Pelican Rapids

Suspended MN Doctor Pleads Guilty To Stealing Prescription DrugsA 43-year-old suspended Pelican Rapids doctor has pleaded guilty to obtaining Hydrocodone, Oxycodone and other prescription drugs by writing and filling fraudulent prescriptions, the United States Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Randy Moss Hands Diploma To Longtime Young FriendFormer Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss has kept his promise to a Minnesota teenager. Moss went to Pelican Rapids to hand Kassi Spier her high school diploma Friday night.
Commissioner OKs 4-Day Week For 5 Minnesota School DistrictsSix Minnesota school districts will be allowed to continue a four-day school week next year. Department of Education Commissioner Brenda Casselius this week approved requests from five requests to continue a shortened week through the next school year.
Patrol: Freezing Rain Making Travel In NW Minn. TreacherousThe State Patrol is urging drivers in northern Otter Tail and southern Becker counties to be extra cautious Monday morning as freezing rain has made roadways treacherous.
Sheriff: Woman Died Of HypothermiaOtter Tail County sheriff's officials say hypothermia caused the death of a 27-year-old Pelican Rapids woman. Officials say alcohol was a contributing factor in the death of Jamie Fox.
Woman, 27, Found Dead Near Pelican RapidsThe Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 27-year-old woman was found dead north of Pelican Rapids Monday afternoon.
Mom, Daughter Rescued After Losing Way In State ParkA hike in a Minnesota state park took a scary turn for a mother and daughter Tuesday night. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the duo was reported missing at about 8:17 p.m. in Maplewood State Park near Pelican Rapids.
Best Local Trivia About MinnesotaEverybody knows that the Minnesota state bird is the loon and that the flower is the lady's slipper, but here are some facts about Minnesota that may just take you by surprise.
MN Highway Reopened After Blizzard ClosureBlizzard conditions temporarily closed a main highway in northwest Minnesota. The State Patrol said about 30 miles of Highway 2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston were closed because of heavy, blowing snow.
Finding Minnesota: Busy Bar On Frozen LakeWith more than 10,000 lakes, Minnesota has thousands of lakeside bars and restaurants. This time of year, though, there’s a bar in west-central Minnesota that's actually on a lake. It’s known as Hillbillies Ice Hole, and it’s on the northern end of Lake Lida, about 300 yards from the public access point.
Zebra Mussels Confirmed In Minn.'s North Lida Lake The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in North Lida Lake near Pelican Rapids.
Prep Blog: State Girls Basketball PreviewIt looks to be an exciting week at the Target Center as the top girls basketball players and teams converge on downtown Minneapolis for the annual state tournament.