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Park Rapids Enterprise
A peaceful place for healing pain: At MN lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
Park Rapids Graduation
Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
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
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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