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  • Do You Remember When?

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 10:41am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Booze still busted in Dunn Township in 1930 It was prohibition era when this photo was taken in Dunn Township, in 1930. Sheriff John S. Billings and deputies are pictured near Lake Lizzie with a liquor still they seized. From left, Billings, Deputies Herman Slatten, William Wessberg and a Mr. Monde; and Otter Tail County… Read More

  • Modest event; momentous occasion

    | Published on December 6, 2016 at 3:31pm CST prpress| Author: prpress


    Open house marked ‘new beginning’ for Pelican  schools By CJ Holl – Special Correspondent It wasn’t really an end to something as much as a new beginning as the Pelican Rapids High school held its Grand Opening to showcase the $21.9 million renovation project to the community December 4. There have been public ‘sneak peeks’ of… Read More

  • Dams of the Pelican

    | Published on December 6, 2016 at 3:23pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Fish passage strategies may be incorporated in retrofitted dams on Pelican Lake; in Pelican city. By Louis Hoglund Dams, many of them constructed in a bygone era for reasons that are now obsolete or less necessary, are under scrutiny. And there are two dams on the Pelican River that are under consideration for modifications. One… Read More

  • Woodpeckers from Hell

    | Published on December 6, 2016 at 3:18pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Feathered fiends are suspects in thousands of dollars in damages to Grove Lake church steeple. By Louis Hoglund Bats in the belfry are not the problem at Grove Lake Lutheran Church. It’s the Woodpeckers from Hell. Like an Alfred Hitchcock horror movie, the Birds unleashed a reign of wonton destruction on the stately steeple that… Read More

  • Pelican school renewal: Point by point

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 11:43am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    List shows size, scope, details of $22 million school renovation-expansion From Curt Kluznik  ICS Consulting Project manager for Pelican Rapids  School renovation-expansion  Viking Elementary School • Upgraded the phone, clock and bell system as part of the high school VOIP phone system upgrade. • Added additional cameras at select locations. • Installed a new parking lot, sidewalks, curb and gutter. … Read More

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