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  • A More Perfect Union:

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 12:53pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    A conversation with Amina Corbo A woman’s job is never done. Pamela Hovland: Amina Corbo has lived in Pelican Rapids since 2001. It is the first (and only) place she has lived since arriving as a refugee from Bosnia. The ethnically rooted wars in the mid-1990s left that country struggling with political stagnation, sectarian tension and trauma. Amina… Read More

  • Pelican Rapids area photographer’s image featured on back of Birds-Blooms birding magazine  

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 12:37pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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  • Barber back in biz, but with ‘special pricing’ at the Pelican shop

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 11:12am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The barbershops and hair salons have been back in business. It was a boom in the first weeks that the state reopened the doors of shops, said Kim Weishair, of the Pelican Rapids shop. But with many folks still reluctant to get out and about much, traffic at Weishair’s Barber Shop has experienced swings of… Read More

  • Do you remember when?

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 11:12am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    Mystery tool is a compact, heavy brass unit—but we’re looking for answers on how it was used This unusual, key-like tool was brought to the Pelican Rapids Press by Loren Seifert for the occasional “mystery tool” feature. The compact brass piece, weighing a couple of pounds, was discovered as Loren and Seifert Realty and Auction Company… Read More

  • Pelican School receives COVID-related resignation from semi-retired teacher

    | Published on August 13, 2020 at 10:59am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has taken another toll on the Pelican Rapids school staff.  Longtime music teacher Jeff Peter submitted a letter of resignation to the school administration and staff.  Though Peter had already retired formally a few years ago, he had returned on a part-time basis to teach music in the lower grades.  In his letter to the… Read More

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