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  • New Pelican school super – Eden Prairie administrator Randi Anderson offered contract

    | Published on April 18, 2017 at 3:45pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    By Louis Hoglund Three good candidates faced the Pelican Rapids School Board for several hours of  questioning and probing–but only one would be offered the job of superintendent. “There’s nobody here we wouldn’t want on the payroll,” said board member Jon Karger, during board discussions April 11, following interviews with the final three candidates.  When the motion… Read More

  • Easter Bunny sparks ‘stampede’ in Pelican

    | Published on April 18, 2017 at 3:38pm CDT Sara Brosowske| Author: Sara Brosowske

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    With nearly 250 youngsters registered, the 2017 Easter Egg Hunt was perhaps the largest stampede of egg-hunters ever at the annual Pelican Rapids Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg hunt event. The scramble was broken into three groups, based on age and the kids were turned loose on thousands of eggs hidden around Sherin Park. Also pictured, the… Read More

  • Sunday liquor sales OK’d for July, August at Pelican city store

    | Published on April 18, 2017 at 3:33pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Liquor sales on Sundays, at least for a two month span, was approved by the Pelican Rapids City Council April 11. The liquor store will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., from July 2 through Labor Day weekend. Under the new state law that is scheduled to take effect July 2, liquor stores can open… Read More

  • ‘Barns of Minnesota’ photographer Ohman to speak at Pelican Rapids library April 24

    | Published on April 18, 2017 at 3:31pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Photographer Doug Ohman visits Pelican Rapids Public Library on Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. as part of the Minnesota Book Awards author and illustrator series in Viking Library System.  Ohman will share the photographs he took and stories he collected for Barns of Minnesota, recounting the importance of Minnesota’s rural roots and the significance… Read More

  • Forms for desiging tower art available at city hall, Press newspaper Forms for desiging tower art available at city hall, Press newspaper

    | Published on April 18, 2017 at 3:27pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Pelican Rapids Water Tower Design contest is underway. Forms on which the design can be created are available at Pelican Rapids City Hall and at the Pelican Rapids Press office. Pelican Rapids school art teachers are also involving students in the art classes as a special exercise. Pelican Rapids City Councilman CJ Holl, who is also… Read More

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