Opinions: Column

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

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

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    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

  • Armistice! World War I ends

    | Published on November 13, 2018 at 9:09am CST Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    By Brenda Brand 100 years ago November 14, 1918 • WAR IS OVER German Officials Sign Armistice Monday Morning Fighting Ceased at Eleven O’Clock Monday, Paris Time Every American ought to feel proud of the accomplishments of the United States for its part in helping to terminate the great war. It was a wonderful achievement and what it has done in the past… Read More

  • World War I effort included call for nut shells–for gas masks

    | Published on November 6, 2018 at 2:40pm CST Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    Newspaper boy injured in Pelican in 1993; Lions honored      By Brenda Brand 100 years ago November 7, 1918 • Save Nut Shells for Gas Masks The government needs daily 500 tons of shells from hickory, walnuts and butternuts for use in making gas masks. The children are especially requested to save any shells they have and deliver… Read More

  • Celebrating Halloween… during 1943 World War II years

    | Published on October 29, 2018 at 8:01pm CST Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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  • WW II drive in Pelican sent 46,000 Looking BACK cigarettes overseas for 1943 war effort

    | Published on October 22, 2018 at 6:51pm CST Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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