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Republican leaders pull health care bill after White House meeting
Firemen's Ball, Foggy Creek band return to Armory Square
Helen's Kitchen striving to feed the hungry
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Cash contributions down, food shelf costs increase
Red Lake defeats Nevis at state tournament
Springfield rallies to defeat Tigers at state
Nevis boys survive marathon, advance to state tournament
Panthers excelled on the mat
Brand develops into one of top goal scorers in nation
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Clarence A. Roberts
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Marjorie Alma Holmin
Patricia Elizabeth DeMars
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Park Rapids veterinarian awarded for work at state fair birth center
Building Customer Loyalty
Conservation through the arts
Dynamic classical pianist performing for Heartland series
March Manga Mania coming to Park Rapids Library
Music professor performing piano favorites
Teen artists sought for Nemeth exhibit, scholarship
About Fishing: AIS Prevention 2017 Challenges Facing Hubbard County
About Fishing: Career charter fishermen share opinions on Minnesota fishing
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
Commentary: Where Legacy and Clean Water funds actually go
Commentary: Diplomacy at the gas pump
Letter to editor: 3M donates to Emergency Response Unit
Editorial: Fix school funding with ag credit
Letter to editor: Rep. Green's water statements misguided
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
February 15, 2017
Commentary: Ready to take pants off for charity
When the subject line of an incoming email reads "Take Your Pants Off For Charity!," I'm going to open that email and see what it's all about. I mean, let's face it, if we can take our pants off in public for a good cause we should go for it. Why not bring back a sophisticated and...
February 15, 2017 - 3:19pm
Letter: United we stand; divided we fall
For over 60 years, since the Truman Administration, this writer has been a student of American political affairs. This period has included wars, civil rights protests throughout America, the 1968 Democrat Party Convention in Chicago which was seriously marred by violence in the streets,...
February 15, 2017 - 11:30am
Commentary: Always something to panic about
Remember the panic of Y2K? As the calendar turned toward the end of the 20th century, many believed that our computers would not make the transition from 1999 to 2000. As a result, the computers controlling our banking systems, our hospitals, and our air control system would fail...
February 15, 2017 - 10:45am
February 8, 2017
Letter: Educate yourself on Line 3 pipeline
After two visits to Standing Rock to learn about their efforts to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, the first when the clergy were there and the second when the veterans came, and after attending two informational meetings in Bemidji and one at the Hubbard Community Center on the proposed...
February 8, 2017 - 12:53pm
Letter: Many concerns with proposed off-road vehicle trail
The Feb. 1 Enterprise ran an article about a proposed Border to Border (B2B) off-road vehicle (ORV) trail stretching from Wisconsin to North Dakota across the northern third of Minnesota. Astute readers who saw me in the front page picture may have wondered: "Why is John Weber looking...
February 8, 2017 - 12:53pm
Letter: Week of Feb. 12 is National Salute to Veteran Patients
National Salute to Veteran Patients is the week of Feb. 12 (including the 14th, Valentine's Day). The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs state: The purpose of the National Salute to Veteran Patients Programs is to: • Pay tribute and express appreciation to veterans. • Increase...
February 8, 2017 - 12:48pm
February 5, 2017
Commentary: Snake oil in your aftershave
I was in this waiting room waiting for my appointment. The magazines were mostly out of date and on subjects that weren't of much interest to me — autos, diabetes, cooking and big game hunting. Taking the least disinteresting, I selected the big game hunting magazine and was...
February 5, 2017 - 11:33am
Letter: Government management of 'rights' does not make 'America great'
In his Feb. 1, 2017 letter, "Back to the Future," Mr. Purrier in his fifth paragraph makes the premise of his argument that "since the basic necessities for life are food, shelter and health care" that "the words (from the Declaration of Independence) 'inalienable rights and life'...
February 5, 2017 - 11:31am
Enterprise Editorial: Rural broadband movement gaining momentum
The Park Rapids area residents benefit from a recent investment into extending high-speed internet across the state. Paul Bunyan Communications last month was awarded a Border to Border Broadband Grant by the state of Minnesota to expand its fiber optic services to portions of southwest...
February 5, 2017 - 11:10am
February 2, 2017
Commentary: Floating ideas out there that could take Park Rapids to next level
Park Rapids is developing and evolving, hopefully in a good way. New construction is happening. Focus groups and work sessions are going on with plenty of brainstorming on how to best move Park Rapids forward. The city planning commission issued permits for $10 million in valuation...
February 2, 2017 - 11:23am
January 30, 2017
Commentary: And the home of the brave
Is it possible to break a federal law while watching a Little League baseball game? Yes, and you can break the same law before a junior varsity, varsity, World Series, Rose Bowl or Super Bowl game. And if you watch carefully, you will see the law being broken on national television,...
January 30, 2017 - 11:23am
January 28, 2017
Letter: Congressman Nolan's comments conflicting
Congressman Nolan, in reading your newsletter regarding your attendance of the presidential inauguration, I find your comments conflicting and concerning. You said you were proud to attend both the inauguration and then the following day participate in an organized march/protest in...
January 28, 2017 - 7:12pm
January 25, 2017
Commentary: I wish my teacher knew...
Kyle Schwartz is a third-grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver who wanted to get to know her students better, so she asked each of them to finish the sentence, "I wish my teacher knew..." The responses she got were so startling that Schwartz, now in her fifth year of teaching,...
January 25, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 24, 2017
Enterprise Editorial: PRFD seeks donations to put final touch on fire hall
The Park Rapids Fire Department expansion and renovation project is near complete and as a department they want to say thank you to the community. The volunteer firefighters who make up the PRFD extend their "deepest gratitude to the individuals, families and businesses who donated...
January 24, 2017 - 1:40pm
January 18, 2017
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
It always takes me awhile to digest what Jerry Grudem writes about. First, the Affordable Care Act origin was based on a 1993 Heritage Think Tank alternative proposed by Republicans in opposition to Hillary Clinton's attempt at health care reform based on the already successful Medicare...
January 18, 2017 - 12:16pm