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The Park Rapids muni offers 629 varieties of beer, 1,574 wine selections and 1,518 different spirits. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Park Rapids liquor store a cash cow

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Park Rapids relies on its municipal liquor store to help purchase items and keep taxes lower for residents.

Since 1996, when Rapids Spirits opened on Highway 34, transfers of $3,645,567 have been made for city purchases. The airport has received $1,077,282 of that money.

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"The operation supports itself, from the equipment to the building," said Rapids Spirits manager Scott Olson.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Park Rapids Enterprise.
(218) 732-3364
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