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  • Pelican students earn honors at Concordia College juried high school art exhibit

    | Published on December 4, 2019 at 10:26am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Two Pelican Rapids students were selected for the recent Concordia College Juried High School Exhibition. Pelican High School art instructor Robyn Dial reports that honored Pelican students were: Marlee Smith, a 10th grader, with her acrylic painting titled “Calm Insanity.” Kowsar Ali, an 11th grader, with her ceramic vase titled “Azhar.” Juror for the exhibit was Jonathan Rutter, Executive… Read More

  • ‘Tire guy’ Kevin Nelson is focus of Dec. 8 benefit, to help him recover financially from debilitating stroke

    | Published on December 4, 2019 at 10:24am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Known as the “tire guy” in Pelican Rapids–with the uncommon nickname “Grasshopper,” Kevin Nelson is the subject of a benefit December 8, at the VFW-Pelican Rapids; from noon to 3 p.m. Olson has been a familiar face at both the Napa store and OK Tire for many years.   On Thursday, October 17, “Grasshopper” was on his way… Read More

  • Pelican Honor Society, SADD chapter raising funds for Toys for Tots

    | Published on December 4, 2019 at 10:08am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    During the first two weeks in December, Pelican Rapids high school members of the Minnesota Honor Society and SADD will be teaming up to collect toys for area children this holiday season.  Students will be accepting toys during home extracurricular events December 3-12.  Toys could also be dropped off at the high school or elementary office during… Read More

  • Do You Remember When?

    | Published on December 4, 2019 at 10:07am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    A panoramic view of the pre-1923 Frazee Mill 

  • Carolers sing in the streets, Santa greets kids as holidays arrive in Pelican

    | Published on December 4, 2019 at 9:36am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    A group of carolers roamed the streets of downtown Pelican Rapids, prior to the Lighted Horse Parade Nov. 29.  Singing along with the Pelican high school choir members was Mayor Brent Frazier.   Holiday festivities continued through the weekend in Pelican Rapids, including “Breakfast with Santa” at Mill Pond View Apartments Nov. 30, which had steady traffic–keeping… Read More

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