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Friday, May 24, 2019
Yes, we are now open Spring Hours! Monday through Friday 8-6; Saturday 9-4 and Sundays 10-3.  We will be open Memorial Day Monday May 27th from 9-3. It has been a fun and productive few weeks around here. The fish have been moved! After spending the winter in the store in a tank I like to think they are happy to get outside and stretch their fins. Just a random note, “Killer”-the larger one is ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
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. 
Categories: Event, Fun Facts, General News Article
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
Categories: Chamber, Event, Human Interest, Arts/Culture, Community, Fun Facts
Monday, May 20, 2019
It’s been 134 days since the fire that destroyed our original brewery, but we’re excited to announce this week that construction is in full swing, the foundation is complete, and wall framing is set to begin next week. In coming days you’ll begin to see exterior walls coming up, where we look forward to serving you Portage Beer this fall. In the meantime, we still need to raise $12,687 of our ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Economic, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
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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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
Categories: Community, Event, General News Article, Human Interest, Arts/Culture, Education, Fun Facts, Health/Wellness
Thursday, April 25, 2019
One of the best ways to monitor water quality on a lake is with a zebra mussel sampler.  If you live on the lake or have a business on the lake, contact Hubbard County Coalition of Lake Associations for a free zebra mussel sampler and log.  The samplers  hang off of your dock and need to be checked once in a while.  They were put together through a partnership with the Girl Scouts. Email ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
We've come along way since losing our brewery, but today we're excited to announce that ground has officially broken to #rebuildportage. While we can't wait to serve you all again, help is still needed to get us there. As building costs exceed our insurance coverage, we're still short on required capital to complete the project. Scroll down to support us at any amount, and in return receive ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Community, Economic, Human Interest
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, 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
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Economic, Event, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
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