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  • Glendelough State Park winter programs offered

    | Published on December 28, 2016 at 1:05pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Several winter programs are planed at Glendelough State Park, near Battle Lake. Saturday, January 21 (1 – 3 p.m.) – Snowshoe Along the Creek Grab your snowshoes or rent a pair of ours and come see the park in the winter. We will hike towards Horse Pasture Slough to see if the creek is open, where you… Read More

  • I-94 designated alternative fuel route

    | Published on December 28, 2016 at 1:03pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Interstate 94 corridor from Detroit, Mich., to the Minnesota/North Dakota border is one of 55 routes the Federal Highway Administration has designated nationally to promote alternative fuels and help drivers find vehicle charging stations nationwide. Spanning 35 states and covering 85,000 miles, this new network was created under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. The… Read More

  • Holiday waste: Tips to re-use, recycle

    | Published on December 28, 2016 at 1:02pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    From Minnesota Pollution Control Agency The presents have been opened and the festivities are over. What’s to be done with all the stuff and waste that’s left? Are there eco-friendly ways to keep it out of the trash? A lot, and you bet! The EPA reports that garbage increases 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, and it’s not… Read More

  • Holiday wreaths from Minn. state forests sold nationwide

    | Published on December 20, 2016 at 4:45pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    ‘Tis the season for holiday wreaths, swags and garland. These beautiful and fragrant decorations most likely came from a Minnesota state forest. Balsam fir boughs and branches harvested from state forests are used to make wreaths that adorn homes across the nation, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Balsam fir grows in northeastern and north-central… Read More

  • Hard to buy for? No problem!

    | Published on December 20, 2016 at 4:44pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Shopping for holiday gifts is not always easy. Supplies are limited, crowds are big and checkout lines are long. And, that is just half the battle. Making out a gift list is the other. Some people are easy to buy for. They tell you exactly what they want. Others are not so easy. Ask them… Read More

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