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  • Pelican Rapids site eyed for new OT County centralized road crew facility

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 1:24pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    By Louis Hoglund Pelican Rapids may become the regional hub for the Otter Tail County highway department road crews. A new garage facility, which would combine scattered county garages in Erhard, Vergas and Pelican, may be constructed in or near the city of Pelican. That was the word from Otter Tail County Commissioner Wayne Johnson, at the Oct…. Read More

  • Packing 17,000 lunches in one evening…

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 1:12pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Assembly line volunteer crew of 100 forms for ‘Kids Against Hunger’ at Cormorant Lutheran By Louis Hoglund “Wow” was the one word reaction from church volunteer Carol Erickson as she scanned the troops amassing in the Cormorant Lutheran Fellowship Hall Oct. 12. A one-hundred-volunteer force had gathered for an intense couple hours of food packaging. By the… Read More

  • Abatement [uh-beyt-muh nt] …an amount deducted or subtracted, as from the usual price or the full tax…

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 12:44pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Pelican city, Otter Tail County deploying tax abatement to foster affordable housing; spur economic development Housing is one of the top priorities for Pelican Rapids city officials, who are preparing to roll up their sleeves–and roll out the incentives–to bring a 32-unit apartment complex to town. The $3.6 million project was discussed at the Oct. 11… Read More

  • Maplewood State Park’s ‘Sugar Shack’ maple syrup building starting to take shape

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 3:18pm CDT Sara Brosowske| Author: Sara Brosowske

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    The Friends of Maplewood State Park priority project is well underway. Ground breaking for the new “Sugar Shack” took place in August. Earth-work, concrete, plumbing and carpentry have been keeping local contractors and Friends’ volunteers busy since then. When the project is completed, the Friends of Maplewood will “gift” the building to the Minnesota DNR as… Read More

  • KidsID: Masons gather info that could save lives

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 2:40pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    By Louis Hoglund Maybe it’s just a coincidence–but none of the thousands of Minnesota kids registered in the Masons “KidsID” program have ever gone missing. Happenstance or not–more than 50 families went through the process as Pelican Rapids area and Fergus Falls Masons offered the program during Oktoberfest Oct. 5. One thing is for certain: Families who registered… Read More

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