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  • Transforming the neighborhood pantry

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 5:03pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    From new computer technology to remodeling, Pelican food shelf has become ‘test kitchen’ for a foundation aiming at meeting basic needs, improving lives statewide By Louis Hoglund One of the Pelican Rapids area’s most utilized social services, dating back nearly 30 years, will be well positioned for the next quarter century. By about Feb. 24, the… Read More

  • Largest event yet at Pelican’s new sports-activities center

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 4:56pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    With about 300 wrestlers from across the region, combined with fans, friends and family, the Jan. 28 conference wrestling meets filled two gymnasiums–including the new “Leaders” gym. It was the largest event hosted to date at the Pelican Rapids Al Siegle Activities Center.

  • Do You Remember When?

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 4:52pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Boy Scouts of past traveled to Battle Lake for camping outing This photo of Boy Scouts from the past is appropriate, following the milestone date last year–when the 100th Scout from  Pelican Troop 313 earned the Eagle Scout award last summer. Meanwhile, local Eagle Scouts and alumni of the Pelican troop are s till planning… Read More

  • Pelican Press earns six newspaper awards, including advertising, newswriting, photography

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 4:49pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Pelican Rapids Press was presented six awards at the 2017 Minnesota Newspaper Association  contest. Newswriting, photography and advertising entries were among those awarded. The “Better Newspaper Contest” is a centerpiece of the annual Minnesota Newspaper Association convention,  which was held in the Twin Cities Jan. 25-27. Representing the Pelican Rapids Press at the convention banquet was… Read More

  • Business retention, econ. development is focus of Feb. 2 meeting at PR library

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 4:47pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Pelican Rapids Business Retention and Expansion program will be the subject for a Thursday, February 2 meeting, from 6-8 p.m. at the Pelican Rapids Library. Minnesota Extension Service representative Ryan Pesch will be presenting the results of the Market Area Profile project and lead a discussion about business development in our community. The purpose of this… Read More

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