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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Angler and Hunter Recruitment and Retention Grant Program Helping a young hunterGetting more people into the outdoors is crucial for the future stewardship of Minnesota's natural resources. Minnesota has fared better than most states in maintaining hunting and fishing activity. But there is much work to be done as the segment of the population that participates the most continues to age, and ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Evergreen Gifts and Fun Park, plus Escape Rooms has opened our 3rd escape room this summer. Go in search of your lost toy through your neighbor's garage, but don't get caught.  See if you can  solve the puzzles, find the clues and escape in less than an hour! Also still available are the 1890's Jail and the FDR Bunker.
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
The Park Rapids Walker Eye Clinic held an open house and ribbon-cutting to celebrate their brand new building!  Stop in to their new address for all your eye care needs. Their new location is:  100 Huntsinger Avenue Park Rapids, MN 56470
Categories: Community, Event, Health/Wellness, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
Monday, June 04, 2018
Arvig is proud to be a community-based provider, which we believe means being more than just the provider of internet, television and telephone services.  We're a provider of job opportunities in small towns, helping people work where they want to live, instead of living where they have to work.  Arvig provides support to local causes and events - both monetary and in-kind - because we know how ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest
Thursday, May 31, 2018
May’s Chamber by the Numbers Visitors to the Visitor’s Center as of 2 PM on 5/31/18: 4076 A few comments in our Guest Book: -Nice place need more like it. -Thanks, great info. -Veterans Memorial is very impressive. -Lovely welcome center.Phone call of the Month:  "What's the name of the resort on the road that goes to the town with the funny name?"   Renewing Members: 16 New Members: ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Hockey Day Minnesota Bemidji 2019 Announcement Ceremony Sunday, July 1 at 11 a.m. at Lake Bemidji Waterfront Minnesota Wild Mascot Nordy to serve as Grand Marshall of Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival Parade The Hockey Day Minnesota – Bemidji 2019 Announcement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, July 1 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lake Bemidji Waterfront. Representatives of the Minnesota Wild, Fox Sports ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, General News Article
Friday, May 25, 2018
Long Lake Theater has scheduled out their shows for the season.  Show Times are Friday & Saturday 7:30 PM Sunday 3 PM Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward June 15-July 1 _________ Always, Patsy Cline by Ted Swindley July 13-29 _________ Strangers On A Train by Craig Warner Aug 17-Sept 2 ________ Radium Girls by D.W. Gregory Sept 14-23 ________ Shows are Fri-Sat 7:30PM & Sun 3PM Season ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Event, General News Article
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Y Steak House has new hours starting Monday, May 28, 2018. They are open Sunday - Thursday 11 AM - 10 PM Friday & Saturday 11 AM - 11 PM Stop in during the week for their Happy Hour Specials.  You'll get half price drinks AND half price appetizers from 4 - 5:30 PM Monday - Friday. Y Steak House 19134 US - 71 Park Rapids, MN 56470
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
What Is It? As American as apple pie and the 4th of July. This year, the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade will be held at 5pm on Wednesday, July 4th, America’s Independence Day. The Chamber is working diligently to promote the entire day’s Festivities including the Firecracker Foot Race, the John Michael Lerma Pie Baking Contest & Auction, the 4th of July Parade, the ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Fun Facts, Chamber, Event, General News Article
Monday, May 21, 2018
CHI St. Joseph's Health has many events coming up in June. D1 Kids Club Support GroupA 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 ScreeningsCHI St. Joseph’s Health offers FREE occupational therapy screenings ...read more
Categories: Event, Health/Wellness, Community, Education
Thursday, May 17, 2018
A & D Trash Collection LLC is licensed and has all required permits and bonds to collect Residential and Commercial trash in Hubbard and Becker Counties. HUBBARD COUNTY AREAS OF SERVICE:  Park Rapids, Nevis, Akeley, Laporte, Lake George and Lake Alice. BECKER COUNTY AREAS OF SERVICE:  Osage, Two Inlets, Savannah, Caronville, Shell Lake, Toad Lake, Wolf Lake, Green Valley, Evergreen, Sprice ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Legends and Logging Days is a 4 day event August 9 - 12.  It kicks off downtown Thursday night with Water Wars, moves to the East 40 Tractor Grounds Friday and Saturday, and finishes with a concert Sunday at Sleeping Fawn Resort.  Over 2500 people attend this annual event that celebrates the area's rich logging history. Thousands of thrills:  Lumberjack action, Water Wars on Main and 2nd Street ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Chamber, Community, Economic, Event
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is offering the At Your Service: Working with Multicultural Customers workshop to Chamber Members.  At Your Service training is a program developed by the University of Minnesota Extension.  Companies all over the World have sent employees to the original Train the Trainer type workshop.  Our program is facilitated by Sue Tomte, an At Your ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Education
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The 2018 Lodging Vacancy list has been started again for the season.  We're running it the same as last year.  Give us a heads up if you have any vacancies that need to go on the list and we'll direct calls your way.   You can contact the Chamber by phone or email.  Call Teresa, Lynette or Erin by calling 218 732-4111.  Our email address is: chamber@parkrapids.comInformation to include:  ...read more
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