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Park Rapids Enterprise
Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Parks Board seeks to raise $25,000 for construction of Pioneer Park bathrooms
Veteran creates yard display as Memorial Day tribute
DNR drops trees in Straight River for trout habitat
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
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
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
November 21, 2009
Menahga School teachers union negotiates new contract
When the Menahga School Board proposed changes to the teachers' salary package, the negotiating committee left the room to hold a brief private meeting. Local teachers representing the Education Minnesota Menahga (EMM) union previously requested a wage increase for the next bie...
November 21, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 18, 2009
Menahga settles lawsuit with former employee
The city of Menahga settled a lawsuit filed by a former Greenwood Connections nursing home employee for $55,000. Former certified nursing assistant Alycia Usher filed the suit in U.S. District Court in February 2009, claiming damages for lost wages and compensation for injuries...
November 18, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 14, 2009
Menahga Fire Department gets call from state auditor
This year's Menahga Fire Relief pancake feed fundraiser was incorrectly advertised, resulting in an anonymous call to the Office of the State Auditor. The annual event, held in October, is a fundraiser for the Fire Relief Association. But this year's flyers insinuated that the fire...
November 14, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 10, 2009
Menahga School is healthy financially
The Menahga School district is in good shape financially, with a $1,446,529 fund balance. "Overall, I think you're doing a pretty good job,"...
November 10, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 7, 2009
Residents vote down Menahga School levy
Menahga School superintendent Mary Klamm said she's disappointed with Tuesday's election results.
November 7, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 4, 2009
Park Rapids council appoints Paul Utke
Paul Utke has always been interested in government operations. And now that he's not running Utke Hardware on Main street seven days a week,...
November 4, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 31, 2009
Main Avenue revitalization plans revised
Park Rapids council members didn't need much convincing to eliminate parts of the Main Avenue revitalization plan. At a city council workshop held Tuesday, downtown business owners voiced their strong opinions against speed tables, mid-block crosswalks and mid-block nodes. Mid-block...
October 31, 2009 - 1:01pm
Menahga voters concerned about tax increase due to referendum
October 31, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 28, 2009
Local homeowners receive free tips, materials on how to save energy
Little by little, Larry and Zelda Novak hope to significantly reduce their energy costs and increase the value of their home. They're working...
October 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 23, 2009
Menahga referendum election less than two weeks away, public hearing rescheduled
The Menahga School Board announced today that the last public hearing before the district's special election is rescheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 at the media center. The meeting was originally set for Tuesday, Oct. 27. It has been rescheduled due to a home UNC football playoff...
October 23, 2009 - 2:33pm
October 21, 2009
Water, sewer hookups for Menahga CSAH 21 residents to begin in spring
CSAH 21 residents in Menahga will be hooked up to new water and sewer lines by Dec. 31, 2010. The Menahga City Council met Monday morning and set the deadline for late next year, with billing starting January 2011. Water/sewer department supervisor Wayne Rost said it would be...
October 21, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 17, 2009
Councilor is a no-show
Due to lack of a quorum, the Menahga City Council rescheduled this month's meeting for 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19. Two members notified the rest of the council in advance that they would be absent. The three remaining council members were scheduled to meet Tuesday, Oct.
October 17, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 14, 2009
Flu outbreaks reported in Wadena County schools
Wadena-Deer Creek and Sebeka schools are reporting a flu outbreak, while Menahga and Park Rapids are reporting expected day-to-day absences. Wadena-Deer...
October 14, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 10, 2009
Sebeka, Wadena schools see more flu-like symptoms
Flu-like symptoms have tripled the number of day-to-day absences at Sebeka School. Superintendent David Fjeldheim said about 35 students have been absent for three days this week. "With the number of kids out, it's considered an outbreak," he said. No H1N1 cases have been reported...
October 10, 2009 - 1:01pm
City attorney fees in Menahga are more than twice the budgeted amount for 2009
This year, the city of Menahga has spent more than double the amount that was budgeted for attorney fees. The budget was set for $1,500 and so far, $3,970 has been spent. City attorney Jeff Pederson has been present at a number of employee evaluation meetings in addition to last...
October 10, 2009 - 1:01pm