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Heartland Lakes is a great place to live, work, and play, offering great schools, top-quality healthcare, affordable housing, great shopping and eating, and a thriving art scene. The small town living has a relaxed pace and friendly people. Stretch out, enjoy nature, breathe fresh air, and explore hundreds of lakes and miles of trails.

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Armory Square

Armory Square

Restored dairy barn venue. Accommodates 100 people indoors and 299 outdoors. Full bar.
Weddings, Anniversaries, Graduations, Reunions
25275 State Highway 34, Nevis, MN
218-255-2266

lindsey@fireflyeventbarnmn.com

Firefly Event Barn

Firefly Event Barn

Restored dairy barn venue. Accommodates 100 people indoors and 299 outdoors. Full bar.
Weddings, Anniversaries, Graduations, Reunions
25275 State Highway 34, Nevis, MN
218-255-2266

lindsey@fireflyeventbarnmn.com

Headwater Golf Course

Headwater Golf Course

Restored dairy barn venue. Accommodates 100 people indoors and 299 outdoors. Full bar.
Weddings, Anniversaries, Graduations, Reunions
25275 State Highway 34, Nevis, MN
218-255-2266

lindsey@fireflyeventbarnmn.com

Child Care


Ensure your entire family is ready for the move to the Heartland Lakes by taking advantage of the area’s child care resources. The region has an extensive network of family child care providers, a child care center in Park Rapids, and a strong Head Start program led by MAHUBE-OTWA Community Action Partnership.

Parent Aware

This organization provides a searchable online database of child care providers in the area. Features include a quality rating scale, filters for age, hours of operation, and more.
www.parentaware.org

Hubbard County

The county’s social services department offers a list of all licensed child care providers in the area, a Child Care Assistance Program, and more.
www.co.hubbard.mn.us/departments/social_services/

Education


Our area schools are committed to helping children develop their own identities, think for themselves, voluntarily assume responsibility, and become happy, well-prepared, and contributing members of society. They are also dedicated to providing protection, security, knowledge, and good values.

Park Rapids Schools

Home of the Panthers. Preschool and ECFE programs, Elementary, Middle, & High Schools. Postsecondary Enrollment Option (PSEO).
www.parkrapids.k12.mn.us

Nevis School

Home of the Tigers. Two ECFE classes, K-12, community education classes, PSEO.
www.nevis.k12.mn.us

Menahga School

Home of the Braves. Preschool, Elementary, Middle, and High School under one roof. PSEO.
www.menahga.k12.mn.us

Laporte School

Home of the Wildcats. Elementary, Middle, and High School under one roof. PSEO, Community Education.
www.laporte.k12.mn.us

Heartland Lakes Community School

Opening in 2024. Free, public charter school with emphasis on expeditionary learning. K-8.
www.heartlandlakescs.org

Housing


Located in a unique setting where prairie grasslands transition to evergreen forests and lake country, Heartland Lakes offers an array of housing options. Choose from a picturesque cabin on the lake or a spacious country home with land for a hobby farm to a family home in one of the area’s charming small towns and so much more.

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Health Care


In addition to providing enhanced access to healthier lifestyles, the Heartland Lakes area is blessed with first-rate healthcare facilities and providers. You’ll find an award-winning hospital, clinics, mental health facilities, preventive and wellness medicine, and elder care options such as assisted care living, nursing care, independent living, and in-home care.

CHI St. Joseph’s Health

An award-winning critical access hospital that offers a wide range of services such as testing, emergency room, surgery, and rehabilitation.
www.chisjh.org

Essentia Health

Full service walk-in and specialty services clinic with 20+ providers, a staff of over 100, and a large list of services. Multiple locations in Park Rapids and one in Menahga.
www.essentiahealth.org

Sanford Health

Health clinic specializing in family medicine, basic labs, nephrology, pediatrics, cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, and more.
www.sanfordhealth.org

New to Town?


Looking to learn more about our community or find ways to meet new people? Our friendly staff excels in welcoming people to our area and helping them make connections. Stop in our Visitor Center or give us a call to start making the Heartland Lakes your forever home.

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Community Resources


Bears Den Golf Course

18454 Dayspring Drive, Park Rapids, MN 56470
218-732-7373
timberlaneresort.com

Brookside Resort & Golf Course

31671 County 50, Park Rapids, MN 56470 218 732-4093
brookside-resort.com

Bears Den Golf Course

18454 Dayspring Drive, Park Rapids, MN 56470
218-732-7373
timberlaneresort.com

Brookside Resort & Golf Course

31671 County 50, Park Rapids, MN 56470 218 732-4093
brookside-resort.com


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