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Alan Zemek

Zemek's ties to Park Rapids run deep

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The year was 1966, a station wagon full of kids and dogs - gear tied to the roof - was motoring up from Minneapolis to spend time on the lake.

"It was the classic 'are we there yet?'" Alan Zemek recalled of the journey.

Zemek, economist, area real estate developer and attorney, recalls strolling down to a neighbor's cabin on July 20, 1969 to watch Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. Dad's rules: No phone, no television during summer vacation on the lake.

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