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  • Cheering on the Bison

    | Published on December 7, 2016 at 11:28am CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Pelican high school graduate is on the NDSU sidelines as Cheer Team squad member It definitely doesn’t resemble–or feel like–the good old days at North Dakota State University Bison football games. For starters: The temperatures are never below freezing; the wind never blows; and the rain and snow never fall inside the Fargodome. This is… Read More

  • LOOKING BACK: Hallaway Ski Hill under new management in 1966

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 10:16am CST prpress| Author: prpress

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    1961 Voice of Democracy winners announced Local Christmas Seals drive launched in 1941   By Brenda Brand 50 years ago December 1, 1966 • Holts, Blakes to operate Hallaway Ski Hill. Located east of Pelican Rapids on South Lida, the Hallaway Ski Hill will be operated this year by Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Blake of Dent and Mr. and Mrs…. Read More

  • Concert at new auditorium helped stock Pelican Rapids food shelf for the holidays

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 10:15am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    It is with great appreciation and humility that I am writing this letter of thanks to the Pelican Rapids community for their support of the new facilities at the high school. Last week, Pelican Rapids Community Education hosted a “Concert of Gratitude” for the public to view our new auditorium. What a great place to appreciate… Read More

  • Zebra mussels, starry stonewort– and now, ‘alien’ swamp crayfish

    | Published on November 30, 2016 at 10:13am CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Citizens are best line of defense against onslought of invasive species By Jim Smoger, editor  Wheaton Gazzette Minnesota has been hit by a rash of stories about invasive species in recent months. A few of the examples include: • Two red swamp crayfish have been found in Tilde Lake in Clay County in northwestern Minnesota. It is the… Read More

  • Free speech, expression going hand-in-hand with free enterprise

    | Published on November 29, 2016 at 2:16pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Small businesses are gearing up for the holiday shopping season–including those in the Greater Pelican Area. “Small Business Saturday” is November 26. Locally, the celebration of small business actually starts a day early–Friday, November 25, when downtown Pelican Rapids illuminates for the holidays with the “Lighted Horse Parade” at 6:30 p.m. Businesses will be hosting… Read More

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