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News for Human Interest

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The city of Menahga is offering a series of classes aimed at new and expanding businesses.  Join them October 18th, 7 PM at Menahga City Hall to learn more.  You do not need to be a resident of Menahga to take the courses, everyone is welcome.   Information Meeting on a series of classes For: new and expanding businesses ✓ Do you want to start a business but don’t know what to do first? ✓ Do ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Event, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, October 15, 2018
Get ready for Nov 24 with the Shop Small® Studio — an online resource with complimentary, customizable marketing materials that make it easy to promote your business. In about 2 minutes, owners can create custom materials for their business, such as: ·    Posters: to welcome shoppers and let them know where they can Shop Small. ·   Website badges: to show online support for the Shop Small ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Mantrap Valley Conservation Club will host deer hunter sight in days from 9 am to 4:30 pm on October 26th and 27th, and November 2nd from 9 am - 4:30 PM. The sight-in service is free to Members and their children ages 12 to 16 years of age with a firearms safety certificate.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Eye and ear protection is required. There will be coffee and bars ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Citizens with a strong interest in the state’s native prairies, forests and wetlands and the wildlife in them are invited to apply by 4:30 p.m. Nov. 12 for a key advisory board. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking people to fill four vacancies on the Commissioner’s Advisory Committee on Natural Heritage. Appointees will be responsible for advising the DNR on issues related ...read more
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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 ...read more
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Monday, October 01, 2018
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
Cheers to 121 Years of Fashion! Our great grandfather opened our first store 121 years ago.   We have changed a lot over the years.  We no longer carry wedding dresses, fishing rods, box fans, glassware, etc.; we do continue to sell great fashion. Our commitment to serving you and being a part of your community has not changed since 1897.  To mark this milestone we have an Anniversary Sale like ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
40-60 Ft. Christmas Tree Wanted  for Main Street, Park Rapids CHI St. Joseph’s Health along with the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber and the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association needs your help in seeking the donation of the 2018 Heartland Lakes Area Christmas Tree! Please contact Betsy Meyer at 218.616.3197 or Butch Delahunt at 218.732.4111 with referrals.About CHI St. Joseph’s Health CHI ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Finalists who competed at the 3rd annual Great American Storyteller contest last weekend at Calvary Lutheran Church were (from left) Rose van der Berg, Colleen Shaskin, Sue Searing, Tina Rohde and Paulette Friday.   The audience chose Searing as the $1,000 winner. In the first round she entertained with a charming story about why she decided to retire in Minnesota and she nailed the prompt in ...read more
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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
CONCERT SELECTIONS FOR 2018-2019 SEASON  Concerts will be at 7:00 pm in the Park Rapids High School Auditorium * Check out "reciprocity" concerts below Park Rapids performances *​ Membership packets may be picked up at Beagle Books in Park Rapids, Thrifty White Drug in Walker and Headwaters School of Music and the Arts in BemidjiJERSEY TENORS October 8, 2018  ​ The JERSEY TENORS are a ...read more
Categories: Arts/Culture, Community, Event, General News Article, Human Interest
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