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  • Walking in a Winter Wonderland  

    | Published on February 24, 2021 at 10:05am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    ‘Luminary’ hike attracted nearly 200 for pleasant stroll through parks With a 50 degree temperature difference, seven days apart, Feb. 20 proved to be an ideal night for a winter hike through the Pelican Rapids park system.  A crowd estimated at nearly 200 strolled a candlelit trail for the Park Department’s first winter “Luminary Walk.” Dozens of volunteers… Read More

  • Sweetheart royalty crowned in Pelican

    | Published on February 24, 2021 at 10:02am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Pelican Rapids High School Sweetheart royalty, from left, Jacob Willits, Grace Haugrud, Weston Funk, Emma Seter, Allison Haiby and Johnny Ziebell.  The candidates smiled during the few moments, removing their masks for the photos.  Crowned were Weston Funk and Emma Seter, at the Feb. 17 coronation, pictured below.  Serving as Masters of Ceremony for the 2021 Pelican… Read More

  • Do You Remember When?

    | Published on February 24, 2021 at 9:21am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Now in third generation, a look back at Larry’s Super Market after opening in 1977 With the announcement of extensive improvements at Larry’s Super Market in Pelican Rapids, it is a good time to look back on the three generation grocery business.  Above, the first advertisement—when Larry’s opened, published Oct. 6, 1977, in the Pelican Rapids Press.  At… Read More

  • Pool fundraising campaign nears $2.5 million mark

    | Published on February 24, 2021 at 9:15am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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  • A lifesaving memory of Mill Pond

    | Published on February 24, 2021 at 9:14am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    By Steve Frendin, Special Contributor  The recent story in the Pelican Rapids Press about Gene Bailey and memories of the old town swimming hole, brought back a memory of my own. It goes back 55 years, during swim lessons at Mill Pond.   But first, a shout-out to Gene Bailey: The last time I saw you Gene… Read More

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