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'Race' called a factor in Minnesota reservation jail appeal
Veterans and victory gardens: World War II program July 21 in Akeley
City of Akeley getting new plow truck
Ciyt of Menahga receives economic development funding
Frazee firefighter shares his story to help others suffering from PTSD
Fall rules meeting set for Park Rapids athletes
Park Rapids to host American Legion baseball tournament
Legion sweeps at Walker to close regular season
Minnesota native gymnast who was first to speak up about Nasser sex abuse to be honored
Three Lynx named to WNBA All-Star team
Maureen Carolyn "Reni" Hendrickx
Virginia Ginger Diane Guptill
John "Jack" G. Thielen
Maureen "Reni" Caroyn Hendrickx
Headwaters Adult Day Services opens on Hollinger
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
Interactive Look: The U.S. exports $135 billion in farm products each year. Here's a closer look.
Watching a kid grow up in 4-H
Farmers look to Washington with concern
Place a Business Announcement
Horochowski exhibit opens Friday at Nemeth Art Center
Dagen resigns from Nemeth Art Center
Monroe Crossing headlining at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Moondance Jam starts rocking Wednesday in Walker
Mosaics unveiled at DAC
COLA COLUMN: Focusing our "Eyes on the Water" helps protect our healthy lakes
Family Fun Night features lure-making clinic
COLUMN: History in the making: Hubbard County's North Country Trail
BIRDWISE: The sound of silence
ABOUT FISHING: The Fourth of July and a rubber, gray mouse
COMMENTARY: Don't just follow the crowd on "crowdfunding" websites
IT'S OUR TURN: Consider ranked-choice voting system
COMMENTARY: What the pledge means
COMMENTARY: A holiday reminder about aquatic invasive species in Hubbard County
Commentary: We should stop lowering the flags for mass shootings
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
December 25, 2016
Park Rapids School Board approves levy at 1 percent increase
Park Rapids Schools held its Truth in Taxation hearing Monday, Dec. 19 and the school board approved the 2016 payable 2017 levy at a 1.35 percent increase over last year. Business manager Carol Hutchinson presented the information with a total levy of $5,018,028. Of the total levy,...
December 25, 2016 - 8:27am
December 11, 2016
A class trip proves beneficial for Nevis High School students
On Nov. 13, 23 students from Nevis High School, along with eight adults departed from Nevis on a nine-day class trip to visit Washington D.C....
December 11, 2016 - 8:30am
October 12, 2016
Bomb threat prompts lockdown at Park Rapids Area High School
Park Rapids Area High School went into lockdown early Monday morning as school officials discovered a bomb threat left as a phone message. The...
October 12, 2016 - 7:09am
August 20, 2016
Menahga School Board approves revised staff handbook
Menahga Superintendent Kevin Wellen reviewed proposed changes to the 2016-17 staff handbook with the school board Monday night. “We took out a lot of redundancies,” he said. For example, a background check is required for employment so it’s unnecessary to repeat it in the staff...
August 20, 2016 - 9:18pm
June 25, 2016
Menahga School Board debates science curriculum
The Menahga School District’s science curriculum hasn’t been replaced in 12 years, so administrative and teacher committees reviewed available material during the school year. Their recommendations were brought to the Menahga School Board Monday night for approval. "Who should...
June 25, 2016 - 8:31am
April 23, 2016
Menahga School Board discusses strategic plan
The Menahga School Board will soon update the district’s strategic plan. Superintendent Kevin Wellen said the plan should be evaluated every...
April 23, 2016 - 4:07pm
March 28, 2016
Park Rapids school enrollment holds steady into third Trimester
Student enrollment at Park Rapids Area Schools is holding steady going into the third trimester, according to figures presented at Monday’s board meeting. As of March 16, grades K-12 enrollment is 1,499 – up two students from last month and down six from September. Total district...
March 28, 2016 - 9:38am
December 26, 2015
Menahga School ups levy 9.35 percent after lengthy debate
The Menahga School Board set a 9.35 percent levy increase for payable 2016. The final levy totals $1,123,427 – a $96,063 hike compared to last year’s certified levy of $1,027,364. Initially, the board appeared it would certify the maximum levy allowed by state formula – $1,223,427...
December 26, 2015 - 2:08pm
November 4, 2015
Park Rapids school superintendent stresses bus driver shortage
A bus driver shortage has reached the critical point, prompting the Park Rapids Area School District to raise the pay for substitute drivers. The school board on Monday approved the pay increase for subs to $17.50/hour with school superintendent Lance Bagstad stating the district...
November 4, 2015 - 1:45pm
Nevis School discusses growing enrollment
Nevis elementary teacher Paul Schroeder addressed the school board this week regarding the school’s burgeoning numbers, open enrollment cited as the factor. Schroeder, speaking on behalf of his co-workers, told the board, “Frustrated teachers want smaller class sizes. They...
October 4, 2015 - 8:04pm
Farm to School sets healthy table
October is Farm to School Month and Park Rapids kids are being reminded where food originates – “not the grocery store.” The program fostering...
October 4, 2015 - 12:04pm
September 27, 2015
State aid will boost Menahga’s long-term maintenance fund
The Menahga School Board proposed a 3.25 percent – or $38,541 – levy increase for payable 2016. The district’s general fund levy experiences the greatest increase – 13.86 percent or $93,602 – rising from $675,259 to $768,861. It is offset by the 11.82 percent decrease...
September 27, 2015 - 9:30am
September 25, 2015
Menahga remodeling contract debated
Stephen Halonen, chief executive officer of Vercon Inc., attended the Menahga School Board’s work session Thursday to clarify its contractual relationship with the district and answer questions about its current remodeling project at the school. Halonen was joined by Vice President...
September 25, 2015 - 10:49am
September 12, 2015
School enrollment off to strong start
With the exception of Century School’s middle school bells refusing to clang, the Park Rapids school year “got off to a good start.” First...
September 12, 2015 - 2:24pm
September 2, 2015
Nevis Schools could see 600 students
The first day of school will confirm numbers, but Nevis elementary and high school is on track to welcome a record-breaking 600 students Tuesday. Principal John Strom presented the enrollment figures to the board, which had reached 601 students minutes before. (By Monday it was 609.)...
September 2, 2015 - 3:23pm