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News for Community

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Headwaters Adult Day Service is open and ready to help the community.  The ribbon cutting at their new facility July 11th was followed by a tour.  You can find Headwaters Adult Day Service at A Better Connection, Inc.   Headwaters Adult Day Service and A Better Connection, Inc is at: 266 Henrietta Avenue N, Park Rapids, MN 56470 (218) 366-3031  
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Event, General News Article, Health/Wellness
Monday, July 02, 2018
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is now accepting applications for replacing old diesel school buses (model years 1992-2009). This grant opportunity is part of Minnesota’s Diesel Replacement Program, funded by the Volkswagen Settlement. The request for proposals (RFP) has the details on who may apply, vehicle requirements, and other information that will help applicants submit an ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Health/Wellness, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Monday, July 02, 2018
FOX Sports North, in conjunction with the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Hockey and the Bemidji Organizing Committee, announced the date and schedule for the 13th Annual Hockey Day Minnesota (HDM) presented by Wells Fargo this morning in front of the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statue in Bemidji. The telecast event will take place on Saturday, January 19, and includes a ...read more
Categories: Event, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts
Monday, July 02, 2018
Visitors to the Visitor’s Center in June: 4649 Discovery Guides requested by phone/website:  208  BOXES of Discover guides requested by other area businesses and wayside rests.  20 (50 guides per box) Cities requesting guides in June include:  Albert Lea, Bemidji, Cass Lake, Duluth, St. Paul, St. Cloud, Red Wing and Explore Minnesota Tourism.  A few comments in our Guest Book: -Great coupon ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
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
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
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, Community, General News Article, Chamber, Fun Facts
Thursday, June 21, 2018
So a brand is this name and logo? A brand is not a logo. A brand is not a name. A brand is the shared system of beliefs and values that define an organization and attract others to it. Therefore, the brand for this community has been here for decades. It is just referred to in many different ways. For some this area is defined by a particular town, their favorite resort, the cabin they always stay ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
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
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