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Hubbard County addresses recycling quotes
Volunteers needed for Community Christmas Dinner
Santa and Mrs. Claus share magic of Christmas
Minnesota lawmakers vow action on rising insulin costs
No complaints found in files of officers involved in fatal central Minnesota shooting
Strong start, finish lead Gobblers past Panthers
Panthers continue to compete despite 0-10 start
Panthers win eight events at Fergus Falls Invitational
Hendrickson keys Braves' 71-19 victory
Three Panthers win titles at Crookston Invitational
Charles A. Clark
Austin David Bacon
Mark Milton Randall
Libuse "Libby" Tweedale
Minnesota lawmakers vow action on rising insulin costs
Detroit Lakes apparel firm puts shoplifters to work
Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
Operation Round Up distributes $30,000
Place a Business Announcement
Fargo store sells winning lottery ticket — $25,000 a year for life
Guys from Minnesota’s lake country create popular YouTube channel just being themselves
HOOKED ON BOOKS: Trouble with magic school: You hate to graduate
Classic tale of treasure to be told
Classic Chorale concert will include living nativity
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
LEPS & ODES: Butterflies have 'dynamic' population fluctuations
BIRDWISE: Birds may be scarce, but birding is 'in'
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
Largest jack pine in U.S. confirmed in Voyageurs Park
EDITORIAL: David can beat Goliath in retail
KLOBUCHAR COMMENTARY: Developing a more effective flu vaccine is critical
Bursack: Sibling caregiver criticism ramps up over holiday visits
OPINION: Victim-blaming rape culture normalizes abuse
COMMENTARY: Thank you for voter participation
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
December 19, 2017
3 to 6 inches of snow possible ahead of ‘bitterly cold wind chills’ for Christmas
A snow system could bring 3 to 6 inches to eastern North Dakota Wednesday, but heavier amounts are expected to stay in the central and northeast...
December 19, 2017 - 8:55am
November 25, 2017
Classic Chorale lifting voices for Christmas concert
The Park Rapids Classic Chorale presents its annual Christmas concert, a beloved tradition for many in the area. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday,...
November 25, 2017 - 5:48pm
January 7, 2017
Philanthropic spirit emerges at Community Christmas Dinner
Lynn Spilman, co-chair of the Community Christmas Dinner, arrived at the Park Rapids American Legion a little after 6 a.m. Sunday to put potatoes...
January 7, 2017 - 2:39pm
December 25, 2016
Christmas cookies for Santa
When I was a kid, the holidays seemed so miraculous. The ornaments seemed to sparkle more, the lights seemed just a bit brighter and the music...
December 25, 2016 - 8:39am
Merry Christmas I Shouted
Merry Christmas I shouted to a woman on the street But she didn't hear me Her misty eyes stared halfway round the globe Where her son was lost in Iraq And never found his way home. Merry Christmas I cried to an old gent in the alley But he didn't hear me He was dragging a cardboard...
December 25, 2016 - 8:21am
December 24, 2016
Commentary: Jumping jack your way to better days
Stressed? Overwhelmed? Frustrated at your own shortcomings, misgivings and negative behavior? Twenty jumping jacks! That's the latest coping skill passed on to me from my children. They recognize the signs and the jacks work; until my next overreaction to a small problem in this world...
December 24, 2016 - 8:28am
December 17, 2016
Volunteers sought for Community Christmas Dinner
No one should spend Christmas Day hungry or alone. So goes the theme—and motivation—behind the 28th annual Community Christmas Dinner....
December 17, 2016 - 7:37am
December 11, 2016
Santa hanging up his hat after playing the part for 30 years
Dick Rutherford is well known in and around Park Rapids. He's Santa Claus and after playing the part in the community for three decades he's...
December 11, 2016 - 8:50am
December 7, 2016
Christmas toy collection program benefits area families
Butch Whitcomb is a single dad living on Social Security. He takes part-time jobs when he can, but has battled neurological issues since birth....
December 7, 2016 - 9:04am
American Legion hosts annual Christmas Party
Santa and Mrs. Claus were busy Sunday taking part in a Christmas tradition that's been going on in Park Rapids for over 30 years. The American...
December 7, 2016 - 8:54am
December 3, 2016
Local church packs more than 5,000 gift-filled boxes for children in need
This holiday season, New Life Community Church rallied together to pack gift-filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Hundreds of Park Rapids volunteers filled 5,258 shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene products, clothing and gospel messages. The packages are destined...
December 3, 2016 - 3:05pm
November 30, 2016
Bust your holiday budget already?
So how did you do? Not that you can let down your guard now. On the heels of a four-day weekend filled with door-buster deals, early bird specials, shop-local guilt and Black Friday sales came Monday's Cyber-Monday discounts. Which raises the question: How are you — and your...
November 30, 2016 - 10:24am
Annual community meal a ‘delicious blessing' to many on Christmas Day
The annual Community Christmas Dinner once again drew a large crowd as about 100 more people ate over last year. Lynn Spilman, one of the organizers,...
December 30, 2015 - 8:57am
December 23, 2015
Heart of the Holidays wraps up new approach to season
The spirit of the season descended on the Park Rapids Lakes Area with a collaborative Heart of the Holidays, engaging audiences at a variety...
December 23, 2015 - 8:39am
December 16, 2015
Oodles of holiday fun at PALS activity fair
Six-year-old Avery Ross and her four-year-old brother, A.J., chat with Santa Claus (a.k.a. Dan Sabin) Friday evening at the popular, annual Play...
December 16, 2015 - 11:58am