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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
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Mantrap Valley Conservation Club will host deer hunter sight in days from 9 am to 4:30 pm on October 26th and 27th, and November 2nd from 9 am - 4:30 PM. The sight-in service is free to Members and their children ages 12 to 16 years of age with a firearms safety certificate.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Eye and ear protection is required. There will be coffee and bars ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Event, Human Interest
Monday, October 01, 2018
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Event, General News Article
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Cheers to 121 Years of Fashion! Our great grandfather opened our first store 121 years ago.   We have changed a lot over the years.  We no longer carry wedding dresses, fishing rods, box fans, glassware, etc.; we do continue to sell great fashion. Our commitment to serving you and being a part of your community has not changed since 1897.  To mark this milestone we have an Anniversary Sale like ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Event, Human Interest
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Distinction Awards were handed out on Tuesday at our Annual Chamber Meeting.  Thank you to Companeros for hosting the event, everything was perfect.  Thank you to everyone who made the time to join us, we had fun and hope you did too! Shining Star Award Winner:  Danielle Norby Lien Tourism Award:  Park Rapids Convention & Visitor's Bureau, accepted by Amanda Strohman Ambassador of the Year:  ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
40-60 Ft. Christmas Tree Wanted  for Main Street, Park Rapids CHI St. Joseph’s Health along with the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber and the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association needs your help in seeking the donation of the 2018 Heartland Lakes Area Christmas Tree! Please contact Betsy Meyer at 218.616.3197 or Butch Delahunt at 218.732.4111 with referrals.About CHI St. Joseph’s Health CHI ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Finalists who competed at the 3rd annual Great American Storyteller contest last weekend at Calvary Lutheran Church were (from left) Rose van der Berg, Colleen Shaskin, Sue Searing, Tina Rohde and Paulette Friday.   The audience chose Searing as the $1,000 winner. In the first round she entertained with a charming story about why she decided to retire in Minnesota and she nailed the prompt in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Event, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, September 21, 2018
You'll find some fun in store at Shoptoberfest!  Each participating store will create their own October festive fun from sale items to treats and games. Shoppers will be able to pick up a Shoptoberfest Passport to be stamped and entered into drawings for gift certificates.  Completed Passports will be drawn for five $100 gift certificates and placed in a second chance drawing. The second chance ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Event
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
CONCERT SELECTIONS FOR 2018-2019 SEASON  Concerts will be at 7:00 pm in the Park Rapids High School Auditorium * Check out "reciprocity" concerts below Park Rapids performances *​ Membership packets may be picked up at Beagle Books in Park Rapids, Thrifty White Drug in Walker and Headwaters School of Music and the Arts in BemidjiJERSEY TENORS October 8, 2018  ​ The JERSEY TENORS are a ...read more
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