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Park Rapids Enterprise
PR Eagles Club back up and running
Schools receive USDA grant to up local foods in Park Rapids, Laporte cafeterias
Community Christmas Tree in place on Main
Thanksgiving meal is a labor of love for volunteers throughout the area
Outdoor Classroom ideas focus on ag education
Defense is key to Panthers’ success
Panthers outscored 12-1 in losses to International Falls, Thief River Falls
Nevis boys look to make run at defending Section 5A title, returning to state
Menahga boys focusing on teamwork, improvement
Braves open season with win over Frazee
Richard "Dick"Kenneth Rouse, Sr.
Catherine "Cathy" Anne Spencer
Agnes Odile Kamrowski
Bobby Sinclair Sellers
James "Jimmy" Hensel
Xtreme Hounds offers dog training
Cut the creosote with a good cleaning
Community band concert Nov. 22
Director Bill Eigen, left, watches as his film, ‘The Jingle Dress,’ gets filmed. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Ghoulish fun at Halloween Happening
Park Rapids groups to host Haunted Houses this weekend
A mix of success stories at opener
Go walking for late season walleye success
Rare dragonfly observed near Paul Bunyan Forest
Minnesota woman bags monstrous 11-pointer
Rifle deer season under way
Letter: Thank you goes out to Park Rapids Ford
Letter: Volleyball teams receives support
Letter: Alzheimers support, guidance available
Letter: Jail ministry team actively involved
My family finds much to be thankful for this year and every year
Home plate: 1940 ‘pot’ is still a kitchen staple
Home plate: Something new to stew about
September 2, 2015
Talking ticks: Essentia Lunch and Learn
The deer tick is the notorious character. Those were the words of Essentia Health Dr. Larry Leadbetter last Thursday as the Park Rapids clinic launched a “Lunch and Learn” program. Leadbetter instructed a packed room on tick diseases, including Lyme, Anaplasmosis and Babesiosis....
News / local
September 2, 2015 - 3:25pm
June 11, 2015
Hubbard County tick study underway
A study on blacklegged ticks, commonly known as deer ticks, is currently underway at several sampling sites in the Park Rapids area to determine...
June 11, 2015 - 6:01am
May 28, 2015
Ticks are out, spreading diseases
Health officials are reminding Minnesotans to pack the bug spray this time of year. Black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks, are no joke — they can spread Lyme and other diseases. Minnesota DNR wildlife and forestry workers who spend much of their day in the...
News / state
May 28, 2015 - 8:38am
May 21, 2014
It's prime time for ticks in the Northland
By John Lundy / Duluth News Tribune It hardly seems fair. The Northland has been through a winter of cold and snow in historic proportions. It seems like it should at least have killed off the ticks.Not so, said the state Health Department’s tick guy. The snow mitigated...
News / region
May 21, 2014 - 8:17am
June 11, 2013
Tick-borne ailments down in 2012, Health Department says
The Minnesota Department of Health announced Monday that cases of tick-borne diseases decreased substantially in 2012, but the risk for illness still remains high this summer. According to the Department of Health, an unusually warm, dry spring and summer may have contributed...
News / state
June 11, 2013 - 9:52am
April 5, 2012
Minnesota Health Department reports early beginning to tick-borne disease season
An early spring has led to an early start to the tick-borne disease season, Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday. They are...
April 5, 2012 - 8:10am
March 30, 2012
Tick season has arrived
This year's warm winter has brought on an early tick season. In a typical year in East Otter Tail County, ticks tend to be at their worst in April and May, and then again in September and October. But local pet professionals are warning that this year's tick season has already begun...
March 30, 2012 - 7:35am
Minnesota reports first death from Powassan virus, a tick-borne disease
GRAND FORKS - A woman in her 60s from northern Minnesota has died from a brain infection due to Powassan, or POW, virus, according to the Minnesota...
June 30, 2011 - 7:01am
June 8, 2011
Hubbard County is a high-risk zone for ticks
Hubbard County is a hot spot for ticks and the diseases they carry. Diseases have become more prevalent for humans and pets and the Minnesota Department of Health has several recommendations to prevent tick-borne disease. Blacklegged ticks are found in wooded, brushy areas. Unless...
June 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2010
Tick-borne diseases crippling dogs
The tick season has arrived in the northland with warm weather, but tick-borne diseases may actually be remnants of 2009, especially in dogs. In...
March 31, 2010 - 1:00pm