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  • How heavy was the snow?

    | Published on March 20, 2019 at 11:51am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Experiment concluded one scoop weighed more than 15 pounds How heavy was the snow?  On the suggestion of Keith Gummeringer, Midwest Tree and Maintenance, we took just one scoop from his roof rake, which he scooped from the roof of the Pelican Rapids Public Library, on March 13.   With the thawing temperatures, the moisture content is… Read More

  • Mother Nature’s antics, escapades–and bad attitude are getting really old

    | Published on March 20, 2019 at 11:45am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    A pair of snow shovelers atop the Attachments International building in the Pelican Rapids Industrial Park are dwarfed by the immense amount of snow around them. Note the large opening to the right, as the business experienced a partial collapse.           Roof snow removal was happening everywhere in the greater Pelican Lake… Read More

  • ‘PaY’ helps Pelican students learn about charitable giving

    | Published on March 20, 2019 at 11:41am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Lessons in real-life philanthropy learned Charity and goodwill are lessons Pelican Rapids students are learning–in a hands-0n manner.  For four years, Pelican Rapids High School has received a $5,000 grant from Philanthropy and Youth (PaY). Students have made thier own decisions on how to allocate the money, donating it to domestic violence shelters, to cultural diversity… Read More

  • Stay of imposition issued by courts in area cases

    | Published on March 20, 2019 at 11:02am CDT Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen


    A judge in county court, Fergus Falls, on March 7, issued a Stay of Imposition for Cody Allen Wilson, 30, of Pelican Rapids. Wilson will have his felony conviction of aiding an offender to avoid arrest reduced to a misdemeanor if he stays law abiding during his probationary period. He was convicted on August 13, 2018, and… Read More

  • Young artists on display Elementary art exhibit launches with party March 21 at library

    | Published on March 20, 2019 at 11:01am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    The Pelican Rapids Public Library will be tranformed into a celebration of art.  An “Art Party” will be hosted at the library March 21, 4-6 p.m. to open the Viking Elementary School art exhibit.  An evening of face painting, treats and art will be featured, and the public is invited.  Music will be performed by… Read More

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