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By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com Computer Numerical Control equipment training will soon become an educational component of the Park Rapids Area High School, propelling students on a post-secondary career path. TEAM...
Park Rapids Area High School named its wintertime royal court Monday, in celebration of Sno-Daze . Students waited in breathless anticipation as the newly crowned king, Lewis Johnson, moved the crown from Alyssa Capistrant, left, to Danielle Carnell and - at last - Joy Anderson with Logan Moorhouse and Tyler Breitweser looking on. The monarchs, left, were seated on the thrones.
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org Legislators made a stop in Park Rapids last week to discuss workforce initiatives and development of community partnerships, to which the school is taking a proactive approach. Minnesota Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, and State Reps.
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com The Mississippi Headwaters Board is looking to “move the needle toward protection,” Hubbard County commissioners learned this week. MHB executive director Tim Terrill explained the joint powers board, comprised of representatives from eight counties in the rivers’ first 400 miles, has identified parcels within the 113 catchments that adjoin the river, based on risk classification. These are defined as those requiring vigilance (35), protection (38), enhance/protection (18) and enhance (22). The areas in Hubbard County’s northwest corner,
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org Social Services director Daryl Bessler arrived at the county board meeting with upbeat financial news this week. “It was a good budget year,” he told commissioners of 2014.
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com A drone flew overhead in Nevis School’s original gym Saturday recording progress as robotics teams worked to prepare their automatons for competition. Nevis roboticists invited area...
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org Park Rapids Schools took center stage Friday as administrators addressed a group of 75-plus on the “state of the district and where we are going,” Superintendent...
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com Plummeting temperatures did nothing to dissuade hearty fisherfolk and plungers from heading out on the ice Saturday for the 10th annual Audrey’s Purple Dream. Akeley’s Answer...
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org Nevis Fire Chief Kerry Swenson informed the city council he intends to retire within the next six months, a new chief to be elected by peers. “There’s a good group of young blood,” Swenson said. “It’s time for someone else to take the reins.” He will provide training for the person chosen. “These are big shoes to fill,” firefighter/Nevis mayor Chris Norton said of the resignation.
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com Moving forward with the Upper Mississippi Center for the Arts (aka Armory Square) was on the Park Rapids Economic Development Authority agenda this week, Ryan Heinritz, executive director of Faribault’s Paradise Center for the Arts, encouraging the city to “imagine the possibilities.” “It’s a gem,” he told the council, department heads and audience members. “It has a lot of potential, the spaces offer great opportunity.