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Parade, fireworks to highlight 4th of July celebration
Lady's Slipper in bloom
Park Rapids School Board approves preliminary budget for fiscal year 2017-18
Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber would like your input
Park Rapids woman accused of burglarizing area homes to steal pills
Headwaters hosts Drive, Chip, Putt competition
Panthers improve on the court
Clay Dusters place 12th at state
Vaudrin competes in javelin, sprints for Dragons
Pre-registration open for Firecracker 5K race
Leland E. "Lee" Hillberg
Paul Albert Grams
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
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
Saxophonist steps into Noon Hour Concert spotlight
Sounds of Spirit Lake series opens with Park Rapids Community Band
Alternative country and blues band headlines 2nd Street Stage
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Editorial: MNsure: 'We're still here'
Letter to the editor: Advice from a political junky
Commentary: Can a woman do anything a man can do?
Letter to the editor: The Enbridge numbers game
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the Greenwood Cemetery crew
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
October 18, 2010
Duluth company that owes over $1 million in taxes given stimulus cash
Among the numerous Duluth companies to receive stimulus money was Polyphase Electric, even though the company has had nearly $1.2 million in state and federal tax liens filed against it, which the News Tribune first reported in August. Polyphase was awarded $255,521 in June 2009...
October 18, 2010 - 8:31am
August 22, 2010
Oberstar touts stimulus benefits for Hubbard, Beltrami counties
U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar keeps photos he's taken on his BlackBerry of last year's Irvine Avenue street construction in Bemidji. The 8th District...
August 22, 2010 - 7:45am
May 5, 2010
Local home sales boosted by federal stimulus program
A federal stimulus program for homebuyers gave a welcome shot in the arm to area realtors, who posted "sold signs" on numerous properties throughout...
May 5, 2010 - 1:00pm
February 22, 2010
Some taxpayers may owe money to IRS from stimulus cash
It was intended to be a short-term stream of cash added to paychecks, but now that tax season is here, the Making Work Pay tax credit has left some people with two jobs surprised at their smaller-than-expected refunds. The Making Work Pay program, part of the federal stimulus package,...
February 22, 2010 - 7:16am
December 16, 2009
Homeless prevention funding helps with mortgage payments
Last June, a woman who had cancer and was in financial distress asked Mahube Community Council for help catching up on her house payments. Mahube's family development director Marcia Otte asked her how she plans to make payments after the organization pays the maximum allowed three...
December 16, 2009 - 1:01pm
December 9, 2009
Letters: Stimulus funds have done little locally
The Park Rapids Enterprise had an article in the Nov. 28 edition with a headline titled, "Federal stimulus funds boost local economy." The article states that stimulus funding has added more than $3 million to the Hubbard County economy in grants and loans. The article identified...
December 9, 2009 - 1:00pm
December 2, 2009
Health insurance subsidies for jobless running out
The clock is starting to run out on unemployed workers who receive health insurance through subsidies that help them maintain coverage from their former employers. As of Tuesday, the first wave of jobless people covered under the program, part of the federal stimulus package, are...
December 2, 2009 - 7:10am
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
August 1, 2009
Park Rapids will receive stimulus money for officer
Park Rapids will be able to keep an officer after receiving another COPS grant. Park Rapids Police Department will receive $179,326 over three years. The funding comes from federal stimulus dollars. Police Chief Terry Eilers said one of his current officers was hired under a previous...
August 1, 2009 - 1:01pm
July 25, 2009
Stimulus bridge project begins
A bridge project over the Schoolcraft River in northern Hubbard County is progressing despite periodic torrential rains. "We can pretty much...
July 25, 2009 - 1:00pm
Federal wage hike different kind of stimulus
An economic stimulus of a different sort took effect this week, as the federal minimum wage rises from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour.
July 25, 2009 - 1:00pm
July 22, 2009
Bemidji School Board OKs federal stimulus dollars
The Bemidji School District approved a plan Monday, July 20, outlining the use of federal stimulus money. The government will issue $687,191 to Title 1 schools in the Bemidji School District. To qualify for Title 1, a school has to have a higher free-and-reduced lunch percentage...
July 22, 2009 - 8:29am
June 13, 2009
CEP program finds summer jobs for youth
Area youth are lending a helping hand this summer - and getting paid - thanks to federal stimulus money. Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc. offers a...
June 13, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 3, 2009
Park Rapids schools receive stimulus
Park Rapids Area School District will see more special education and Title I funding for the next two years due to stimulus money allotted to the district. The district is anticipating $183,703 in Title I funding, about $81,000 more than last year, Carol Hutchinson, Park Rapids...
June 3, 2009 - 1:00pm
May 13, 2009
Hubbard County receives stimulus funding for food, shelter programs
Hubbard County has been chosen to receive $8,152 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county, which will be administered by Mahube Community Council, Inc. These funds have been made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). A...
May 13, 2009 - 2:45pm