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  • Our favorite ‘man about town’ Cecil Femling is no longer around

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 3:40pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    By Louis Hoglund My favorite “man about town” is gone. Cecil Femling died Jan. 27. As a “transplant” to the Pelican Rapids area, I’m not a person with a deep sense of history, nor long-established personal connections to folks in the area. But I can say without hesitation that Cecil was perhaps my “best friend” in Pelican. He… Read More

  • Criticizes Obama’s commutation of sentence

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 3:28pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Soon to be ex-president Barack Hussein Obama has heaped one last act of totally incomprehensible disdain for our military and everyone who has served this country honorably. Perhaps using twisted logic you could say that treason should be a forgivable offense. I believe in forgiveness, but in the past, treason has been a hanging offence and… Read More

  • In and around Pelican

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 3:26pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Mid winter thaw should improve wildlife conditions By Tom Runningen, In and Around Pelican columnist Nature has again done its job–melted and settled the snow cover and ice so the animals have a better go for winter survival. On the other side of the coin, we get to put up with those terrible manholes in the city… Read More

  • Looking Back – Early Jaycees, Rotary club supported milk, hot lunch program in Pelican Rapids schools in 1942

    | Published on January 31, 2017 at 3:22pm CST prpress| Author: prpress

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    By Brenda Brand 75 years ago, January 29, 1942 • Local clubs give first grade a glass of milk a day Not everyone is aware of the fine work being done in our school by the Junior Booster Club and the Rotary Club. The Junior Booster Club is sponsoring a program intended to benefit the first grade. In acordance with… Read More

  • Honor Flights for heroes

    | Published on January 24, 2017 at 4:15pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Greater Pelican area likely to be well represented when plane lifts off for spring veteran trip to Washington D.C. By Louis Hoglund Another “Honor Flight,” offering an opportunity  for  heroes to enjoy the sights of Washington D.C., is planned this spring. And it appears that several military veterans from the greater Pelican Rapids area will be on… Read More

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