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News for Community

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Legends and Logging Days will be August 10 - 12 with events at the Park Rapids Antique Tractor & Engine Club's East 40 Grounds and Downtown Park Rapids.  The days celebrate the rich timber heritage of the region with great food, chainsaw sculptors, tomahawk and archery contests, a historical encampment, Water Wars, a concert on the beach and more.  If you would like to be a part of planning this ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Chamber, Community, Event, General News Article
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Laurentian Lakes Chapter of the North Country Trail Association has several great events coming up.  March 4 - Snowshoe in Tamarac Snowshoe 2 miles on Discovery Loop.  Meet at Visitor Center Parking lot at 1 PM. May 19 - Hike the North Country Trail in Maplewood State Park Hike is 3 miles.  Meet at MN State Technical College East parking lot in Detroit Lakes at 9 AM to carpool or at the ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Health/Wellness
Monday, February 12, 2018
Need employees? Need exposure? Sign up for a booth today! 2018  Park Rapids Job Fair   Noon – 6:00 PM Tuesday, April 17, 2018Gymnasium, Faithbridge Church, 1505 Park Avenue South, Park Rapids, MN  56470 Booth setup begins at 10:30 AM Sign up today and save $75!   Booths are $250, but sign up by Friday, March 9th, and receive an early bird discount of $75!    New for 2018: Back to ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Event, Chamber, Education
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Park Rapids School, along with other community groups are presenting a series of documentaries to help Park Rapids become a trauma informed community.  ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) are potentially traumatic events that can have a negative, lasting effect on health and well-being.  ACES impact all of us.   Become informed on this timely topic at any of these free movie screenings. March ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Education, Health/Wellness
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
The Nevis Civic & Commerce Association will be hosting the community dinner this month.  This dinner is FREE to all community members and will be held on Thursday, February 22nd at Bethany Lutheran Church at 5:00 p.m.  We will be serving chili, corn bread, and dessert. We are in need of volunteers to help with this dinner.  We will need people to help prepare the meal,  help with set-up, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Event
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Sanford Health welcomes Shane Nygard, MD.   Dr. Nygard has joined the Sanford Health Park Rapids team you know and trust to deliver the expert care your family needs.  He specializes in: Care for all members of the family.Common illnesses and injuriesChronic disease managementPreventative health Dr. Nygard is now accepting new patients at Sanford Health Park Rapids.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Health/Wellness
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The North Country Trail Association Laurentian Lakes Chapter in coordination with Itasca State Park and Minnesota Department of Transportation has opened a new trailhead on the south side of Itasca State Park. It is located on MN Hwy 113 5.2 miles west of US Hwy 71 or 8.3 miles east of Becker Co 37. A .9 mile spur trail leads north from the parking area across an old field planted in pine trees to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Health/Wellness
Monday, February 05, 2018
NOW ACCEPTING Applications for Juried Youth Art Exhibit in Park Rapids   The Nemeth Art Center, in partnership with the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) will host a Youth Art Exhibit in Park Rapids. The Exhibit will be on display at the Nemeth Art Center from May 3rd – May 26th, with a reception and award ceremony being held on Saturday May 19th, 2018.   The Minneapolis College ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, General News Article, Event
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Headwaters Intervention Center is ISO a commercial 2-3 line phone system with 2-3 handsets/ phones.  If you have any questions call Penny Stras at 732-7413.  
Categories: Community, Health/Wellness, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Park Rapids Apartment for Rent: 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom downtown with laundry room and deck. Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer and dryer included. $681 per month plus damage deposit ($681). Heat, air conditioning, electricity, water, laundry and garbage is included in rent. This is not a subsidized apartment, although moderate income limits apply.    Call the Hubbard County DAC at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
CHI St. Joseph’s Health will host its monthly Grief Support Group on Thursday, February 1, from 2 to 3:30 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: Community, Health/Wellness
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
D1 Kids Club Support Group A 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 Screenings CHI St. Joseph’s Health offers FREE occupational therapy screenings for children birth to 12 years of age. Call ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event, General News Article, Health/Wellness
Monday, January 15, 2018
It has come to our attention that there is an out of area firm approaching our local businesses selling a Hubbard County Residents Guide and has mentioned the Chamber.  The Chamber is unfamiliar with this publication and does not endorse this publication.  The Park Rapids Enterprise publishes the Hubbard County Residents Guide every February which is updated each year with current information ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community
Friday, January 12, 2018
 Paul Bunyan Communications is excited to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Pick-it Bowl Challenge, a free online contest for participants to pick the winners for the 2017-18 College Bowl games for a chance to win a credit on a Paul Bunyan Communications account. Winners of the Paul Bunyan Communications Pick-it Bowl Challenge.  The top 10 finishers all won a credit on their Paul Bunyan ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Event, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Foxy's Bar & Grill has new business hours: Monday - Thursday: 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am to 1:00 am  Sunday's: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm Also, Meat Raffle every Friday at 7 pm!
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts
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