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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
June 28, 2017
Park Rapids School Board approves preliminary budget for fiscal year 2017-18
At last week's Park Rapids Area School Board meeting, Business Manager Carol Hutchinson presented the board with enrollment numbers and the factors which altered the budget throughout the 2016-17 school year. For the 2015-2016 school year, enrollment held steady throughout the year...
June 28, 2017 - 3:20pm
June 17, 2017
Menahga School Board hosting town hall meeting about building needs
The Menahga School Board scheduled a community forum to discuss how to address the district's building needs. District residents are invited to share their thoughts with board, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22 at the high school media center. It's intended as a listening...
June 17, 2017 - 10:51am
November 11, 2016
Three elected to Park Rapids School Board
Three candidates running unopposed were elected to the Park Rapids School Board. Incumbents Sherry Safratowich and Gary Gauldin were re-elected, along with Jay Pike who will serve his first term on the board. Safratowich received the most votes with 4,758; Pike was second with 4,562...
November 11, 2016 - 8:38am
November 2, 2016
Nevis school board members address the matter of public input
The Nevis School Board at last week's meeting addressed concerns brought to the board by Karrin Lindow in regards to restricting public input during regular board meetings. Chairperson Ed Becker explained the meeting structure and process for public input.
November 2, 2016 - 12:42pm
October 26, 2016
Letter: LWV candidates forum clarification
I received an invitation from the Park Rapids League of Women Voters to participate in the Menahga School Board meet the candidates forum. The League's ground rules say that under extraordinary circumstances an absent candidate may submit a written statement to be read during opening...
October 26, 2016 - 9:02am
May 22, 2016
Menahga pastor addresses board on transgenders use of restrooms
Pastor Bob Smith from Menahga Assembly of God appeared at the Menahga School Board meeting Monday to express concern about President Barack Obama’sdirective...
May 22, 2016 - 9:49am
December 23, 2015
Menahga School to seek legal counsel for definition of "weapon" following No Trespassing order
A no-trespassing order issued against a Menahga resident has created a debate as to what constitutes a weapon. The Menahga School district issued the order against Jon Kangas for carrying a folding utility knife in his pocket into a Dec. 10 school board committee meeting. School...
December 23, 2015 - 8:36am
December 13, 2015
Menahga School Board hires new superintendent
The Menahga School Board selected Kevin J. Wellen as the district’s new superintendent. The board unanimously approved a two-and-a-half year contract with Wellen at a special board meeting Thursday. His service period begins Jan. 1 and runs through June 30, 2018, pending his release...
December 13, 2015 - 9:23am
July 26, 2015
Menahga School begins superintendent search
Monday’s Menahga School Board meeting marked superintendent Mary Klamm’s final board appearance. She accepted a position in the Staples-Motley district. Board member Curt Hasbargen commended Klamm for her service to the Menahga district, saying, “It’s safe to say she secured...
July 26, 2015 - 6:48pm
July 15, 2015
School board resolution adjusts referendum
The Park Rapids Area School Board approved on Monday a resolution to rescind the current $300 referendum from 2013 and replace with a new referendum in the same amount. Business manager Carol Hutchinson explained, this new referendum replaces an existing one because the 2014 legislature-approved...
July 15, 2015 - 1:12pm
June 27, 2015
Menahga School welcomes new principals, discusses facility needs
Menahga’s new school administrative team faces the unresolved facility needs. According to current and projected enrollment, the school needs more classroom space. But the district’s taxpayers have rejected a bond referendum for building expansion and renovation three times...
June 27, 2015 - 11:18am
Nevis School Board sees faculty shuffle
The Nevis School Board approved tenure for several teachers and bid farewell to others. Math teacher Katherine Schieck and Spanish teacher Erik Jensen resigned as did kindergarten teacher Jennifer Travis, who tearfully read a letter explaining her decision to accept a position with...
June 27, 2015 - 11:16am
June 20, 2015
School board approves revised budget
By KEVIN CEDERSTROM kcederstrom@parkrapidsenter prise.com The Park Rapids Area School District looks to finish the 2014-15 year in stable financial shape, according to the latest budget figures. Business manager Carol Hutchinson reported to the board the district is expected...
June 20, 2015 - 12:30pm
October 25, 2014
PR School Dist. to get nearly $2.5 million debt reduction
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org A bond sale went better than expected last week, resulting in a $2,475,960 debt reduction for Park Rapids Area School District. Refunding of building bonds could save the Park Rapids Area School District about $200,000 a year,...
October 25, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 26, 2014
Open Meeting Law questioned at Menahga School meeting
email@example.com At the most recent Menahga School Board meeting, two board members, Jon Kangas and Al Peterson, presented accusations of possible violations of the Open Meeting Law. On Monday, Feb. 24 the Menahga School Board met in the high school media...
February 26, 2014 - 9:08am