Though summer is drawing to a close making way for yet another inevitable winter, things at Long Lake Theater in Hubbard are staying heated up as they get ready for their fall production of A.R.
An original production of Northern Community Radio, the Great Northern Radio Show airs from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Armory Square theater stage in downtown Park Rapids. Free tickets are available for those attending the live broadcast. You must be seated by 4:30 p.m. and reservations are recommended by calling KAXE at 800-662-5799. The Sept. 27 show features two Minneapolis-based bands with Park Rapids-area roots.
Thursday, Sept. 25 Moms in Prayer: 8:30 a.m. coffee, prayer at 9 a.m. at Evergreen Church, Park Rapids. Park Rapids Area Library: Open 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Up North Quilters: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Akeley United Methodist Church. Crazy Quilters: Work meeting from 3-9 p.m., basement meeting room of Park Rapids Area Library. Park Rapids duplicate bridge: 12:30-4 p.m. at Park Rapids Senior Center. Kitchigami Mobile Library: 10:15-11:15 at Muskie Park in Nevis. Headwaters stroke support group: 1:30-3 p.m. at CHI St.
COLA’s monthly meeting Sept. 25 Hubbard County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) will conduct its monthly board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the Northwoods Bank Community Room in Park Rapids. A social gathering will be held at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7 p.m. Friends of COLA and Community Members are invited to attend the COLA meeting to hear Doug Kingsley talk about Straight River Trout Management Area and its inclusion as a DNR Pilot Groundwater Management Area.
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.
Jack Pine Stables completed its 15th year of horseback riding and driving on Sept. 7, hosting a show for family and friends. The program has grown to 44 riders and...
By Gary Korsgaden / Guest Columnist for the Enterprise Recent cooler temperatures put area lakes in the fall mode. Compared to last season, water temperatures are five degrees cooler, 57 degrees, when compared to last year at this time. Cooler water temperatures coupled with less daily sunlight puts fishing action into high gear. Shallow weed growth comes to a halt and vegetation that once produced oxygen begins a slow die-off. A die-off that pushes fish that have been harboring in the weeds, out on the edge or into open water.
About 20 local people attended a field day at Larry Heitkamp’s Yellow Rose Organic farm to learn about organic potato production, cover cropping and soil health Saturday, Sept. 13 at an event hosted by the Toxic Taters Coalition – a group of “rural residents in northern Minnesota who live near R.D.
By Shannon Geisen / Enterprise More than 1,000 Girl Scouts from across Minnesota and Wisconsin gathered in Nisswa last weekend for a two-day camping event. Park Rapids Junior Scout Troop #330...
By SHANNON GEISEN firstname.lastname@example.org Uninvited house guests are a nuisance – whether human, animal or insect. In recent weeks, some homeowners may have noticed a small, black, six-legged bug with a hard shell and antennae venturing through kitchens or bathrooms. The strawberry root weevil is “the most common home-invading weevil in Minnesota,” says Jeffrey Hahn, an entomologist with the University of Minnesota Extension. The name is derived from its larvae’s feeding preference: the roots of strawberries. They also munch on arborvitae, spruce, raspberries, grapes and a mul