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Construction is in full swing in Park Rapids. New home building permits have increased from 2009 and city planner Dan Walker is receiving several inquiries from small business owners. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Park Rapids sees building boom with early spring

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Park Rapids is bustling with building activity this week.

After a slow 2009 for construction, 2010 has started out strong.

"We're seeing a lot of activity," said city planner Dan Walker.


Building permits increased significantly in March, according to his planning department report.

The early spring with nice weather brought earlier than usual building activity in the city, Walker said in his report.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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