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Park Rapids, Wadena, Detroit Lakes Pamida stores to close

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By Jean Ruzicka

Park Rapids Enterprise

After 30 years in business, the Park Rapids Pamida discount store will be closing Saturday.


The decision "boils down to economics," said Dean Williamson, vice president of human resources at the Omaha corporate office. "It's a sign of the times."

Sales performance numbers drove the decision, he said. "It's more costly to keep the store open than closed."

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