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  • Looking Back: Mill Pond drowning was Pelican tragedy 100 years ago

    | Published on May 26, 2021 at 9:24am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    by Paul Gubrud, Columnist 100 years ago, May 26, 1921 • Boy Drowns – High School Freshman Loses Life While Bathing A very sad accident occurred here Saturday afternoon when Morris Gilberts lost his life in the mill pond while in bathing. The day was hot and he in company with some other boys went to the mill… Read More

  • Longest known subscriber to Pelican Press dies at age 103  

    | Published on May 26, 2021 at 9:21am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    They just don’t make newspaper readers like Burnetta Frazee Given the much publicized, dismal state of the newspaper biz, there’s a running joke that local newspapers decline with each obituary. Some of our most faithful readers are aging folks who are dedicated newspaper consumers. Of course, they don’t live forever—and when they’re gone, so is one subscription…. Read More

  • Looking Back

    | Published on May 19, 2021 at 9:27am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    By Paul Gubrud, Columnist 100 years ago, May 19, 1921 • Work Progressing with Otter Tail Power  coming to Pelican Rapids  The Otter Tail Power Co., in order to keep the village informed as to its progress in erecting the line sends the following to the Press:  Poles have been set from Fergus Falls north about five… Read More

  • Will governor’s fishing opener ever be the same?

    | Published on May 19, 2021 at 9:26am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    Promoting fishing and Minnesota recreation­–not politicking–has been a long-held tradition Good grief.  Everything is now political—including fishing on Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes.  Calling him a “tyrant” and “dictator,” a “Caravan of Patriots” motored to Ottertail to protest the mere fact that Gov. Tim Walz, a Democrat, had the gall to come up to the Otter Tail lake… Read More

  • COVID pandemic put strain, delays on apartment inspections; contend Pelican landlords

    | Published on May 12, 2021 at 9:08am CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    In response to the April 22 Pelican Press rental owner fined article.   First of all there was a governor order shutdown stay home; don’t breathe on each other yet we were supposed to go in and out of apartments not knowing who had been exposed to Covid-19.  We went to the city council meeting, that… Read More

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