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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
Parks Board seeks to raise $25,000 for construction of Pioneer Park bathrooms
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 6, 2017
County board renews transit sales tax
After some modest debate, the Hubbard County Board decided to continue a transit sales and use tax. The money is dedicated exclusively to improving...
May 6, 2017 - 7:24am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 10:43am
March 11, 2017
Letter: Common sense approach to transportation funding
Every year there are bills that propose new ways of funding transportation, and this year is no different. Over the last several decades Minnesota has been well served by an approach that links gas, motor vehicle registration and motor vehicle sales taxes to the construction, maintenance...
March 11, 2017 - 3:34pm
January 4, 2017
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
2017 dawned on the Minnesota Capitol with bright sun Sunday, Jan. 1, illuminating the newly renovated building. But the sparkle dimmed as clouds moved in Sunday, followed by a dreary, wintry Monday for most Minnesotans. Was that a forecast of things to come in the 2017 state Legislature,...
January 4, 2017 - 8:46am
June 8, 2016
Tax cuts, public works funding futures dark
Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps taking with it any chance for transportation and other public works project funding. The tax bill would have provided $800 million in tax cuts over...
June 8, 2016 - 9:18am
May 18, 2016
Minnesota budget talks expand from transportation
At least they are talking. State leaders expanded budget talks Tuesday to deal with major money issues remaining before the Minnesota Legislature...
May 18, 2016 - 8:44am
May 17, 2016
Dayton offers to drop gas tax increase
Minnesotans likely will pay higher vehicle license fees if the governor and lawmakers reach a transportation funding deal this year. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday offered two transportation funding plans that he called compromises, and both contained higher tab fees. Senate...
May 17, 2016 - 12:35pm
March 1, 2015
Letter: Other options to transportation plan
There was a recent letter to the Park Rapids Enterprise urging me to support the Governor’s transportation plan. While I agree with the writer that Minnesota’s roads and bridges are in need of repair, I disagree that the Governor’s plan is the best and most responsible way to...
March 1, 2015 - 9:43am
January 26, 2015
Governor Dayton details plan to fix Minnesota’s aging, underfunded transportation system
For years, state leaders have failed to adequately fund Minnesota’s highways, roads, bridges, and public transit systems. Insufficient funding has left them inadequate, congested, and needing repairs. Today, Governor Mark Dayton proposed a straightforward, honest solution...
January 26, 2015 - 2:58pm
January 21, 2015
Letter: GOP waving white flag on transportation?
The 2015 Legislative Session has just started and it appears Rep. Dave Hancock is giving up when it comes to fixing our state’s transportation infrastructure. As a rural legislator, I know how important our roads and bridges are to our residents and farmers. During the campaign,...
January 21, 2015 - 11:58am
January 17, 2015
Heartland Express caters to transportation needs of all
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org Park Rapids is a “good place to grow old” and a great place to grow up, thanks to the...
January 17, 2015 - 12:39pm
July 26, 2014
Editorial" How much do you know about transportation?
In an effort to rebut some of Mr. Hlavsa’s recent comments (or rants), first of all, as you did, I gave my address and phone number to the Park Rapids Enterprise, who as a policy do not print that information, so I did acknowledge myself, just like you did. Regarding the question...
July 26, 2014 - 9:08am
January 4, 2014
Transportation for vets’ doctor appointments available
The Northwest Transportation Program has been placed in motion. We have a van in Hubbard County that transports veterans to the Fargo VA Medical...
January 4, 2014 - 11:56am