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Downtown businesses offer photo contest

See your photo on the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association website.

Whether photography is your passion, your hobby, or just an occasional pastime, you are invited to participate in the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association's photo contest, see your photo on the association's website and be automatically entered in a contest for cash prizes.

The contest is intended to celebrate the beauty and unique character of Park Rapids and the surrounding area.

The photo contest is sponsored by Northwoods Bank of Minnesota, and the deadline for the summer/fall entries will end Nov. 30. Entries will be judged and a $50 prize will be awarded to winners of the following categories: Park Rapids Area Lake Scenes, Park Rapids Area Recreation & Wildlife and Park Rapids Main Street Scenes.

Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to participate. Photos must be submitted in digital format.

Entry rules and guidelines and the entry form are online at