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  • ‘Hall of Fame’ planned for Pelican schools

    | Published on July 10, 2019 at 11:47am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Folks who formed the historic foundation for the Pelican Rapids school district will be honored under an ambitious new initiative  A Pelican school “Hall of Fame” program is being organized, and the first inductees are expected to be announced Homecoming weekend,  Oct. 4-5.   The Hall is intended for athletes, teams, and coaches–and friends of Pelican sports.  The… Read More

  • A pool-shootin’ community center…

    | Published on July 10, 2019 at 10:58am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Pelican ‘Pool Hall Gang’ marks decade, serving as ‘hang-out’ for local good old boys–and visitors A decade ago, one of the region’s last remaining, traditional “pool halls” was about to be lost to history.  But the Pelican Rapids Pool Hall “gang” lives on.  Many jokingly refer to the Pelican Pool Hall as an adult day care center.  But… Read More

  • A summer car show … made in the shade

    | Published on July 10, 2019 at 10:47am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    More cars than ever for Lakes Cruisers car club show in Pelican July 6 The 21st annual “Cars in the Park” show July 6 was the most successful on record, with a record number of classic vehicles registered for the  Lake Country Cruisers Car Club event.   According to show organizers, there were 217 cars registered–more than… Read More

  • Doug, Lynette Motz take royal seats as Erhard ‘King, Queen’

    | Published on July 10, 2019 at 10:44am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Honored as Erhard 4th of July King and Queen were Doug and Lynette Motz–married for 45 years.   Doug is a lifelong Erhard area resident, who worked for nearly 20 years at the DFA creamery in Fergus Falls, and another nine years for Cass Clay in Moorhead.   He is a 1968 graduate of Pelican Rapids High… Read More

  • Debra Hayes retires at Sanford

    | Published on July 10, 2019 at 10:43am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Patients, colleagues, friends bid farewell to longtime radiology, laboratory tech Retirement plans for Debra Hayes are simple, concise but inviting: Enjoy the lake, sit on the beach with a good book, sip beverages–and enjoy the grandchildren.  Hayes recently wrapped up a long career as a radiology and laboratory science career–mostly serving patients in the Pelican Rapids… Read More

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