The Carter family recently renovated its Red Wagon Market, located on the east side of Park Rapids on Hwy. 34, originally built in 1993. Mark Carter and his wife, Beth, own and run Carter's Red Wagon Market. This summer, they decided to update the look of the market. They painted the previously white fence black and installed a wall with barn-style doors to block out the dust and sound inside the market.
Aimee Bissonette, author of "North Woods Girl," held a presentation Friday evening at the Mantrap Valley Conservation Club. The event was the first of the club's Friday Night Conservation Connections. Bissonette talked about her book, explaining the importance of the relationship between the grandmother and her granddaughter and how they can connect together with and through nature.
Sadie Jackola will be busy this week participating in the Hubbard County Fair and carrying with her the new title of was recently named a 4H State Ambassador. The fair opens Wednesday, July 12 and runs through Sunday, July 16.
A journey from America to West Africa happened Wednesday night in the Park Rapids Century School gymnasium. Bi-Okoto Drum and Dance Theater, a group out of Cincinnati, Ohio, shared their culture and way of life. The performance lasted an hour, after filling the gymnasium with the dancing, singing, and "Talking Drums" of the African people. Also by teaching the crowd how to dance, greet, and speak some of their language.
A rainy morning that turned into a beautiful sunny afternoon proved to be wonderful for the second annual Nevis Sites 'n Bites held Sunday. Many happy faces walked the streets of Nevis at this afternoon event which consisted of arts and music, topped with delicious food.