Skip to main content
Park Rapids Enterprise
Openness of meetings debated by Hubbard County Board
Nevis welcomes new fire chief
Internal investigation called when county staff burn tires
What does 'expanded background checks' mean? Here’s a primer
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
Fritze places first in diving at True Team
Pirates rally late to edge Panthers
Stueven, Johnson lead Mustangs past Tigers
Donovan's four goals lift Lightning past Panthers
Northern Lakes, EGF shut down Panthers
Jeanne (Charlson) Gaston
Harold C. Olson
Kathleen Barbara Edelman
Suzette Amelia Parkos
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
Rep. Steve Green
August 8, 2018
Veterans review legislative priorities
The Park Rapids American Legion hosted a legislative update about veterans benefits on Aug. 3. Leading the discussion was Trent Dilks, legislative director of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of Minnesota. State Rep. Steve Green, Beltrami County Veterans Service Officer Scotty Allison...
August 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
June 13, 2018
Rep. Steve Green: Legislative session was 'not a failure'
Ten constituents attended a legislative forum hosted by state Rep. Steve Green, Sen. Paul Utke and Rep. Matt Grossell. It was held Friday in Park Rapids at Northwoods Bank community room. Successes Green began by talking about what was accomplished in the 90th session of the state...
June 13, 2018 - 10:00am
June 8, 2018
Legislative town hall meetings scheduled in District 2
CORRECTION: The Park Rapids meeting was moved to the Northwoods Bank community room. Area legislators have scheduled a series of town hall meetings in District 2 for the first week in June. These town hall meetings will providing a chance to discuss with citizens the details of the...
June 8, 2018 - 6:24pm
February 20, 2018
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
It seems like just yesterday the Republican-controlled Legislature was approving the largest package of tax relief for Minnesotans in nearly...
February 20, 2018 - 4:17pm
November 15, 2017
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
A recent letter to the editor from Sen. Paul Utke glowingly discussed health insurance legislation pushed this year by him and Republicans, like Rep. Steve Green. Regardless of the claims Utke makes, after these supposed Republican "reforms," many Minnesotans may pay more next year...
November 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 6, 2017
Commentary: Move forward on Line 3 pipeline project
Last week, I and more than three dozen legislators signed a letter asking DFL Governor Mark Dayton to tell the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Public Utilities Commission to move forward with the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement project. The federal government ordered the corroding...
September 6, 2017 - 10:28am
August 19, 2017
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
On Aug. 5, 2017 two opinion letters criticized Steve Green for letting the Enterprise readers know that the Minnesota Department of Education was issuing a "Toolkit to Ensure Safe and Supportive Schools for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students." While criticizing Rep. Green...
August 19, 2017 - 10:00am
August 16, 2017
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Recently, Steve Green chose to convert a State Department of Education "toolkit" (to Ensure Safe and Supportive Schools for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students) into a political issue by advising local districts not to use it. Since then, other writers have addressed the...
August 16, 2017 - 10:00am
August 5, 2017
Letter to the editor: Rep. Green off the mark on 'Toolkit' commentary
Rep. Steve Green recently sent constituents a taxpayer-funded personal commentary regarding a Minnesota Department of Education toolkit for educators. His comments were disappointing and seemed to imply that transgender children are not entitled to feel safe in school. The facts say...
August 5, 2017 - 10:21am
March 29, 2017
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green's statistics are alarming
In his March 22, 2017 commentary on the Enterprise Opinion Page, Steve Green points out that the State of Minnesota has increased the land it owns by 2.9 million acres since 2011, when it owned 5.6 million acres. That is an increase of over 50 percent in 6 years. Now the State of...
March 29, 2017 - 10:41am
March 22, 2017
Commentary: Where Legacy and Clean Water funds actually go
A meeting took place in our district a couple of weeks ago where some important questions arose regarding the use of Legacy and Clean Water Funds. Without much comment, I will simply give some facts about the where Legacy dollars are being spent, which will hopefully address some...
March 22, 2017 - 3:25pm
Hubbard County Republicans elect officers at annual convention
Officers were elected at the annual Hubbard County Republican Convention on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Northwoods Bank community room. The first speaker of the morning was Minnesota House Rep. Matt Grossell from District 2A, who was thankful to be given the opportunity to get some good...
February 22, 2017 - 6:36pm