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Park Rapids Enterprise
Author visit and Bingo for Books
Menahga Bird Busters may include guns in yearbook photo
ACTION Park Rapids sets 90-day goals
Economic development, workforce housing moving forward
Neva Shepersky's family celebrates
W-H-A holds off rally by Panthers
Henning improves to 23-0 with 92-72 win over Braves
Tigers extend streak with pair of road wins
Positive attitude by Tigers pays off
Panthers ousted in double overtime
Shirley M. Thelen
Margaret Catherine Henry
Pipeline spill contaminates southwest North Dakota creek
Bank gives boost to girls' self-esteem
Park Rapids Chamber receives award
Health officials promote higher rates of childhood vaccination to prevent measles spread
Why don't all school buses have seat belts for kids?
Place a Business Announcement
TV show delves into Kensington Runestone
Just for Kix wins awards, performs at Outback Bowl
Missing north-central Minnesota teen to be featured on Investigation Discovery
Park Rapids students participate in Honor Band
CHECK IT OUT COLUMN: Library offering Snow Time to Read program and more
Animals in region surviving ‘traditional’ winter so far
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
ABOUT OUTDOORS COLUMN: Ice fishing with jigging spoons
Deer disease seen as threat to humans: Experts compare CWD with resilient mad cow virus
Fishing regulations change March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
Community needs to hold together
Enterprise seeks a new home within our community
WORD ON THE STREET: What makes Park Rapids charming?
COMMENTARY: Heartland Lakes Volunteer website is changing, growing
COMMENTARY: Greater Minnesota schools need adequate state funding
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
Severe Weather Announcements (6)
June 22, 2016
Editorial: Declassify, release secret Sept. 11 pages
The 28 still-classified pages from a congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are "very disturbing" to read, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan told the Duluth News Tribune editorial board earlier this month during an exclusive interview. But every American has a right to read...
June 22, 2016 - 10:50am
June 5, 2016
Editorial: Support local Relay for Life event June 10
Just about everyone has been affected by cancer one way or another, either directly or indirectly. It’s a widespread disease that reaches nearly every family, whether it’s mom or dad, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, sons, daughters, cousins or friends. Millions of dollars go...
June 5, 2016 - 8:35am
June 1, 2016
Editorial: A frustrating session with little headway
The Minnesota Legislature had 75 days to get two main things accomplished — a bonding bill for public works projects and transportation funding. Even though legislators had the luxury of working with a $900 million budget surplus, they failed on both accounts. There’s been plenty...
June 1, 2016 - 3:20pm
April 27, 2016
Editorial: Ignoring state’s water quality problem not the solution
My father, Bruce Dayton, taught me that good stewardship is one of our most important responsibilities: to take what we have been given, or have acquired, and leave it in better condition for those who will inherit it from us. As Minnesotans, who have inherited this incredible state,...
April 27, 2016 - 1:55am
April 25, 2016
Editorial: Prevention is the key to ending child abuse
We need to take care of our children. We need to keep them safe and care for them. We need to do this but we know it’s not happening in every household. We know problems of abuse, neglect and other family issues that damage our children exist in our communities. It’s down the...
April 25, 2016 - 9:44am
April 16, 2016
Editorial: The hard truth of distracted driving is deaths on the rise
Spring is here and — oh, look at that bird outside — and now is a good time to think — who is that walking by the office — about the dangerous — wow, is it 4:30 p.m. already — consequences of — what’s for supper tonight — getting distracted. Annoying, isn’t it?...
April 16, 2016 - 8:52am
April 4, 2016
Enterprise editorial: Urgent call for food shelf donations
Time is marching on - for food shelf donations, that is. And Hubbard County Food Shelf director Bob Hansen is acutely concerned about meeting budgetary goals. March is a critical month for the Hubbard County Food Shelf, he reports. The food and funds donated to support the food shelf...
April 4, 2016 - 2:04pm
March 28, 2016
Editorial: Gridlock can be broken in Congress
Gridlock has become synonymous with Congress. But despite the deep divisions among elements of the U.S. House and Senate, the first session of the 114th Congress (2015), to the surprise of many observers, got some good stuff done. Surely some big things were left undone, including...
March 28, 2016 - 9:36am
March 24, 2016
Editorial: Invest in Local Government Aid
Here’s why Minnesota House Republicans should support proposals to boost Local Government Aid: Because LGA works. It does just what it’s supposed to do: help Minnesota towns from the Arrowhead region to the southwest maintain professional police departments, pleasant parks and...
March 24, 2016 - 11:01am
March 21, 2016
Editorial: With heroin in area meth remains primary concern
Drug abuse problems exist here, as they do in every community in America. We are no exception. With recent reports of heroin-related deaths and overdoses in the region it’s scary to think about another dangerous drug taking hold in our communities. Although heroin hasn’t been...
March 21, 2016 - 1:59pm
March 16, 2016
Editorial: Job fair offers great opportunity to find work
Looking for a job? Need a change in careers? Many employment opportunities exist in the Park Rapids area. In fact, more jobs than qualified or willing people to fill them. The trick is getting people to fill those jobs. Park Rapids is hosting a job fair featuring over 30 local employers...
March 16, 2016 - 10:28am
March 13, 2016
Editorial: Fracking dishonesty from Democrats
Asked at their recent debate about hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders said they opposed the process that has revolutionized and revitalized the oil and natural gas industries in the United States. It’s a peculiar...
March 13, 2016 - 1:44pm
February 18, 2016
Enterprise Editorial: Police face deadly risk every day
Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer was the 10th law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty this year in the United States – eight of them slain by gunfire, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page, which tracks police deaths across the U.S. Law enforcement officers in...
February 18, 2016 - 11:44am
January 20, 2016
Column: Roundabout story interesting to follow
As if the idea of a roundabout intersection on Highway 71 isn’t confusing enough for some folks to grasp I added to that confusion in Saturday’s Enterprise by mistakenly referring to U.S. Highway 71 as a state highway. The error that sent some people searching for a map was...
January 20, 2016 - 1:44pm
December 30, 2015
Editorial: Don’t be a victim of a silent killer
With the cold weather setting in, the home heating season is under way and with it, arrives a big danger — carbon monoxide poisoning. Experts with the Minnesota Department of Health say that CO can build up to dangerous concentrations indoors when fuel-burning devices — furnaces,...
December 30, 2015 - 9:55am