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Nearly every gardener who fights with the Minnesota cold each year in order to grow a decent crop would probably like the ability to nearly double their growing season in length. Through the use of a “high tunnel,” Park Rapids residents were taught how to do just that on Tuesday, April 29 at the Northwoods Bank community room.
On Tuesday, April 28 at 6 p.m. the Hubbard County Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment approved one variance application, while tabling two others for further discussion. With all members of the board present, discussion began by approving past meeting minutes and the current agenda for the meeting at hand.
Although you might already see a clear difference between Park Rapids’ population during the summer months as opposed to the long winters, the Park Rapids Chamber of Commerce hopes to make that difference even more visible this year. This spring, the Explore Minnesota Tourism organization unveiled a new marketing campaign in the hopes of ultimately increasing tourism throughout Minnesota. Themed “Only in Minnesota,” the campaign will be comprehensive and far-reaching over numerous media platforms, with ads costing more than $3.7 million over the
How can the Park Rapids area become a more bicycle friendly community? That was the question being discussed by community members and law enforcement who gathered Tuesday, April 22. Recently, the Headwaters Regional Development Commission submitted an application to the League of American Bicyclists seeking a designation called the “bicycle friendly community” on behalf of Park Rapids.
Several environmental groups gather at headwaters of the Mississippi How did you spend Earth Day, 2014? Some planted a tree or picked up trash.
‘Met on Main Street’ is a new column featuring people met at random exclusively on Main Street in Park Rapids By Nick Longworth email@example.com Life is about opportunity sometimes. In...
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org The Rustic Inn, located at 601 E 1st St. on the main drag of Highway 34 in Park Rapids, has a new face behind the reception...
By Nick Longworth email@example.com If you see a white Chevy Blazer driving around Park Rapids with multi-colored polka dots all over it, it isn’t some new fashion trend. It very well may make a difference in someone’s life. Cole Bethel, a 7th grade student at Century Middle School and 13-year Neuroblastoma cancer survivor, can be credited as the one who put the idea in motion to cover his mother Julie’s car for a cause. “He has been a part of the Relay for Life the past 13 years.
‘Met on Main Street’ is a new column featuring people met at random exclusively on Main Street in Park Rapids. By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org On the first day that truly...
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Mayor Pat Foss appointed Martin Ahlf as the City of Menahga’s newest council member at the Monday, April 14 monthly meeting. Speaking on the subject prior to be sworn in, Foss reiterated that one council member had previously resigned, creating an opening. Ahlf was sworn in by City Administrator Char West, raising his right hand and saying, “I, Martin Ahlf, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully, impartially, and justly perform all duties of Menahga City Council members according to the best of my ability.