Area businesses received a welcome gift this New Year. With over a foot of snow, residents and visitors alike are able to enjoy snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross country skiing earlier this season than in many years past. Snowmobilers celebrate early snowfall
The Toys for Girls and Boys and Tiny Tots program set a new record for donations this year. The dozen boxes at area businesses had to be emptied many times by volunteers. With over 170 families counting on gifts from the program for their children's Christmas, the generosity of people in our community made it possible for each of the 485 children to receive at least three gifts from Santa, said organizers. A family affair
A celebration of the new Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids was held Tuesday afternoon. Residents and many people from the community came to take a look at the new facility. "This project demonstrates the power of collaboration," Executive Director Kurt Hansen said. "Several entities came together to create something to help build community. The substantial improvements to Heritage Living Center are already benefiting our residents and their families."