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'Cheer for Park Rapids' initiative gaining momentum

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There's a buzz around Park Rapids with people "cheering" on a daily basis for the city.

Park Rapids is already in seventh place for most votes in America for the "We Hear You America" contest sponsored by Reader's Digest.


The hope is to win financial and promotional support. By Tuesday morning, Park Rapids had 184,875 votes, pushing ahead of Newberry, Mich., with 180,636 votes. The next step is to reach a Minnesota rival, Ely, which has 342,584 votes for sixth place.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
(218) 631-2561