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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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Park Rapids students participate in Honor Band  Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids High School band students attended the Minnesota Band Directors Association's Regional Honor Band Festival Jan. 12 in Fergus Falls. Students ...



Park Rapids prom night  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Class of 2020 prom committee presented an evening of "Rustic Elegance" for this year's Park Rapids High School gala. Twinkling lights, white-washed ...



Park Rapids grad to appear on 'Jeopardy!'  Park Rapids Enterprise

This member of the Park Rapids High School class of 1967 will be a contestant on "Jeopardy!" during the week of Christmas. Who is Kathryn Kienholz?



Park Rapids student wins Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp Contest  Park Rapids Enterprise

Julia Johnson, a senior, became the fifth Park Rapids High School student to win the Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp Contest. Results of the contest were ...



Ojibwe Language Project growing  Park Rapids Enterprise

Signs in both Ojibwe and English continue to flourish. The Ojibwe Language Project grew out of a three-year partnership between the League of Women Voters ...



Tony Kinkel shares insights on bullying issue  Park Rapids Enterprise

Tony Kinkel, executive director of the Minnesota Board of School Administrators (MBSA), shared his perspective on bullying after recent media attention.



Smythe completes training at West Point  Park Rapids Enterprise

Connor Smythe, a 2014 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School, is looking forward to flying helicopters with the Army. He graduated this spring from West ...



Arts and culture commission supports Eagle Scout project  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Park Rapids Arts and Culture Advisory Commission voted Monday to support an Eagle Scout project proposed by a member of Boy Scout Troop 56 of Nevis.



Perham sweeps pair from Park Rapids 18U softball team  Park Rapids Enterprise

After being held to only seven runs in four losses to open the season, the Park Rapids 18U fastpitch softball team scored 18 runs in a doubleheader against ...



Threats at Park Rapids High School prompt lockdown  Valley News Live

Park Rapids, MN police say a called in bomb threat prompted a lockdown at the high school. It turned out to be a hoax, but local law enforcement took the threat ...



Johnson, Eischens win Winskowski fishing tourney  Park Rapids Enterprise

The angling team of Mike Johnson and James Eischen took first place in the Walt Winskowski Memorial Fishing Tournament last weekend on Straight Lake in ...



Candidates file for county board, sheriff, SWCD  Park Rapids Enterprise

The candidate filing period for federal, state and county offices closed June 5. County commissioners In the Hubbard County Board race, Dave De La Hunt will ...



Kinship mentoring is 'multiple blessing'  Park Rapids Enterprise

Being a Kinship mentor has been an adventure that has brought much joy to David Niemela's life over the past nine years. "Sometimes it's hard to tell who's ...



Allen Undem  Park Rapids Enterprise

Allen Undem Allen Niel Undem, age 57, of Park Rapids died on Tuesday, March 7 in Fargo, ND with his family by his side. Allen was born on April 3, 1948 in ...



Northern Bait celebrates 25 years providing live bait for Minnesota's anglers  Park Rapids Enterprise

Northern Bait of Park Rapids has a long history of supplying bait and tackle for fishermen. Harold Condiff built the current building and started Northern Bait in ...



Ojibwe Language Project offering bilingual signage  Park Rapids Enterprise

Signs in Ojibwe and English are now available to area businesses. The Ojibwe Language Project grew out of a three-year partnership between the League of ...



Memorial Day 2019: Observances taking place across Minnesota  MPR News

Monday, May 27, is Memorial Day, a day to honor those who have died during military *service*. Observances will be held in communities across Minnesota, from ...



High School Partners Program  M State News

M State's High School Partners Program is a collaboration between the college and select Minnesota high schools to increase the academic preparedness and ...



River Art Community is newest art endeavor  Park Rapids Enterprise

Creativity will know no bounds at River Art Community, the newest venue in downtown Park Rapids. Located on the corner of Fourth St. and Main, the center ...



Minnesota's largest rodeo event marks 40th anniversary  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Wild West meets the Midwest for four nights of rip-snorting bulls, top-calibre cowboys, bucking broncos, barrel racing and more. The Headwaters Xtreme ...



Northome students compete in 2019 North Central Envirothon | Outdoors  International Falls Journal

Northome students were among the 122 students who participated in the North Central Envirothon May 1 at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds.



