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  • Letters to the Editor – Pelican graduate’s return reminded her that her hometown is a great place

    | Published on January 10, 2017 at 2:55pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    I was born and raised on a farm near Rollag, Minnesota, and attended and graduated from Pelican Rapids schools.  After one year of college, I moved east, working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for six years. While there, I met my husband; we later moved to Virginia (just outside Washington, D.C.) where we still live. My parents moved… Read More

  • In and around Pelican Rapids

    | Published on January 10, 2017 at 2:53pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Recalling skiing, sledding in Pelican Rapids area By Tom Runningen, “In and Around Pelican” columnist Editor’s Note: Many of our readers will recognize the name of this columnist, Tom Runningen, as a local “social critic” with an opinion on just about everything. A Pelican Rapids native, Runningen is a regular at the Pool Hall. The Press decided to… Read More

  • Looking Back – Recycling promoted locally for U.S. war effort in 1942

    | Published on January 10, 2017 at 2:50pm CDT prpress| Author: prpress

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    Frazee was fire chief 75 years ago; Concordia singers included Pelican grads in 1967 By Brenda Brand 75 years ago, January 8, 1942 • Save paper in Pelican Everyone is anxious to do his part in national defense, but it is sometimes hard to be able to find anything definite. Without much trouble, however, everyone can save paper and… Read More

  • Remembering Dianne Kimm

    | Published on January 3, 2017 at 3:20pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    She made her little piece of earth around Pelican a better place “No matter what your station in life, in the eyes of God–what matters most is what is in your heart, and your deeds.” That was one of the heartwarming comments made by Rob Kimm, at his mother’s funeral Dec. 28. The late Dianne Kimm “made… Read More

  • Looking back at 2016 while making resolutions for 2017

    | Published on January 3, 2017 at 3:18pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    By Daniel Motz Special Correspondent Ah, the feeling of the old year skittering behind us, and a new year coming around the corner. Normally, I think about the places I have been and the things I have seen in the past year when this time of year comes around. I also normally don’t make New Year’s resolutions,… Read More

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