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  • Pelican’s Knorr runner-up in Farm Bureau collegiate discussion meet

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 10:09am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Johanna Knorr of Pelican Rapids in West Otter Tail County and student at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities captured runner-up honors in the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Discussion Meet during the MFBF 98th Annual Meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington November 19. “I am honored to have… Read More

  • Pelican holiday parade illuminated main street with the sights–and sounds–of the season

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 10:03am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Music was in the air for the Pelican Rapids Chamber of Commerce-hosted “Lighted Horse Parade.” A total of 26 decorated, horse-drawn units were featured. Music for the spectators was presented at the Corner Store parking lot as “The Band of Faith” played Christmas carols. The band is under the direction of Mike Nettestad, standing at right. … Read More

  • 2016 Lighted Horse Parade

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 9:19am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    At 26 units total, it was one of the largest Lighted Horse Parades ever, according to organizer Cindy Trane. The weather was perfect, with warm temperatures and virtually no wind. Scroll through the gallery above to see photos of various parade entries. Hoilday parade sponsors, horse-teamster units listed Larry’s Supermarket – Ryan Peterson, Battle Lake Pelican Drug / Heart… Read More

  • Open house at will feature tours of gym, auditorium, classrooms, facilities

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 9:03am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The community is invited to tour the new facilities at the Pelican Rapids High School campus. Sunday, December 4 is the date set for a school open house, introducing the public to the $22 million renovation and expansion at the high school campus. The open house will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tours of the new… Read More

  • Evening of celebration and song introduced concert-goers to new Fine Arts Auditorium

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 8:45am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    “We’re here and ready to show off.” That was the message Nov. 21, as the doors to the new Fine Arts Auditorium opened for a community concert –from Pelican Rapids School Superintendent Deb Wanek. “Give Thanks” was the overarching message at the concert, as the school thanked the community–and the taxpayers–for approving the building levy that made… Read More

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