A graduate from St. Cloud State University, Nick photographs and writes a variety of stories for nearly every section of The Park Rapids Enterprise. His duties also include section layouts and online content submission.
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Minnesota lawmakers are considering legislation to allow small houses for disabled family members to be temporarily placed next to existing homes. Rep. Roz Peterson, R-Lakeville, wants allow a temporary dwelling for a family member near a property owner’s primary home. Its use would be recommended after a doctor’s written certification of either mental illness or physical disability.
The Menahga student population continues to increase, albeit at a rate slightly less than projected. The 2014-2015 student body population for the Menahga School District began the year at 963...
Although parents may not be able to give their children the sleigh rides with Santa they desire this holiday season, they might be able to give them the next best...
Simply because you are confined to a wheelchair, or suffer from some other disability, does not mean you should be restricted from enjoying nature, in all its beauty and activity. UFFDA was founded in 1994 by Daniel Hendricks with the goal of offering equality in outdoor hunting endeavors, while opening up opportunities to people with disabilities. It all began with one fateful fall in 1973. “I fell out of a tree stand in 1973 and ended up lying in the woods for a couple of hours,” said Daniel Hendricks, President and Founder of UFFDA. “It made me think long and hard about what if
Menahga School is experiencing a growth in student enrollment. K-12 enrollment has increased from 735 students to 929 since the 2007-08 school year, representing a 21 percent increase over the five-year period, according to Menahga School Superintendent Mary Klamm. Estimated projections show a continuing rise over the next five years, entering the 2018-19 school year with a K-12 student body of 1,075. If reached, these enrollment numbers would indicate a 29 percent increase since the district’s unsuccessful bids to secure a referendum to procure additional funding. Menahga still ma
A dog that was once seemingly left for dead in the woods is now a state champion. Abigail, a stray Australian Shepherd mix, was brought to the Headwaters Animal Shelter a little over a year ago. Adopted by the Stack family and trained by Molly, “Abby” was taken to the state fair this past year, winning grand champion in both the “obedience” and “rally” competitions. But it wasn’t always ribbons and pictures for Abby, having come a long way since her rocky beginning. “In June 2012 (Abby) was found in the woods near Ice Cracking Lake. She was brought in by people who found her.