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Park Rapids Enterprise
'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Everett Lee Langland
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Park Rapids City Council
July 21, 2010
Revolving Loan Fund in place to help businesses attain growth potential
Park Rapids is developing a Revolving Loan Fund to utilize several pools of economic development funds. The RLF will use funds from past state or federal assistance, including funds from the Minnesota Investment Fund and the Urban Development Action Grant. The total now is about...
July 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 17, 2010
Nordberg is selected to fill city council seat
Rod Nordberg has been selected to fill a temporary Park Rapids City Council seat while Dave W. Konshok is deployed to Afghanistan with his U.S....
July 17, 2010 - 3:00pm
Park Rapids to play catch up with CIP
Park Rapids city staff is proposing an aggressive Capital Improvement Plan over the next five years. "We've been neglecting our CIP equipment" and other projects for years, said city administrator Bill Smith. He said the city needs to catch up on those projects. A CIP is a document...
July 17, 2010 - 3:00pm
June 26, 2010
City audit shows a healthy financial prognosis - for now
The city of Park Rapids has maintained a healthy fund balance despite a tough recession. The 2009 auditor's report was presented Tuesday at...
June 26, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 29, 2010
Downtown employee parking a perennial concern
Park Rapids City Council members voted down a request for 30 minute parking signs in downtown to stay away from precedence. Dave Konshok ...
May 29, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 22, 2010
City cracks down on long grass, dandelions in yards
Grass has been growing quickly after warm weather and rain and Park Rapids city officials are asking citizens to take care of their lawn before...
May 22, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 19, 2010
Park Rapids receives 'OK' to advertise for bidding of Main Avenue project
The Park Rapids City Council is advertising for bids for the Main Avenue reconstruction project. "We incurred difficulties in proceeding with the project because we're waiting on federal dollars but MnDOT is making some provisions," said city administrator Bill Smith. The city...
May 19, 2010 - 1:00pm
Value of two commercial parcels lowered after recommendation by assessor
Two commercial properties in Park Rapids received a decreased valuation after it was deemed they were too high. The Park Rapids local board...
May 19, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 15, 2010
It's official: Nitrate levels close well
With another well sealed off due to high nitrate levels, the Park Rapids City Council is considering a watering ban if it becomes necessary. "One...
May 15, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 1, 2010
Nitrate levels threaten to close additional wells
Park Rapids' geriatric system of shallow wells could topple like dominos in the coming years, much like senior citizens on wobbly walkers. Nitrate...
May 1, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 24, 2010
Road project bids to be approved
The Park Rapids City Council will approve bids for the southwest road construction project Tuesday. The utility and road work will begin later...
April 24, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 21, 2010
Proposed ice skating rink in Depot Park would have northwoods feel
A community ice skating rink is being proposed for Depot Park in Park Rapids. Paul Larson, newly appointed to the Park Rapids Park Board, presented...
April 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 13, 2010
Main Avenue project will take two years to complete
The Park Rapids Main Avenue street and utility construction will be phased over two years because of difficulty acquiring federal funds. At...
March 13, 2010 - 1:00pm
November 28, 2009
Park Rapids City Council approves increase to 2010 budget
The Park Rapids City Council approved the 2010 general fund budget with an extra $5,000 for economic development. Hubbard County Regional Economic Development Commission executive director David Collins requested the city give an extra $10,000 in funding for 2010. The HCREDC is...
November 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
July 29, 2009
Rapids Spirits experiences record sales during July
The city of Park Rapids continues to see profits from its liquor store operation on Highway 34. Rapids Spirits Manager Scott Olson reported in July that there were a few record-setting days. The month of June had a 2 percent increase in sales compared to 2008. July "started...
July 29, 2009 - 1:01pm