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  • Plowing practices for Pelican’s unpaved streets outlined at council meeting

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 12:04pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Following the first snowfall in the city of Pelican Rapids, the city council explained plowing practices and procedures to a concerned citizen. Resident Mary Jo Stage expressed concern about the condition of the gravel road she lives on, following the snow. City Street Superintendent Brian Olson explained that the city doesn’t generally plow the unpaved roads… Read More

  • ‘Code Red’ registrations encouraged to keep residents informed during snowplow season

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 12:03pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    “Code Red” registrations are being encouraged by the city of Pelican Rapids, which will help residents be informed about snow storms, emergencies and snow plowing. With the city’s new snowplow ordinance–which eliminated the “odd-even” no parking ordinance–can be notified by the Code Red alert system. During the first snowfall a few weeks ago, the city’s… Read More

  • 2016 Christmas decoration created for Pelican library

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 11:57am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Every December for the last eighteen years, Friends of the Library volunteers have produced a Christmas decoration for the Pelican Rapids Public Library. Each year, the decoration has been a hand-made folding book in the Japanese style. Each book was written or illustrated by a community member. This year’s book, “Pelican Pictures,” contains six historic… Read More

  • Pel Valley ‘Tree of Loving Lights’ displayed at new addition

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 11:38am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    This year Pelican Valley Health Center is sponsoring its 17th annual “Tree of Loving Lights” fundraiser.   Throughout the years, the public’s donations have allowed Pelican Valley to help improve residents’ daily lives. More than $50,000 has been raised since the annual fundraising effort began.  “Every gift you make directly benefits our residents and helps… Read More

  • Two break-ins reported, at Mason Lodge, barber shop

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 11:18am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    A string of random break-ins continued in Pelican Rapids–with burglars gaining little but causing damages. The Masonic Lodge, located on the upper level of the Pelican Rapids Pool Hall building, was broken into some time overnight Dec. 1 to Dec. 2. One of the Lodge members discovered the door about 8 a.m. Friday morning, Dec…. Read More

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