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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
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
January 7, 2017
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
In the wake of last year's dramatic and surprising presidential election, there's a lot of uncertainty about what the new year will bring. Given...
January 7, 2017 - 4:47pm
November 6, 2016
In campaign's final days, Trump plans Minnesota stop Sunday
ST. PAUL—Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has indicated in recent days that he thinks Minnesota is his to win, will make...
November 6, 2016 - 1:40am
October 24, 2016
Commentary: Political reaction to Minnesota's health insurance crisis
During the past week there have been conversations among politicians as to how to fix the Minnesota health insurance crisis. Governor Mark Dayton and both of the political parties need to stop this blame game and finger pointing. The general public is experiencing a health insurance...
October 24, 2016 - 7:48am
October 23, 2016
Letter: Stop the negative political attack ads
In 2014, it was my honor to be a candidate for Minnesota House 2B. Over a period of two years I got to know Park Rapids pretty well. It was my pleasure to get to know your community. A great people grounded by faith, family and country.
October 23, 2016 - 9:53am
October 19, 2016
Letter: Time to pray for the USA
The First Amendment to the Constitution reads: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the...
October 19, 2016 - 2:06pm
Letter: The one valid choice for president
Before Donald Trump became the Republican nominee, I swore that I would never vote for Hillary Clinton. I consider myself a Republican and have voted Republican. But Trump is a racist, sexist, bully and liar. He is completely incompetent to be president. This isn't a reality TV show!...
October 19, 2016 - 9:30am
Letter: Vote for Trump to keep our country safe
For those of you who are undecided about who to vote for this election or not to vote at all, this letter is for you. I put my tablet down many times, saying it's not worth it and you'll get a lot of bad feedback, and it's not going to make a difference anyway. But I'm not the only...
October 19, 2016 - 9:29am
October 16, 2016
Capitol Chatter: 'Not affordable' insurance quote spurs lots of talk
ST. PAUL—"The reality is the Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable for increasing numbers of people." Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton...
October 16, 2016 - 9:07pm