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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Turkey tale: Did Ben Franklin suggest the wild turkey be our country's national symbol?
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of adoption process
Making a wish come true: Eischens receives custom-built Ice Castle Fish House through Make-A-Wish Foundation
Park Rapids fourth grader is Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge winner
Tigers' dream season ends with loss in title game
Ricke looking to build a winning tradition
International Falls scores final four goals in 6-2 win over Panthers
Panthers persevere through adversity
Hovelsrud caps off career at state meet
James C. Shearer
Mary Louise Haedt
Marion Irene Ward Somers
Mary Louise Haedt
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
Food shelf thankful for Coborn's donation
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Skarpness joins Enterprise editorial staff
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Public invited to weigh in on criteria for proposed sculpture trail
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?
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
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
March 31, 2012
Residents want to save trees along County 80
A group of residents living on a scenic drive of Lake Belle Taine's south shore is organizing a "save the trees" campaign to get a power company...
March 31, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 28, 2012
HC Land Department explains spring planting of 300,000 pine seedlings
In the spring of each year the Hubbard County Natural Resource Management Department ensures that the future pineries will continue to provide...
March 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 22, 2012
Seedling trees now available to Park Rapids residents; six choices, all free
The Park Rapids Urban Forestry Committee and the Park Rapids Rotary Club are coordinating on a project to offer free seedling trees to residents and business owners within the city of Park Rapids for planting this spring. The trees will be available free of charge to residents and...
February 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 5, 2012
Wadena SWCD hosting tree open house to replace those lost in 2010 tornado
The Wadena SWCD is going to be hosting their annual Tree Open House on Thursday, January 19th from noon-6p.m. at the SWCD offices located at 4 Alfred St NE in Wadena. At this Open House, those who lost trees to the 2010 Tornados can come in to sign up for their free trees that will...
January 5, 2012 - 1:07pm
October 12, 2011
Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation taking tree orders
The Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District is now taking orders for conservation grade trees and shrubs scheduled to be picked up May 4-6, 2012. A variety of deciduous, conifers and shrubs are available to choose from. Orders may be placed until April but quantities are...
October 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 24, 2011
'Green for Life' teaches kids about trees
Park Rapids kindergartners learned about the many ways trees provide food, oxygen and shelter for "Green for Life." The Minnesota Nursery and...
September 24, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 11, 2011
DNR Forestry in Park Rapids loses 600 trees in Memorial Day tornado
"We aren't 100 percent sure at this point but it's probably going to be a combination of red pine and white pine" to replace the forest lost,...
June 11, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 7, 2010
DNR broken bat promotion with Twins a big hit
At the beginning of the major league baseball season, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) teamed up with the Minnesota Twins to launch "Break a Bat, Plant a Tree," an innovative partnership that has given both sports fans and outdoors enthusiasts good reasons to cheer. According...
October 7, 2010 - 8:07am
December 2, 2009
Hortiscope: Local reader: Do horses thwart tree development?
Q: I was reading an article that you wrote in the Park Rapids Enterprise about horses chewing on trees and the damage they do to the land. I have 75 acres of land that is about 70 percent wooded. I rent it out during the spring, summer and fall to a cattle rancher who has about 15...
December 2, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 28, 2009
Trees will survive high winds, torrential rains
Q: My cut leaf birch tree splits into two main branches. One side has leaves that all died last month after 100-mile per hour winds during a thunderstorm. Is this from the bending of the tree during the storm or do you think this is the result of a disease? A: Cut leaf birches...
October 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 30, 2009
Hortiscope: Apple tree can wait for hard frost to transplant
Q: I am wondering if it is too late to transplant an apple tree that is 6 or 7 years old. It is more than 10 feet tall. There are apples on the tree. Also, is it too late to transplant a Ponderosa tree? I don't know how old it is, but is about 12 feet tall. A: While they can be...
September 30, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 16, 2009
Hortiscope: Spruce trees will survive bugs and high winds
Q: I have four small spruce trees. Last year, worms started eating the needles. I used several sprays from the store, but to no avail. Then I started killing them with my fingers. There was no end to them. This year, the needles have not returned, but there is new growth on them....
September 16, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 9, 2009
Hortiscope: Hollyhocks in our zone may live again if cut
Q: I have a very large basswood tree in my backyard. In mid-July, it starts dropping an incredible amount of thin, long, light-brown leaves and small, hard, tan-brown berries. Is this typical of this tree and how long should I expect it to last? A: All of what you describe is normal...
September 9, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 17, 2009
Insecticides and pie pans protect trees and fruits
Q: I have a pine tree that is oozing a waxy substance. There is so much of it that the rocks beneath the tree are shiny. I also noticed that the branches are covered with little black bugs. They look like they might have wings, but none of them are flying. The tree looks wet from...
June 17, 2009 - 1:00pm