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  • Garden-tending in the Pelican area

    | Published on August 6, 2020 at 10:47am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Garden tour will open seven area locations to public Aug. 8  From businesses to backyards, the COVID-19 pandemic has been good for one thing: Gardening. Many greater Pelican Rapids area gardens have been well-tended. Watering the flowers here, at Sanford Health-Pelican Rapids, is clinic manager Rita Cowie, tending to the garden planted by Brown Eyed Susans… Read More

  • International GISH scavenger hunt project delivers random acts of kindness—including Pelican Rapids area

    | Published on August 6, 2020 at 10:26am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Now is the time to get GISHy After months of quarantining ourselves to our own homes or at least trying to avoid other people for fear of COVID, GISH is what we need right now. Officially, GISH is the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt (the World Has Ever Seen), with thousands of participants (GISHers, if you will) from… Read More

  • A More Perfect Union:

    | Published on August 6, 2020 at 10:22am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    A conversation with Lynne Ebner No more taking it for granted! Pamela Hovland: Lynne Ebner is a self-described ‘transplant’ to the Pelican Rapids area. She grew up in western North Dakota and spent most of her adult life in Fargo/Moorhead, raising a family and pursuing her professional career in public health. Trained as a nurse, Lynne eventually transitioned… Read More

  • Rotary Club peach sale expected Aug. 12-14, firm details pending on shipping

    | Published on August 6, 2020 at 10:14am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Pelican Rapids Area Rotary Club expects to receive its shipment of peaches about August 11, for the annual peach sale.  The Peach Sale will likely be about August 12-14.  The Rotarians are hoping for brisk sales. Like most organizations, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced cancellation of events that raise funds for the community. Scholarships and other… Read More

  • Press encouraging comments from women readers—and voters

    | Published on August 6, 2020 at 10:13am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Readers are encouraged to respond to any or all of the below questions—or elaborate as you wish­–on the subject of the centennial of womens right to vote.  Depending on the number of responses, this will be a regular feature right up to the Nov. 3 general election. The Press thanks Lake Lida seasonal resident, and Pelican Rapids… Read More

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