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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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Respected folk singer appearing in children's show

July 22, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseWarner's book, "Beads on One String," evolved from one of his songs and led to the creation of The Beads on One String Project, an elementary school curriculum used throughout the country as a meaningful and fun way to teach kids about the negative ...

Summer spiking success

July 22, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseMenahga's Alyssa Peterson went for a dig during a Park Rapids Volleyball Summer League match at the Century School gym. ... The Park Rapids head coach put together a competitive schedule this summer to prepare her team for the high school season.

Park Rapids girls tee up successful season

July 19, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseIn eight 18-hole tournaments in which the Panthers had the majority of their top golfers, Park Rapids averaged a four-player score of 367. The Panthers turned in consistent scores in those meets, ranging from a pair of 359s to a high of 374 ...

Clinton Carter performing hometown concert

July 19, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseThe husband-wife duo of Clinton Carter on guitar and Sarah Carter on Celtic harp and bodhran will perform in Park Rapids on July 27. ... "Carter Junction," a high-energy acoustic duo that performs original and traditional songs in the cowboy and Celtic ...

European, modern art in the heart of Lakes Country

July 18, 2017 by INFORUM

INFORUMPARK RAPIDS, Minn. — Park Rapids, Minnesota, is known for the lakes and lands that surround it. Once a thriving timber town, the small community now caters to tourism with more than 70 lakes and six state forests in the area as well as Itasca State ...

Mural brightens Hubbard County Food Shelf

July 12, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseShe is also in the midst of creating a Hogwarts-themed mural at the high school. She said it's the reason art teacher Mike Hartung selected her for the food shelf project. "I'm the only one that has ever and is doing a mural in the English hallway ...

Panthers dominated opposition during 23-2 season

July 12, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseKylee Pachel led the Park Rapids fastpitch softball team with a .463 batting average and 28 RBI while earning Mid-State Conference, Section 8AA and Class AA Second Team honors. Vance Carlson ... Jerger threw the team's 10th no-hitter in school history ...

Kayakers In Park Rapids Catch Muskie Eating Northern

July 11, 2017 by CBS Minnesota / WCCO

CBS Minnesota / WCCOKayakers In Park Rapids Catch Muskie Eating Northern. Two kayakers in Itasca State Park in Park Rapids came upon a large muskie fish eating a northern pike over the weekend, Jason DeRusha and Kim Johnson report (0:51). WCCO This Morning – July 11 ...

Park Rapids citizens care packages lead to flag from Afghanistan mission

July 10, 2017 by Perham Focus

Perham FocusCitizens National Bank in Park Rapids recently received an American flag that was flown on a night combat mission over Afghanistan. Crewmembers of Bravo Company 2-211th General Aviation Support Battalion in a CH-47F Chinook helicopter, "Nightlong" ...

Regional economic developer director steps down

July 1, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseHe organized and served as a key leader in the downtown Park Rapids renovation project of $6.38 million; secured a $738,000 earmark from Congress; garnered $725,000 in federal funding for new water tower; received a $665,000 Small Cities Development ...

Park Rapids' perfect record again snapped by DGF

July 1, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton once again handed Park Rapids' varsity fastpitch softball team its first loss of the season. During the high school softball season, D-G-F defeated Park Rapids 11-3 in the Section 8AA playoffs after the Panthers opened the ...

Clay Dusters place 12th at state

June 28, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseBlake Johnson was Park Rapids' No. 2 shooter by hitting 96 targets with rounds of 23, 24, 24 and 25 to tie for 11th place overall. Riley Cannon followed by hitting 91 targets with rounds of 21, 22, 23 and 25. Girtz, Johnson and Cannon were among 50 ...

Park Rapids woman accused of burglarizing area homes to steal pills

June 27, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

According to the criminal complaint, the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office first received a report on April 14 from a homeowner on Dogwood Road in Park Rapids stating she awoke at approximately 8:30 a.m. to an unknown female standing in her bedroom's ...

Sounds of Spirit Lake series opens with Park Rapids Community Band

June 27, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseThe rain venue is the Menahga High School gymnasium. Trumpet soloist Dr. Tom Strait will join the Park Rapids Area Community Band in two feature pieces. Strait is currently in his eighth year on the faculty at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM).

River Art Community is newest art endeavor

June 21, 2017 by Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids EnterpriseNate Luetgers, a 2000 Park Rapids High School graduate, is among the instructors at River Art Community. Luetgers has led numerous art classes for youngsters and adults through community education. He'll offer similar workshops at the new art space.

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