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 local Park Rapids American Legion Post 212 received its first temporary charter on Sept. 25, 1919. The Legion was named after Otto Michael Hendrickson, the first man from Park Rapids killed during World War I in France. After receiving their permanent charter on Oct. 21, 1920, the Legion effectively secured its place in Park Rapids history forever. Over nine decades old the Park Rapids American Legion remains a staple of community involvement and volunteerism.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com US News has published their findings after collecting data from high school’s across the nation during the 2010-11 school year. The research was conducted surveying academic efficiency using such criteria as student to teacher ratio, test scores and school information based on government data as guidelines. Although Menahga high school did not qualify for honors in the top 100 national high school rankings, principal Dan Stifter was pleased with the overall scoring. “Our community places a high value on education.
By Nick Longworth nlongworth@parkrapidsenterprise . com Menahga school district’s student population has continued to grow over the past five years, currently reaching historically high enrollment numbers. Enrollment records show the increase is indicative of Menahga’s residential growth rather than open enrollment numbers increasing.
In 2007, Menahga public school district entered into an energy services Agreement with Energy Services Group (ESG). The program funded a $1,111,827 investment that addressed energy improvements, deferred maintenance costs and added operational enhancements. The project was completed in the summer of 2010 and is expected to save over $1.5 million during the next 15 years. The Environmental Protection Agency recognized the efforts made by the district to save resources and promote efficiency, giving it the prestigious Energy Star certification. In order to qualify for the certificati
Vacant since 1978, the old white water tower located ½ a block south of Hwy.
The Menahga School Board met Monday night to discuss growing enrollment among other district issues. There will be a community meeting held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in the high school media center concerning Menahga school’s growing enrollment issues. Interested residents are encouraged to attend. Other items discussed included: - The student council provided an update containing details about their community involvement including their recent participation in “WE” day.
Both Menahga and Nevis public school districts are experiencing a growth in student enrollment. In Menahga, K-12 enrollment has increased from 735 students to 929 since the 2007-08 school year, representing a 21 percent increase over the five year period, according to Menahga School superintendent Mary Klamm. Estimated projections show this number continuing to increase over the next five years, entering the 2018-19 student school year with a K-12 student body of 1,075. If reached, these enrollment n
As trends in pop culture shift, new fads will begin and old ones will fade away. Anyone who once owned an 8-track collection knows: nothing lasts forever. But these trend cycles keep marching on, perpetuating throughout the decades uninhibited. Fueled by the exuberant energy of youth, there still remains one fashionable hobby that provides as much joy as it does life lessons. It remains unhindered by these vicious cycles, refusing to fade away. Music has stood the test of time and local Park Rapids students provide a sterling example of this fact. “Incredibly Real” formed in July of 2012.
By Nick Longworth nlongworth@parkrapidsenterprise .