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  • Pollinator Week promotes ways to help bees, butterflies, hummingbirds

    | Published on June 25, 2020 at 10:12am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Pollinators play a critical role in keeping the environment healthy, help produce food, and are beautiful and fascinating to watch.  During National Pollinator Week June 22-28, and year-round, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages Minnesotans to appreciate and help bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. Pollinators are essential to the environment. They help maintain the… Read More

  • House destroyed west of Urbank

    | Published on June 25, 2020 at 10:04am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen

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    Sheriff deputies reported that a house west of Urbank, on Nevada Drive, was destroyed by fire on June 13. The call came in at 8:49 a.m. The fire was out of control when firefighters arrived at the scene. All occupants were able to escape safely and later were assisted by the American Red Cross. On the scene… Read More

  • Small business relief grant applications now open with state

    | Published on June 25, 2020 at 10:03am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Small Business Relief Grants Program will begin accepting applications tomorrow, June 23. The application will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 2. DEED will select grant awards through a computer-generated, randomized process shortly after closure of the application. This program will provide $10,000 grants to small… Read More

  • Lake Region Health Found. scholarships to Rasmusson, Burrows announced

    | Published on June 25, 2020 at 9:59am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Lake Region Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s Medical Professions $5,000 Scholarship winners, Brianna Rasmusson and Nicole Burrows. The Foundation awards these scholarships to benefit an undergraduate or graduate student who is currently enrolled in and pursuing a medical career at an accredited institution of learning. Finalists were selected by a committee of LRH… Read More

  • Nearly $19 Million to small cities

    | Published on June 25, 2020 at 9:51am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Area cities among grant winners The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) this week announced Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) grants totaling nearly $19 million for infrastructure and rehabilitation projects in 32 Minnesota cities. SCDP grants are part of the Community Development Block Grant Program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development… Read More

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