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Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is having a School Supply Drive!  Drop off any new school supplies at the Visitor’s Center from now until August 31st.   We will collect them all, divide them up and deliver them to schools in the Heartland Lakes region.   The Visitor’s Center is open 8:30 AM – 5 PM, next to the All Veteran’s Memorial at 1204 Park Avenue.   If you are able to ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Chamber, Community, Event, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
It has come to our attention that there is a company called Hometown Productions that is selling advertising on a map. Please note that the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is in no way affiliated or advertising with a company called Hometown Productions or Universal Adcom.   We received a report that Hometown Productions (aka Universal Adcom) is calling and invoicing people for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
What a milestone!  We are celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.  Through discussion with CEO/President Butch De La Hunt, Board of Director member Candy Parks and the Park Rapids Enterprise Editor Shannon Geisen, we have decided to help document this historical event.   We are putting together a historical document that will be inserted into the paper ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Event, General News Article
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
During a series of public meetings, anglers and others can give their opinions about fishing regulations that are in place or are newly proposed for 15 lakes and one trout stream, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR has scheduled 13 meetings across the state in coming weeks to review regulations that apply to individual waters, and the DNR also is accepting written ...read more
Categories: Economic, Event, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Minnesota State Arts Board FY 2019 Cultural Community Partnership grant application deadline September 21, 2018 The FY 2019 Cultural Community Partnership grant program is now open for application. The FY 2019 Cultural Community Partnership Program Overview and Application Instructions are available on the Arts Board Web site. The Cultural Community Partnership grant program is designed to ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
July’s Chamber by the Numbers   Visitors to the Visitor’s Center this month: 4960   Phone call of the month:  "Who do I call about someone putting a road by the power lines?  No I don’t know who owns the powerlines, I don’t have power.”   Renewing Members: 20 New Members: 3   Discovery Guides Requested & Mailed Out: 169 Boxes of Guides sent out this month: 15 Boxes sent to:  Mall of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic
Monday, July 30, 2018
Deer hunters will have more opportunities this fall Licenses available Aug. 1; deadline to apply for antlerless permits is Sept. 6  Additional deer hunting opportunities will be available this fall because numbers continue to rebound across the state and now many areas have populations at or above goal levels, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “Deer populations have responded ...read more
Categories: Event, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
DNR’s first statewide deer plan aims to increase transparency, build relationships A new statewide deer plan released today by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sets new goals and priorities, increases formal opportunities for citizens to influence deer decisions, and aims for a disease-free deer population. The plan reflects a two-year planning effort that involved statewide ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, June 29, 2018
The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) Board is soliciting applications for grant funding for new and incumbent worker training programs.  MJSP will accept applications for the Partnership and Pathways Programs. Short Form applications are available for grants of up to $50,000.  In addition, applications for Pre-Development grants for the Partnership Program will be considered.Funding ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
Twelve days of fun starts August 23rd but you can get your tickets now!  The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is selling discount Minnesota State Fair tickets from June 24 - August 22 (while supplies last).   Save time and money with these ticket, game tickets and Blue Ribbon Bargain Books pre-sale packages. Admission Tickets:  $11  Save up to $3 Ride & Game Ticket Sheet: ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Event, Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
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: Human Interest, 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: Event, General News Article, Arts/Culture
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
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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