Craig Lindstrom said he heard the bloodcurdling screams from his friend Brandon Johnson in the pre-dawn darkness Saturday morning and he knew exactly what was happening.
The 2014-15 Heartland Concert Association season is about to begin. Concerts will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Park Rapids Area High School auditorium. Admission is by season membership ticket only, which may be purchased at Beagle Books in Park Rapids, Thrifty White Drug in Walker. The Harmonious Wail opens up the series Saturday, Oct. 4. How DOES one describe the sound of Harmonious Wail?
By Jodi Schultz / Park Rapids Area Library Saturday, Oct. 11 is International Day of the Girl. Park Rapids Area Library will be hosting public screenings of the film, “Girl Rising.” The film was inspired by courageous girls and young women like Malala Yousafzai. The film features “nine unforgettable girls striving beyond circumstance, pushing past limits.
By Mike Gravdahl / For the Enterprise Dan Zimmerman and Darren Hoverson used a full limit of walleyes, bass and northern pike to edge Dean Christofferson and me 41.21-40.99 total pounds for first place in the ninth annual Fall Slam Fishing Tournament held last Saturday on Fish Hook Lake. Dan and Darren were the defending champions in the Thursday Night Walleye League and successfully defended their title prior to entering Saturday’s multi-species event. The two anglers had six walleyes that weighed 12.36 pounds, three northern pike that went 16.87 pounds and six bass that tipped the s
By Linda Smith / For the Enterprise We’re real Brussels sprouts fans in our household, and nothing brings smiles faster than finding delicious stalks of them at one of the local farmers’ markets. I’ve had people asking what to do with green tomatoes, so I’ve found a recipe for frying them. Also, we now have fresh carrots, parsnips, rutabagas and all of those other delicious garden vegetables to enjoy.
By Linda Smith / For the Enterprise Aside from the breathtaking leaf colors, the sparkly blue of our lakes and the absence of mosquitoes, two things I love most about fall are apples and winter squash. Butternut tops my list for its wonderful flavor and the way it lends itself to so many dishes, with buttercup coming in a close second. Acorn squash halved, seeded and stuffed with apple slices and drizzled with a bit of real maple syrup and baked until tender lends itself so nicely as an accompaniment to game birds or pork dishes.
At this time in the election cycle candidates for political office are desperately fighting for our attention with a barrage of television ads, appearances, mass mailings and all the other hoopla that comes with trying to forge a winning campaign. However, let’s not forget that now is the time that we must fight for their attention as well. For many of us in Greater Minnesota, there is a real and constant struggle to avoid being overlooked by state leaders.
By Pippi Mayfield / DL Newspapers Different information seems to be coming on a regular basis. Facts seem to be changing regularly.
Good news for Minnesota: State employers added 6,100 jobs in August. The state unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 4.3 percent in August, the lowest unemployment rate in the state in nearly eight years. The U.S.
The public is welcome to attend and participate in two upcoming Candidate Forums, being sponsored by the Park Rapids League of Women Voters, prior to Election Day. The League is sponsoring these and four more candidate forums this fall to educate the public about issues in the campaigns, provide an opportunity for voters to hear candidates discuss those issues face-to-face, stimulate public interest and participation in the elections and provide an opportunity for the candidates to engage their constituents. The first forum will be for candidates for Hubbard County Commissioner Districts 1 a