NEW YORK (Reuters) - Until a few months ago, the part of New York City where crowds will gather on Thursday morning to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept...
On April 9, 1954, with the Wadena Lions Club as the sponsor and B.C. Wells as the Guiding Lion, the Park Rapids Lions Club was formed. As of charter night, June 23, 1954, there were 20 members. Since receiving its charter the club has had 59 presidents with 16 past presidents who are still active members of the club. In addition to the dedication of the past presidents, a number of members have stepped forward to accept the duties of club secretary.
By Emily Welker / The Forum A Fargo man faces felony terrorizing and domestic assault charges after holding a woman captive in a storage shed, cutting her repeatedly with a utility knife, raping her, choking her and threatening to kill her, prosecutors allege.
Thursday, Sept. 11 Crazy Quilters will have their September business meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 in the Park Rapids Area Library basement meeting room. All quilters welcome and please bring show and tell to share with all. The Becker County Republicans will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Detroit Lakes city office. The Retired Military Group will be meeting at the Y Steak House, Park Rapids, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11. Call Commander Erland Alto if you have any questions at 652-0114.
The Itasca Moraine Chapter of the North Country Trail Association has scheduled two ‘shoulder season’ hike in conjunction with local celebrations. The ‘shoulder season’ borrowed from the New York Times refers to the period after the summer people have left but before the ice fishermen, snowmobilers and eelpouters return. The first hike immediately follows the Ethnic Fest in Walker. The Itasca Moraine Chapter has a booth for the Ethnic Fest Saturday, Sept. 13 in Walker.
A variety of Community Education classes to engage muscles and minds of all ages. Registration may be completed online at www.parkrapidscomed.com , by phone, 237-6600 and at the office in the Frank White Education Center. Adult volleyball: Join us for a rousing volleyball match! This course is geared for volleyball players with some previous experience not beginning players. Must be 18 or older. Teams are formed based on who comes to play each night. Knee pads recommended - please bring your own. The cost is $1 per time which can be paid at class.
About 20 days ago, the wild ricing season began. So my ricing partner, Jimmy Burgoon and I began scouting the area for some ripe rice beds. Then the next thing you know, we found some great rice, so the bees were put on the back burner. Jimmy and I not only found some rice, but we may have hit the motherlode. We picked 314 pounds, which is a canoe absolutely full of rice, all on the first day of ricing.
Thursday, Sept. 11 Moms in Prayer: 8:30 a.m. coffee, prayer at 9 a.m. at Evergreen Church, Park Rapids. Free Family Planning Mobile Clinic: at Menahga. To make an appointment, call 218-346-3612 or 877-275-6123. Park Rapids Library Board: 9:30 a.m. at the library. Open to the public. Park Rapids Area Library: Open 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Park Rapids duplicate bridge: 12:30-4 p.m. at Park Rapids Senior Center. Y Weight? Support Group: 4:30 p.m. St. Joseph’s lower level conference rooms B and C. TOPS 414: 6-6:20 p.m. weigh-in, 6:30 p.m.
Wellspring for the World, Park Rapids Chapter, will hold its fourth annual “Wine Into Water” reception from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Bella Caffé, 3rd Street, Park Rapids. The community is invited to attend to learn more about Wellspring, an organization dedicated to providing clean water to the millions of people in the world who do not have access to clean water. Wellspring partners with World Vision, a philanthropic international organization, to raise funds for the drilling of deep water wells throughout the world.
Every week in Minnesota, more than 100 babies are born with a greater risk of developing brain damage. All because their mothers decided to drink alcohol during their pregnancies. It’s a tragic, preventable problem that begs for more awareness, action and solutions. And now is the time to do it. September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders month.