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  • Stroll through Pelican city parks show glaring needs–with lack of funds to address them

    | Published on August 15, 2017 at 10:14am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    Take a walk through our parks. I think we would all agree that the Pelican River and our city parks are the biggest attractions this town has to offer. They are the heart of our community with thousands of people visiting them every year. Yet we all walk or drive by them everyday without giving them… Read More

  • From clergyman to former city officials; testimony heard on Pelican Community Center

    | Published on August 15, 2017 at 10:13am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    The conversion of the upper level of the city hall complex has been controversial locally, with three of five councilmembers reluctant to invest further taxpayer dollars into the 50-year-old building. But there has been growing support for the project in the community, which was reflected in an informal poll conducted by the city, on the Pelican… Read More

  • WHITEOUT

    | Published on August 15, 2017 at 10:09am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Imagine life in the Greater Pelican Rapids lake and prairie country–without your local newspaper What would happen if there was no newspaper? What would the community do? Would they miss it? What would people in town talk about? How would they react? The Pelican Rapids Press is one of more than 200 newspapers across Minnesota… Read More

  • Keeping Minnesota agriculture and rural communities strong

    | Published on August 8, 2017 at 9:25am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    By U.S. Senator Al FrankeBy U.S. Senator Al Franken For Minnesota farmers, it’s striking how much has changed in the past year. Our country has a new President, a new Agriculture Secretary, and a new direction on a lot of policies that affect our farmers, ranchers, and rural communities. But one thing hasn’t changed. Agriculture remains critically… Read More

  • Don’t take old Pete for granted

    | Published on August 8, 2017 at 9:21am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Pelican’s famous statue still inspires visiting families –after six decades as most famous citizen Over six decades, Pelican Pete has probably had more cameras pointed in his direction than President Donald Trump in his first six months in office. Exaggeration? Maybe. We prefer to describe it as an “alternative fact.” We celebrate 2017 as the 60th birthday… Read More

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