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DNR to review Crow Wing lakes ordinance; county AIS coordinator resigns
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Leech Lake officials break ground at site of new casino
Crosby man dies after snowmobile breaks through ice
County board approves 2.9 percent increase in tax levy
Panthers defeat Cardinals, improve to 3-0 in conference
Panthers use nine pins to spark win over Wolves
Accepting roles will be key to Braves' success
Three Panthers win titles at Crookston
Nevis girls drop conference openers
Betty Rose (Corliss) Dyck
Patricia "Pat" Kay Anderson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Lillian Evelyn Ryther
Basic Business Cents: How do you 'manufacture' good workers?
Vorhes wins legal services Advocacy Award
Coborn named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer
Bemidji Burger Kings close after salmonella outbreak sickens at least 27
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
'Magical Medora Christmas' tour coming to Park Rapids
PRAHS drama club is performing 'a magical, musical fable'
Crookston siblings vying for HGTV home renovation show
Standing ovations for first woman with Down syndrome to compete in Miss Minnesota USA
Dreamcatcher lesson celebrates Native American heritage
New northern pike fishing regulations in spring 2018
About Fishing: Venture onto early ice at your own risk
New law expands license requirement to wheelhouse shelters
Early ice is not safe; wear life jackets on cold water
Whitefish and cisco sport netting to open on Straight Lake
Letter to Editor: Winter and snowmobiles: Think snow!
Letter to Editor: Line 3 project will move forward and benefit Minnesotans
Letter to Editor: Place more importance on human family
Check It Out: Park Rapids Library connecting people with resources, creating community through diversity
Letter to Editor: Remember Pearl Harbor
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
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
August 24, 2017
Protest shuts down Line 3 construction
SUPERIOR, Wis. — Protesters identifying themselves as water protectors shut down construction for roughly two hours on a section of the...
August 24, 2017 - 8:01am
March 19, 2017
Letter to editor: Rep. Green's water statements misguided
I am normally a pretty accepting person. However, when people who are supposedly in decision-making positions make statements that are perplexing, to say the least, with no factual backing, I feel I need an explanation. Such a statement was made at a town hall meeting awhile back...
March 19, 2017 - 2:02pm
April 22, 2016
Dayton honors ‘water heroes’ on Earth Day
Dayton honors ‘water heroes’ on Earth Day
April 22, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 13, 2016
City plan extending services to Discovery Circle revisited
The City of Park Rapids is revisiting an idea to extend sewer and water infrastructure services to Discovery Circle, but not all residents in...
April 13, 2016 - 5:53pm
February 7, 2016
Local Water Plan receives board approval
Hubbard County’s Local Water Management Plan for 2016-2026 earned commissioners’ approval this week, the document “committed to protecting,...
February 7, 2016 - 11:03am
July 19, 2015
Nevis developing plan to address city's water
The city of Nevis is developing a Wellhead Protection Plan addressing the city’s drinking water system to determine its risk of contamination, maintenance supervisor Don Umthun told council members this week. The city’s relatively shallow 68-foot well pulls water from Lake Belle...
July 19, 2015 - 11:30am
December 13, 2014
City advises measures to avoid frozen water lines
By John McKinney / Park Rapids City Administrator Last winter, 2013-14, due to extreme weather conditions many residents experienced frozen water service lines into their property. The City of Park Rapids suggested city residents test their water temperature regularly and if...
December 13, 2014 - 12:44pm
April 12, 2014
Homeowners to receive water credit
Park Rapids is extending its water credit program due to extraordinary conditions this spring that caused many homeowners to have frozen water lines. “At this time, we have 271 people signed up for the water credit created when the council encouraged homeowners to leave their...
April 12, 2014 - 1:04pm
January 18, 2014
DNR starting groundwater management project
The Straight River watershed will be part of a groundwater management program to address increased use over the last two decades and help with...
January 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
January 11, 2014
Straight River Groundwater Management Area project focus of DNR open house in Park Rapids Jan. 15
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites the public to an open house at Park Rapids High School on Jan. 15, 6 - 9 p.m., to learn about a project to designate a groundwater management area for the Straight River watershed.
January 11, 2014 - 12:15pm
November 30, 2013
Water rate increase upsets some residents
Two residents attended Tuesday’s Park Rapids City Council meeting to express frustration about upcoming water rate increases. The council had the first reading of an ordinance reflecting water rate adjustments beginning January of 2014. Park Rapids resident Dick Rutherford...
November 30, 2013 - 2:33pm
October 26, 2013
Park Rapids water rates to increase
Park Rapids will likely raise water rates starting in 2014 to help pay for a water treatment plant that should be operational next year....
October 26, 2013 - 1:37pm
August 14, 2013
Letter: Water is a precious resource
Tradition and fun events are important for communities but I think Park Rapids should reconsider hosting the annual water fight during Legends and Logging Days since almost half of the U.S. is experiencing moderate to severe drought. For example: New Mexico – 98 percent extreme...
August 14, 2013 - 1:54pm
May 11, 2013
Park Rapids releases 2012 water report
Park Rapids is issuing the results of monitoring done on its drinking water for the period from Jan. 1 to Dec.
May 11, 2013 - 3:13pm
Hydrant flushing is next week in Park Rapids
The city of Park Rapids utility department will be flushing fire hydrants next week, Monday through Friday, May 13-17. Hydrant flushing is done each year to clean out pipe accumulation that has built up over the year. During the flushing, people might experience discolored water,...
May 11, 2013 - 3:03pm