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Park Rapids DBA Photo Contest Winners Announced!

December 20, 2017

Winners of the summer/fall Park Rapids Downtown Business Association photo contest are Debbie Center of Nevis and Carol Nelson of Park Rapids.

Max Bailey Photography sponsors the contest and awards a professionally finished, 11X14-inch mounted picture of the winning photograph in each of three categories: Park Rapids Area Lake Scenes, Recreation and Wildlife and Main Street Scenes.

You can view the winning entries as well as all of the photo contest submissions by visiting and clicking on the Photo Contest link.

Photo submissions are now being accepted for the winter/spring contest, again being sponsored by Max Bailey Photography. Amateur and professional photographers are welcome to participate. Contest rules, guidelines and the photo entry form are available on the website. The submission deadline is April 30, 2018.

The contest is intended to capture and celebrate the beauty and unique character of Park Rapids and the surrounding area.
Carol Nelson’s photo Beaded Web won in the Recreation & Wildlife category. It was taken on the dock at Vagabond Village Campground.

Debbie Center caught double rainbows at 2nd Street Stage last summer. Her photo won in the Main Street Scenes category.

Debbie Center also took the winning photo, Northern Lights over Lake Emma. It won in the category of Area Lake Scenes.

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