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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 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?



Kienholz wins $22000 on 'Jeopardy!'  Park Rapids Enterprise

When Park Rapids High School alum Kathryn Kienholz won a recent episode of the television quiz show "Jeopardy!" it opened up friendships new and old.



news/4502591-pr-graduate-wins-emmy  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Emmy awards recognize the brightest stars in television, but there are many people behind the scenes who are involved in the producing award-winning ...



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

De La Hunt is a 1985 Park Rapids Area High School graduate. He is currently an owner in De La Hunt Broadcasting. He has been a Henrietta Township ...



Operation Round Up awards $45000 to local programs  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Itasca-Mantrap Operation Round Up Trust recently awarded $45,000 to 83 civic projects. Operation Round Up, a charitable program unique to electric ...



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 ...



Community band's spring concert is May 13  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Park Rapids Area Community Band, under the direction of Dr. Russell Pesola, will present its spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12 in the Park Rapids ...



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 ...



Laker girls fall at Park Rapids  Detroit Lakes Online

Park Rapids defended home court in the first of two conference meetings with Detroit Lakes as the Panthers downed the Lakers 62-39 in girls basketball ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Northern Bait celebrates 25 years providing live bait for Minnesota's...  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 ...



Winter fairytale will be staged at Park Rapids Area High Sch...  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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



'Sweet Land' adapted into musical  Park Rapids Enterprise

A grandfather's tale, drawn from memory and re-imagined by author Will Weaver, became a short story entitled "A Gravestone Made of Wheat." That story has ...



Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"  Park Rapids Enterprise

A decrepit mansion in Central Park. A zombie butler. Dead ancestors emerging from their graves. Park Rapids and Menahga High School drama students are ...



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 ...



Hometown gal manages history museum  Park Rapids Enterprise

By SHANNON GEISEN. sgeisen@parkrapidsenterprise.com. The Hubbard County Historical Museum opens for the season May 1, with director Megan ...



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 ...



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 ...



Thomas 'Gene' Eugene Morgan  Herald Review

Thomas “Gene” Eugene Morgan, age 90, passed away November 16, 2017, at Sugarbrook Assisted Living in Grand Rapids, MN. He was born in Lake George ...



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.



Celebrate Christmas with the Good Lovelies  Detroit Lakes Online

Canada's the Good Lovelies are bringing their immensely popular Christmas show to Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. ...



German exchange student finds fun in Park Rapids sports and Minnesota...  Park Rapids Enterprise

By Jean Ruzicka. jruzicka@parkrapidsenterprise.com. David Frorath, 16, arriving in August from his hometown of Kleinmaischeid, Germany has been ...



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 ...



DFL frontrunner in 8th District may not file for primary  Duluth News Tribune

The leader in delegate voting throughout last weekend's 8th Congressional District DFL convention may not be moving to the primary this summer. Leah Phifer ...



Stewart Mills says he won’t run for Minnesota’s 8th District seat  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Stewart Mills announced Tuesday that he won't run for the Republican Party endorsement in the race to fill northeastern Minnesota's open 8th Congressional ...



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 ...



North Branch mayor 'Gump' in 8th race  Duluth News Tribune

The first new entrant into the midterm election void left by Rep. Rick Nolan's retirement announcement last week wasn't among the names people expected.



8th District DFLers will meet in forum  Duluth News Tribune

Five weeks from its convention, the 8th Congressional District DFL party endorsement process is stirring. The five candidates in the running to replace retiring ...



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 ...



First up for 8th District: DFL candidacy  Duluth News Tribune

For DFLers in the 17 northeastern and north-central counties that make up the 8th Congressional District in Minnesota, the campaign and election season is ...



Shot down: Osage sportsman's club and Becker County lose conditional...  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 ...



MEMORABLE MOMENT  Duluth News Tribune

MEMORABLE MOMENT. Kerns, Harsha. Carolyn Kerns and Nate Harsha, both of Duluth, were married Sept. 18 at the groom's family home in Park Rapids, ...



Nolan news upends election landscape in 8th District; more candidates...  Duluth News Tribune

By moving to close the door on his political career Friday, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan turned the midterm race for the 8th Congressional District seat into a wide-open ...



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