A graduate from St. Cloud State University, Nick photographs and writes a variety of stories for nearly every section of The Park Rapids Enterprise. His duties also include section layouts and online content submission.
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By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Let it be known, Frank and Mavis are doing just fine. Jessica Corder – daughter of Tom and Teri Corder (who have owned Deer Lane on County Road 4 at the north end of Pickerel Lake for nearly a decade) – reached out to the Enterprise in an effort to get word out about something many of their customers have been wondering. You see her grandparents – Frank and Mavis Trenholm – were the long-time managers of the property, which features the Hidden Treasures store, laundromat and public shower. For years they lived onsite, and enjoyed tal
By Nick Longworth nlongworth@parkrapidsenter prise.com This school year Menahga students deemed struggling in either reading or math will be receiving some extra help from sponsored volunteers. As a part of a coordinated partnership with Americorps, the Menahga school district will welcome three full-time as well as two part-time volunteers for the entire school year. Americorps is a federally funded program that encourages citizens to give back to their communities in some way.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Hubbard County’s harvesting is underway. Mike Stevens, USDA Farm Service Agency executive director for Hubbard and Wadena counties, said the overall yield has been a favorable one this year for the area. Small grains (oats, wheat and barley) harvest in Hubbard County recently finished.
A variety of Community Education classes to engage muscles and minds of all ages. Registration may be completed online at www.parkrapidscomed.com , by phone, 237-6600 and at the office in...
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Collision 34 - located at the bustling intersection of Highway 34 and 48 under the busy lights of Osage the past two years - has a...
By Nick Longworth nlongworth@parkrapidsenterrise . com Ride for a cause so a vet can get a dog this Saturday, Sept 13. The first annual charity Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) motorcycle ride, sponsored by the American Legion riders, will start at 10 a.m.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com The Menahga student population continues to increase, albeit at a rate slightly less than projected. The 2014-2015 student body population for the Menahga School District began the year at 963 students, a measurable increase over the 943 students that were educated in 2013-2014. While the district remains seven students shy of their projected rate of 970 students enrolled for this year, the current population numbers maintain a trend of steady increase that they have seen in recent years. Since 2008, the district has increased in siz
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org A new AutoZone store is opening on Highway 34 East in Park Rapids next to the American Legion. The store will likely open mid-September, said Tracy Houston, AutoZone Communications Manager. About 10 people will be employed at the store (a mixture of full-time and part-time). “AutoZone brings our commitment to customer satisfaction and provide trustworthy advice to the Park Rapids community,” she said.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Nevis Superintendent Gregg Parks might be the new guy in town, but he’s been there before. Parks was originally born in Sacramento, Calif., to a father...
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Nevis Superintendent Gregg Parks might be the new guy in town, but he’s been there before. Parks was originally born in Sacramento, Calif., to a father who was in the Air Force. As a result of his father’s military commitment his family moved around quite a bit throughout his childhood. He lived in the Philippines, Japan and Texas before his father retired, and the family settled down in Minnesota where his mother was from: Sebeka. He joined the military after high school as a way to help pay for college.