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The demolition of Wimpy's on the third block of Main stirred many a memory this week, the landmark noted for its burgers and catering to the customer. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Park Rapids downtown landmark torn down this week

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Wimpy's, Park Rapids' landmark eatery for decades, met the wrecking ball this week, owners Bernie and Robin Cunningham dismantling the building on Main.


The work has stopped people on the street, the Cunninghams said of former patrons and employees sharing memories of the five-cent burgers, playing pool and then migrating down to the movie theater on a Saturday night.

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