Opinions: Column

  • ‘Worm Races’ were new thing in 1994

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 9:10am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Scambler church vandalized by gunfire in 1944 By Brenda Brand, Columnist 100 years ago   June 12, 1919 • Attention, soldiers, sailors and marines All soldiers, sailors and marines of the World War that live in Pelican Rapids and vicinity are requested to meet at the town hall Monday night, June 16 at 8 o’clock for the purpose… Read More

  • Pelican Rapids Press: An anti-American rag!

    | Published on June 12, 2019 at 9:04am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Local newspaper publishes photos of Somali citizens graduating from High School! With deep regret, the staff and management of the Pelican Rapids Press feel obligated to report that the local newspaper is “Anti-American.”  It’s true.   The newspaper you’re holding is an un-American sheet–bent on supporting radical Islam, illegal immigration, globalism, multi-culturalism, the New World… Read More

  • 1994 talent show featured wide variety of local talent

    | Published on March 28, 2019 at 10:17am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    By Brenda Brand 100 years ago   March 27, 1919 • Retires From Mail Route Ben Ophus, who has been the efficient and accommodating mail carrier on route No. 5, for more than twelve years, has handed in his resignation to take effect the first of April. Mr. Ophus has contemplated quitting before as he was getting tired of the… Read More

  • Faith always…Little girl’s ministry on earth now complete

    | Published on March 28, 2019 at 10:16am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    By Brent Frazier, Mayor City of Pelican Rapids  Most communities across our country can be identified with an individual who seems to meld together peoples of different ages, nationalities and cultures.  But not every community can state that it has an individual that touches the hearts of local residents, visitors to their community and people across… Read More

  • Area townships were gung ho in meeting war bond sales quotas in 1944

    | Published on January 30, 2019 at 1:55pm CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press


    Snowmobiles banned from part of Maplewood Park in 1969 because over-fishing fears of impacting new rainbow trout stocking program By Brenda Brand 100 years ago, January 30, 1919 • Pool Hall Sold A deal of considerable importance was made the other day, when Ben Borgerson sold his pool hall to Henry Burau, who will take possession next Monday. Mr…. Read More

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