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The city of Park Rapids acquired this lot for $52,000 plus closing costs. It's near the Heartland Trail across from the Red Bridge Inn. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Vacant lot purchase divides City Council as 'poor timing'

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The Park Rapids City Council agreed to purchase a vacant lot at Beach Street and Washington Avenue near Red Bridge Park.

The city has offered to purchase the property from Darby Diedrich for $52,000 plus closing costs, which are estimated to be approximately $3,000. Funding will come from the Parks funds ($15,000), Real Estate Acquisition Fund ($26,000) and liquor store reserves ($14,000).


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