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  • Hazel Hovde and ‘cat friends’ continue humane work in area

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 11:11am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Pelican has been ‘model’ city for homeless cat rescue, spay-neuter-return campaigns in area  The “Friends of the Feral Cat” have been well known in the Pelican Rapids and lakes area as advocates who promote spaying or neutering cats.   Pelican Rapids became a “model city,” and the efforts, led by Pelican resident Hazel Hovde, have… Read More

  • Metal artist helps Pelican students create ‘public art’

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 11:05am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    End product is park benches at downtown retail storefronts, six students’ art selected to incorporate in bench design Visiting artist Tom Christensen was at Pelican Rapids elementary school for a two day workshop working with our 3rd-6th grade students, May 6-7.  The end result will be three, one of a kind, artistic park benches for downtown… Read More

  • Friends celebrate cultural diversity June 22 in Pelican

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 10:58am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Friday night prelude June 21 will be outdoor movie night, ice cream social When the Pelican Rapids Friendship Festival was revived last year, organizers were thrilled with the reponse to the celebration of cultures and ethnic diversity.  A variety of new features, including a Scandinavian music group, will be on the full day schedule June 22. In… Read More

  • Viking school kids try their hand at making old fashioned ice cream

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 10:46am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    He’s the Ice cream Man, but he serves it up the old fashioned way. Darrell Dey, Vergas area, is known for the “real thing”–creating ice cream like they did in the old days.   He demonstrated and served homemade ice cream for first grade classes at Pelican Rapids Elementary school. He had several machines working… Read More

  • Summer breakfast, lunch program for students offered at Pelican school

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 10:06am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Summer Food Service Program will be available again for kids ages 1-18 this summer, through the Pelican Rapids School District.  This program enables children to receive free, nutritious meals when school out for the summer. “To eat, just show up” is the only rule for the student nutrition program.  The food will be served at… Read More

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