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  • The Everly Brothers Experience

    | Published on August 21, 2019 at 10:22am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Memories relived for near-capacity crowd at Pelican fine arts auditorium  As a young teen, Sue McCracken pushed her way to the stage at the Fargo Civic Auditorium. So close, she was able to touch one of the shoes of the Everly Brothers.  “I thought I had died and gone to heaven!” reminisced Sue.   The year was… Read More

  • Grills fired up for weekly Welcome Place lunch

    | Published on August 21, 2019 at 10:09am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    It was a sidewalk cook-out in downtown Pelican Rapids August 13, as Trinity Lutheran Church volunteers served up the weekly community lunch at The Welcome Place.   It was a special occasion, as grill-cooked hot dogs and hamburgers were served–after cooking right outside the door.  Working the grill here is Randy Nubsen, from Trinity, with help from… Read More

  • Fine arts venue–and fundraising campaign in spotlight at Aug. 16 concert

    | Published on August 21, 2019 at 10:07am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The objective of the Pelican Rapids Fine Arts Auditorium committee is to make the impressive concert venue “sound as good as it looks,” said Bob Satterlie, pictured here at left with fellow committee member Sean Fitzsimmons.  The pair delivered a brief pitch for the fundraising campaign at the “Everly Brothers Experience” concert August 16, which nearly… Read More

  • Crime and the Elderly: Don’t Get Taken

    | Published on August 21, 2019 at 10:02am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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     by Karin Haugrud, Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging If you are offered a deal just too good to be true, it usually is. Most people feel they are too smart to be tricked into handling over their hard earned money for fraudulent schemes. But it happens very often.  Con artists are experts in human psychology and… Read More

  • Back to school in Pelican Rapids — across the decades

    | Published on August 21, 2019 at 9:49am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    by Brenda Brand,  Columnist 100 years ago August 21, 1919 • School Opens September 8th The time of year is at hand when many boys and girls are making up their minds whether they shall begin high school this year or whether they shall continue in high school. The Bureau of Education at Washington is warning the… Read More

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