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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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Thomas 'Gene' Eugene Morgan

November 17, 2017 by Herald Review

Herald ReviewThomas “Gene” Eugene Morgan, age 90, passed away November 16, 2017, at Sugarbrook Assisted Living in Grand Rapids, MN. He was born in Lake George Township, Hubbard County, MN, where he grew up and attended Park Rapids High School.

Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame

November 15, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseThey purchased Fun Ta Boot Resort in Park Rapids in 1985 when it was only a small fishing resort with six units. While Bob supplemented their income by driving a school bus, Harriet got involved in the Minnesota Resort & Campground Association, ...

Operation Round Up awards $34400 to local programs

November 15, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseACTION Park Rapids Lakes Area, $1,000; Akeley Community Library $300; Akeley Lions Club, $500; Akeley/Nevis Food Shelf $1,000; All Veterans Memorial in Hubbard County Inc. $1,000; Central Minnesota Council, Boy Scouts of America $1,000; Century ...

Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive

November 15, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Students from Park Rapids and Menahga put on a very entertaining musical in October, and are already rehearsing for the winter play. The high school choir had their fall concert on Nov. 6 Monday, and the high school band had their fall concert Nov. 13.

Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support

November 15, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

A special “thank you” to the following businesses for donating items for our Volleyball Toss Fundraiser at our home games: Coborn's, Headwaters Golf Club, Thielen Motors, SWI Interiors, Kesh Salon, Jake's Barber, Espresso 34, Park Rapids Auto Center, ...

Column: Enterprise has always covered more than Park Rapids sports

November 15, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseI went back over the last 12 months of the Enterprise and counted the sports photos that appeared in the paper for all three schools: Park Rapids had 411 photos, Nevis had 73 photos and Menahga had 65 photos. Some of those photos were duplicated when ...

High school pilot program trains future First Responders

November 15, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseWe have a very active First Responder group here in Park Rapids. We're always looking for more help. And the EMS industry is kind of in a hole. Staffing is a problem. Everybody's short-handed," he said. Last year, he approached High School Principal ...

Roger Jon Lien, 51

November 13, 2017 by East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentHe graduated from Warroad High School in 1984. ... Roger is survived by his mother, Nancy Lien; three brothers, Tom (Heidi) Lien, Jack (Kristi) Lien, Greg Lien, all of Warroad, MN; sister, Debra Lien of Bismarck, ND; nephews and nieces, Giles, Tori ...

Elaine Marie Johnson

November 13, 2017 by East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentElaine is survived by her husband of 60 years, Lars Johnson of Baudette, MN. Children and families Shelley, Mike and Katie Pepera of Williams, MN; Steven, Josephine and Nicole Johnson of St. Paul, MN; Marilyn Austin and Dan Meyer of Rochester, MN.

Arvin Dale Sundby, 79

November 13, 2017 by East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentArvin Dale Sundby, 79, died peacefully Thursday , November 9, 2017 at his son's home in Thief River Falls, MN under Hospice care. ... He attended Donnelly School for his first 8 years, then attended and graduated from Stephen High School in 1956 ...

French fry fundraiser returns to Century School

November 11, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseThe community French Fry sale raises funds for the Park Rapids Education and Activities Foundation. Lamb Weston/RDO Frozen is donating three frozen potato products. The Park Rapids Education and Activities Foundation (PREAF) is teaming up with Lamb ...

Auditors issue a clean audit report for Park Rapids School

November 11, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseApproved a contract with Group Travel Planners of Burnsville to organize the high school choir's trip to Minneapolis on March 14-18, 2018. Sixty-five students and five adults will travel on two motorcoaches. The tour package includes sight-seeing at ...

Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert

November 11, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseAn active freelance musician, Skaar has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Opera, VocalEssence and the LaCrosse Symphony Orchestra. He is a member of the Minneapolis-based Compass Rose Brass Ensemble. Skaar has been a ...

Ojibwe Language Project: Could it work in Park Rapids?

November 11, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseThe League of Women Voters Park Rapids Area (LWVPRA), in partnership with the Park Rapids Area Library, invited Meuers to discuss the ongoing project, now in its seventh year, and its possible introduction to the Park Rapids area. ... Nearly 200 ...

Park Rapids runners make positive strides

November 10, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterprisePark Rapids opened the season by placing sixth at the 13-team Central Minnesota River Run at Staples with 180 points. Buffalo took first with 23 points. Leading the Panthers were Moses (20th overall), Breitweser (23rd), Pickar (39th), Warne (53rd ...

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