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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Paul Bunyan Communications has been awarded a Border to Border Broadband Grant from the state of Minnesota to expand its fiber optic services to portions of St Louis, Hubbard and Itasca Counties.   As a result, the cooperative will begin expansion construction next spring that will pass a minimum of 830 locations.  The areas include the Hwy 34 corridor between Nevis and Park Rapids in Hubbard ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Categories: Community, Event, General News Article, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Place any order by Nov. 30 and get your name in a special drawing. Order $100 in Moondance Bucks by Nov. 30 receive $25 in bucks FREE. By Dec. 15 receive $20 in bucks FREE. Buy tickets before Dec.15 and save big! Don't wait! Buy tickets and camping NOW! Call 218-836-1055 or order online TODAY!
Categories: Community, Event, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, November 20, 2017
This holiday season, CHI St. Joseph’s Health will light up the Christmas Tree on Main Street in memory of Guy LaFontaine of Walker. Wonderful husband, father, grandfather, employer, and friend – these are the words Joan LaFontaine uses when describing her husband, Guy.  A Walker native, Guy moved to California with his family when he was a boy, but his heart remained in Minnesota.  Following ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Education, Event, Health/Wellness, Human Interest
Monday, November 20, 2017
  Coming Events/Calendar Items Park Rapids, MN (December, 2017)    D1 Kids Club Support GroupA support group for young people with type 1 diabetes and their families to better manage this chronic condition. Join us for learning activities, games, and fun. Call Tia at 218.255.3684 for dates and times.         Free Occupational Therapy ScreeningsCHI St. Joseph’s Health offers FREE ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event, Health/Wellness, Human Interest
Monday, November 20, 2017
CHI St. Joseph’s Health will host its monthly Grief Support Group on Thursday, December 7th, from 2 to 3 pm at CHI St. Joseph’s Health HR Conference Room.   The grief support group offers understanding, suggestions, support, friendship and hope. Anyone who has experienced a loss of a loved one is invited to attend. The support group meets the first Thursday of every month.   For more ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Health/Wellness
Monday, November 20, 2017
CHI St. Joseph’s Health sponsors a monthly Stroke Support Group on Thursday, December 21st, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at CHI St. Joseph’s Health HR Conference Room.   The Headwaters Stroke Support Group is for stroke survivors, family members, friends, and caregivers. The group gives people a change to share their stories and offer each other support and ideas for coping. The support group meets ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Health/Wellness
Monday, November 20, 2017
CHI St. Joseph’s Health will host its monthly Y Weight - Support Group on Thursday, December 14, at 5:00 pm at CHI St. Joseph’s Health Lower Level Conference Rooms B & C.   Groups are for CHI St. Joseph’s Health Weight Management Center patients who are post weight-loss surgery or anyone who is interested in weight-loss surgery. The support group meets the second Thursday of every ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Health/Wellness, Human Interest
Monday, November 20, 2017
CHI St. Joseph’s Health will host its monthly Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, December 12th, from 9 to 10 am at CHI St. Joseph’s Health Lower Level Conference Room A.   Patients and their families receive education and support to successfully manage their diabetes and live a healthy life. Taking a team approach, nurses, pharmacists and dieticians work closely with the patient’s physician to ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Health/Wellness
Monday, November 20, 2017
Be a part of something special this year! Donate toys for children in need and make a child smile this Christmas!Drop off locations for toys are:  Jakes Barbershop Pizza Ranch Jerry's Budget Auto Park Rapids Chamber of Commerce Great Northern Verizon - Burggraf Wireless De La Hunt Broadcasting Ace HardwareToy drops must be made by December 11th. Gift pick-up will be December 15th at ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Chamber, Community, Economic, Event, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, November 20, 2017
The deadline for the summer/fall Park Rapids Downtown Business Association photo contest is Thursday, Nov. 30. Max Bailey Photography sponsors the contest and awards a professionally finished, 11X14-inch print of the winning photograph in each of three categories: Park Rapids Area Lake Scenes, Recreation and Wildlife and Main Street Scenes. Amateur and professional photographers are welcome to ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Fun Facts, Chamber, Event, Human Interest
Monday, November 20, 2017
Second award the GigaZone Gaming Championship has received in 2017 Paul Bunyan Communications’ GigaZone Gaming Championship, the first stadium-style eSporting event in northern Minnesota, has been awarded the Calix Best Innovation in Residential Subscriber Experience for 2017. The Calix Innovation Awards are given annually to Calix customers – technology companies from around the world – who ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, November 17, 2017
Dad’s 1/2 Way There Pizza is sponsoring the First Inaugural “Here For Our Own” Community Challenge! We are partnering with Kinship of the Park Rapids Area and challenging the community to be “Here for our own” this holiday season! Bring in any new, unwrapped toy to Dad’s 1/2 Way There Pizza and receive a chance to enter your name in our prize give-a-way to be held on December 18, 2017! Plus with ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Event, Human Interest
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Make-A-Wish of Minnesota, Ice Castle Fish House and Smokey Hills Outdoor Store of Park Rapids make a wish come true! With the generous support from Jeff Drexler, owner of Ice Castle Fish House in Montevideo Minnesota and Smokey Hills Outdoor Store in Park Rapids, Minnesota; The Make-a Wish Foundation of Minnesota grants Jordan’s wish.   Jordan Eischens is an avid outdoorsman that loves to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts, Health/Wellness
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Park Rapids Arts and Culture Advisory Commission recently completed an Arts and Culture Plan for the city. One of the plan’s high priority projects is to develop a sculpture trail along the Heartland Trail in Red Bridge Park. The city Parks and Beautification Board has approved six locations for sculptures in the park.The next step toward the goal of installing sculptures in the spring is to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Arts/Culture, General News Article
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Book your next holiday party at our brewery. Offering a number of amenities, and spaces - including catering by Green Scene Organic Market, Deli & Catering, and a chance to reserve our entire taproom for your private group. Please visit www.portagebeer.com/events for more information, or reach us by email at hello@portagebeer.com to talk with someone on our crew.
