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News for Human Interest

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Park Rapids Downtown Business Association (PRDBA) is sponsoring a 2nd Street Stage button design contest with a $250 cash prize to the winner. Those who purchase and wear the $20 buttons for this season’s ten 2nd Street Stage events will be helping to sponsor this fun summer event and will receive $2 off all beverages purchased and a free stadium cup or koozie at the beer garden all summer more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Arts/Culture, Event, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Carter's Red Wagon Farm will be starting their CSA season Memorial Weekend, weather permitting. As in previous years, they anticipate a 20 week season, from late May through mid October (weather permitting).  Shares will include their farm-grown, non-GMO produce raised using organic practices, as well as passes to the fall Pumpkin Party. The following share options are available: Half Share - more
Categories: Economic, Health/Wellness, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Monday, February 26, 2018
Clancy's on Island Lake remains open for business after a fire destroyed the Vacationaire Resort.  One man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at CHI St. Joseph's Health.  The fire's cause is unknown.  Vacationaire and Clancy's owners Tim and Nikki Clancy plan to rebuild. Clancy's on Island Lake's business hours are: Monday - Friday 4 PM - 1 AM Saturday & Sunday 11 AM - 1 AM
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
The Nevis Civic & Commerce Association will be hosting the community dinner this month.  This dinner is FREE to all community members and will be held on Thursday, February 22nd at Bethany Lutheran Church at 5:00 p.m.  We will be serving chili, corn bread, and dessert. We are in need of volunteers to help with this dinner.  We will need people to help prepare the meal,  help with set-up, more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Event
Friday, January 12, 2018
 Paul Bunyan Communications is excited to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Pick-it Bowl Challenge, a free online contest for participants to pick the winners for the 2017-18 College Bowl games for a chance to win a credit on a Paul Bunyan Communications account. Winners of the Paul Bunyan Communications Pick-it Bowl Challenge.  The top 10 finishers all won a credit on their Paul Bunyan more
Categories: Community, Economic, Event, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Foxy's Bar & Grill has new business hours: Monday - Thursday: 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am to 1:00 am  Sunday's: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm Also, Meat Raffle every Friday at 7 pm!
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts
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