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  • After two meets, Viking math team members rank in top 25 in the region

    | Published on December 13, 2016 at 12:47pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The senior high math team had their second Minnesota State High School Math League meet November 28. A team is comprised of eight mathletes. There are four different individual tests, and each student takes two of them. Some of our older students were not able to attend this meet, therefore our freshmen and sophomores competed on… Read More

  • Five Pelican ‘mathletes’ place at 7-8 grade meet; team wins first place

    | Published on December 13, 2016 at 12:46pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Minnesota Junior High School Mathematics League held its third meet of the season on November 23. Pelican Rapids seventh and eighth graders had a very successful day, with five mathletes placing individually. Julian Gunderson tied for first place out of over 100 competitors in the West Central division. Rachel Guler and Greta Tollefson were right behind him… Read More

  • Sorrowful snowman succumbs to snow, wind

    | Published on December 13, 2016 at 12:38pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The snow and winds of December 6-8 were so intense–even Frosty the Snowman was unable to withstand Mother Nature’s onslaught. The giant, inflatable snowman, which has been greeting customers at the new “Screaming Eagle” restaurant, located on the north end of Pelican Rapids, gave up the fight last week–landing face down in the snowbanks. Considering… Read More

  • City farmland to be posted for leasing

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 1:24pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    City staff positions posted for city offices, skate rink, liquor store By Louis Hoglund Local farmers will have an opportunity to put in bids on about 20 acres of city-owned land. The acreage was discussed at the Nov. 29 Pelican Rapids City Council meeting.  The city land had previously been leased by Keith and Bonnie… Read More

  • Pelican loses bridge, gains trees

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 1:23pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    After Pelican River bridge demolition, surplus trees will be planted elsewhere in community By Louis Hoglund Pelican Rapids lost a bridge–but gained seven trees–following the removal of the aging culvert structure west of the downtown business district. The bridge was removed in September, and the site landscaped, by Hough Inc. Construction, Detroit Lakes. Numerous trees… Read More

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