Area News

  • AgCountry donates to local food pantries

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 1:59pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    AgCountry Farm Credit Services recently donated over $15,500 toward hunger relief efforts in eastern North Dakota and northwest and west central Minnesota.  This is the 27th year AgCountry Farm Credit Services has donated funds to local hunger relief efforts–including the Pelican Rapids area. The Fergus Falls office made a contribution to the Fergus Falls Food Shelf,… Read More

  • Norway Constitution Day Syttende Mai celebration at Trinity features benefit for young boy with leukemia

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 1:49pm CDT Sara Brosowske| Author: Sara Brosowske


    Norwegian Constitution Day — Syttende Mai — is being celebrated in Pelican Rapids on May 17, with an important added dimension this year. A free-will-offering Norwegian dinner and silent auction will be hosted by Trinity Lutheran Church, with proceeds going to support 20 month-old Charlie Marvin Blixt, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when he… Read More

  • Nurses honored with special day at Otter Tail history museum

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 1:44pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    The Otter Tail County Historical Society is offering free museum admission to nurses on Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. In honor of National Nurses Week and to celebrate the opening of a new exhibit featuring nurse uniforms and photographs, the museum invites all nurses to tour the museum. What’s the catch?… Read More

  • Area firefighters assist in Douglas County

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 1:37pm CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    Firefighters from Parkers Prairie, in southeastern Otter Tail County, assisted Miltona firefighters at a house fire in rural Miltona which is located north of Alexandria in Douglas County. The call came in at 12:13 p.m. on Sunday, April 23. Unfortunately, the fire was out of control when firefighters arrived at the house. The good news is… Read More

  • Minnesota–and Pelican Rapids–is the star of new lottery game

    | Published on May 2, 2017 at 9:47am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Explore Minnesota partnership launches ‘Only in Minnesota’ scratch game The Minnesota Lottery and Explore Minnesota have teamed up to put the spotlight on some of the North Star State’s fun and unique places. “Pelican Pete,” the famous “World’s Largest Pelican,” is one of the images used for the new scratch-off game.  The Pelican Rapids City Council… Read More

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