Categories: Arts/Culture, Fun Facts, Event, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Starting on November 20, 2017   Foxy's Bar & Grill will be open    Monday-Thursday  3pm-11pm Friday-Saturday  11am-1am Sunday 11am-11pm   New Happy Hour: Monday-Friday from  3-6 pm AND 9-10 pm!! Now includes:  “New Apps” at 50 % OFF !! 
Categories: General News Article, Chamber
Monday, November 13, 2017
​Arvig is excited and honored to announce it is a finalist in the “Best in Class 301+ employees” category for the 2018 Community Impact Awards. Each year, Minnesota Business Magazine honors businesses, nonprofits, initiatives and individuals who strive to make a difference in their communities. Finalists will be honored and winners announced at a celebratory event on February 22, 2018, in ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Political
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Kristen Lund, (left) CHI St. Joseph’s Health’s Registered Technologist, presents an excited Susan Rugroden (right) of Park Rapids, with this year’s mammography quilt.  The Crazy Quilters of Park Rapids donate the handmade quilt annually as part of Breast Cancer Awareness and as a reminder to women that mammograms can catch changes in the breast that may be early signs of cancer but are often too ...read more
Categories: Community, Health/Wellness, Arts/Culture, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
  We want to send out a special thank you to the many volunteers who came out to help this past weekend at our Holiday Bazaar and Turkey Dinner. Your commitment of time and energy contributes to the success of our organization in finding loving, forever homes for countless animals in our care.   Also our gratitude goes out to the people and business's who donated items for our silent auction, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Kinship Fundraiser Support Youth Mentoring When you purchase a wreath Kinship receives 1/3 of the proceeds! To order call Kinship at: 732- 0058 or email: kinship@unitelc.com
Categories: Community, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, November 06, 2017
                                                                                                    November 3, 2017WARNING: Email Scam Affecting Arvig.net Users  Arvig has received reports of an email scam affecting customers who use an arvig.net email address. This email is NOT from Arvig and should be deleted.Reports indicate that the email arrived around 8:21 p.m., on Thursday, November 2. It ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
We're proud to announce our partnership and first Pints With Purpose project with the North Country Trail Association.  This trail system is super special to our crew, as we currently manage a nearby section and spend a lot of our free time on it. Many people aren't aware of this, but the NCT, at 4,600 miles, is the longest contingent trail in the United States. Starting in North Dakota, it ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, Health/Wellness
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Coming Events/Calendar ItemsPark Rapids, MN (November, 2017)    D1 Kids Club Support GroupA support group for young people with type 1 diabetes and their families to better manage this chronic condition. Join us for learning activities, games, and fun. Call Tia at 218.255.3684 for dates and times.         Free Occupational Therapy ScreeningsCHI St. Joseph’s Health offers FREE occupational ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Health/Wellness
Thursday, October 26, 2017
CHI St. Joseph’s Health FATHER Project Program Coordinator, Joe Johnson recently received The Nurturing Fathers Program Outstanding Professional of the Year award at The Nurturing Fathers Program (NFP) 2017-2018 Summit. The Nurturing Fathers Program (NFP) Summit was held in Florida on October 21st and 22nd bringing together NFP Master Trainers and Consultant/Trainers to share best practices, ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Health/Wellness, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The magic of Medora takes to the road again this holiday season with 28 performances of a music and magic variety show in 22 communities, including a 7:30 p.m. MST Nov. 25 show at Babcock Theater in Billings, Mont.   A Magical Medora Christmas will feature five of the top performers to have graced the stage of the Burning Hills Amphitheater, including former Medora Musical hosts Emily Walter, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Event, Arts/Culture, Community, Human Interest
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