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  • Pelican ‘mathletes’ perform well in competition of global proportions

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 10:04am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    The Mathematical Association of America administers challenging math competitions each year, with over 150,000 participants worldwide.  Besides the United States, top mathematicians from countries such as China, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Romania, and Turkey also take the very challenging tests. The AMC- 8 was given to selected seventh and eighth graders. Winning top honors from PRHS was… Read More

  • Shada 3-on-3 hoops tourney

    | Published on June 5, 2019 at 10:00am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Basketball passion on display in Pelican Rapids June 7-9 If you have a relgious passion for basketball, Pelican Rapids is the “holy land” June 7-9. The Shada 3-on-3 basketball tournament will mark the 26th year of the legendary event. Another bumper crop of teams will roll into Pelican Rapids this weekend for the 26th Shada 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Highlighting… Read More

  • How snowmelt impacts waterways

    | Published on May 29, 2019 at 3:12pm CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    From University of  Minnesota  The effect of colder winters spills over into spring when the ground is still frozen during snowmelt and early rainstorms. University of Minnesota experts Diana Karwan and Jacques Finlay address how the melting of large quantities of snow impact local waterways, such as lakes and rivers, by bringing along more than just water…. Read More

  • Local adaptation can sustain walleye fisheries in face of habitat loss

    | Published on May 29, 2019 at 3:11pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    From University of Minnesota  Recent research by a team of scientists reveals that walleye decline in Mille Lacs is linked to loss of habitat and indicates that by adapting harvest policies to account for changing environmental conditions, walleye fisheries may be sustained. The study focuses on Mille Lacs, Minnesota, where walleye populations have dramatically declined since… Read More

  • Local Masons reward Pelican students for ambitious reading–with bicycle prizes

    | Published on May 29, 2019 at 3:08pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Reading has been a priority for Pelican Rapids Viking Elementary students, and the Pelican Rapids Masons have offered an extra incentive for the past several years–by giving top readers a chance to win a bike.   Viking students have read upwards of a million pages the past few years. Names of the top readers are… Read More

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