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Thursday, February 21, 2019
Area High School Students age 16 or 17 are encouraged to enter the Paul Bunyan Communications Essay Contest for a chance to attend the 2019 Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. June 1-5, with all expenses paid by Paul Bunyan Communications. Students interested in attending the Youth Tour need to submit a short essay, no more than 500 words in length, on why they would like to attend the Youth Tour. more
Categories: Event, Arts/Culture, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Fun Facts, Community
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Earn extra income while helping your community. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. The United States Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Education, Economic, General News Article, Event
Friday, February 15, 2019
Haas Printing is pleased to announce that they now offer a full line of promotional products. Promotional items provide an opportunity to make new connections at trade shows, show appreciation to established customers, and offer a tangible way for people to remember your company. In fact, this advertising method is ranked the #1 way to build brand awareness among consumers. People hold onto their more
Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Community
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Tourism Industry Achievements Highlighted at Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference St. Paul, Minn. (Feb. 6, 2019) – During the 2019 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, held at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel this week, several individuals, organizations and tourism businesses were recognized at the annual Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards for their contributions to the more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Event, General News Article
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Carter's Red Wagon Farm is pleased to announce open enrollment for our 2019 CSA season. We are a produce-only CSA and grow non-GMO produce, using organic growing methods. We anticipate produce delivery in mid-May with a 20 week season, weather depending. There are three share sizes -- full (about a bushel of produce weekly) which serves approximately 4-6 people ($675 for the season); half (about more
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Health/Wellness, Community
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has started accepting reservations for Bert’s Cabins at Itasca State Park. These 12 cabins, near the headwaters of the Mississippi River, had been privately owned and operated since 1939. In December 2018, the current owners retired and sold the cabins to the DNR. Amenities at the cabins include air-conditioning, full kitchens and bathrooms with more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, February 04, 2019
We're getting started on the 2019 Happy Pac.  The Happy Pac coupon book is a great way to entice customers and increase foot traffic into your business. Happy Pac basics: 12,000 printed 12 month shelf life (although you can have the coupon end earlier if you wish) They're sent out through other Members (especially lodging facilities), picked up here at the Chamber, mailed out when people more
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Friday, February 01, 2019
January’s Chamber by the Numbers Visitors to the Tourist Information Center: 1360 New Members: 2 Renewing Members: 36 Job Posting Views: 493 Job Postings is a service we offer for free to our members. Discovery Guides Mailed out to individuals who requested them via email, website request or phone: 220 Boxes of Discovery Guides sent to other Tourist Info Centers: 75 = 2960 guides Website more
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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 more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Event, Arts/Culture, Fun Facts, Community, Economic
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Small businesses are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy: they create two-thirds of net new jobs and drive U.S. innovation and competitiveness. A new report shows that they account for 44 percent of U.S. economic activity. This is a significant contribution, however this overall share has declined gradually. U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of the goods and more
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Kinship is looking for mentors.  If you fit the description and would like to contribute to the area by mentoring a child, then follow the link below to the Volunteer Mentor Position Description. A Mentor Is: A mentor is a trusted adult friend with a long-term commitment to provide friendship, guidance and support to a youth. Through positive mentoring relationships, the youth will often more
Categories: Health/Wellness, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Chamber, Community
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Minnesota Festival Support is a grant program designed to provide meaningful arts experiences to Minnesotans through festivals that celebrate the arts, build community, and expose communities to diverse art forms including folk and traditional arts. First time applicants are encouraged to carefully review the Program Overview and Application Instructions and then call the program officer prior to more
Categories: Arts/Culture, General News Article, Human Interest, Economic, Community
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Main Street Meats will be under construction February 2 through February 19th.  Stop in before the construction starts for all your necessities.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
What does the Butler Family Foundation support through the Community Grants Program? We fund 501(c)(3) organizations working in the following fields:   ARTS We support community-based organizations that make the arts accessible to every resident of the Twin Cities, with a particular focus on multidisciplinary and visual arts. Our interest in community-based arts includes organizations that do more
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