• Placement of six-ton bridge was a heavy metal show

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 1:39pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Crews drew a crowd as new Pelican pedestrian crossing placed over the waters Showtime started about 10 a.m. on June 6, on both sides of the Pelican River west of downtown Pelican Rapids.  The placement of a 12,000 pound steel bridge turned out to be a spectator event.   “Rock stars” were an unlikely bunch,… Read More

  • Dedication, grand re-opening of renovated care facility hosted at Pelican Valley

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 1:29pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Teddi Carlson Memory Care Place  Describing June 9 as a “big day” at Pelican Valley Senior Living is something of an understatement.   Not only was the new administrator, Tyler Ahlf, introduced; but a ribbon cutting  program also dedicated the new “Teddi Carlson Memory Care Place,” as a completed memory care residential center.   The… Read More

  • Hazel Hovde and ‘cat friends’ continue humane work in area

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 11:11am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Pelican has been ‘model’ city for homeless cat rescue, spay-neuter-return campaigns in area  The “Friends of the Feral Cat” have been well known in the Pelican Rapids and lakes area as advocates who promote spaying or neutering cats.   Pelican Rapids became a “model city,” and the efforts, led by Pelican resident Hazel Hovde, have… Read More

  • Lizzie boat landing to shut down July 8 to Labor Day

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 10:10am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    The Lake Lizzie boat landing reconstruction is one of the most extensive public access projects ever in the Fergus Falls DNR region.  “Humungous” is how it was described by Shawn Donais, area parks and trails supervisor, who offered an update recently.   A big part of the project was the realignment of the road, which… Read More

  • Vietnam ‘war bride’ made transition to farm life

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 9:35am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Ole, Kim and son Andy Anderson a happy story from a troubled time Rare as it may be, there’s a happy story that came out of Vietnam. And the story continues in the rural Erhard-Pelican Rapids farm country.  Ole Anderson brought a Vietnamese war bride home, and for more than a half century, Ole and Kim… Read More

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