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Boy struck at Burger King crosswalk in Park Rapids
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Trial of Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell opens with jury selection 10:00 p.m.
Bakken-themed merchandise is taking off
Minnesota man pleads guilty to numerous illegal hunting charges
Hard work keyed Panthers’ success
Record numbers footrace on the 4th
Panthers live up to high expectations
Tigers competed during 19-7 season
Ex-UND player Greene has plans for Cup in GF
MARY J. SCHMITT
FRANCIS "FRITZ" CRAIG
DR. RONALD MAERTENS
A Better Connection relocates, hires more staff
Basic Business Cents: Improve your decison-making process
Don’t miss the sales event of the year!
Muskie Days has evolved into music fest for all tastes
Winners announced in Professional Bull Riders competition; top purse is $11,484; new dates were success
A World of Harmony offering zither, piano lessons
New CO starts in Park Rapids
Reader question: HP kicker motor or not
Letter: Comments by corporate officials should state their identity
Letter: Substance more important than grammar
Letter: Enbridge should seek to do no harm
Letter: Enbridge is not the enemy
Letter: Thanks for the t-shirts during flotilla
Seedling trees now available to Park Rapids residents; six choices, all free
The Park Rapids Urban Forestry Committee and the Park Rapids Rotary Club are coordinating on a project to offer free seedling trees to residents and business owners within the city of Park Rapids for planting this spring. The trees will be available free of charge to residents and...
news / environment / local
February 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 5, 2012
Wadena SWCD hosting tree open house to replace those lost in 2010 tornado
The Wadena SWCD is going to be hosting their annual Tree Open House on Thursday, January 19th from noon-6p.m. at the SWCD offices located at 4 Alfred St NE in Wadena. At this Open House, those who lost trees to the 2010 Tornados can come in to sign up for their free trees that will...
January 5, 2012 - 1:07pm
October 12, 2011
Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation taking tree orders
The Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District is now taking orders for conservation grade trees and shrubs scheduled to be picked up May 4-6, 2012. A variety of deciduous, conifers and shrubs are available to choose from. Orders may be placed until April but quantities are...
news / environment
October 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 24, 2011
'Green for Life' teaches kids about trees
Park Rapids kindergartners learned about the many ways trees provide food, oxygen and shelter for "Green for Life." The Minnesota Nursery and...
news / environment
September 24, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 11, 2011
DNR Forestry in Park Rapids loses 600 trees in Memorial Day tornado
"We aren't 100 percent sure at this point but it's probably going to be a combination of red pine and white pine" to replace the forest lost,...
news / outdoors
June 11, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 7, 2010
DNR broken bat promotion with Twins a big hit
At the beginning of the major league baseball season, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) teamed up with the Minnesota Twins to launch "Break a Bat, Plant a Tree," an innovative partnership that has given both sports fans and outdoors enthusiasts good reasons to cheer. According...
outdoors / sports
October 7, 2010 - 8:07am
December 2, 2009
Hortiscope: Local reader: Do horses thwart tree development?
Q: I was reading an article that you wrote in the Park Rapids Enterprise about horses chewing on trees and the damage they do to the land. I have 75 acres of land that is about 70 percent wooded. I rent it out during the spring, summer and fall to a cattle rancher who has about 15...
December 2, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 28, 2009
Trees will survive high winds, torrential rains
Q: My cut leaf birch tree splits into two main branches. One side has leaves that all died last month after 100-mile per hour winds during a thunderstorm. Is this from the bending of the tree during the storm or do you think this is the result of a disease? A: Cut leaf birches...
October 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 30, 2009
Hortiscope: Apple tree can wait for hard frost to transplant
Q: I am wondering if it is too late to transplant an apple tree that is 6 or 7 years old. It is more than 10 feet tall. There are apples on the tree. Also, is it too late to transplant a Ponderosa tree? I don't know how old it is, but is about 12 feet tall. A: While they can be...
September 30, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 16, 2009
Hortiscope: Spruce trees will survive bugs and high winds
Q: I have four small spruce trees. Last year, worms started eating the needles. I used several sprays from the store, but to no avail. Then I started killing them with my fingers. There was no end to them. This year, the needles have not returned, but there is new growth on them....
September 16, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 9, 2009
Hortiscope: Hollyhocks in our zone may live again if cut
Q: I have a very large basswood tree in my backyard. In mid-July, it starts dropping an incredible amount of thin, long, light-brown leaves and small, hard, tan-brown berries. Is this typical of this tree and how long should I expect it to last? A: All of what you describe is normal...
September 9, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 17, 2009
Insecticides and pie pans protect trees and fruits
Q: I have a pine tree that is oozing a waxy substance. There is so much of it that the rocks beneath the tree are shiny. I also noticed that the branches are covered with little black bugs. They look like they might have wings, but none of them are flying. The tree looks wet from...
June 17, 2009 - 1:00pm