Military Service News

Private Joshua Crandall graduated from Marine boot camp in San Diego, Calif. on Oct. 29.


A 2021 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, where he is an expert shooter in the 1st Recruit Training Battalion, Platoon 1049. He will be heading to Camp Pendleton in California.

Lorie Skarpness has lived in the Park Rapids area since 1997 and has been writing for the Park Rapids Enterprise since 2017. She enjoys writing features about the people and wildlife who call the north woods home.
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