Opinions

  • In a changing economy, exercising your right to vote this November is critical to democracy

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 2:58pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    We hear some outrageous promises by both political candidates for president. One candidate assures us that we will again be great if we can bring back our high paying manufacturing jobs from overseas. That is a simple solution that won’t work. There are many reasons why the high paying jobs have disappeared. The introduction of the… Read More

  • It’s Click it or Ticket time

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 2:57pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Otter Tail County coalition urges motorists to buckle up As everyone knows, Minnesota has a primary seat belt law. This means that every person riding in a vehicle has to be buckled up. Law enforcement can stop a vehicle for no other reason than someone in the vehicle not wearing a seat belt. Even if… Read More

  • LOOKING BACK: “Ditty Bags” for Vietnam made in 1966

    | Published on October 20, 2016 at 2:56pm CDT prpress| Author: prpress

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    “Christmas Spirit” group formed in 1991; Corset Clinic held in 1941 By Brenda Brand 50 years ago October 20, 1966 • Community club project. Members of the Pelican Rapids Community Club gathered at the village hall to pack six dozen “Ditty Bags” for servicemen in Vietnam. The bags contained items such as stationery, pens, books, soap and soap… Read More

  • Looking Back

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 2:32pm CDT prpress| Author: prpress

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    Lost child found unhurt near Vergas; Grove Church marked 85th year in 1966 Judy Siegle honored by Concordia College 25 years ago. By Brenda Brand 50 years ago October 13, 1966 • Firemen called when child wanders. The Pelican Rapids Fire Department received a call from Vergas Fire Department to assist in the search for a 4-year-old who had… Read More

  • Only in and around Pelican

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 2:26pm CDT Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Obnoxiously loud ‘redneck’ rigs are a hearing hazard 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. He’s a regular at the Pelican Rapids Pool Hall, where he has been irritating his fellow “pool hall gang members”… Read More

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