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  • Applications on increase for Minn. state record fish

    | Published on June 20, 2017 at 9:39am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Interest has ramped up this spring in the DNR’s state record fish program, with applications for a variety of species including everything from shortnose gar, lake sturgeon, golden redhorse and the quillback carpsucker. There are two kinds of Minnesota state records: one for catching and keeping the biggest fish in each species based on certified weight;… Read More

  • Pelican grade 6 hoopsters are champions

    | Published on June 20, 2017 at 9:38am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Local team wins Pacesetter tourney at Maple Grove The Pelican Rapids sixth-grade boys were champions at the Pacesetter Minnesota Invitational Tournament on Saturday at Maple Grove Middle School. The MIT is for teams that had just one loss at their region tournament. The region champions play in Pacesetter state tournaments. Pelican Rapids defeated Esko 36-25 and Burnsville… Read More

  • Renewed interest in sturgeon prompts reader to submit photo of catch

    | Published on June 20, 2017 at 9:36am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Recent stories about sturgeon in the Pelcian Rapids Press, and the re-introduction of the species to the Otter Tail area, prompted Todd Ladwig to write–and include a photo. Following is the note we received from Ladwig. “I just received my June 7 edition of the PR Press out here in Washington State and was delighted to… Read More

  • Viking boys track team’s roster was small, but notable in performance

    | Published on June 20, 2017 at 9:34am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    The 2017 Pelican Rapids Boys Track and Field team wasn’t a large squad in number but posted some highlight results during the season. Junior sprinter Carlan Haugrud put himself on the school record board. Carlan set a new 100m dash record with a time of 11.0 seconds. The previous record was 11.2 held by Cary Haugrud and… Read More

  • Gopher football coach speaks in area

    | Published on June 13, 2017 at 10:23am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    P.J. Fleck, new Minnesota Gopher head football coach, spoke during the 2017 Gopher Road Trip stop on Monday, June 5, in Perham. University of Minnesota men’s and women’s coaches spoke to Gopher fans from Otter Tail County at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course event center. PHOTO BY TOM HINTGEN

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