Robin Fish is a staff reporter at the Park Rapids Enterprise. Contact him at or 218-252-3053. He covers the Park Rapids City Council and the Park Rapids School Board, and also handles faith and entertainment content for the newspaper.

A graduate of Crosby-Ironton High School, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato State University and Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind., Robin enjoys reading, reviewing books and movies, playing piano and organ, creative writing, blogging and composing music.

Dr. Peter Anagnostopoulos, medical director of emergency medicine at CHI St. Joseph’s Health in Park Rapids, said about 400-500 fish hook cases are seen each year in the hospital’s emergency room, mostly during the summer.
Kayaks see use in the lake country for fishing and hunting, as well as sightseeing tours.
Dr. Sarah Frenning, a pediatrician at Essentia Health Park Rapids Clinic; Dr. Johnna Nynas, an obstetrician-gynecologist at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center; and Dr. Jill Olson, a family physician at Sanford Family Medicine in Bemidji, all followed the progress of studies on Pfizer’s pediatric vaccine.
Medical personnel believe the therapy can head off hospital stay and severe effects of the viral disease.
Two emergency room doctors discuss the pros and cons of emergency care for parents, older adults and summer vacationers in northern Minnesota.
Virtual OB/GYN visits may improve prenatal outcomes, says a Sanford Health physician.
In a discussion with two figures in the northern Minnesota snowmobile community, the winter motorsport prompts thoughts about local business, trail permits and unpredictable weather.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A 4-year-old boy from Iowa drowned with his father on May 19 on Hart Lake when their kayak overturned. That is only the closest to home of a recent spate of child drownings and near-drownings in Minnesota.