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Letter: ‘Pioneer Park’ is not finished

Published 09/08/2012, Park Rapids Enterprise

“Pioneer Park” was so named because 10 years ago its advocates assured the city council that they would raise money for a park honoring early settlers. However, the promised donations for a “Pioneer Park” never materialized. Now, after years of living with the vacant lot, the city has decided to install the landscaping portion of a new plan. The boulders that Mr. Bjorn criticized in a letter to the editor are a work-in-progress, part of an unfinished landscape design that suggests a boundary with the alley while creating a space to welcome those who want a breather from the bustle.

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