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 The second annual Menahga Career Fair was held on Thursday, March 13, from 4-7 p.m. in the Menahga High School gym. Aimed to show opportunity to...
The fifth annual Chili Challenge, sponsored by the Park Rapids Enterprise, was a resounding success. The event is a fundraiser for the Hubbard County Food Shelf during its March food drive. Above, Dacle Schmid, representing First English Lutheran Church of Dorset, sold out of his chili. At left, Theora Goodrich, representing Hubbard County Coalition of Lake Associations, made the People’s Choice award winning chili. COLA raised $2,954.25. March is the month to put fundraising into overdrive.
BY Nick longworth email@example.com St. Urho’s Day has been officially proclaimed in Menahga. On Monday, March 10 the Menahga City Council met to discuss issues of the community. The meeting was open for the public to attend. In the meeting, the “St.
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Walking around the Menahga School gym on Wednesday, March 5 you could find exhibits on display about the Battle of the Bulge, how to train a horse or even Lebron James. That’s because the entire fifth grade class had become experts on the topics they chose to present at the 20th annual interest fair. “The interest fair is an opportunity for our fifth graders to think about a topic that they’re really interested in learning more about.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Josh’s Collision, formerly Mike’s Truck and Auto Body repair on the western side of Park Rapids on Highway 34 west, has come a long way for...
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org The rural Minnesota and Park Rapids-based activist group Toxic Taters have formed an online petition. The group is protesting excessive pesticide use by companies like RDO – and backed by companies like McDonald’s – that cause “pesticide drifts” onto nearby properties and communities.
email@example.com The fifth annual Energy & Wellness Expo will be held on Saturday, March 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will be held at the Century School and feature over 30 exhibitors that will be present and handing out free giveaways.
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org The weather this winter has been cold, really cold. This is a phrase that is likely to surprise no one. In fact, much of the state has experienced 42 days in which the weather has dipped below zero degrees this year. Three more days below zero and this winter becomes one of the top ten coldest ever recorded in state history.
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.
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org A pastor at Faithbridge church for over two decades, Mark Waller, is now beginning a journey with a new role, in a new profession. Now serving as the interim executive director for The Pregnancy Resource Center in Park Rapids, Waller is looking to branch out into other areas of the community. “I resigned from (being a pastor) and am exploring different possibilities. I was ready to see what the Lord might have next for me in other areas of ministry. I am exploring those possibilities now, and this is one of them.