Opinions: Column

  • Looking BACK

    | Published on September 15, 2021 at 9:31am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    By Paul Gubrud, Columnist Historic settler landmark on north end of town dedicated 75 years ago 100 years ago, September 15, 1921 • School Children Admitted Free The entertainment committee of the Otter Tail County Fair Association has arranged an entirely different program for the schools this year. The first day of the County Fair, September 27th will be Rural… Read More

  • Pelican area dairy farmers flew to Chicago to hear Pres. Richard Nixon in 1971

    | Published on September 8, 2021 at 9:22am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    By Paul Gubrud, Columnist 100 years ago, September 8, 1921 • Big Ballgame On Sunday afternoon, Erhard and Foxhome will play ball at the Ball Park in Pelican Rapids. These two teams were to have played here last Sunday, but on account of rain, it had to be postponed. The game will be called at 3:00 P. M…. Read More

  • Looking Back

    | Published on September 1, 2021 at 9:35am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    By Paul Gubrud, Columnist 100 years ago, September 1, 1921 • Information Regarding School The work of the school year will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 6th, in the afternoon. Grade pupils will begin their work at 1:15 P.M. High School students will enroll from 2 – 3 o’clock. The Board of Education ruled that all children must be six… Read More

  • Looking Back

    | Published on August 25, 2021 at 9:49am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    By Paul Gubrud 100 years ago, August 25, 1921 • Garages Change Hands Within the past few days, two of the garages have changed management. The Pelican Rapids Auto Co., owned by E. A. Nelson, has been sold to Klaboe & Erickson. Mr. Klaboe comes from Mahnomen and is a stranger here, but Mr. Erickson has been here… Read More

  • Looking Back…

    | Published on August 18, 2021 at 11:54am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    By Paul Gubrud, Columnist 100 years ago, August 18, 1921 • A Few Observations (E. L Peterson, Editorial) During our visit to the southern part of the state, we made a few observations in regard to general conditions and found that there was not a very optimistic spirit there among the farmers as well as the businessmen. Crops… Read More

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