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Park Rapids Enterprise
Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
River Art Community is newest art endeavor
Bandits steal the show at annual Amazing Chase
City council approves Crystal Brook lift station
Park Rapids area injury accidents reported
Clay Dusters prove to be top guns
Carlson places in two events at NSIC Championships
Area runners compete in Grandma's Marathon races
Midway stays undefeated in league play
Relatively speaking, trout angler makes himself at home in the walleye world
Paul Albert Grams
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
James Merril Steinke
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
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
April 23, 2014
Park Rapids iPad initiative going well
By Anna Erickson email@example.com As the school year reaches an end, Park Rapids Area High School administration is looking at possibly allowing students to check out their iPads for the summer if they take full responsibility. Students have been very responsible...
April 23, 2014 - 9:21am
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 23, 2013
Additional teaching staff hired for multilingual students
Park Rapids has seen an increase in students who don’t speak English as their native language and an additional instructor has been hired to help these students. Beth Baker-Knuttila was hired at Monday night’s Park Rapids Area School Board meeting as a .5 FTE English Language...
October 23, 2013 - 1:48pm
Menahga to discuss enrollment issue
The Menahga School Board met Monday night to discuss growing enrollment among other district issues. There will be a community meeting held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in the high school media center concerning Menahga school’s growing enrollment issues. Interested residents are...
October 23, 2013 - 1:44pm
August 28, 2013
2013 State MCA scores are released
The Minnesota Department of Education released the 2013 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment scores on Tuesday. These yearly tests, required by state and federal law, are used as one tool to help schools gauge students’ progress in meeting expectations on Minnesota state standards...
August 28, 2013 - 2:10pm
March 12, 2013
Nevis teacher joins council
BY JEAN RUZICKA firstname.lastname@example.org Nevis School history teacher Rich Johnson will fill the Nevis Council seat vacated by John Plumley. The suggestion came at the recommendation of his peer and mayor Paul Schroeder. The city received no response from candidates to...
March 12, 2013 - 12:00am
March 2, 2013
Mother of Bemidji area boy forced to walk home in cold files complaint with sheriff
BEMIDJI - The mother of the boy who allegedly was forced to walk home after his school bus driver would not let him off at his driveway has filed a complaint with the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. A report was filed about 9 a.m. Thursday from the mother, Amber Thayer, according...
March 2, 2013 - 10:17am
February 27, 2013
Bemidji bus driver resigns after forcing child to walk home in freezing temps
February 27, 2013 - 8:28am
January 26, 2013
Mahtowa man faces charge in Fond du Lac school bus incident
A school bus driver from Mahtowa was charged Friday with child endangerment after a 3-year-old boy was left alone on his bus for three hours with temperatures hovering around zero. Thomas Mitchell Soderholm, 53, is accused of endangering Ty Stiffarm on Jan.
January 26, 2013 - 12:15pm
January 16, 2013
Safratowich will continue at helm of school board
Sherry Safratowich will once again chair the Park Rapids Area School Board for 2013. Safratowich has served on the school board in Park Rapids...
January 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
Charges possible after toddler forgotten on Fond du Lac bus
Criminal charges may be filed against a bus driver and aide who failed to notice a 3-year-old boy had been left on a bus Monday after a drop-off...
January 16, 2013 - 10:52am
January 15, 2013
Cloquet mom wants answers after child left on freezing bus for hours
In another hour, Ty Stiffarm could have frozen to death. That's what his mother, Brooklynn Wait, said she was told by doctors after she brought...
January 15, 2013 - 7:17am
December 8, 2012
Park Rapids School Board approves 2013 levy increase
Park Rapids School Board members heard the "truth in taxation" this week, the $5.3 million levy approved for 2013 up 10 percent from this year's...
December 8, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 21, 2012
Park Rapids has positive audit
The Park Rapids School District received a commendable "report card" from the auditor this week. The district saw a $943,610 positive change in the general fund in 2012, ending the year with a $4.25 million fund balance. This compares with a $1.1 million general fund balance in...
November 21, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 7, 2012
Nevis School referendum passes; Voters approve first of two questions
Nevis School District voters approved one of two questions asking for approval for upgrades to the school. The first question was approved with 773 yes votes and 754 no votes.
November 7, 2012 - 9:05am