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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
June 18, 2011
Pine Point School to have school year round
Pine Point School students will be heading back to the classroom Monday, Aug. 1 this year and continuing their education routine until mid-June 2012. The small, rural K-8 school is implementing a Flexible Learning Program, calling for 45 days in school followed by a 15-day "vacation"...
June 18, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 28, 2011
School Board approves Menahga superintendent salary of $105,000
The Menahga School District will have a superintendent and two principals come fall as the board approved administrative changes this week. Mary Klamm has served as superintendent and high school principal for two years in an effort for the district to save money. With current elementary...
May 28, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 19, 2011
State recognizes Menahga elementary principal in Park Rapids in July
Menahga Elementary Principal Joleen DeLaHunt has been awarded the 2011 MESPA Division Leadership Achievement Award from the Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association. She was recognized by the Menahga School Board at its Thursday night meeting. "Great principals lead...
February 19, 2011 - 1:00pm
SnoDaze festivities start Monday
SnoDaze events kick off Monday at Park Rapids Area High School. Coronation is at 9:30 a.m. Monday with a coronation tea following. A pep fest...
news / education
January 19, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 8, 2010
Big orange limos are back on the road
School bells are ringing once again, kids bidding farewell to parents and greeting their new teachers. The PTA will convene its first meeting of the school year at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13.
news / local / education
September 8, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2010
UPDATED: Unofficial results show Menahga School referendum within three votes of passing
In another close race, voters said "no" for a third time to a Menahga School District building referendum.
news / local
August 11, 2010 - 1:12am
August 7, 2010
Park Rapids All School Reunion underway
news / local
August 7, 2010 - 1:14pm
April 13, 2010
Menahga School referendum voted down
Menahga School district voters said "no" again to a referendum to expand the school. This time the project was scaled down by about $3 million.
April 13, 2010 - 11:57pm
August 31, 2009
Dickinson, Girtz claim runner-up honors at Crookston
Karly Dickinson and Allie Girtz claimed runner-up honors at No. 2 doubles to lead the Park Rapids girls tennis team to fifth place at Saturday's Crookston Booster Tournament. Christina Smith finished third at No. 2 singles, Kelsey Adolphson was fourth at No. 4 singles, Mary Kading...
August 31, 2009 - 2:57pm
April 15, 2009
Chiodo among seven candidates for Mankato superintendent
Park Rapids Area Schools superintendent Glenn Chiodo is among seven candidates scheduled to be interviewed for Mankato Area School superintendent, according to The Free Press. The seven candidates were scheduled to be interviewed today (Wednesday), April 15, according to Mankato...
April 15, 2009 - 4:15pm
April 7, 2009
Park Rapids budget reductions include one administrator, two and a half teachers
A reduction of two and a half teaching positions and one administrator position are among proposed staff cuts at Park Rapids Area Schools. Superintendent Glenn Chiodo made the proposal Monday night at the school board meeting. Proposed budget adjustments include non-replacement...
April 7, 2009 - 6:00am