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  • Republican legislature candidates to host forum in Pelican

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 3:44pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    With only a few weeks before voters in the greater Pelican Rapids area, and throughout the nation, will be going to the voting precincts, area voters have an opportunity to visit with two of the legislative candidates. Republicans Bud Nornes, Minnesota State House of Representatives; and Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, State Senate, will be discussing issues October… Read More

  • Area township voters have extra motivation to vote

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 3:37pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Dunn Twsp. calls question: Should clerk be elected or appointed? Pelican, Trondhjem, Oscar, Dunn elect officers By Louis Hoglund Many area township voters will have additional motivations for going to the polls on election day, November 8. In Dunn Township, for example ,there is a specific township government question on the ballot which could change Dunn’s governing… Read More

  • High school instructors boost their welding skills at M State

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 3:12pm CDT Sara Brosowske| Author: Sara Brosowske

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    Area high school teachers donned welding gear recently as part of a pilot project that’s intended to help their students qualify for high-demand technical jobs. The two-day welding training took place Sept. 22 and 23 in Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s custom mobile welding trailer. The six participating instructors teach in high schools in Ashby,… Read More

  • Impacts of Pelican 4-day week on tests, grades under review

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 3:09pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    By Louis Hoglund The four-day school week, and whether or not the shorter school week has an impact on academics and the statewide test scores, will be part of a continuing discussion by the Pelican Rapids School Board. School officials conducted an annual survey of parents, staff and students earlier this year, as required by schools on… Read More

  • Trimmer valued at $500 stolen from Dunvilla store

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 2:41pm CDT Sara Brosowske| Author: Sara Brosowske

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    Taken from Lakeland True Value Hardware, northeast of Pelican Rapids, was a Stihl hedge trimmer valued at $500. Lakeland is located at Dunvilla, along Highway 59 and near Lake Lizzie. Authorities have descriptions of two suspects, one waiting in a vehicle while the other person made the theft at the store. Sheriff deputies continued their investigation after the… Read More

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