editor: Place more importance on human family
Check It Out: Park Rapids Library connecting people with resources, creating community through diversity
Letter to Editor: Remember Pearl Harbor
Letter to Editor: Sen. Franken should resign
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
November 18, 2017
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
There is this magical, made-up time between Columbus Day (or Indigenous People's Day for the enlightened) and Thanksgiving where white Americans...
November 18, 2017 - 9:51am
November 11, 2017
Commentary: Honoring those who serve
Last week, I attended the Change-of-Command Ceremony where we honored Lieutenant General (Brevet) (Retired) Richard Nash for his decades of service and saw him pass the leadership torch to Major General Jon A. Jensen, who was sworn in as the new adjutant general of Minnesota's National...
November 11, 2017 - 1:30pm
Commentary: Honoring our commitment to veterans
On a recent Saturday, I had the opportunity to meet several veterans from northern Minnesota as they arrived in Washington, D.C. on an "Honor Flight." These flights allow the men and women who have served in WW II, Korea and Vietnam to travel to the nation's capital to visit the...
November 11, 2017 - 12:30pm
November 1, 2017
Commentary: Alternate route of new Line 3 has fewer hazards
The public hearings for the new Line 3 pipeline are almost over. We have been to two so far and have some thoughts and reactions.
November 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 28, 2017
Commentary: When wolves visit hunters, what does it mean?
It happens almost every time we set up our booth at events across the state. Once we put out the green tablecloth with our logo and the words "International Wolf Center" printed on it, a man in a camouflage hat steps up to talk. He tells us a story of a remarkable moment. There...
October 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 25, 2017
Commentary: Hubbard County would benefit from Line 3 project
President Harry S. Truman, in his opening address to Congress Jan. 8, 1977, stated, "The job at hand today is to see to it that America is not ravaged by recurring depressions and long periods of unemployment, but that instead we build an economy so fruitful, so dynamic, so progressive...
October 25, 2017 - 7:24pm
October 23, 2017
Commentary: High renewable fuel standard crucial to help farmers, climate
By now, it's obvious that the farm economic crisis is largely caused by an oversupply of corn and soybeans with not enough demand. Meanwhile, climate change looms large over the U.S., one of the symptoms being destructive hurricanes that damage oil refineries in Texas.
October 23, 2017 - 2:25pm
October 4, 2017
Commentary: Recent AIS infestations are call for action when closing your cabin for the winter
Hubbard County lakeshore owners, anglers and boaters got a wake-up call when zebra mussel larvae were confirmed in Garfield Lake and Eurasian water milfoil found in Bad Axe Lake. Lake Benedict has also been listed as infested with zebra mussels due to its connection to Leech Lake....
October 4, 2017 - 2:17pm
September 27, 2017
Commentary: October is National Bullying Prevention Month
Over the past few years, we at Century Elementary have implemented many supports and programs for students within the school; many have been...
September 27, 2017 - 10:00am
September 23, 2017
August in Minnesota: What I learned across the state
Every August, when Congress takes its annual break from legislating, I get the opportunity to come home for several weeks and really hear what's...
September 23, 2017 - 10:00am
September 6, 2017
COLA Column: DNR AIS advisory committee key stakeholder in AIS prevention
The statewide fight to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) to Minnesota lakes is taking place at many levels. The Minnesota DNR is the leader, but many other organizations are partners. The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC), county governments,...
September 6, 2017 - 11:13am
Commentary: Move forward on Line 3 pipeline project
Last week, I and more than three dozen legislators signed a letter asking DFL Governor Mark Dayton to tell the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Public Utilities Commission to move forward with the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement project. The federal government ordered the corroding...
September 6, 2017 - 10:28am
August 19, 2017
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
"Operation Pollinator Wildflowers in Bloom." There's even something warlike in the name of the program "Operation Pollinator." I know that when we at Toxic Taters first heard about RDO taking on the project in 2015, our first question was "how many pollinators would die in the effort?"...
August 19, 2017 - 10:00am
August 16, 2017
Supporting a free press
In Minnesota, we understand the importance of a free press. It's hard to forget in our state — Minnesotans are among the most engaged citizens...
August 16, 2017 - 10:00am
May 20, 2017
Commentary: With senior population on the rise Living at Home dedicated to mission
It is said it takes a village to raise a child. At Living at Home of the Park Rapids Area, we believe it also takes a village to help our elders maintain independence and dignity as they age. In a recent report, put out by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, statewide our...
May 20, 2017 - 10:00am