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Headwaters 100 marks 38th anniversary this Saturday
Akeley Police Chief says knocking down drug 'kingpin' is goal
Hwy. 34 project in Akeley moving forward
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
SpaceX plans to fly a Japanese billionaire, several artists on trip around the moon
Kinkel wins Mid-State title at No. 1 singles
Austin, Odorizzi lead Twins over Tigers
Yabandith scores four TDs in Tigers' win over Laporte
Near miss: Vikings, Packers end in tie after field goal frustrations
Sauk Centre's Sayovitz breaks two records at Park Rapids Invitational
Doris May Mitchell
Barbera Lee Hadler
Robert L. Birnstengel
Gerald Edward Mack
3M Wonewok assists Hubbard County DAC
Surprise! Some area land values seem to be rising
Minnesota's uninsured rate rose in 2017
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
Hearing set for Cass County solar project
Place a Business Announcement
Art Leap expands in 2018
CHECK IT OUT: Library leads readers on adventures
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Author David Sedaris sets show at Fargo Theatre
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood action star with Southern-fried machismo, dies at 82
Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study
Hunt Minnesota's most popular game bird -- ruffed grouse
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: Goodbye summer, hello autumn
Darners: The Northwoods' largest dragonflies
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
LWV hosting local candidate forums
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council Column: And the Art Beat goes on
IT'S OUR TURN: The power of 'thank you'
LETTER TO EDITOR: Tennis community drew us to Park Rapids
COMMENTARY: What are political parties good for? Plenty, actually
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Letter to Editor
August 11, 2018
LETTER TO EDITOR: Edelmans reflect on Northwoods connections
Old timers may remember the house fire on St. Patrick's Day in 1979 that took the lives of Eugene "Ike" and Anna Edelman. The Edelmans had homesteaded 240 acres four miles east of Itasca State Park, just inside Hubbard County and raised 17 children. Eugene worked the mines at Hibbing...
August 11, 2018 - 9:39am
June 27, 2018
LETTER TO EDITOR: Replace worn American flags
I wonder why our U.S. flag has to be flown tattered and torn. We love our country, right? I'm a vet and have had to ask people why their flag needs to be in the shape it is when it's not hard to get a new one. If nothing else, replace our flag with Old Glory for the veterans that...
June 27, 2018 - 7:00am
April 28, 2018
Letter to edittor: Why I don't vote for Democratic candidates
1. They don't understand numbers and they discourage work ethic. In their rush to provide universal or single-payer health care, Democrats in Minnesota subsidized health care premiums that created some unintended results. I know a family here in the Park Rapids area who has found...
April 28, 2018 - 10:00am
Letter to Editor: With respect for Star of North Marine Corps Honor Guard
My grandfather, Frank Combs, was a Marine who served our country in World War II. He recently passed away at the age of 98. When I attended my grandpa's funeral in Austin, Minn. I was quite shocked to see the Star of the North Marine Corps Honor Guard from the Park Rapids area —...
April 28, 2018 - 6:00am
April 7, 2018
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
I am so very glad to hear about the team effort put in by Park Rapids Police, Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, Headwaters Safe Trails FBI Task Force, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Border Patrol, FBI and West Central Drug Task Force in doing...
April 7, 2018 - 3:04pm
Letter to Editor: Climate change denier Steve Green must go
I just returned from the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Summit, which brought together the best minds in the country (and some international experts), and am truly concerned about how climate change and global warming are allowing ever-more dangerous AIS to be able to survive in...
March 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
Letter to Editor: Green, Utke blocking clean water efforts
People I meet ask me, "What's going on in Park Rapids? I thought you guys loved clean water?" I tell them we do. We just made a mistake by electing people who don't care. The question is, why are our legislative District 2B Rep. Steve Green and our District 2 Sen. Paul Utke the exceptions...
March 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
March 3, 2018
Letter to Editor: Promote safe schools by promoting gun safety
In addition to the usual tired responses, the recent mass shooting provoked an outcry from young people themselves demanding that their government hear them and take action to address their understandable fears. Their fears are our fears. School administrators, law enforcement and...
March 3, 2018 - 7:00am
February 24, 2018
Letter to Editor: Extreme partisanship on gun issue is sick
I am appalled by the latest school shooting in Florida. I became angry when mental illness was cited as the reason. People with mental health issues are far less likely to engage in gun violence. Higher correlations exist with domestic violence and being a victim of violence.
February 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
Letter to Editor: Examples of 'Minnesota Nice'
"Minnesota Nice" is alive and well right here in Park Rapids. On Tuesday, while I was snowblowing my mother's driveway, I found myself looking at the sky. Within seconds, cars stopped to check on me. One very nice lady, who was a nurse, checked to see that I wasn't hurt, and a nice...
February 24, 2018 - 8:30am
January 20, 2018
Letter to Editor: Clearing the waters about AIS
On Jan. 5, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held its annual Roundtable. Normally, this features sessions on key topics and programs that have come up in the past year, and they look forward to those areas the DNR plans to focus on in the coming year. This year's...
January 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
Letter to Editor: County should reconcile Hinds Lake case
January 20, 2018 - 11:00am
December 30, 2017
Letter to Editor: Funk family indebted to emergency service providers
On Dec. 10, Holly and I fell through the ice on Little Sand Lake around 3:45 p.m. on our way to our favorite fishing spot. It was a very dangerous situation, as you can imagine, and we were not able to pull ourselves back onto the ice pack. We clung to the ice pack. Were it not for...
December 30, 2017 - 9:00am
December 20, 2017
Letter to Editor: Disappointed with Tina Smith as interim senator
The recent appointment of Tina Smith as Minnesota's interim U.S. senator was definitely a disappointment. Her very strong connection to Planned Parenthood does not bode well for any expectation that she would protect the sanctity of life.
December 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
December 13, 2017
Letter to Editor: Winter and snowmobiles: Think snow!
With yet another Minnesota winter fast-approaching, the Forest Riders Snowmobile Club would like to remind all snowmobilers in the area to make...
December 13, 2017 - 1:28pm