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  • Trimmer valued at $500 stolen from Dunvilla store

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


    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

  • Video recordings of Pelican city meetings will be available for check-out at library

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 2:36pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Video recordings of proceedings of the Pelican Rapids City Council meetings will be available to check out at the Pelican Rapids Public Library. The request to the city council came from Teresa Thornton of the Pelican library board. In a letter to the city, Thornton explained that there have been a number of requests about viewing… Read More

  • Large crowd packs city hall on $3.6 million street-utility plan

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 2:34pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    By Louis Hoglund The city hall chambers were nearly packed for a public hearing outlining $3.6 million in proposed street, sewer, water and utility improvements. With about 30 packed into the meeting room with the Pelican Rapids City Council, it was as large a crowd as the city had hosted in years. The reason for the unusually full… Read More

  • MN National Bank announces new leadership post

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 2:19pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Shelley Gummeringer has been promoted to Senior Real Estate Lender and Pelican Rapids Market President at Minnesota National Bank.  In the position of Senior Real Estate Lender Gummeringer  will be responsible for managing all consumer real estate lending programs for Minnesota National. She will also serve the Pelican Rapids office as the Market President. “The Market President… Read More

  • Do You Remember When?

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 1:50pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Service station offers glimpse of the past; old newspaper comic had Pelican Rapids tidbit This night photo of the Myher-Hagen Standard Station in Pelican Rapids was photographed in 1933. Note the signage that states “Auto Laundry” and “spark plugs tested and adjusted free.” At right, this odd cartoon came across our desk.  The publication date is… Read More

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