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Former PRHS student is retired teacher in Australia

April 10, 2016 by Martin Horrigan (Register to contact)

Gday. Martin Horrigan [class of 64] I had to move to Minneapolis for my senior year... very sad to not have graduated in PR. I completed teaching degree at U of M in 69, Taught in Orange City Ia 69-70, then to Univ. South Dakota 70-72 completed M. A. in Theatre. While in SD did 3 seasons at Black Hills Playhouse, Custer State Park. In 72 moved to Australia to teach in Victorian Education Dept. Returned to USA to Vegas in 83 and did relieve teaching. Returned to Australia 84, Now Dual Citizen in Warrnambool Vic. and Retired.

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Perham/NYM swimmers compete at Park Rapids Invitational ...

September 19, 2017 by Perham Focus

Perham FocusPerham/NYM's Oakley McNair completes the turn during the backstroke portion of the medley relay during the Park Rapids Invitational. Vance Carlson/Forum ...

Park Rapids cooper invents eco-friendly barrel

September 16, 2017 by Detroit Lakes Online

Detroit Lakes OnlineA master cooper in Park Rapids has engineered a reusable, customizable, square-shaped barrel for beer, wine and spirits. Bringing nearly ... They craft barrels ranging from 5, 8,10, 15, 23, 30 and 53 gallons on Park Rapids' Commerce Avenue. While ...

HCLL program in Park Rapids Sept. 26

September 16, 2017 by Walker Pilot Independent

PARK RAPIDS — At a time when many people are worried about “fake news,” “alternative facts” and conspiracies to brainwash the masses, guest speaker Jeff Nygaard will be talking about the media as a system and how that system functions to produce ...

Swimmers send a message in win over TRF

September 13, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids Enterprise"I told the girls we needed to send a message right away and the girls swam really well from start to finish," said Park Rapids head coach Todd Fritze. "We didn't have a bad swim or a bad dive all night. The girls did a fantastic job." Analise Smee ...

Editorial: Park Rapids grad provides motivational message

September 13, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Representing the Class of '97 and father of seven children, Guida said he has a "vested interest in this specific high school" and wants Park Rapids to be the best possible high school it can be. He encouraged students to get involved and participate ...

Teen pianist receives Medici Project funding

September 13, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseAlicia Heath, 14, received a Medici Project scholarship, which will pay for one year's worth of piano lessons. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise). Alicia Heath, a freshman at Park Rapids Area High School, is the most recent recipient of a Medici Project ...

School districts release student enrollment figures

September 13, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseCentury Middle School's student body (grades 5-8) totals 519, an increase of 38 students compared to last year (481). The classes are as follows: fifth grade (142), sixth grade (129), seventh grade (141) and eighth grade (107). Park Rapids Area High ...

Panthers pound down 39 kills against Frazee

September 9, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseAn ace serve by Katelyn Weaver and kills by Kaisa Coborn and McCollum gave Park Rapids a 5-2 lead while kills by Coborn, Kamree Carlson and Rilee Michaelson gave the Panthers an 11-9 advantage. A kill by McCollum during Kennedy Carlson's serve ...

Park Rapids Police looking for information in long list of thefts stretching throughout the year

September 7, 2017 by Valley News Live

Valley News LivePARK RAPIDS, Minn. (Valley News Live): We've told you before about shoplifters causing you to have to pay more when it comes to buying retail. In Park Rapids, Minnesota police are asking for help investigating a string of thefts from the Walmart ...

Park Rapids Area takes down Wadena-DC tennis

September 6, 2017 by Wadena Pioneer Journal

Lindy Jones dropped a match in straight sets to Park Rapids Area's Natalie Kinkel. Jones was defeated 0-6, 0-6. Madison Packer was edged at No. 3 singles, 1-6, 1-6 to Abby Morris in a battle of eighth graders. Eighth grader Corra Endres took junior ...

Hubbard in Prevention to host 'The Top Secret Project'

September 6, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

12 at the Park Rapids Area High School auditorium. A light dinner will be provided from 5 to 6 p.m. in the high school commons. Browsing of the display begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by a 90-minute presentation/explanation. The exhibit is open to adults ...

Panthers swim past North in dual opener

September 6, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseVance Carlson / Enterprise. Winning the first eight events and going 1-2-3 in four of them sparked the Park Rapids girls swimming and diving team to a 96-76 win over Warroad/Roseau/Greenbush-Badger-Middle River Thursday at the Area High School pool.

Cabin near Park Rapids has been a DIY job from ground up

August 31, 2017 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneWe fell in love with a chunk of lakeshore in the northwest corner of pristine Palmer Lake near Park Rapids, Minn., where we bought three lots in 1964 with the idea of splitting the middle one. We constructed a kitchen-dining room out of an old fish ...

Cross-country teams seeking new leaders

August 30, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterprisePickar was Park Rapids' No. 4 runner at the Mid-State meet by placing 15th for all-conference honorable mention honors and was the No. 3 runner at the section meet by finishing 45th. Kirlin rounded out Park Rapids' section team by finishing 95th.

Park Rapids volleyball team driven by loss in tournament

August 30, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseKennedy Carlson returns to set up the offense for the Park Rapids volleyball team after setting a school record with 856 set assists last season to raise her career total to 2,195. ... "There are high expectations. However, we're going to take each ...

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