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  • Crews in high gear on Pelican street project, as construction season nears end

    | Published on October 14, 2020 at 2:57pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Heavy equipment has been moving nearly all summer long near downtown Pelican Rapids, the High School campus, and the Farmers Elevator.  Some of the final activity of the 2020 construction season commenced this week, as blacktopping began Monday Oct6. 12 on W. Mill.  Joining the crews was a brown lab named Buddy, who rides “shotgun’’ for Ottertail… Read More

  • Erickson hosts annual flu shot cinic

    | Published on October 14, 2020 at 2:11pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Walk in traffic was steady at the Pelican Rapids Senior Citizen Center Oct. 6, for the annual flu shot clinic hosted by Erickson Insurance Agency.  The local insurance office has been offering the cinics since 2005, through Homeland Health.  A total of 213 patients were served. The average over the years has been about 200.  Pictured are Deb… Read More

  • Otter Tail County COVID caseloads creep up to 21 per 10,000 population

    | Published on October 14, 2020 at 2:09pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Monday’s count for lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases was at 603—which puts the cases in the range of about 21 per 10,000 population in Otter Tail County.  If the count holds, it could change the learning model in Otter Tail County schools.  “We’re OK right now,” said Superintendent Brian Korf, Pelican Rapids school district. Two to three week trends… Read More

  • Multicultural Committee active with online meetings

    | Published on October 14, 2020 at 1:46pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Pelican Rapids Multicultural Committee is still gathering together, despite the COvid-19 pandemic.  Monthly online meetings will continue the work of the multicultural committee.  Those who would like to be notified about the meetings in the future, can call Joan Jarvis Ellison at 218-863-5904 for Zoom invites to join the committee online for business meetings.

  • Navy airman Noah Ballard assigned to aircraft carrier

    | Published on October 14, 2020 at 1:45pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Airman Noah Ballard of Pelican Rapids graduated from United States Navy Boot Camp at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, North Chicago, Illinois.  He is a 2020 graduate of Pelican Rapids.  During the eight week intensive recruit training program, Airman Ballard completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid,… Read More

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