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Central Minn. teacher plans walkout over gun violence as part of national movement
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Century students try Nordic skiing
What do federal tax changes mean in Minn.?: Lawmakers decide if taxpayers pay less
Fosston/Bagley defeats Warriors in section quarterfinal match
Post players propel Tigers to home win
Braves hit season high in 98-84 win over Frazee
Four players hit double figures in Braves' 71-26 win over Nevis
Nevis girls drop pair of conference games
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Earl L. Miller
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Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
Why are gas prices going up?
Local news to get a boost on Facebook, says Mark Zuckerberg
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
Juried Youth Art Exhibit now accepting applications
Library youth writing contest underway
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Weekend Adventures: A fishing foray in the county's four trout lakes
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
Opinion: Parents serve as positive, negative role models for children in athletics
Opinion: You can protect our democracy: Attend your caucus
PRLAAC Column: Art is for everyone
Hubbard County DFL: Make your voice heard at caucus in February
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
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Park Rapids City Council
January 27, 2018
City hall renovation goes back to drawing board
Renovation of a space to house Park Rapids City Council chambers will go forward, but on a smaller scale than previously planned. The council...
January 27, 2018 - 9:08pm
City council reinstates police K-9 program
The Park Rapids City Council voted Tuesday, Jan. 23 to reinstate the city police department's K-9 program. Before the vote, Police Chief Jeff Appel announced the Leadership Council's donation drive had met its goal to raise $70,000 to cover startup costs for the program. The Leadership...
January 27, 2018 - 8:30pm
Partnership may save Armory Square
The prospect of a new partner in the proposed Armory Square development is shining a thin ray of hope on the troubled project. Michael Monsrud,...
January 27, 2018 - 7:29pm
November 18, 2017
City council rejects financial partnership in Armory Square
The Park Rapids Economic Development Authority (EDA) resoundingly rejected a Park Rapids Community Development Corporation (PRCDC) proposal...
November 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
November 2, 2017
Park Rapids City Council appoints Conway to vacant seat
After the last regular council meeting, the City of Park Rapids posted a public notice of a vacancy on the city council to seek any and all individuals...
November 2, 2017 - 12:40pm
October 14, 2017
Park Rapids City Council declares vacancy
Due to the death of Councilmember Dick Rutherford, the council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night declaring a vacancy on the Park Rapids City Council. According to Minnesota Statutes, a vacancy exists as of the date of a death of a council member and the council must seek...
October 14, 2017 - 11:00am
September 30, 2017
Park Rapids City Council takes no action on vacancy
There was an empty chair at the regular Park Rapids City Council meeting Tuesday night following the passing of Council Member Dick Rutherford. "I have no comments other than the obvious sorrowful loss of one of our members," City Administrator John McKinney said during his portion...
September 30, 2017 - 10:00am
September 27, 2017
Council Member Rutherford passes away at the age of 76
Park Rapids City Council Member Richard "Dick" Rutherford, Sr., 76, passed away on Sept. 22 at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Rutherford,...
September 27, 2017 - 9:00am
September 25, 2017
Park Rapids City Council Member Dick Rutherford has died
Park Rapids City Council Member Dick Rutherford, 76, passed away on Sept. 22. A lifelong Park Rapids resident, Rutherford was a member of the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association, American Legion Post #212, Northern Knights Car Club and others. According to his obituary, "he...
September 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 16, 2017
Park Rapids City approves Wellhead Protection Plan
On Tuesday evening, the Park Rapids City Council held a public hearing to discuss the Wellhead Protection Plan, which was presented to the council by Mike Strodtman from Minnesota Rural Water Association. Part 1 of the wellhead protection plan, which was approved by the Minnesota...
September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
June 21, 2017
City council approves Crystal Brook lift station
The Park Rapids City Council last week approved an application by KI Developers to install a lift station to handle wastewater at Crystal Brook, the Knute Nelson 88-unit senior housing facility which broke ground on Thursday, June 15. According to information presented to the council...
June 21, 2017 - 8:36am
April 5, 2017
Letter: Speak up about proposed golf cart ban
The Park Rapids city council ban on golf carts is not final until there is a "second reading" and vote on the ordinance. Any city resident or business owner who feels this proposed ban unnecessarily limits freedom and transportation options in the city should come to the city council...
April 5, 2017 - 10:56am
April 1, 2017
Golf cart ban sparks controversy
There was quite a bit of contention at the Park Rapids City Council meeting Tuesday night regarding the proposed amendment to the city ordinance concerning the use of motorized golf carts within city limits. The amendment would no longer allow the operation of golf carts on city streets,...
April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
June 27, 2015
City council approves new police officer
The Park Rapids City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday approved hiring a new full-time police officer, paid a street construction bill and listened to citizens’ comments regarding the 4th of July parade route change. The council passed a revised resolution to hire Matthew...
June 27, 2015 - 11:19am
November 16, 2014
Park Rapids Council reviews capital improvement plans
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com The Park Rapids Council held a work session this week to review the city’s capital improvement plan for the next few years. Among the 2015 proposed projects are Phase I Riverside Area street and utility improvements at an estimated...
November 16, 2014 - 1:24pm