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Park Rapids is the ultimate tourist destination with its endless recreational opportunities and lakes, friendly people and outdoors activities. It is known as the Gateway to Itasca State Park because...
5/8/13 at 1:38 PM Itasca State Park 5/2/13 at 10:28 AM
Teen-Parent Distracted Driving Event
The #1 threat to teenagers isnt drugs or crime...its traffic crashes. Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, in partnership with Caseys Amusement Park and Dilley Zimny Insurance, would like ...
5/7/13 at 3:40 PM Teen-Parent Distracted Driving Event at Go-Cart Track - 9/20/11 9/13/11 at 7:00 AM
Legislative notebook: Red plus blue equals purple
By Don Davis Two Minnesota senators want to form a purple caucus to bring lawmakers from both parties together. Sens. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, and Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said there is little t...
3/4/13 at 8:10 PM Shutdown notebook: Boy has suggestion, get the budget done 7/1/11 at 12:58 AM
Early-season camping brings quiet 4/17/10 at 10:58 AM
Digging for "Chebarkul" meteorites in the snow, new pix plus an orbit
We've seen the first fragments of meteorites from last Friday's Russian fireball. I thought you'd also like a look at more recent, high-quality close-ups of larger pieces. All these images are from ...
2/23/13 at 10:51 AM Mini-donuts vs. the craters of the moon 9/2/12 at 11:40 AM
Forum Communications Co. newspapers score big in annual Minnesota Newspaper Association contest
FARGO, N.D. -Forum Communications Co.newspapers received more than 140 awards, ranging in categories from "Best Local Breaking News Story" to "Best Website" during the 2011-2012 Better Newspaper Conte...
2/4/13 at 12:06 PM Park Rapids (Minn.) Enterprise receives 2012 Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign Award 4/18/12 at 10:54 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM Beijing: Emperors and Communists 7/7/12 at 10:18 AM
Beijing: On a Day of Worship 6/30/12 at 8:57 AM
A long weekend
We just got back yesterday afternoon from a four-day weekend at the lake--our last for this season, until spring. It's always hard to leave. But we had a great time. The weather wasn't fabulous; it w...
10/22/12 at 9:24 AM
Anger of Muslims
The narrative surrounding the protests and violence in the Middle East is that it is occurring because a film called Innocence of Muslims depicts Mohammed. It's against Islamic law to create images of...
9/18/12 at 7:59 AM Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota 11/4/11 at 3:26 PM
Beijing: On a Day of Worship 7/11/11 at 8:49 AM
Elk radio-collar project begins today in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
A project to capture and fit elk with radio collars is scheduled for today and Thursday in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora, N.D. The radio-collar project marks the begi...
9/12/12 at 7:00 AM Itasca named one of top 8 ‘water parks’ in America 8/16/12 at 11:12 AM
Elkhorn Ranch listed among ‘America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places’ 6/6/12 at 10:05 AM
Is it time for a new start?
The new year is almost here, which is always a great time to jump on board the healthy living train. But nothing says you have to wait until the new year. Why not start now? If you have ever thought ...
12/5/11 at 11:05 AM
It's a good B.A.D. sandwich
It hardly seemed like Fall on the day my favorite exploring partner and I strolled the streets of the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago just two weeks ago. From our hotel on West Surf Street, a le...
10/23/11 at 10:32 AM Pecan-Topped Gingersnap Cookies 12/11/10 at 7:00 AM
New visitor center celebration at Grand Portage State Park
A new visitor center at Grand Portage State Park will be celebrated on Sept. 25, according to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release. Maples should be near their peak of fall color ...
9/16/10 at 12:49 PM Encounter with a beautiful whitetail buck 8/27/10 at 2:01 PM
Twisted and tawdry characters, a group of women and their boyfriends. Is it "South Park" meets "Desperate Housewives" ? Vulgar like a Jerry Springer tv show. It is a offensive ster...
7/13/09 at 4:08 PM