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6th annual Ole’s Ride is Saturday in Vergas


Kurt Peterson (left) and Justin Helmke took a pre-run tour on their motorcycles in preparation of Ole’s Ride, which is set for Saturday, Aug. 29. It starts at noon at Billy’s Corner Bar in Vergas.
A pink hog will roar and rumble in Vergas Saturday, Aug. 29 before leading a pack of hogs down Frazee Avenue and into the country.
 
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Rochert woman gets volunteer of year nod

Connie Carlson
Ron Jenson, the 2014 Volunteer of the Year, presents this year's award to Connie Carlson.
Connie Carlson of Rochert was presented with Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year Award at the annual recognition picnic held Aug. 13. 
 
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BNSF replaces rails in Frazee


Burlington Northern Santa Fe recently replaced tracks going through Frazee. Delair Kaas photo
Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad surprised some drivers recently by closing the 5th Street crossing in Frazee.
 
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Turkey days gets reviewed


Turkey =bowling may get extended hours next year, Cally Nundahl photo
A wrap-up Turkey Days meeting was hosted Sunday, Aug. 23 by chairs Daneele Shipman and Trescha Mitchell at the VFW.  
 
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Miss Frazee Pageant Program promotes community service


Miss Frazee Mollee Byer (far left) and Miss Frazee’s Outstanding Teen Cassidy Nelson (far right) handed out water during the Young Life Marathon Saturday in Detroit Lakes.
When Miss Frazee Pageant Program co-director Jay Estenson received a text from Mike Labine asking for help with the Young Life Marathon, she had no idea who he was or how he got her number.
 
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Wolf Lake Harvest Fest results

 Annika
Little Annika, 2, daughter of Frazee High School graduate Clint Yliniemi and wife Mandi, Maryfield, Minn., was interested in bidding on many items at the Wolf Lake Harvest Fest Saturday. Annika was shopping with Grandma Lynnette and Grandpa Glenn Yliniemi of Wolf Lake.
The 2015 Wolf Lake Harvest Festival was held Aug. 21-22 and despite the rainy weather Saturday the community joined the fun. 
 
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Motivation to move provided in new 5K through the Vergas Trails


The Vergas Trail Committee is hosting a fun run in the Vergas Trails Oct. 24.
Running or walking through the Vergas Trails as the sun is dropping and the trees are creaking can be a spooky experience. It’s about to get even more scary. 
 
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Justice Gustafson crowned Miss Wolf Lake, Ashley Fletcher is Jr. Miss

Wolf Lake royalty
Wolf Lake royalty includes (from left) Jr. Princess Wolf Lake Faith Jepson, Jr. Miss Wolf Lake Ashley Fletcher, Miss Princess Wolf Lake Kaitlyn Wurst, Miss Wolf Lake Justice Gustafson, Little Miss Wolf Lake Hayden Lampl, and Little Princess Wolf Lake Emily Myllykangas.
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Watson brothers travel Erie Canal in week-long adventure


Frazee resident Tom Watson is boating the Erie Canal with his brothers Pat and Lowell in a 18½ foot Lund Tyee.

Tom Watson snapped this photo of his brothers Pat and Lowell. The trio used bikes to get around towns where they stopped at.

The Erie Canal has 35 locks and dams and 17 lift bridges to navigate.
Traveling the waterways and winding through the interior of the U.S. has become a tradition for Pat, 75, of Arizona, Lowell, 72, of Florida, and Tom Watson, 63, of Frazee.
 
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Buying the election an enjoyable experience for Snellman mayor

Brenda Gjelsness
Brenda Gjelsness won the title of Snellman Mayor last year during the random drawing. She and her husband Ron live in North Dakota, but own a vacation home on Toad Lake. Gjelsness is an at-home senior advisor at Choice Health and Fitness in Grand Forks. She also substitutes for water aerobics instructors at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center.
Under the guidance of Snellman Mayor Brenda Gjelsness the village has sprouted from seven residents to 33 households and a new business has come to town.
 

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