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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
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Everett Lee Langland
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
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
December 23, 2009
Focus groups formed to help with Menahga School referendum
To find out why a Menahga School referendum failed and where the district went wrong on the planning for an expansion, citizen focus groups were formed last week. Friday, about 25 people gathered at the Menahga Senior/Community Center, with superintendent Mary Klamm facilitating...
December 23, 2009 - 1:01pm
Superior students face charges in school bus cocaine case
Two Superior Middle School students and two Superior High School students are facing charges after an incident Friday on a school bus involving alcohol and a white powder substance that tested positive for cocaine. Superior police Capt. Chad La Lor said officers received a tip about...
December 23, 2009 - 8:55am
New York Mills named among nation's best schools
New York Mills High School is one of 28 Minnesota schools among the nation's best, this according to information released by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine included NYM High School in the Bronze Medal Category. Other area schools named were Battle Lake, Rothsay and Underwood. Todd...
December 23, 2009 - 8:23am
December 9, 2009
Park Rapids School District faces tight budget future
The Park Rapids Area School District is looking at a tough few years with state funding questionable and the need to renew the referendum that...
December 9, 2009 - 1:00pm
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
December 5, 2009
Superintendents address No Child Left Behind act
School superintendents Glenn Chiodo and Steve Rassier provided an overview - and opinions - on the No Child Left Behind federal legislation this week, addressing the League of Women Voters. "It's an education philosophy that ideally would close achievement gaps," Chiodo explained...
December 5, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 28, 2009
Nevis board proposes 13 percent levy reduction
Legislation approved this year will "greatly simplify, but not eliminate" the truth in taxation process the school districts follow on a yearly basis, Nevis superintendent Steve Rassier told board members this week. Public hearings are no longer required, but the public may speak...
November 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
Menahga vetoes half day off Dec. 23
When Menahga School superintendent Mary Klamm recommended that students and teachers be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 23, the school board denied the recommendation. Treasurer Curtis Hasbargen expressed concern about the board not following the teachers' contract whenever they approve...
November 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 25, 2009
Menahga School District may have another election in spring
The Menahga School Board decided Monday to recruit community members to participate in a task force that could possibly come to a consensus on the details of a future expansion project. Another referendum may be on the docket for spring. But it won't be for $8.5 million. Board...
November 25, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 18, 2009
Park Rapids students have opportunity to plan for careers after high school
Park Rapids Area High School students have been planning for their future. High School Principal Al Judson reported on some educational opportunities students have been participating in at Monday night's school board meeting. "One of the things that helps make things relevant...
November 18, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 14, 2009
Park Rapids schools receive stimulus funds for energy improvements
Park Rapids Area High School and Frank White Education Center will undergo indoor air quality, maintenance and energy efficiency projects with the help of federal stimulus money. "The school really needed these improvements," said Superintendent Glenn Chiodo. "What really put us...
November 14, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 10, 2009
Former superintendent leaves lasting school gift
"It's a great time to be a kid in Park Rapids," read a simple message penned after voters approved building the Century School in February 1999. "It...
November 10, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 4, 2009
Cuts loom as Perham school levy defeated
"We can survive one more year," said Perham School Board Chairman Jim Rieber, "but we're starting to take the core of our system apart." Perham school district voters defeated the levy referendum by a narrow margin of 1,746 votes to 1,622 votes. The measure would have injected revenues...
November 4, 2009 - 3:51pm
Audit shows district's moving in a positive direction
Park Rapids School Board members reviewed the fiscal year audit this week, the district's fund balance decreasing slightly from last year. "But compared with two years ago, you've come a long way," Brian Stavenger of Eide Bailly told the board. The district's general fund balance...
November 4, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 31, 2009
Menahga voters concerned about tax increase due to referendum
October 31, 2009 - 1:01pm