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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Douglas "Doug" A. Dickinson
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Susan Eileen Bessler
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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 email@example.com 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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
November 20, 2013
Menahga School could need more additions, renovations
The Menahga School Board met on Monday, Nov. 18 and heard about several upcoming building needs. All members of the board were present. Stephen Halonen from JP Structures was also in attendance to give estimates on identified facility needs including additions and renovations to...
November 20, 2013 - 10:15am
October 12, 2011
Park Rapids hockey co-op results in less ice time for players, according to some board members
Opinions are divided about the Park Rapids hockey co-op with Walker-Hackensack-Akeley. Several interested parents and community members told the Park Rapids Area School Board Monday night their opinions on the pairing. The co-op was formed last season as a solution to dwindling...
October 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 9, 2009
Depot Park tennis courts need repairs; school board to consider capital project
Tennis courts at Depot Park are in need of resurfacing and the Park Rapids School Board will need to decide if it is a high priority for capital...
December 9, 2009 - 1:00pm