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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Honoring local heroes
Tips, resources for spring lakeshore improvements
Nevis Knowledge Bowl team challenges the school board
Park Rapids boys take first at Tianna
Lehrke, Wolff to join Hall of Fame
Tigers have high expectations on track
Panthers pound out 17 hits in 21-1 win
Warriors look for success on the track
Mathilda Ann "Tillie" Brayton
Misty Lynn Palodichuk
Carl D. Tschudi
LaVonne Arlene Beck
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
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
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Park Rapids students participate in Honor Band festivals
Historical re-enactor commemorating 100th anniversary of World War I
Storytellers invited to enter contest
About fishing: Readers fire back; respect the resource
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
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
Park Rapids City Council
April 5, 2017
Letter: Speak up about proposed golf cart ban
The Park Rapids city council ban on golf carts is not final until there is a "second reading" and vote on the ordinance. Any city resident or business owner who feels this proposed ban unnecessarily limits freedom and transportation options in the city should come to the city council...
April 5, 2017 - 10:56am
April 1, 2017
Golf cart ban sparks controversy
There was quite a bit of contention at the Park Rapids City Council meeting Tuesday night regarding the proposed amendment to the city ordinance concerning the use of motorized golf carts within city limits. The amendment would no longer allow the operation of golf carts on city streets,...
April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
June 27, 2015
City council approves new police officer
The Park Rapids City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday approved hiring a new full-time police officer, paid a street construction bill and listened to citizens’ comments regarding the 4th of July parade route change. The council passed a revised resolution to hire Matthew...
June 27, 2015 - 11:19am
November 16, 2014
Park Rapids Council reviews capital improvement plans
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com The Park Rapids Council held a work session this week to review the city’s capital improvement plan for the next few years. Among the 2015 proposed projects are Phase I Riverside Area street and utility improvements at an estimated...
November 16, 2014 - 1:24pm
January 18, 2014
Park Rapids looks at complete streets
The Park Rapids City Council was briefed on a Complete Streets Program and how it could benefit the city in planning future improvement projects. City planner Dan Walker presented the program to the council Tuesday, Jan. 14. According to the Minnesota Complete Streets Coalition,...
January 18, 2014 - 1:26pm
December 14, 2013
Park Rapids City Council approves 2014 levy
BY Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org The Park Rapids City Council approved the 2014 tax levy at $2,298,117 at its Truth in Taxation meeting Tuesday. The levy includes $1,622,217 for the general fund with the rest going toward bond repayment and tax abatement. Councilman...
December 14, 2013 - 12:41pm
November 30, 2013
Water rate increase upsets some residents
Two residents attended Tuesday’s Park Rapids City Council meeting to express frustration about upcoming water rate increases. The council had the first reading of an ordinance reflecting water rate adjustments beginning January of 2014. Park Rapids resident Dick Rutherford...
November 30, 2013 - 2:33pm
October 14, 2013
Red Bridge comes down
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Park Rapids’ most famous landmark came down Monday morning. The...
October 14, 2013 - 10:27am
June 29, 2013
PR tax revenues go up; so does reliance on property tax
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org The 2012 Park Rapids audit showed healthy fund balances in the city but also revealed...
June 29, 2013 - 11:07am
October 20, 2012
Park Rapids council candidates answer questions
Candidates for Park Rapids City Council share a common dedication to maintain the quality of life residents enjoy in the city. The Park Rapids...
October 20, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 1, 2012
City officials apologize to insulted homeowner
The Park Rapids City Council formally accepted the resignation of city administrator Bill Smith. "I thank the council for entrusting the city to my care for the past four years," he said in a letter. "That decision is especially telling considering that I came to the helm just as...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
Park Rapids looks to 2013
Park Rapids' proposed 2013 budget is a 4.35 percent increase from 2012. The 2013 general fund budget is proposed at $2,716,361, a $118,071...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
July 14, 2012
Fire calls cost questioned on alarms
One request to waive a fire call charge was denied and another will be considered at a future Park Rapids City Council meeting. Evon Spangler,...
July 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
Park Rapids nixes energy contract with Johnson Controls
After a lengthy discussion, the city of Park Rapids has chosen not to enter a Project Development Agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. The city had been approached by Johnson Controls to work with the city to evaluate infrastructure for potential areas of cost savings, energy efficiencies...
April 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 21, 2012
City seeking additional funding for Red Bridge parking
Park Rapids has received a Federal Recreational Grant for $68,932 to construct a parking lot at Red Bridge Park but is still seeking state funding...
March 21, 2012 - 1:00pm