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League of Women Voters names Island Lake resident as president

Terry Kalil
Terry Kalil of Island Lake was recently elected president of the Minnesota chapter of League of Women Voters.
Terry Kalil was recently elected the League of Women Voters Minnesota president. 
 
Wed
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Aug
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Frazee city parcels to go up for auction


The gravel section of West Maple Avenue was closed recently as the city installed city service lines.
Ten parcels in Frazee were declared to be tax forfeited and were slated for the Becker County auction. 
 
Wed
19
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Repair shop demolished in Frazee


Feldt’s Plumbing demolished a former small engine repair shop on Main Avenue in Frazee Wednesday, Aug. 12.
The bucket of an excavator smashed into the ceiling of the former small engine repair shop at 220 West Main Avenue in Frazee Wednesday, Aug. 12.
 
Wed
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Vergas ladies sew up a hit to commemorate 50th Looney Daze


Karmen Bruhn stands next to the quilt she and her mother, Kay Kuhl (not pictured), made and donated to the Vergas Community Club, which raffled off the commemorative piece during the Looney Daze festival.
A mother and her daughter put their needles to work to sew a hit quilt for the annual celebration of Looney Daze in Vergas. 
 
Wed
19
Aug
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Newcomer sweeps loon calling contest, starts new family tradition


Princess Altona Lexi Moe (back) puts the champion and grand champion loon calling medal on Kyra Martin. The 9-year-old swept the competitions this year.
The ever-popular loon calling contest during the annual Looney Daze festival in Vergas had a solid turnout and two competitions, despite temps that soared into the 90s.
 
Wed
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Woodturner makes one-of-a-kind dishware


Dan Modrow, woodturner, creates useful items.
Wood decor may conjure up thoughts of furniture, but Dan Modrow creates functional accent pieces.
 
Wed
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Aug
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Anderson, Moe take top crowns at Looney Daze


Vergas 2015 royalty is (from left) King Max DuCharme, son of Maggie Anderson & JP DuCharme, Miss Vergas 2015 Lauren Anderson, daughter of Kim & Paul Anderson, Princess Altona 2015 Lexi Moe, daughter of Melissa & Trevor Moe, and Queen Zoey Rousu, daughter of Jake & Megan Rousu.
The Miss Vergas and Princess Altona Scholarship Program crowned new royalty Aug. 13 at the Vergas Event Center. Lauren Anderson was named Miss Vergas 2015 and Lexi Moe is Princess Altona.
 
Wed
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Aug
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Frazee man survives multiple rollover


Geri Lafreniere (left) stands with her son Hunter who recently survived a multiple rollover car accident.
Up early and on the road, Hunter Lafreniere headed to work this summer to remodel a house in Browerville for a priest. He never made it. 
 
Wed
19
Aug
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Daggett named president of trucking group


Daggett Truck Line President Fred Daggett recently made the cover of Trucking Minnesota.
The Minnesota Trucking Association will likely be coming to Frazee to visit in mid-September, as the initial meeting is routinely held in the hometown of its chair. Fred Daggett was recently appointed to the position. 
 
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Aug
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New school levy option not likely

The Frazee-Vergas School District  can take out a higher non-voter approved tax levy, but it may not.
 

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