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  • Finds ‘Deer Hunting Widow’ promotions annoying— and rather awkward

    | Published on October 21, 2020 at 9:44am CDT Pelican Press| Author: Pelican Press

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    The leaves are falling, the temperatures are dropping, the first snow has arrived and preparations are being made for one of the most anticipated seasons of the year in Minnesota: Deer Hunting! Rifle season is still a few weeks away but the advertising has begun and with it, one of the most offensive advertising campaigns of… Read More

  • Thank God for preachers…

    | Published on October 21, 2020 at 9:42am CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    They help us through the tough times— so don’t forget to support your local churches Global pandemic, unrest in the streets of the U.S., a divisive election, a divided citizenry, business shutdowns, deaths, uncertainty… Just when it looked like everything had gone, quite literally, to hell…I had a conversation with an area minister. “Yes, we’re a divided nation…. Read More

  • From the pen of the mayor… 

    | Published on October 14, 2020 at 1:44pm CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    Local Foods workshops put Pelican in spotlight as one of food hubs in Minnesota Several months ago our own City of Pelican Rapids was selected as one of sixteen cities throughout the United States to have been the recipient of a technical assistance grant from the 2020 Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) Program.  Our city was… Read More

  • Looking BACK….Boys return from WWII

    | Published on October 14, 2020 at 1:29pm CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    By Brenda Brand, Columnist For the first time, women voted in 1920—and already they were ‘lobbied’ to vote YES to road improvement ammendment 100 years ago October 14, 1920 • To Women Voters! The women of Minnesota will hold the balance of power in determining the state’s political complexion on all questions and candidates at the coming election. It is… Read More

  • Your vote will set the course of nation

    | Published on October 14, 2020 at 1:25pm CDT Rhonda Koch| Author: Rhonda Koch

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    I reluctantly voted for Donald Trump, a controversial candidate, in 2016 because the Democrats didn’t offer a candidate I could support.  President Trump has worked hard to keep his campaign promises in spite of how aggressively his political opponents have fought his efforts, maligned him, and tried to take control by means of an impeachment… Read More

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