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  • Driver injured in car-deer accident

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 9:13am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen

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    Sheriff deputies, working in coordination with the state highway patrol, said the driver of a car was injured after a collision with a deer along Interstate 94, east of Pelican Rapids. The accident took place at 11:12 p.m. on June 4. The injury was minor to a 45-year-old woman from Barnesville. Major damage after fire to grain elevator… Read More

  • County seeks new tenant for northwest Fergus site

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 9:12am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen

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    County officials continue to seek a long term tenant at a building referred to the Western Avenue Facility in northwest Fergus Falls. The former renter, the state of Minnesota, previously used the facility to operate the Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise (CARE) program.  For various reasons, CARE did not need all of the available space at the… Read More

  • Maplewood special events: From meditation to art to music, activities set all summer

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 8:59am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    “Meditation at Maplewood” is a special offering June 17 at Maplewood State Park, from  6:30 – 7:15 p.m.  “When we get closer to nature—be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree—we do our overstressed brains a favor,” reports National Geographic. We live busy, active lives.  So busy, many of us have forgotten what it feels… Read More

  • Do You Remember When? Pelican Army Air Corps Sargeant Frazee pictured on D Day, 1946

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 8:56am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    The entire world observed the anniversary of the D Day launch of the invastion of Europe last week, June 6.   Among the local connections, pictured here, ready for the D Day cross of the English channel is Staff Sargeant Bob Frazee, U.S. Air Corp, 75 years ago. The late Bob Frazee was the longtime owner of… Read More

  • Prairie Wetland hiking trail project to be finished in June

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 8:53am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    Major construction work on the hiking trails at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center (PWLC) in Fergus Falls resumes this month with completion planned for this summer.   Paved trails will be temporarily closed to the general public.  All other trails will be open.  The visitor center will remain open for business Monday through Friday, 12:00… Read More

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