• Global fight against polio includes Pelican Rotary efforts since 1988

    | Published on October 17, 2017 at 12:46pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    The global fight against polio has champions in the form of Bill and Melinda Gates building allies everywhere– including Pelican Rapids. World Polio Day is Oct. 24, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, will host a worldwide television stream at 12:30 p.m. The polio campaign was outlined at the Pelican Rapids Rotary… Read More

  • Fergus Falls forum takes on pipeline proposal

    | Published on October 10, 2017 at 4:41pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Sierra Club, Red Lake Native speakers deliver pitch against N. Minnesota pipeline at M-State campus meeting By Benjamin Spidahl Special Contributor The Otter Tail County Indivisible organization and Sierra Club North Star Chapter provided information on the proposed Enbridge Line 3 Replacement, a new pipeline which would carry crude oil from the Alberta Tar Sands through Minnesota to Superior, WI. Judy… Read More

  • Pelican Lake group again leading anti-muskie campaign

    | Published on October 10, 2017 at 4:10pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Things were “all quiet on the muskie front”–or so it seemed. The controversial issue over the introduction and stocking of the aggressive predator-fish hadn’t been prominently in the headlines for a year or more. That changed in the Otter Tail County lake region in September and October, when the Pelican Lake Property Owners Association delivered a detailed stack of documents and… Read More

  • Hey dad, mom…Letter salutes grocers with heart, soul

    | Published on October 3, 2017 at 2:52pm CDT Sara Brosowske| Author: Sara Brosowske


    Editor’s note: This letter was written by Michael Stotesbery, to parents Phil and Cyndy Stotesbery–in honor of the 40th anniversary of Larry’s Super Market in Pelican Rapids. We publish the letter here as a tribute to one of Pelican’s long-established, family-run businesses. Dear Mom and Dad, Around 40 years ago, you took off on quite a journey. Shortly after having your first child, you both… Read More

  • From the pen of the mayor… Pelican community gardens a positive influence

    | Published on October 3, 2017 at 2:45pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    Autumn has arrived once again according to the calendar. We had better close the windows when we retire for the evening or the furnace will be operating when we awake from a good night’s sleep. At our home, we try to make it until October 15 before turning on the furnace for the  season. Some years it is accomplished and others years not,… Read More

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