Winter fairytale will be staged at Park Rapids Area High School  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Park Rapids High School drama department's winter play is "The Snow Queen" by Ron Nicol, based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Shows are 7 ...



Natascha Joy Keller, 42 | Obituaries  International Falls Journal

Memorial services celebrating the life of Natascha Joy Keller, 42, of Bloomington, Minn., will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2019, at First Lutheran ...



Osage gun range expansion divides small community  Park Rapids Enterprise

The village of Osage -- population 323 -- is embroiled in controversy. An influx of high school league trapshooters over the past year-and-a-half has been a boon ...



High school pilot program trains future First Responders  Park Rapids Enterprise

North Country EMS Education and the Park Rapids School District are collaborating to offer an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course, also known as ...



Veterans honored at local Vietnam memorial  Park Rapids Enterprise

A steady, light rain fell during the annual Vietnam Memorial Flag Raising and Commemoration atop Bunker Hill near Ponsford on Saturday. Howard and Trudy ...



Aukes announces re-election bid  Bemidji Pioneer

PARK RAPIDS--Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes announced Friday that he will run for re-election. Aukes is currently serving his second term as sheriff.



Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Park Rapids Area Community Band, under the direction of Dr. Russell Pesola, will present its fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. in the Park Rapids ...



Park Rapids adopts an Ojibwe Language Project  Bemidji Pioneer

PARK RAPIDS--A movement started years ago in Bemidji to help bridge the Native and non-Native communities has spread to Park Rapids. Signs in Ojibwe and ...



Inez E. Kusi | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Inez E. Kusi, 85, longtime Marble resident, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, in the Grand Itasca Hospital, Grand Rapids. Born March 21, 1934, in Redwood County, ...



One-act play competition this Saturday  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Minnesota State High School League 24A Sub-section One-Act Play competition is Saturday, Jan 23 at the Park Rapids High School Auditorium.



Finnish flavor to Park Rapids Area Community Band's upcoming...  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Park Rapids Area Community Band, directed by Dr. Russell Pesola, will present their annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17 in the Park Rapids ...



Conservation through the arts  Park Rapids Enterprise

Finding a spare hour in her hectic class schedule, senior Ellery Overmyer decided to sign up for a painting class. It was her first time taking an elective art class.



Park Rapids High School choir earns awards  Park Rapids Enterprise

The above vocalists all earned a superior rating at the Feb. 24 section ensemble contest held in Park Rapids. All the vocal entries received a "superior," which is ...



Park Rapids band concert April 27  Park Rapids Enterprise

The spring concert at 7 p.m. Monday, April 27 features the high school jazz band and concert band at the Park Rapids High School auditorium. "It'll cover a ...



America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23  Park Rapids Enterprise

"Seraph Brass" is a charismatic ensemble of America's top female brass players. They are the opening performance for the Heartland Concert Association's ...



The mystery in Menahga: What led to murder-suicide last November?  KMSP-TV

Last November a mystery like no other unfolded in Menahga, Minn., beginning with a seemingly unexplainable murder-suicide.



Obituary - Darrel Charles Casmey  Crookston Daily Times

The funeral *service* and celebration of Darrel's life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, January 28, 2018, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Crookston, with The Rev.



Stewart Mills, millionaire from Brainerd, won't seek GOP endorsement for Congress  West Fargo Pioneer

DULUTH -- Stewart Mills said on Facebook on Tuesday, Feb. 27, that he won't run for the Republican Party endorsement in the race to fill Minnesota's open 8th ...



Shot down: Osage sportsman's club and Becker County lose conditional permit case in appeal  Detroit Lakes Online

Score a win for Brian Winczewski, who lives next door to the Osage Sportman's Club and has successfully challenged the decision of the Becker County Board ...



Woodrow Glazer, St. Michael-Alberville Crowned National Champions at USAHSCTL  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Woodrow Glazer took home the National Championship title at the USA High School Clay Target League's inaugural National Championship after shooting a ...



Trapshooters do well at Nationals | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

MASON, Mich. — The Hibbing High School trapshooting team ended an extremely successful 2018 season by placing 26th out of 176 teams at the 2018 USA ...



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