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  • Looking Back – ‘Tractorettes Training’ offered in 1942 to prepare farm labor for World War II effort

    | Published on March 21, 2017 at 1:38pm CDT prpress| Author: prpress

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    Local artist Lula Brown displayed work statewide in 1967 By Brenda Brand 100 years ago, March 22, 1917 • Potato warehouse meeting. A meeting was held Friday for the purpose of making future plans for the potato warehouse, which is proposed to be built here this summer. About fifty were present at the meeting. County Agent Bopp was present… Read More

  • ‘What’s Right?’

    | Published on March 21, 2017 at 1:30pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    More observations of good things happening in the greater Pelican area Please email your comments to newsprpress@loretel.net Mail: Pelican Rapids Press, Attention Louis Hoglund, Box 632, Pelican Rapids, MN 56572. Young men, women are a blessing to Pelican area The community of Pelican Rapids abounds with so many fine outstanding young men and women. By… Read More

  • Winning ‘Voice of Democracy’essays published

    | Published on March 14, 2017 at 4:10pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Two winners were announced for the Pelican Rapids VFW-sponsored Voice of Democracy essay contest. Placing first was Desi Hurley, pictured holding the U.S. flag, with classmate Emma Hoover, who placed second. Representing Post 5052 are Ruth Holmgren, VFW Auxiliary, and Pelican Rapids English teacher Joyce Burnham, who has been dedicated in her encouragement of students… Read More

  • Looking Back – ‘Vikings’ chosen as name for Pelican school sports teams following 1942 vote by student body

    | Published on March 14, 2017 at 4:04pm CDT prpress| Author: prpress

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    Holt named regional ‘Coach of Year’ in 1992 By Brenda Brand 75 years ago, March 12, 1942 • Industrial Arts Department assisting in national defense Boys Build Model Planes The Navy department has asked all schools to help build model airplanes for the government. They want 500,000 as soon as possible. Each school is asked to make 50… Read More

  • ‘What’s Right?’

    | Published on March 14, 2017 at 3:55pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    More comments on good things happening in the greater Pelican area Please email your comments to newsprpress@loretel.net Mail:  Pelican Rapids Press, Attention Louis Hoglund,  Box 632, Pelican Rapids, MN 56572. Shakespeare spoof put new Pelican auditorium–and theater students–in spotlight The new Fine Arts Auditorium at the Pelican Rapids High School campus is poised to become a “signature” asset for the lakes area…. Read More

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