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Vergas unveils artwork at scenic overlook


Miss Vergas Alex Day performed two songs at the celebration.
The Vergas Long Lake Trail planter unveiling was held Sunday, Sept. 3, and drew a nice sized crowd.
 
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Search for missing 15-year-old son of FHS graduate continues


Parker Eastman, Detroit Lakes, has been missing since mid-August.
Parker Eastman, 15, hasn’t been seen since Monday, Aug. 21. Leads have surfaced that he may be in the Sartell or St. Cloud area, but he could also be closer to home. 
 
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Firefighters save Main Avenue apartment building where 14 animals were found


One of the two surviving dogs in the West Main Avenue fire in Frazee Tuesday, Aug. 29 was met with a loving hug.
A structure fire at 201 West Main Avenue in Frazee claimed the lives of five dogs and two cats Tuesday, Aug. 29.
 
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ATM stolen from Frazee Family Foods


The bottom part of both glass entryway doors at Frazee Family Foods were broken during a robbery Wednesday, Aug. 30.
A smash and grab robbery occured at Frazee Family Foods around 4 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30. The thieves made off with an ATM machine, which was bolted down in the entryway of the store. 
 
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Frazee VFW expresses interest in purchasing former furniture store land


The empty lot north of the former Furey Funeral home are being looked at by the VFW.
The Frazee VFW is eyeing the former Gary’s Furniture lot for a possible bar and grill. 
 
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Vergas business owner spots stolen truck, helps return it home


Michaela and Brett Glawe of Perham recently used social media to help locate a stolen truck.

A red Ford F250 belonging to Brett Glawe was stolen Tuesday Aug. 22 and found the next day by the owner of Franklin Fence.
Social media and newly-installed surveillance cameras in Vergas played a role in returning a stolen truck to its rightful owners.
 
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Jones joins Vergas team as clerk’s assistant


Emiliy Jones is the new clerk’s assistant in Vergas. Her hobbies include attending rodeos, refurbishing furniture with a western chic motif and snowboarding.
Emiliy Jones joined the Vergas city crew as an administrative assistant just before Looney Daze and is enjoying the variety the job offers.
 
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Frazee native honored with Veterans’ Voices award


Kayla Simon
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Frazee Postmaster Mark Harris to retire in October


Mark Harris is set to retire from his postmaster duties Oct. 1.
Mark Harris retires from his postmaster duties in Frazee as of Oct. 1. 
 
Mark started his career with the U.S. Post Office in October 1985 as a casual city carrier. 
 
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Vergas inspires mystery novels


The city of Vergas has inspired four mystery novels from the extended family, including (from left) Lexi Grotte, Oliva Stoa, Judi Stoa and Abby Stoa.
Vergas is again the topic of a mystery novel. “The Curse of the Vergas Loony Days Talent Show” is a young adult novel based in the busy little town, and the author’s inspiration comes from personal experience.
 

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