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  • Art students take creations on the road to NY Mills

    | Published on May 15, 2019 at 10:47am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Pelican young artists bring home excellent, superior honors The Pelican Rapids High School Art program recently participated in the regional Minnesota State High School Event in New York Mills. Thirteen area high schools displayed their finest art in categories such as drawing, painting, sculpture, 2D mixed media, crafts, ceramics, digital photography, video arts, and printmaking. Judges scored each… Read More

  • Ask a Trooper: Negotiating a ‘roundabout’

    | Published on May 15, 2019 at 10:22am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    by Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol  Question– Are drivers required to use turn signals when entering or exiting a roundabout? With a newly constructed roundabout very recently opened in town, I have not once observed a turn signal used. What is the law? Answer- Minnesota state law says that a signal of intention to turn right or… Read More

  • Older Americans Month Recognizing that seniors ‘Connect, Create, Contribute…

    | Published on May 15, 2019 at 10:21am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    by Karin Haugrud, Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. The 2019 theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to: Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal… Read More

  • Liam, Emma most popular baby names in 2018

    | Published on May 15, 2019 at 10:03am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    List reveals the effect of pop-culture on naming trends Liam and Emma are once again America’s most popular baby names in 2018.  This is the second time Liam is atop the boys list and the fifth year in a row for Emma.   Two long timers on the list, Jacob and Abigail, toppled out of the top… Read More

  • Ask a Trooper: Loose animals in cars should be illegal?

    | Published on May 15, 2019 at 9:59am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    by Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol Question: Why have they not passed a law regarding animals hanging out a driver’s side window, paws on the steering wheel and animals jumping from the front seat to the backseat? I see this so often and most of the time it is elderly people, which I am. Turning the… Read More

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