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White Earth receives $100,000 Legacy funding for new skate park
Farmers Market opens outside CHI St. Joseph's
Open enrollment debate continues at Menahga Schools
Itasca State Park celebrates Smokey Bear
Nevis seeks county funds to replace playground equipment
Hawley blanks Park Rapids 18U softball team in title game
Midway uses 11-run inning to defeat Nimrod
Summer spiking success
Esox rally for win with walk-off walk
Park Rapids girls tee up successful season
Lee A. Gebro
Amy Louise Petersen
Theodore "Ted" Frank Spencer
Barbara Jo Tingum
James P. "Chubbz" Raduenz
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
2nd Street Stage features Chicago musicians
Respected folk singer appearing in children's show
Chalk contest will add to Crazy Days fun
'South Pacific' sweeping into Park Rapids
Nemeth Art Center opens two new art exhibits
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
The dark side of catch and release angling practices
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Moses: Ten more Commandments
Letter to the editor: Park Rapids a pollinator friendly city
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Letter to the editor: Editorial about Line 3 is misleading
Letter to the editor: Warning to pet owners in Osage area
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
July 22, 2017
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Scott Bentson wants to talk, and he wants us to get back to civil discussions with people of opposing political viewpoints. Bentson wants to...
16 hours 42 min ago
July 15, 2017
Commentary: Be old-fashioned and encourage good media
I'll be the first to admit that when it comes to journalism, I'm a traditionalist. Old-fashioned, even. But I don't think it's a coincidence that even while confidence in the media drops to new lows and Time magazine feels moved to wonder "Is Truth Dead?" on its cover, huge numbers...
July 15, 2017 - 11:45am
June 28, 2017
Letter to the editor: Advice from a political junky
This election and the ensuing train wreck has had a numbing effect on our nation and the world. At 82 years old and a political junky since the start of World War Two, there has never been a period so devoid of optimism for the future. This, despite the fact we have entered the most...
June 28, 2017 - 3:32pm
June 7, 2017
Letter to the editor: Trump move sidelines America
Donald Trump, petulantly whining about "fairness," pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement last week. Trump quit the game, walking off the field, and in the process abdicated leadership both at home and across the world in the movement to transition the world to...
June 7, 2017 - 3:44pm
May 31, 2017
Commentary: Historic tax and transportation bills highlight 2017 legislative achievements
On Friday morning, the Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate concluded the special session, passing the final bills that comprise the 2018-2019 biennium budget. In all, the legislature passed seven bills during special session: Taxes, Transportation, State Government, Health...
May 31, 2017 - 1:16pm
Letter to the editor: Europeans don't trust the American government
Raylene and I have been travelling in Europe for the past 4 weeks. The trip has been marvelous beyond description and has shown us how far ahead the Europeans are in many things. Things such as alternative energy, alternative transportation systems, human rights, health care, acceptance...
May 31, 2017 - 1:15pm
May 25, 2017
Guest editorial: The budget and the damage done
When Minnesotans voted for the Legacy Amendment, we agreed to increase our own taxes to help ensure funding for the state's environmental and cultural legacy needs. At the time, I bet few of us likely thought those new taxes would eventually be used as a tool to patch our highways,...
May 25, 2017 - 10:01am
May 6, 2017
Pawlenty returns to the spotlight
EAGAN, Minn. — Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty returned to the public spotlight Friday to warn Minnesotans to prepare for the profound changes...
May 6, 2017 - 7:15am
April 5, 2017
Commentary: Legislative funding not keeping up with library use
Does a public library play a vital role in Becker and Hubbard Counties? Stop in on any given day and you'll see infants and their new mothers using language and rhythm to help in brain development or a box of books being delivered by a volunteer to residents of a retirement home....
April 5, 2017 - 10:54am
February 22, 2017
Constituents flock to town hall meeting
More than 70 constituents jammed into the Northwoods Bank community room Saturday to voice their concerns to their Minnesota legislators. They...
February 22, 2017 - 1:38pm
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Minnesota representatives lifted their glasses to Sunday liquor store sales, the first time either chamber of the state Legislature has approved...
February 22, 2017 - 10:37am
February 15, 2017
Letter: United we stand; divided we fall
For over 60 years, since the Truman Administration, this writer has been a student of American political affairs. This period has included wars, civil rights protests throughout America, the 1968 Democrat Party Convention in Chicago which was seriously marred by violence in the streets,...
February 15, 2017 - 11:30am
February 5, 2017
Letter: Government management of 'rights' does not make 'America great'
In his Feb. 1, 2017 letter, "Back to the Future," Mr. Purrier in his fifth paragraph makes the premise of his argument that "since the basic necessities for life are food, shelter and health care" that "the words (from the Declaration of Independence) 'inalienable rights and life'...
February 5, 2017 - 11:31am
January 18, 2017
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
It always takes me awhile to digest what Jerry Grudem writes about. First, the Affordable Care Act origin was based on a 1993 Heritage Think Tank alternative proposed by Republicans in opposition to Hillary Clinton's attempt at health care reform based on the already successful Medicare...
January 18, 2017 - 12:16pm
January 12, 2017
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
With the election over and a chance to view the future based on cabinet choices and the Republican majority agenda ready to launch, any hope of unifying the country in pursuit of the general welfare has disappeared. With exception of the Secretary of Defense, every cabinet post has...
January 12, 2017 - 1:13pm