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Veteran creates yard display as Memorial Day tribute
DNR drops trees in Straight River for trout habitat
Park Rapids foundation helps sex trafficking survivors
Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Car crashes into Hugo's
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
Panthers rally to defeat Frazee, end losing skid
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
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
Governor Dayton proclaims: Clean. Drain. Dry. Day
About fishing: Readers fire back; respect the resource
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 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
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