Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
'I'm just a bum': Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
City council rejects financial partnership in Armory Square
Shelli Walsh named Teacher of the Year
Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
Yuletide Sampler and tree-lighting ceremony kickoff 'Heart of the Holidays'
Panthers serve up a successful season
Tigers advance to state title game
Oelkers, Henrickson lead Warroad past Panthers
Hovelsrud handles the pressure, returns to state
Panthers open season with 2-1 win at Morris
Rodney Keith Anderson
Gerald Adrian Triggs
Carl Laverne Albin
William M. "Bill" Sanger
Marion Irene Ward Somers
Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame
Operation Round Up awards $34,400 to local programs
Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Email scam affecting Arvig customers
Basic Business Cents: So you want to start your own business
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
Flamenco dance troupe performing twice in Park Rapids
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
Column: Enterprise has always covered more than Park Rapids sports
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
May 20, 2017
Letter to Editor: Teachers are role models in the community
Think back to your time in school. For some, this will be recent and for others the memories may be from further in the past, but regardless of the time and whether or not you liked school, I am willing to bet that you still remember at least one teacher who made you feel welcome,...
May 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 25, 2017
Commentary: I wish my teacher knew...
Kyle Schwartz is a third-grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver who wanted to get to know her students better, so she asked each of them to finish the sentence, "I wish my teacher knew..." The responses she got were so startling that Schwartz, now in her fifth year of teaching,...
January 25, 2017 - 1:28pm
March 29, 2016
Teacher pay increase boosts spirits and wallets of South Dakota educators
GARRETSON, S.D. -- She’s a former Minnesotan teaching in South Dakota. For years, that would mean a lot less money in pay -- likely a whole bunch -- as South Dakota has ranked dead last in average teacher salaries at 51st, while Minnesota has ranked consistently in the top 10 along...
March 29, 2016 - 2:06pm
July 4, 2015
Teachers reunite after decades out of the classroom
In the spring of 1941, Lorraine Wright and Margaret Johnson motored down from Bemidji Normal School to apply for elementary school teaching positions...
July 4, 2015 - 1:25pm
November 9, 2013
Menahga teacher honored
By Nick Longworth email@example.com After taking a week long course on increasing economics in the social studies classroom, Menahga high school teacher Stephanie Kramer was honored with the “3M Innovative Economic Educator Award” for her efforts. Kramer...
November 9, 2013 - 12:33pm
January 31, 2013
Grand Forks educator accused of luring fired
A Grand Forks educator accused of luring a 12-year-old girl at the Adams-Edmore, N.D., school with sexual messages and online photos has been fired. Jeremy Patrick Thompson, 28, lost his job Jan.
January 31, 2013 - 7:15am
April 25, 2012
Nevis to lose four veteran teachers to retirement
Nevis School is bidding farewell to two longtime educators. English teacher Lyn Rittgers, who holds the district longevity record at 38 years,...
April 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 7, 2011
Alternative teacher pathways signed
Mid-career professionals who want to become teachers now have a way to do that. Gov. Mark Dayton this morning signed a bill into law establishing guidelines for how professional from other fields, especially math and science, can earn their teacher licenses without going through...
March 7, 2011 - 10:28am
March 2, 2011
Park Rapids announces 2011Teacher of the Year
The last bell rang an hour ago, but students are popping in Kerry Johnson's high school English classroom to update her on an achievement or...
March 2, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 21, 2009
Menahga School teachers union negotiates new contract
When the Menahga School Board proposed changes to the teachers' salary package, the negotiating committee left the room to hold a brief private meeting. Local teachers representing the Education Minnesota Menahga (EMM) union previously requested a wage increase for the next bie...
November 21, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 10, 2009
Mediator called to help negotiate Park Rapids teachers' contract
The Park Rapids School Board and Education Minnesota-Park Rapids will enter mediation to work toward a resolution for the next two years of the teachers' contract. The current 2007-09 contract expired in June. Both parties met Tuesday night and discussed a variety of topics. "Unfortunately,...
October 10, 2009 - 1:01pm
September 26, 2009
Park Rapids school board, teachers discuss contract
Negotiations have begun between the Park Rapids teachers union and members of the school board. "At this point in time, we've just gotten through some language changes," said Superintendent Glenn Chiodo. The current 2007-09 contract expired in June. In the next few meetings,...
September 26, 2009 - 1:01pm