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Loon banks have been placed in downtown Park Rapids businesses for many years with a note asking for donations for public bathrooms. Over the years, the project has become unfeasible but some businesses have opened up their restrooms to the public. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Loon donations pay for upkeep of bathrooms

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Some downtown Park Rapids businesses have opened up their bathrooms to the public until some day public bathrooms can be built on Main.


Conversations about having public bathrooms in downtown started at least seven, eight years ago. Loon banks were set out at businesses with a note asking for donations to get public bathrooms in downtown.

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