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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Long Lake Theater has announced the lineup for their 2019 Summer Season Mousetrap by Agatha Christie - June 7 - 23 Closing Time by Jennifer Willis Gerardts - July 12 - 28 Side by Side by Sondheim, Music by Stephen Sondheim - August 16 - Sept 1 Shows are Friday - Saturday 7:30 PM Sunday 3 PM Season Pass:  $50Click here for the Box Office.  
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Dorset Corner Liquor is looking for licensed food trucks to park in our parking lot throughout the summer.   We've got great visibility and high-volume Friday traffic! Please contact Kristine at 218-732-1770 for available dates. Dorset Corner Liquor, Inc location:19873 Expedition DrivePark Rapids, MN 56470 Right along Highway 34, east of Park Rapids. 
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Monday, May 20, 2019
Last year the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism asked to see your summer fun pictures and wow did you deliver.  This year we want to know:  What makes Heartland Lakes home? Heartland Lakes is the area from Osage to Akeley and Itasca State Park to Menahga, including Park Rapids, Nevis, Dorset, Lake George and everywhere in between. Show and tell us why you live, work and play ...read more
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Friday, May 17, 2019
The Park Rapids Rotary Club is raising money for this year's 4th of July fireworks!  Park Rapids Rotary Fireworks Fund and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps.  The Park Rapids Rotary Fireworks Fund raises money for the annual fireworks show in Park Rapids, MN, and is a 501C3 charitable organization. The fireworks show is 100% funded by ...read more
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Monday, May 13, 2019
The Early Bird discount ends May 15, buy tickets at this link.
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
Jun 13 Itasca Mantrap Annual Meeting - Park Rapids, Mn Jun 20 Noon Hour Concert - Faith Bridge Church - Park Rapids, Mn - 12:00 Jun 21 Old Tyme Barn Dance Supper Show Pizza Ranch Event Room 6:30 Pm Jun 28 Old Tyme Barn Dance Supper Show Pizza Ranch Event Room 6:30pm Jul 5 Old Tyme Barn Dance Supper Show Pizza Ranch Event Room 6:30pm Jul 7 Itasca State Park - Concert Under The Pines - 6:30 ...read more
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Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The Park Rapids Water Ski Team is a non-profit 501(C)(3) volunteer organization whose goal is to create a show skiing attraction for the Park Rapids area. The team is seeking sponsors for the 2019 season to help with the costs of putting on three shows during the summer months.As a supporter you will receive the following benefits... Bronze Sponsor ($100 & up): Your name announced at all 2018 ...read more
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Monday, May 06, 2019
The North Country National and Scenic Trail  is the longest  of the country’s 11 national scenic trails.   Now, thanks to the public lands package that  was signed into law, earlier this year, the large gap in the trail’s Minnesota section will finally become a reality.  The Natural Resources Management Act approves a dramatic reroute for the trail, across the Iron Range, and into the Boundary ...read more
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Monday, April 08, 2019
Nemeth Art Center announced their schedule for May through September.  Plus they've added a Arts Explorer Corner and will be continuing their 2nd Saturday Hap events!See their website for more information.  
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Thursday, April 04, 2019
The Park Rapids Downtown Business Association (PRDBA) received dozens of entries for the third annual 2nd Street Stage button design contest.  The winner is Amy Gohman of Andover, a graphic artist and graduate of Bemidji State University.  She and her spouse own a cabin near Park Rapids and attend 2nd Street Stage at least a couple of times every summer.  Gohman received a $250 cash ...read more
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Monday, April 01, 2019
Additional Events Grant Submissions Accepted Beginning April 1, 2019   An additional round for operations grants submissions has been added for the 2018-19 New Event Grant Program. Beginning April 1, 2019, applicants throughout the state are eligible to apply for the remaining $20,000 in grant funds for new events operations. Applications must be for events that begin after June 1, 2019, and end ...read more
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
Moondance Jammin' Country and Moondance Jam are both coming up, get your tickets now online!Follow this link for everything you need to know and to get your tickets early.
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Earn extra income while helping your community. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. The United States Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security ...read more
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Thursday, January 31, 2019
2nd Street Stage is in downtown Park Rapids every Thursday evening from June 13 to August 15 (except Friday July 5th). June 13 - The Joyann Parker Band  June 20 - Collapsing Stars June 27 - Kind Country July 5 - The Front Fenders July 11 - The Hooten Hallers July 18 - Mae Simpson Music July 25 - Brother Jon Band Aug 1 - Armchair Boogie Aug 8 - Corey Medina & Brothers (starts after Water Wars)Aug ...read more
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