Opinions: Editorial

  • This cast had a ‘Clue’ on how to deliver a comic performance  

    | Published on November 13, 2019 at 10:18am CST Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch


    Fall play was big hit, with hilarious performances up and down the cast list by Louis Hoglund, Managing Editor A theater critic I am not, but for what it is worth: The Pelican Rapids High School production of “Clue” was a big hit. The script was hilarious, the students did a marvelous job, audience reaction was great–and attendance… Read More

  • Big game at dome; this weekend’s fall theater production; and a win (??) at the ballot box for levy referendum combine for memorable autumn  

    | Published on November 6, 2019 at 10:31am CST Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch


    It has been a memorable autumn for the Pelican Rapids schools.  The Pelican Rapids Viking football team made it to the Section final for the first time in nearly ten years.  OK.  The Vikes lost.  By a wide margin. But nevermind that minor detail.   It was great to see the community get behind the team,… Read More

  • Australian visitors enjoyed Pelican Rapids 

    | Published on October 9, 2019 at 10:03am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    by Louis Hoglund, Managing Editor An Australian community’s plans to out-size Pelican Pete has generated inter-continental interest–including three recent “down under” visitors.  There has also been some more media attention, as the Community Coast News carried a story about the good natured rift between Pelican Rapids and The  Entrance, a coastal town that is proposing a… Read More

  • Hall of Fame odds and ends 

    | Published on October 2, 2019 at 9:43am CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    It is a big week in Pelican Rapids, as memories will be both revived and rekindled–and created during Homecoming 2019.  Pelican school alumni will be returning for the first-ever Hall of Fame banquet Oct. 5. In addition, several retired school staff will also be honored at the event: The late band director Jack Couture; former… Read More

  • Pelican dam: Q and A

    | Published on July 10, 2019 at 10:23am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    City compiles series of questions regarding impact of dam removal; DNR responses printed 1) If planning, funding and construction all meet projected timelines, what is estimated date for the river restoration project to be completed? If funding is approved, the money will be appropriated to us July 1st, 2020 with a maximum timeline of 5 years… Read More

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