Where Beauty & Nature intersect

June Means it’s Time for Community Festivals!

The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism is turning 100 this year and will celebrate all summer long. You will find details of photo contests that are part of the centennial on the Chamber website. With third and fourth generations returning to stay at resorts, the family cabin and Itasca State Park, […]

And the winner is…

2nd Street Stage winning button design chosen From a 4/12/2018 Press release: The Park Rapids Downtown Business Association (PRDBA) received dozens of entries for the second 2nd Street Stage button design contest. The winner is Hendri Ernst, president of Smokey Hills Outdoor Store, a 2nd Street Stage sponsor. “I entered the competition because my wife […]

Quiet descends on the north woods. November 2010

November 2010 Quiet descends on the north woods Crisp morning air and smoke curling from chimneys signal the change of seasons. The architecture of bare branches dominates the landscape, but after the leaves drop, hidden vistas of lakes and forests emerge. For many of those fortunate enough to live here year round, the days ahead […]

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