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  • Shrine Circus ticket sales help boost local scholarships

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 1:34pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Masons from the Pelican Rapids Otter Tail Lodge 284 pounded the pavement in a sales campaign to businesses and sponsors–selling tickets to the annual Shrine Circus in Fergus Falls last summer. Their sales acumen paid off, as they raised money for local high school scholarships. Under the arrangement with the Grand Lodge of Minnesota and… Read More

  • Do You Remember When?

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 1:22pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Photos from 1962 featured Pelican area women during ‘hitchhiking’ journey to Europe These photos from Europe, more than 50 years ago, were sent to the Pelican Rapids Press by Helen Bachtold, of Bloomington. The women in the pictures are both from the Pelican Rapids area. Here was the message sent with the pictures. “I have been… Read More

  • A natural touch on Prairie Lake

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 12:48pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    From preparation in June to blooms, growth by September, native plantings take root through shoreline restoration project By Louis Hoglund Two-hundred feet of Prairie Lake shoreline has been transformed into a 12-foot-deep “garden” of native plants, grasses and flowers. “It will be beautiful…but you have to be willing to weed,” said Kathy Evenson, who signed on with… Read More

  • A vexing vandalism at Dunvilla

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 12:22pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Parking lot spree at Lakeland General Store resulted in damaged sign post; tipped diesel pump; torched truck By Louis Hoglund A bizarre case of vandalism has been a head-scratcher for the small community of Dunvilla–and a headache of about $30,000 in damages to a local business. The neighborhood is collectively baffled why a young man would… Read More

  • The zebra mussels of Pelican Lake

    | Published on September 28, 2016 at 2:29pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Unwanted, undesireable, despised…like mosquitoes…you just learn to live with them Not exactly an apocalypse now, aquatic invaders have become an ugly, evil alien that science and research may some day overcome… …Until then, the horror of zebra mussels is a grim reality  By Louis Hoglund Like those pests of the air, mosquitoes, zebra mussels are aquatic… Read More

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