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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Article and photograph courtesy of the Park Rapids Enterprise, Business section - Posted on Oct 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. "The Minnesota Association of Realtors announced at their state convention, held Oct. 5 in Minneapolis, that T. J. Simon, broker/owner of Wolff & Simon Real Estate of Park Rapids, was awarded the highest award given to a realtor — the Ed Anderson Award — for his volunteer ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Crystal Brook Senior Living by Knute Nelson would like to congratulate Stacy Johnson in her new role as the Housing Advisor.  For the past 3 years, Johnson has been working as the Community Liaison for Knute Nelson Home Care. She has been a resident of Park Rapids for 22 years with a background in Marketing and Human Resources.  Stacy is now taking reservations for Crystal Brook, due to open ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Health/Wellness
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Minnesota Resort & Campground Association is delighted to announce that this year's inductees into the Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame are Bob and Harriet Williams from Fun Ta Boot Resort in Park Rapids. Bob and Harriet purchased Fun Ta Boot Resort in 1985 when it was only a small fishing resort with six units. Over the years they have continued to expand and improve upon the property, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Monday, October 09, 2017
Take a Walk on the Wild Side!  A Wild Rice Festival to be held October 21st, 2017  The Nemeth Art Center will host another; "Take a Walk on the Wild Side"- Wild Rice Festival in downtown Park Rapids October 21st, 2017.   This year’s celebration will be held outdoors on 3rd street, just east of highway 71 next to Depot Park.  Admission is free and the event will run from 10 am to 8 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Event, Arts/Culture, General News Article, Community
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Article courtesy of the Park Rapids Enterprise, Business section - By Enterprise Staff on Oct 4, 2017 at 2:06 p.m.; "Some changes to staff were announced by Jody Hanson, Forum Communications Lakes Group Publisher last week. Karen Holtan has been named Operations Coordinator for the Park Rapids Enterprise. Responsibilities for this position include fostering core values of Forum Communications ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Article and photograph courtesy of the Park Rapids Enterprise, Business section - By nvik on Sep 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.;"Park Rapids & Walker Eye Clinic in Park Rapids broke ground last week on the home of what will soon be their new facility. Co-owners Dr. Murry Westberg and Dr. Jen Keller knew for a long time that they needed a bigger space and had talked about it casually numerous ...read more
Categories: Community, Health/Wellness, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Article and photographs courtesy of the Park Rapids Enterprise, Business section - By Submitted on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.;   "Citizens National Bank Vice President Loan Officer Jason Funk presents a $2,500 check to Nevis City Parks Commissioner Sue Gray. They are joined by Charly Henry, a credit analyst, and Tara Wolff, general counsel for Citizens National Bank. The donation to the Nevis ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community
Friday, September 22, 2017
During the 2016-17 school year, Arvig donated more than $100,000 to schools in its service area, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This brings the total donation amount—since the inception of the program—to more than $660,000.  “Giving back is a huge part of our mission, especially when it involves helping our rural schools,” said Staci Malikowski, Chief Financial ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, General News Article
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