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Enjoy a fulfilling health care career at Essentia Health in Park Rapids, Minnesota. Experience the outdoor recreation, arts district, and small-town friendliness that make the town of 4,000 a great place to live and work.
Revel in the benefits of living in a small town in rural America—low cost of living, affordable housing, an excellent school system, and high quality of life.
Discover the shops and restaurants along Main Avenue, named one of “10 Charming Minnesota Main Streets” by Explore Minnesota. Or connect with nature while you explore the area’s miles of trails, hundreds of lakes, Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, and Itasca State Park, where you’ll find the start of the Mississippi River.
Plus, Park Rapids’ central location makes it easy to access major cities—Fargo is about 90 minutes to the west, and the Twin Cities are about a 3 hours’ drive southeast.
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Feel confident that your child will learn and grow thanks to the dedicated instructors at Park Rapids Area Schools. Students in your family can take advantage of high-tech tools and a diverse array of extracurricular and co-curricular activities. The district includes elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as a prekindergarten program.
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