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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Share your arts ‘wish list’ Dec. 18 The Park Rapids Arts and Culture Advisory Commission welcomes your ideas about how the arts can help us create a more vital and prosperous community.  A community meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18 at the Park Rapids City Council Chambers. Please use the entrance from 2nd Street West.  The Advisory Commission will use your ideas and input to more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Event, General News Article
Monday, December 10, 2018
Oops!  Where did the month go?  Here's November's Chamber by the Numbers Phone call of the month: “I need a number for a veterinarian, so I can ask them if I can eat this frozen turkey that’s been in my freezer for 3 years.” New Members: 3 Renewing Members: 8  Job Posting Views: 246 Website:  7394 Pageviews Top 5 Cities 1.  Minneapolis 2.  Park Rapids 3.  Chicago 4.  Fargo 5. more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Park Rapids is hosting the USXC Snowmobile Race –Heartland 200 snowmobile event from January 19th to the 20th this year.  The USXC is an 8-event snowmobile racing series with national coverage, backing by all major manufacturers and a devout following of snowmobile enthusiasts.  It brings racers, their teams and their families as well.  The Heartland 200 draws visitors from Canada, Michigan, more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Community, Event
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Minnesota Job Skills Partnership 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.Request for Proposals The deadline for the submission of regular applications is 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.   Short Form applications more
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Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Where you can learn more and/or donate:Dad's 1/2 Way There Pizza - 601 1st Street East East 3, Park Rapids, MN 56470S.W.eets Bakery - 1107 1st Street E, Park Rapids, MN 56470Main Street Meats - 416 Main Avenue S, Park Rapids, MN 56470
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Monday, December 03, 2018
Help Headwaters fill the food shelf! Drop off any non perishable item at our office and be entered to win a $100 Visa pre-paid gift card! Headwaters will match the donations dropped off at our office. So, your donation will be worth 2x as much!!! Headwaters office hours M-F, 9-5 315 Park Ave S. - across from Hugo's Drop off dates Dec 3rd - Dec 20th. Drawing on Dec 21st.
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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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Education, Human Interest, Economic, Health/Wellness
Monday, November 26, 2018
Travis Guida, the Career & Community Coordinator at Park Rapids School is forming an Advisory Board.  In addition to establishing a potential partnership with your business and industry, the program is working towards developing an Advisory Board. This board will be critical by providing: • Direction & guidance of the decision making process for technical training. • New opportunities for more
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Monday, November 19, 2018
The Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council invites your participation in a community survey to help us better inform you about arts events in Park Rapids and neighboring communities and assess arts events and activities currently available. The survey can be accessed on our website - - or on Facebook at Park Rapids Arts. Paper copies also are available at Beagle and Wolf Books & more
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Friday, November 16, 2018
The Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards celebrates the outstanding people, events, marketing initiatives and activities that help to make Minnesota a premier travel destination. Honoring the best and brightest in the Minnesota tourism industry, the reinvented Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards will be presented on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel, in more
Categories: Economic, General News Article
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Stop in to the Armory and see their selection!  Gifts at the Armory will be open Mondays thru Saturdays from 10 -  6 and Sundays from noon to 6 PM. They're closed on Thanksgiving, but open Black Friday!
Categories: Arts/Culture, Event, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Monday, November 05, 2018
Magical Medora Christmas tour back for fourth year Travelling variety show booked for 31 performances in 24 communities “It’s a Gift” is the theme as the magic of Medora takes to the road for a fourth holiday travelling show with six new stops in its four-state itinerary. This year’s show, featuring five popular performers with many years of experience at Medora’s Burning Hills Amphitheater, more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Towns and businesses within Heartland Lakes are encouraged to download and utilize the brand assets. If your product is made in the Heartland Lakes, you can include the logo on your product or packaging.  Parties interested in using the brand assets must adhere to the brand guidelines as outlined in the downloaded file that you will receive.   Follow the link below for how to be a part of the more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Community
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Minnesota communities, schools and their partners are invited to apply for funding on local projects that enhance transportation goals, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. For the 2018-19 application cycle, MnDOT is conducting a joint solicitation for the Transportation Alternatives and Safe Routes to School State Infrastructure programs. Applicants submit a single letter more
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