Opinions: Editorial

  • Police brutality? … Followed by wonton destruction? …

    | Published on June 4, 2020 at 8:14am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch


    Count me out of this revolution by Louis Hoglund, Managing Editor There’s gonna be a whole lotta justice goin’ on. There had better be. Four cops need to stand trial. And, based on the video of the cruel, brutal, and fatal treatment of George Floyd: convicted and sentenced. Also, there better be justice for all those looters, thieves, arsonists, vandals,… Read More

  • From the pen of the mayor…

    | Published on June 4, 2020 at 7:58am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch


    Cruisers—aboard autos, and on skateboard –boosted town morale for early summer By Brent Frazier, mayor City of Pelican Rapids Greetings are extended to all residents and visitors to the City of Pelican Rapids this first week of June. With the month of June arriving, people want to, and are, on the move to take in the warmer outside… Read More

  • 2020 graduates honored with parades… and quilts

    | Published on May 21, 2020 at 2:40pm CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch


    Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Commencement exercises across the land will be unusual and, I guess unfortunate, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But looking at the brighter side; one thing is for certain: The Class of 2020 graduations will be unforgettable. We invite Pelican area residents, families, businesses and organizations to participate in both the school and… Read More

  • ‘Their finest hour…’

    | Published on May 14, 2020 at 7:10am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch


    School board, leaders, staff have overcome daunting challenges to arrive at superintendent selection “Nobody will be taking teachers for granted any more.” I heard that offhand quote on a national news story the other day. It took a couple seconds for the full context of the statement to sink in. How true it is. After a couple months of… Read More

  • A heartfelt thanks to Pelican Press readers, advertisers and friends

    | Published on May 7, 2020 at 8:37am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch


    By Louis Hoglund, managing editor Despite the all disruption, the stress, and the uncertainty; times of crisis also offer heartwarming evidence of generosity and kindness. For the Pelican Rapids area, these couple months have been especially challenging. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the myriad of related disruptions—we also lost our school superintendent, Ed Richardson,… Read More

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