• Keeping active at any age

    | Published on April 4, 2017 at 3:03pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    It’s never too late to increase your physical activity or start an exercise program By Karin Haugrud, Land of the Dancing Sky Agency on Aging, Fergus Falls, Senior LinkAge Line® Specialist People are living longer than ever before.  Advances in medicine, nutritional awareness, and improved exercise habits have contributed to the rapid growth of the 65+ age… Read More

  • Liberalism in America

    | Published on April 4, 2017 at 3:00pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press


    County voting results indicate that Democratic-voting areas are biggest economic contributors  A republican view of liberals and liberalism is expressed in the following quote from Sean Hannity. “Halloween is a liberal holiday because we are teaching our children to beg for something for free… We are teaching kids to knock on other people’s doors and ask… Read More

  • ‘What’s Right?’

    | Published on March 28, 2017 at 4:30pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Invitation for commentary on Pelican area still open Please email your comments to newsprpress@loretel.net Mail:  Pelican Rapids Press, Attention Louis Hoglund,  Box 632, Pelican Rapids, MN 56572. As a general practice, we prefer to include names with the comments, but if you prefer to remain anonymous for the “What’s Right” feature, please specify in your message. The Pelican Rapids Press… Read More

  • Looking Back – West Central Turkeys sale to Jennie-O dates to 25 years ago

    | Published on March 28, 2017 at 4:17pm CDT prpress| Author: prpress


    Current Mayor Frazier saved dog from icy waters in 1992 By Brenda Brand 100 years ago, March 29, 1917 • New Linotype – Press office now equipped with the most modern type-casting machine A century ago, the Pelican Rapids Press went high tech, and was at the forefront of small publishing companies with new printing equipment, pictured here.  … Read More

  • From My Viewpoint – Lake Lida ‘monster’ shocked boaters 135 years ago

    | Published on March 21, 2017 at 1:51pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    (Editor’s Note: The following account was published in an area newspaper in 1882, and later republished in a special Pelican Rapids Centennial edition in 1983.) Messers. Quiggle and Blaisdell, while rowing on Lake Lida, saw what they supposed to be a log floating near their boat. But when they were about to touch it with an oar,… Read More

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