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Monday, November 19, 2018
The Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council invites your participation in a community survey to help us better inform you about arts events in Park Rapids and neighboring communities and assess arts events and activities currently available. The survey can be accessed on our website - www.prlaac.org - or on Facebook at Park Rapids Arts. Paper copies also are available at Beagle and Wolf Books & ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, November 16, 2018
The Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards celebrates the outstanding people, events, marketing initiatives and activities that help to make Minnesota a premier travel destination. Honoring the best and brightest in the Minnesota tourism industry, the reinvented Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards will be presented on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel, in ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Stop in to the Armory and see their selection!  Gifts at the Armory will be open Mondays thru Saturdays from 10 -  6 and Sundays from noon to 6 PM. They're closed on Thanksgiving, but open Black Friday!
Categories: Arts/Culture, Event, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The deadline for the summer/fall Park Rapids Downtown Business Association photo contest is Friday, Nov. 30.   Max Bailey Photography sponsors the contest and awards a professionally finished, 11X14-inch print of the winning photograph in each of four categories: Park Rapids Area Lake Scenes, Recreation, Wildlife and Main Street Scenes. Amateur and professional photographers are welcome to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Event, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Thursday, November 08, 2018
The Park Rapids Figure Skating club is looking for a place to store their figure skating costumes.  The area should be climate controlled and at least 6 by 8 feet.  Most of the costumes are in Rubbermaid tubs, there are some on a clothes rack.  If you are able to help them out, they can be reached at 218 255-2710 or through their landing page on the Chamber site.
Categories: Chamber, Community, Event, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Health/Wellness
Monday, November 05, 2018
Magical Medora Christmas tour back for fourth year Travelling variety show booked for 31 performances in 24 communities “It’s a Gift” is the theme as the magic of Medora takes to the road for a fourth holiday travelling show with six new stops in its four-state itinerary. This year’s show, featuring five popular performers with many years of experience at Medora’s Burning Hills Amphitheater, ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, General News Article, Chamber, Human Interest, Event, Fun Facts
Thursday, November 01, 2018
October’s Chamber by the Numbers Visitors to the Visitor’s Center in October:  1918 Renewing Members: 20 New Members: 5 Discovery Guides Requested & Mailed Out: 71 Boxes of Guides sent out this month: 3 Boxes sent to:  Thompson Hill TIC, Dresbach Travel Info Center Job Posting Views: 1096 Job Postings is a service we offer for free to our members. Website:  8164 Pageviews Top 5 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods is introducing a new loyalty and frequent buyer program.  Their new online Customer Loyalty and Frequent Buyer program is a "win-win" for everyone.  Click the ASTRO Icon and check out the current loyalty programs featuring brands like Blue Buffalo, Champion Acana, Farmina, Fromm, Natural Balance, Northwest Naturals and Nutri Source. Lickin' Goods Whole Pet Foods is ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Monday, October 29, 2018
Minnesota’s firearms deer season begins a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Nov. 3, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources expects half a million hunters to participate. Some points to remember: Hunters will have additional deer hunting opportunities because deer numbers continue to rebound across the state. Many areas now have populations at or above goal levels. Hunters should ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event, Health/Wellness
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Knute Nelson is proud to announce it's Grand Opening, November 28th at 1 PM!
Categories: Community, Economic, Event, Health/Wellness
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Over 3,500 attended the 3rd annual GigaZone Gaming Championship on Saturday, October 20 at the Sanford Center George W. Neilson Convention Center. The event featured free gaming on various console and arcade games, numerous tournaments, virtual reality, door prizes, and more.   This one of a kind regional gaming event showcases Paul Bunyan Communications’ IT and web development team which custom ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Event
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Kinship of the Park Rapids Area is having a wreath sale fundraiser.  Call Kinship to order yours today!  One-third of the proceeds go to Kinship.  Kinship empowers youth to make Positive Life ChoicesThrough Relationships with Caring Mentors. Order from Kinship by calling 218 732-0058!
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Towns and businesses within Heartland Lakes are encouraged to download and utilize the brand assets. If your product is made in the Heartland Lakes, you can include the logo on your product or packaging.  Parties interested in using the brand assets must adhere to the brand guidelines as outlined in the downloaded file that you will receive.   Follow the link below for how to be a part of the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Community
Monday, October 15, 2018
Get ready for Nov 24 with the Shop Small® Studio — an online resource with complimentary, customizable marketing materials that make it easy to promote your business. In about 2 minutes, owners can create custom materials for their business, such as: ·    Posters: to welcome shoppers and let them know where they can Shop Small. ·   Website badges: to show online support for the Shop Small ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Event, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Minnesota communities, schools and their partners are invited to apply for funding on local projects that enhance transportation goals, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. For the 2018-19 application cycle, MnDOT is conducting a joint solicitation for the Transportation Alternatives and Safe Routes to School State Infrastructure programs. Applicants submit a single letter ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Education, Human Interest
Monday, October 01, 2018
Cybersecurity for Small Businesses This self-paced training exercise provides an introduction to securing information in a small business. Topics include: Defining cybersecurity; Explaining the importance of securing information through best cybersecurity practices; Identifying types of information that should be secured; Identifying the types of cyber threats; Defining risk management; and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Community, Education
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