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Throat-slashing victim tells story of survival
Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
Openness of meetings debated by Hubbard County Board
25 Minnesota National Guard soldiers headed to the Middle East
Warriors roll to wins over W-DC, WHAN
Defense sparks Braves' 45-32 win over Henning
Dravis captures title at Thief River Falls
Fritze places first in diving at True Team
Pirates rally late to edge Panthers
Jerry Keith Sherk
Richard P. Johnson
June Irene Yliniemi
Suzette Amelia Parkos
Beverly Ann Barnum
Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
Helping put wheels on senior meals
3M Wonewok gives to hospice program
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
Place a Business Announcement
CHECK IT OUT COLUMN: Library offering Snow Time to Read program and more
Youth invited to enter library's short story contest
New History Channel show tells of pilot's 1948 'dogfight' with UFO above Fargo
Stories, songs, skiing and snowshoeing set for Itasca's lantern-lit event
LaFleur named new Nemeth Art Center director
Fish house on Little Detroit is open to military, vets, police, EM
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
Ice climbing festival draws enthusiasts from Midwest and beyond
BIRDWISE: Christmas Bird Counts provide valuable information
LETTER TO EDITOR: Thanks, Park Rapids, for bringing my puppy home
COMMENTARY: Sen. Tina Smith says, first, open the government, then implement Farm Bill
COMMENTARY: The redistricting process is important to all of us
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: County board made the right choice for its legal newspaper
COMMENTARY: Sen. Utke outlines goals of legislative session
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
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October 10, 2018
COMMENTARY: What it means to live in polarized times
We live in a divided country. And I don't just mean politically. Our economy is creating winners and losers, with no clear way up the ladder for millions of Americans. The last few decades have produced great inequality of wealth and with it, unequal access to the levers of power....
October 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
Vote early in person or by mail
In Minnesota, you don't have to wait until Election Day — vote early with an absentee ballot. Vote early in person You can cast an absentee...
October 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
October 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Park Rapids should adopt Indigenous People's Day
On Oct. 8, over 80 American cities, states and universities will celebrate Indigenous People's Day rather than Columbus Day. It's time for Park...
October 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
September 29, 2018
COMMENTARY: Lions supporting hurricane victims, orphanage, more
At a Sept. 25 meeting, the Park Rapids Lions Club volunteers were thanked for their work at the Kinship spaghetti feed and Headwaters 100 feed station. More than 300 people were served at the spaghetti feed, and the bikers enjoyed the peanut butter sandwiches. Good job, volunteers!...
September 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 26, 2018
HUBBARD COUNTY REPUBLICANS: A limited government is best
The 2018 campaign is in full swing, and so are the promises. Politicians are advancing pledges of government-funded, free college education and...
September 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
September 22, 2018
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS: Support National Voter Registration Day
Are you a new Minnesota resident? Will you be turning 18 before Nov. 6? Have you moved since the last election day? Have you changed your name...
September 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 15, 2018
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council Column: And the Art Beat goes on
Summer, as we know it, is over. School is back in session. Most tourists have left the area, and our summer residents are making plans to head...
September 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
September 5, 2018
IT'S OUR TURN: The power of 'thank you'
It often only takes a word or two to turn someone's day around. Two of the most powerful words are "Thank you!" According to a quote on the website GratitudeHabit.com, "A simple thank you has magic...It warms the heart and creates a moment of connection and peace between two people."...
September 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 1, 2018
COMMENTARY: What are political parties good for? Plenty, actually
If you take a dim view of our political parties, you're in sterling company. So did George Washington. In his famous farewell address, he warned...
September 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
August 25, 2018
COMMENTARY: Attend League of Women Voters' local candidate forums
One of the easiest ways to become an informed voter is to go to the Secretary of State's website (www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/whats-on-my-ballot)...
August 25, 2018 - 9:09am
August 20, 2018
Bill Marcil Jr.: Farm kids are better than city kids
That's it. I have been saying this for the last two years since my son was born: He should be raised on a farm. Farm kids are better than city...
August 20, 2018 - 8:01am
August 11, 2018
ASK THE SHERIFF: How does law enforcement handle property disputes?
Question: What is the process for law enforcement when dealing with two neighbors having a property line dispute? Answer: Your sheriff's office deals with this on a regular basis. Sometimes we are able to make both sides happy; sometimes we end up with only one party being satisfied,...
August 11, 2018 - 8:00am
July 28, 2018
COMMENTARY: WIC celebrates World Breastfeeding Week
The St. Joseph's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is celebrating Minnesota Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August and World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7. This year's theme focuses on "Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life." The week helps raise awareness of the importance of...
July 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
COMMENTARY: How do I know if I'm a caregiver?
So often I meet people in the community who start to tell their story and when I say, "You do know you are a caregiver, right?" they will often disagree and say that "I am doing what any good husband/wife/child would do in this situation." So here is what the definition of a caregiver...
July 28, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 25, 2018
COMMENTARY: Primaries: The forgotten elections
Primaries are the forgotten elections. It's summer. There are a million things to do in the north county: swimming, fishing, boating, skiing,...
July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm