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  • Dahl’s Bakery, local mink farming recalled in Pelican

    | Published on July 3, 2019 at 10:22am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Local history was shared by Len Zierke at the Pelican Rapids Press offices last week, following the publication of our Dairy Month salute to milk producers.  The feature included remembrances and images from Tom Albright.  The article by Albright included memories of a time when milk and butter were produced locally, including the Pelican Bakery…. Read More

  • Letters to THE EDITOR: Bury the hate… plant some seeds

    | Published on July 3, 2019 at 10:14am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Have the people with the negative comments forgotten that they, also, are descended from immigrants ??? Unless, of course, they are of Native American descent….You know….the people who were here in this country to begin with??…The ones who were given only limited space to try to survive on….that is, IF they were allowed to survive at… Read More

  • From the pen of the mayor…The ‘American Experiment’ continues here in the Pelican Rapids lakes area

    | Published on July 3, 2019 at 10:13am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    By Brent Frazier, mayor City of Pelican Rapids  The past two weekends have been very joyous gatherings in the Pelican Rapids community as we celebrated the Friendship Festival and Pelican Fest. People from many heritages and cultures did gather in public to share and celebrate our diversity in music, dance, food and fellowship.  We have accomplished… Read More

  • Rotary serves pit-cooked turkey for Pelican Fest

    | Published on July 3, 2019 at 10:08am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Pelican Rapids Rotary Club served more than 600 at the annual turkey barbeque, which has been a community tradition for more than a half century. Numerous volunteers assist the Rotary Club, including staff from West Central Turkeys and also the Pelican Youth Soccer organization.  Pictured here are several images from the turkey barbeque.  A… Read More

  • Pelican area ‘paddlers’ take to the river at DNR kayak event

    | Published on July 3, 2019 at 9:50am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The DNR “I Can Paddle” crew hosted a free kayaking event in Pelican Rapids June 21.  It was the second annual event, hosted in E.L. Peterson Park near the famous Pelican River “suspension bridge.” The event was a big success–with dozens of kayakers enjoying the experience, some of them for the first time. Pictured, various… Read More

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