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 So far the year in the Park Rapids community has been a mild one; that is, in regards to influenza cases, not the average temperature. “We have had five laboratory-confirmed influenza cases here at St.
A new year brings a new website to the Park Rapids Area School district. Residents and interested onlookers who have taken to the site in the last two weeks might have noticed a change to the site’s design and features. The district has re-designed the new website with help from an old face, and a new company. Even though media specialist Mary Garlie is now retired from her role with the district, her professional status didn’t hinder her ability to lend a hand. Laurie Conzemius, current high school media specialist, who acts also as curre
The bright lights of Menahga, rolling in on Highway 71, might be a site to see on a Tuesday night. But the lights of Times Square in Manhattan are a whole different story. This year in June, Menahga High School will be bringing students to New York City on an educationally-influenced trip full of events and activities. The trip, largely led and organized by band instructor Beth Holzhueter, will include events such as visits to Times Square and the “Today Show;” a walking tour of Central Park; a visit of St.
As each holiday season passes by, gifts and presents are often opened and enjoyed with great excitement and gratitude towards those who gave them. New advances in technology have opened the doors of possibility wide to a world gleaming with ideas through the use of devices such as iPhones, iPads and cellphones. In time, these once new and seemingly futuristic items may not only become replaced by the even newer advancement, but also a staple of its user’s everyday life. But before that, they will often spill into the classroom, posing n
In a perfect world there would be no car accidents. All business practices would be fair and ethical, all real estate transactions completed with a clear conscience. No lawsuits would...
It wasn’t all that long ago that wireless internet, or “Wi-Fi”, seemed like a luxury only to be used for specific purposes by large corporations or complex businesses. But at Nevis school district, it’s now in a school bus. The activity bus – used to transport sports programs, speech and other extracurricular activities – will now be capable of transmitting a Wi-Fi signal, provided by Verizon wireless and capable of maintaining a 10GB bandwidth. Originated as an idea to further utilize their “one-to-one” tablet initiative in which every student is district-issued a Microsoft tablet, S
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Renovations and new ownership at the Park Rapids Anytime Fitness might make it a little easier to keep those New Year’s Resolutions this year. Well, at least the part about “working out” more anyways. Local husband and wife Pete and Liz Stahnke have quietly owned Anytime Fitness since last May, but now the couple are ringing in the New Year with drastic changes to their gym - in the hopes of enticing others to shake up their daily routine just as much. “We installed all new tile flooring and all new carpet.
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org As people grow emotionally they will inevitably progress through many different stages of development in their lifetime. From good times to bad, throughout many of these stages, it can be argued that friendships and other healthy interpersonal relationships are an invaluable part of living a happy and healthy life.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Although parents may not be able to give their children the sleigh rides with Santa they desire this holiday season, they might be able to give them the next best thing. A ‘Canadian transplant’ living in Minnesota the last 25 years, Osage resident Ed Streeper is a lifelong dogsled racer from Fort Nelson, British Columbia. Streeper took to the sport of dogsledding in his teens, stringing together a long and prosperous professional career, spanning 40 years now. Now looking to slow down from the pace of the professional racing circuit,
On Tuesday, Dec.