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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
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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   We are putting together a historical document that will be inserted into the paper ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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