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Sculptures revealed at Red Bridge Park
'Heartland Lakes' is new community brand
Paul Bunyan Days celebrates 70 years
Man, 76, drowns in northern Minnesota lake
Some areas of western Minnesota saw up to 7 inches of rain
Pre-registration is open for Firecracker Footrace
Clay Dusters qualify for state tournament
Carlson, Overmyer earn medals at NSIC meet
Vaudrin concludes career at NSIC meet
Esox rally to edge Midway in battle for first place
Ralph Nelson Morben
Kenneth William Parsons
Ronald "Ron" Ralph Lindbom
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
Closing arguments for and against Line 3
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
Robocalls fray consumers' nerves
Take time for a mid-year small business checkup
Place a Business Announcement
Great American Story deadline approaches
An afternoon with author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf
Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail to be unveiled June 16
2nd Street Stage kicks off June 14
Upcoming Prince album features nine new tracks
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: The big catch up
Lindows take top honors at Cirks Fishing Tournament
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
Local and state fishing reports
WEEKEND ADVENTURES: Best intentions for Boundary Waters trip
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
COMMENTARY: Politics: We need it
Paid political letter policy takes effect
COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message from the Park Rapids DAV
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
December 28, 2013
Letter: Enbridge meeting was one-sided
I read your front-page article on the Enbridge pipeline and the meeting hosted by Steve Peterson and the Honor the Earth group from the White Earth Tribe. Your article indicated that the meeting provided information on the project. Being undecided, I attended with the hope of getting...
December 28, 2013 - 11:16am
December 21, 2013
Letter: Thanks for support of Let’s Go Fishing
The Headwaters Chapter of Let’s Go Fishing wants to take this opportunity to thank all of the individuals and community groups who have helped make this year a success. The support for this valuable program for senior citizens has come in many forms. Some have given monetary donations,...
December 21, 2013 - 4:49pm
October 30, 2013
Letter: Learn more about health insurance
If you’re in the 26-64 age group, and are in need of health insurance, keep reading! If you’re older, keep reading. You may be asked for advice from the rest of us! MNsure is live, functioning, and successfully helping people seeking insurance coverage through the new health...
October 30, 2013 - 3:15pm
October 5, 2013
Letter: Tube Dude sculpture is a go
This letter is a huge “thank you” to so many people who have made the purchase of a biking sculpture for the Red Bridge Park become a reality! To accomplish a project like this the Itascatur Biking Club and the Hubbard Biking Club enthusiastically encouraged a quilt raffle as...
October 5, 2013 - 1:48pm
Letter: Heartland spur benefits many
As the former County Administrator for Becker County and as a resident of Detroit Lakes, I know that trails provide easily accessible and low cost outdoor recreation for an incredibly diverse group of people. Walking, running, pushing a stroller, roller blading, bicycling, horseback...
October 5, 2013 - 1:46pm
September 21, 2013
Letter: Farewell to Hubbard County community
Tempus fugit is a Latin phrase meaning “time flies.” And my 12 years of pastoral ministry has flown so quickly that I am now stepping into a “semi-retirement” mode at age 70! Bishop Victor Balke assigned me to come serve the Catholic parishes in Eastern Hubbard County on July...
September 21, 2013 - 1:47pm
Letter: Thanks for support of Wellspring
Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the people of Park Rapids, the local chapter of Wellspring for the World has raised more than $100,000 to drill and maintain deep water wells in Africa, providing what we so take for granted, clean, safe water. We want to thank everyone who...
September 21, 2013 - 1:45pm
September 11, 2013
Letter: Not enough addressed at special session
As you may know, the Legislature held a special session on Sept. 9 to allocate disaster aid to 18 different Minnesota counties across western and southern Minnesota. Along with federal funding, the state will help provide 25 percent of the funding needed to make repairs after storms...
September 11, 2013 - 11:10am
August 21, 2013
Letter: Water Wars water was at least unpolluted
In rebuttal to the letter from reader Teri Baker (Park Rapids Enterprise, Aug. 14) about the use of a couple thousand gallons of water used in an hour for Water Wars on Main Street, that water went back to nature unpolluted. I’m wondering if Ms. Baker has been around here for long....
August 21, 2013 - 1:13pm
Letter: State should repeal business taxes
In September, the governor may call a special session to address the disaster zones in Minnesota. The Governor has also indicated he would like to repeal sales tax he signed into law on labor for farm equipment repairs. I would be in favor of a repeal of that tax. However, it should...
August 21, 2013 - 1:12pm
Letter: Historic tree loss for Park Rapids
An old cottonwood tree was recently cut near the former city beach on the Fish Hook River in Park Rapids (Enterprise, Aug. 14, 2013). Its size made it a rare sight. Not many people will likely see one with a larger trunk, unless they visit the Pacific Northwest or California. The...
August 21, 2013 - 1:10pm
Letter: Other ways to move ospreys from nest
This is regarding the Ospreys eviction from power line. In Longmont, Colo., they had two separate problems with the ospreys nesting in places that could cause problems. The solution they found was to install a similar type of pole away from the original nesting site. In the case...
August 21, 2013 - 1:08pm
August 14, 2013
Letter: Water is a precious resource
Tradition and fun events are important for communities but I think Park Rapids should reconsider hosting the annual water fight during Legends and Logging Days since almost half of the U.S. is experiencing moderate to severe drought. For example: New Mexico – 98 percent extreme...
August 14, 2013 - 1:54pm
July 28, 2013
Letrter: Time, energy needed to combat AIS in state
I wanted to write to address the issue of Aquatic Invasive Species in Minnesota lakes. News continues to come out that lakes across the state are being impacted by various types of invasive species. Needless to say, for a state that takes great pride in its more than 12,000 lakes,...
July 28, 2013 - 8:26am
June 26, 2013
Letter: Small town America wins
Friday, June 21, hundreds of family and friends came out to support Laura Jordahl and her courageous battle with brain cancer. Family and friends greeted each other and Laura throughout the evening. There was visiting and laughter and possibly a few tears with all the hugs given. Many...
June 26, 2013 - 1:17pm