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Park Rapids Enterprise
Nevis experiences freezing pipes but pond system inhibits volume discharge; new officer introduced
Menahga Business Career Fair will open opportunities for students, families
Behind Bars: Contraband is a constant battle for correctional officers
Church fundraiser investigated as burglary
Peace Lutheran plans installation service for new pastor March 16
Gymnasts show major improvement
Silgen leads Rangers past Panthers in playoffs
Verndale eliminates Tigers from Section 5A playoffs
Pine River-Backus edges Braves in section playoff game
Menahga boys follow playoff win over Parkers Prairie with loss to Browerville
KIELA GEM KNOWLES
DARRELL W. CRABB
BERTRUM "BERT" HAMBLIN
Menahga mayor proclaims St. Urho’s Day
Energy & Wellness Expo
Classic fairy tale musical Cinderella performance in Nevis
Kellie Pickler, Hairball to play at Red River Valley Fair
Let’s not lose our heads about AIS
Minnesota Senate committee votes to suspend wolf hunt
Possible record trout catch could land angler in trouble
USXC racers speed across countryside
DNR eagle camera goes live
Josh’s Collision open on Highway 34
Northwoods Dental under new ownership
Letter: What everyone wants - Purriercare!
Letter: We’ve known who Enbridge is for a while
Letter: Some lakes with public access seem private
Editorial: Proposed anti-bullying policy timely
Letter: Short-term gain doesn’t trump lands
Hubbard County man credits FATHER Project for helping his family succeed
April 6, 2011
MnDOT announces 20 local and regional road projects for this year, including Highway 34 resurfacing
Multiple area road projects were announced by the Minnesota Department of Transportation Thursday, including projects for U.S. Highway 71 south of Bemidji and Highway 34 between Park Rapids and Akeley. There are 258 state highway construction projects in all. All projects will total...
April 6, 2011 - 4:57pm
March 5, 2011
Kabekona group wants road project in progress stopped
An emotional three-decade-old argument against paving County Road 37 along the south side of Kabekona Lake, took voice again Wednesday. Members...
March 5, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 16, 2011
Akeley council discusses impact of Highway 34 construction on town
The Akeley Council learned plans are complete for the Highway 34 construction project that will extend from the east side of Park Rapids to Akeley, with bid letting to be April 22 and construction expected to begin in mid-June. Phil Bergem, a design engineer with the Minnesota Department...
February 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 23, 2010
Highways 197 and 71: Construction for 2010 nears completion
An unusually rainy summer has slowed the reconstruction of the state Highway 197-U.S. Highway 71 project, but the work for this year is almost...
September 23, 2010 - 7:24am
July 31, 2010
Highway 34 repaving project outlined
The Highway 34 resurfacing project from Park Rapids to Akeley is 10 months away and already drawing concerns about delays and detours. But...
news / local
July 31, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 27, 2010
Highway 34 meeting tonight
A public meeting will be held tonight to discuss the 2011 Highway 34 resurfacing project from Park Rapids to Akeley. The meeting is from 5-7 p.m. at the Nevis Senior Citizens Center. Part of the project will also entail improvements for Highway 226 from Highway 34 to Dorset. The...
news / local
July 27, 2010 - 8:00am
July 23, 2010
Public meeting Tuesday to discuss Highway 34 project from Park Rapids to Akeley
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an informational meeting to discuss planned improvements for Minnesota State Highway 34 from Park Rapids to Akeley and for Minnesota State Highway 226 from Highway 34 to Dorset. The meeting will be held from 5-7...
news / local
July 23, 2010 - 7:05am
July 22, 2010
MnDOT proposes options for Highway 59/10 area
A small handful of people showed up for the Minnesota Department of Transportation-hosted open house that asked for public input on future road...
July 22, 2010 - 7:13am
June 9, 2010
Construction on U.S. Hwy 71 and Hwy 197 in Bemidji begins June 14
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Motorists can expect some minor delays as a project to improve and expand Highway 197 and U.S. Highway 71 beginning from the south end of Bemidji and extending to Hubbard County Road 9 begins Monday, June 14. Lane width restrictions on Highway 197, beginning south...
June 9, 2010 - 3:37pm
April 28, 2010
Major U.S. Highway 71 project begins in June
The two-year, $13.5 million reconstruction of U.S. Highway 71 South should begin June 14, state Department of Transportation officials say. Utility work has already begun from Lueken's South to the U.S.
April 28, 2010 - 7:18am
July 13, 2009
Emergency repairs necessitate detour on Highway 71 north
The "unforeseen collapse" of a culvert on north Highway 71 has necessitated a temporary detour near Summerhill Farm north of Park Rapids. "We didn't anticipate the way it worked out," said department of Transportation engineer Todd Vonasek of the detour. Nancy Utke, co-owner of...
July 13, 2009 - 2:27pm
Highway 71 construction starts today; detours begin
Work on the stretch of Highway 71 between Menahga and Park Rapids began this morning. Detours are in place. Over the weekend contractor Central...
July 13, 2009 - 6:55am