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Wednesday, May 21 Foot care clinic: 8:30-11 a.m. at Park Villa Apartments, for residents only. TOPS 1220: 9 a.m. weigh-in, 9:30 a.m. meeting at the Hubbard Community Center. Park Rapids...
Nevis’ Bryce Bellomo is not just a taxidermist; he’s also a national champion. The owner of Game Over Taxidermy in Nevis for the past 12 years, Bellomo decided to take his work to the next level this year to see how it would compare to others. Bellomo attended the UTA (United Taxidermy Association) bi-annual National Exposition and Competition.
The Nevis School District is one step closer to having a new superintendent. On Wednesday, May 14 interview committees composed of school board members, individual community members, staff and students convened from 4:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Clarinetist and clinician Myroslava Hawryluk Hagen will perform with the Park Rapids Area Community Band and present clinics in area high schools in May. The Park Rapids Area Community Band will present its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18 at the Park Rapids Area High School auditorium. The concert will include featured artist Hagen, who is a professional clarinetist and Yamaha clinician from Utah. Hagen is of Ukrainian heritage, grew up in Fridley and graduated from Concordia College.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Sometimes all you need to do to get you through life is laugh a little and grab an omellette. After a surprising number of people I originally approached were either in a hurry - or simply didn’t want to talk to me - I finally met Marcia Placil outside the Schwarzwald Restaurant on Main Street.
Wednesday, May 7 wasn’t your typical school day for Park Rapids 6th graders. Held at the Camp Wilderness Boy Scout Camp near Emmaville, the 19th annual Freshwater Festival broke students out of their ordinary classrooms for the day in order to teach a hands-on lesson. The annual festival had students walking around to different exhibits while learning about different topics relating to both nature and science while also taking a hands-on approach. Beginning at 9:20 a.m.
Wednesday, May 14 A North Country Trail Hike is scheduled for today (Wednesday), May 14. Meet at 9 a.m. at the trail head on Highway 4, two miles south of Lake George. The hike progresses west to Spider Lake Forest Road, a distance of 7.8 miles. This hike passes through the historic Schoolcraft River Valley, features a boardwalk, a massive bog and magnificent spruce and balsam forests. Thursday, May 15 The Park Rapids Lions Club will be picking up bags of leaves inside the Park Rapids city limits on Thursday, May 15, beginning at 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 15 Moms in Prayer: 8:30 a.m. coffee, prayer at 9 a.m. at Evergreen Church, Park Rapids. Park Rapids Area Library: Open 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Up North Quilters: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Akeley United Methodist Church. Kitchigami Mobile Library: 10:15-11:15 at Muskie Park in Nevis. Headwaters stroke support group: 1:30-3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Area Health Services south lobby conference room. TOPS 414: 6-6:20 p.m. weigh-in, 6:30 p.m. meeting at Riverside United Methodist Church (use the northwest entrance). Laporte Book Club: 6 p.m.
A combination of sickness and poor weather culminated to force last week’s column to ultimately be scrapped. But this week, from the get-go I could see things would be different. I met Darla Sams walking north on Main Street, just outside of the MinneSoda Fountain.
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Students looking to start a career or just apply for a summer job are now having the opportunities come to them thanks in part to a new program at Park Rapids Area High School. Through a partnership between the local business community and the high school, businesses are now able to schedule a time in which a representative can set up a table to promote openings during lunch periods. With the high school administration looking to promote opportunity to its student body, employers are lo