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  • Smile Those seasonal visitors are our friends, neighbors—and possibly future full time ‘citizens’

    | Published on June 16, 2021 at 9:39am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    Surrounding every lake, there are hundreds of parcels, dwellings—and dwellers–with a vested interest in the Pelican Rapids lakes area.   I hesitate to suggest this, for fear of sounding commercially insensitive—but these folks are also “customers.” As we enter into the summer festival season, its important to remember that those folks who are part-time residents and… Read More

  • Protecting the lake… 

    | Published on June 16, 2021 at 9:38am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    Questions and more questions—about the quality of ‘lake life’ and the lake environment By Sherry Trepp, Guest columnist  Once upon a time … … there were two lakes. One built a town on the side of the lake and one built small cabins all around the lake. Over time …. The lake with the attached town thrives on tourism,… Read More

  • Looking BACK

    | Published on June 9, 2021 at 9:14am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    Town team baseball was in Pelican headlines a century ago By Paul Gubrud, Columnist 100 years ago, June 9, 1921 • New Ford Man R. R. Ashley of Fargo has taken over the Starr Bros, garage and is all ready for business. He is the authorized salesman for the Ford cars and Fordson tractors and will carry a full… Read More

  • Governor Youngdahl fished Star Lake in “unofficial” governor’s fishing opener, about 1947

    | Published on June 9, 2021 at 9:11am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    My name is Jan Jaeger Scoles. I lived in the Silent Lake area and graduated from Pelican Rapids HS in 1959. I just finished reading your article on the Governor’s fishing opener and I want to add a personal story: My father was William H. (Bill) Jaeger. He lived in the Star Lake area and started guiding for… Read More

  • ‘We Are From Pelican…”  

    | Published on June 9, 2021 at 9:10am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    Documentary series gaining attention for Pelican soccer—and mental health awareness To describe “We are from Pelican” as a documentary about the growth of soccer in Pelican Rapids would be a vast understatement.  Community, ethnic diversity, pandemic impacts, and mental health topics are but a few of the broader ground covered in the remarkable “We Are From… Read More

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