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County board discusses off-sale liquor license
Akeley opposes off-sale liquor bill
Menahga School Board discusses safety, supervision
Journey to citizenship
'War on Drugs' topic of Akeley forum
Northland Nature Journal: Unique bird and wildlife sightings
Late run carries Cardinals to 71-64 win over Panthers
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Warroad eliminates Panthers from playoffs
Ahlf lifts Menahga girls to 75-29 win over LP-A
Randy William Guegel
Mark Louis Wilkins
Kara Rebecca Blevins
Paul Eugene Seybert
Joyce Wahlenberg (Massa)
Business page guidelines
Business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
Northland Nature Journal: Unique bird and wildlife sightings
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Letter to Editor: Extreme partisanship on gun issue is sick
Letter to Editor: Examples of 'Minnesota Nice'
LWV offering civic engagement lessons
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
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June 28, 2017
Park Rapids School Board approves preliminary budget for fiscal year 2017-18
At last week's Park Rapids Area School Board meeting, Business Manager Carol Hutchinson presented the board with enrollment numbers and the factors which altered the budget throughout the 2016-17 school year. For the 2015-2016 school year, enrollment held steady throughout the year...
June 28, 2017 - 3:20pm
June 17, 2017
Menahga School Board hosting town hall meeting about building needs
The Menahga School Board scheduled a community forum to discuss how to address the district's building needs. District residents are invited to share their thoughts with board, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22 at the high school media center. It's intended as a listening...
June 17, 2017 - 10:51am
November 11, 2016
Three elected to Park Rapids School Board
Three candidates running unopposed were elected to the Park Rapids School Board. Incumbents Sherry Safratowich and Gary Gauldin were re-elected, along with Jay Pike who will serve his first term on the board. Safratowich received the most votes with 4,758; Pike was second with 4,562...
November 11, 2016 - 8:38am
November 2, 2016
Nevis school board members address the matter of public input
The Nevis School Board at last week's meeting addressed concerns brought to the board by Karrin Lindow in regards to restricting public input during regular board meetings. Chairperson Ed Becker explained the meeting structure and process for public input.
November 2, 2016 - 12:42pm
October 26, 2016
Letter: LWV candidates forum clarification
I received an invitation from the Park Rapids League of Women Voters to participate in the Menahga School Board meet the candidates forum. The League's ground rules say that under extraordinary circumstances an absent candidate may submit a written statement to be read during opening...
October 26, 2016 - 9:02am
May 22, 2016
Menahga pastor addresses board on transgenders use of restrooms
Pastor Bob Smith from Menahga Assembly of God appeared at the Menahga School Board meeting Monday to express concern about President Barack Obama’sdirective...
May 22, 2016 - 9:49am
December 23, 2015
Menahga School to seek legal counsel for definition of "weapon" following No Trespassing order
A no-trespassing order issued against a Menahga resident has created a debate as to what constitutes a weapon. The Menahga School district issued the order against Jon Kangas for carrying a folding utility knife in his pocket into a Dec. 10 school board committee meeting. School...
December 23, 2015 - 8:36am
December 13, 2015
Menahga School Board hires new superintendent
The Menahga School Board selected Kevin J. Wellen as the district’s new superintendent. The board unanimously approved a two-and-a-half year contract with Wellen at a special board meeting Thursday. His service period begins Jan. 1 and runs through June 30, 2018, pending his release...
December 13, 2015 - 9:23am
July 26, 2015
Menahga School begins superintendent search
Monday’s Menahga School Board meeting marked superintendent Mary Klamm’s final board appearance. She accepted a position in the Staples-Motley district. Board member Curt Hasbargen commended Klamm for her service to the Menahga district, saying, “It’s safe to say she secured...
July 26, 2015 - 6:48pm
July 15, 2015
School board resolution adjusts referendum
The Park Rapids Area School Board approved on Monday a resolution to rescind the current $300 referendum from 2013 and replace with a new referendum in the same amount. Business manager Carol Hutchinson explained, this new referendum replaces an existing one because the 2014 legislature-approved...
July 15, 2015 - 1:12pm
June 27, 2015
Menahga School welcomes new principals, discusses facility needs
Menahga’s new school administrative team faces the unresolved facility needs. According to current and projected enrollment, the school needs more classroom space. But the district’s taxpayers have rejected a bond referendum for building expansion and renovation three times...
June 27, 2015 - 11:18am
Nevis School Board sees faculty shuffle
The Nevis School Board approved tenure for several teachers and bid farewell to others. Math teacher Katherine Schieck and Spanish teacher Erik Jensen resigned as did kindergarten teacher Jennifer Travis, who tearfully read a letter explaining her decision to accept a position with...
June 27, 2015 - 11:16am
June 20, 2015
School board approves revised budget
By KEVIN CEDERSTROM kcederstrom@parkrapidsenter prise.com The Park Rapids Area School District looks to finish the 2014-15 year in stable financial shape, according to the latest budget figures. Business manager Carol Hutchinson reported to the board the district is expected...
June 20, 2015 - 12:30pm
October 25, 2014
PR School Dist. to get nearly $2.5 million debt reduction
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org A bond sale went better than expected last week, resulting in a $2,475,960 debt reduction for Park Rapids Area School District. Refunding of building bonds could save the Park Rapids Area School District about $200,000 a year,...
October 25, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 26, 2014
Open Meeting Law questioned at Menahga School meeting
email@example.com At the most recent Menahga School Board meeting, two board members, Jon Kangas and Al Peterson, presented accusations of possible violations of the Open Meeting Law. On Monday, Feb.
February 26, 2014 - 9:08am