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School district hires business manager
Simonson gets planning commission nod
Mr. Schultz goes to Washington: Honor Flight brings emotional moments
Navy captain is featured speaker at Memorial Day program
Diplomas, hugs and songs: Century graduates 127 kindergartners
Thompson, Tigers eliminate Braves from section playoffs
Eckman leads UNC at subsection meet
Henry, Dudley pace Tigers at subsection track meet
Panthers end regular season with three wins
Panthers run away with subsection titles
Richard "Ric" Arthur Hayes
Corwin Arthur Myers
Janet Louise Turbyne Ahern
Pamela Jean Evenson
Tawny Dog Park opens in Park Rapids
Despite late start, farmers optimistic about getting crops in for the season
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Place a Business Announcement
Acts set for Minnesota State Fair’s biggest free stage
Menahga artist wins award at Youth Art Exhibit
Three Park Rapids students win awards at national PTA contest
Nemeth Art Center launches new art, live music events
Movie Review: Third 'Avengers' is a stunningly well-made feature
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Mantrap Valley Conservation Club's bluebird project fosters conservation in fifth graders
Prepare now for a safe boating season
Whopping walleye catch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message from the Park Rapids DAV
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
Letter to Editor: Looking for Osage descendants
Letter to Editor: Animals need better legal safeguards
Letter to Editor: Lizakowski's rebuttal to allegations
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
July 22, 2017
City arts and culture plan in place
Park Rapids has adopted a long-term arts and culture plan to serve as a road map, incorporating these areas of interest into the city's comprehensive plan. The purpose is to use the arts as a key element in enhancing quality of life, promoting economic development, enhancing education...
July 22, 2017 - 11:02am
April 26, 2017
Study reveals local economic impact of arts and culture
According to a new study, the annual economic impact of non-profit arts and culture organizations in north-central Minnesota is nearly $11 million....
April 26, 2017 - 8:57am
December 14, 2016
Park Rapids Arts and Culture gathers input for arts road map
The Park Rapids Arts and Culture Commission hosted two community meetings last week, gathering input about how the arts can help create a more vital and prosperous city. Ryan Zemek, economic development director at the Headwaters Regional Development Commission (HRDC), moderated the...
December 14, 2016 - 12:15pm
June 29, 2016
Boardwalk Art Festival features local artists, artisans
The Dorset Boardwalk Art Festival held Saturday is intended to give local artists and artisans a place to display and sell their work. "That’s...
June 29, 2016 - 11:28am
December 13, 2015
PRCDC loan request tied to Armory Square sparks discussion at city council meeting
A request by Park Rapids Community Development Corporation (PRCDC) for short-term financial help generated extended discussion during Tuesday’s city council meeting. Cynthia Jones, speaking on behalf of the PRCDC, asked the council to pay attorney fees associated with the Armory...
December 13, 2015 - 9:25am
October 1, 2015
Creativity abundant at Art Leap
Fourteen-year-old Kyrsten Sauser said a mid-winter vacation to Las Vegas last year transformed her life. That’s where she watched and visited...
October 1, 2015 - 8:37am
September 30, 2015
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council celebrates 10 years
A leader in the local arts scene celebrated its 10th anniversary this weekend with a program at Armory Square.
September 30, 2015 - 7:23pm
September 27, 2015
Hobbyist shares world of stained glass
Barb Martin doesn’t sell her stained glass artwork. She doesn’t have a studio, instead commandeering her husband’s shop. She just does...
September 27, 2015 - 12:51pm
July 19, 2015
Park Rapids foundation tops half million mark in activities allocations
A foundation set up 15 years ago to help support Park Rapids school activities surpassed a big milestone this spring with allocations totaling...
July 19, 2015 - 9:08am
Armory Square project moving forward, awaits city acquisition decision
The Armory Square Project received a vote of confidence from a hired business consultant as the project works toward fulfilling grant fund requirements. The Park Rapids Economic Development Authority held a workshop discussion Tuesday to discuss the project as the city considers...
July 19, 2015 - 8:37am
June 6, 2015
New York City streets come alive at Armory Square
By KEVIN CEDERSTROM kcederstrom@parkrapidsenter prise.com The smell of popcorn, chocolate and roasting hotdogs filled the air as a large...
June 6, 2015 - 2:04pm
May 20, 2015
Love, loss and labradors
“My Boy, Ben” is the true story of a young man’s journey and the profound impact a dog can have on one’s life. That young man is former...
May 20, 2015 - 10:36am
May 4, 2015
Whimsical sculptures fill Nemeth Art Center gallery
By SHANNON GEISEN email@example.com The Nemeth Art Center’s grand gallery opens with Amy Toscani’s fanciful sculptures...
May 4, 2015 - 11:59am
April 1, 2015
Best of show
Nevis sophmore Natalie Hilden won the “Best of Show/Judge's Choice” in sculpture March 25 at the Section 8A MSHSL Visual Arts Festival in...
April 1, 2015 - 5:47pm
February 25, 2015
Every corner of the state benefits from arts sector
By SHANNON GEISEN firstname.lastname@example.org A new study on the health and impact of arts was released by the Minnesota Citizens for the Art last week. The “Creative Minnesota” report is the first in an ongoing series of biennial reports. MCA says it’s “the most...
February 25, 2015 - 11:55am