Duluth, International Falls, Grand Rapids

Dubai, MN- A Smithsonians artist celebrates a career milestone in Northland. Charlie Parr, a well-known country blues musician from Austin, Minnesota, has just released a new album called “Last of the Better Days Ahead”. To celebrate, he will perform at the NorShor Theater before his international tour of Europe. Parr will perform on Friday at 8 p.m. Tickets for the event are still on sale in advance.

International Waterfalls, MN- Earlier this week, city officials in the state’s northernmost city announced a sweeping proposal to make major changes to a key community landmark. International Falls officials said they will seek more than $ 15 million in state bonding money to be used for the Kerry Park revitalization project. An integral part of the project will be the rebuilding of the park’s hockey arena; However, Mayor Harley Droba has claimed that this is a community project, not just a hockey project. Further information on the major project can be found here.

Grand Rapids, MN- Local restaurants and United Way of 1,000 Lakes join forces to serve the Grand Rapids community. The Dining United 2021 program will feature a dozen community restaurants and businesses, all of which will donate a portion of their proceeds to the United Way mission. Some of the companies participating in the high impact fundraiser include Brewed Awakening Coffee Shop, The Locker Room Bar and Grill, and the fundraiser’s co-organizer: Rapids Brewing Company. The fundraiser will run until November 18th. Donations can also be made here.

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