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Group hopes to save Laporte music program
Heartland Homes celebrates 40 years of service
Deputies, firefighters train for ice rescues
First graders delve into Earth Day
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
Shepersky leads Hurricanes to national title
Braves looking for versatility to offset lack of experience
Tigers look to contend for conference crown
Boys swimming, diving team enjoyed record-breaking season
Three section golfers return to lead Warriors
John Mitchel Kyllonen
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Join one of ACTION Park Rapids' many 90-day plans
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Letter to Editor
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
Letter to Editor: Place more importance on human family
A few weeks ago, I attended the memorial service for an acquaintance and the brother of a friend. The pastor based her message on how this man lived his life, loving everyone like his own family. She used a theme for her message that was based on the "Eleventh Tuesday, We Talk About...
December 13, 2017 - 11:00am
December 2, 2017
Letter to Editor: Sen. Franken should resign
Senator Al Franken has been confronted by women who have alleged that he sexually harassed them — incidents that have gone back more than 10 years ago. Very recently, Mr. Franken has admitted wrongdoing on his part, immoral acts of which "I am ashamed." This immoral conduct...
December 2, 2017 - 11:00am
November 15, 2017
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
As a long-time resident of Park Rapids, it is great to see the opportunities available to our students. Our school district has dedicated teachers, coaches and administration that encourage and help students excel in academics, sports and the arts. If you've been to any of our local...
November 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
September 13, 2017
Letter to Editor: Noon Hour Concerts are wonderful
We would like to congratulate Carolyn Spangler for the wonderful music she and those who helped her brought to the area at the Noon Hour Concerts at the various churches. We were introduced to many talented musicians and such a variety of different types of music. We have a cabin...
September 13, 2017 - 10:00am