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Tue
26
Dec
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Skating rink, warming house opens in downtown Frazee


The ice skating rink is located on Main Avenue next to the post office.
The idea of having a skating rink in downtown Frazee blossomed in a committee meeting and gained momentum with the city’s Economic Development Authority, when member Fred Daggett offered a tarp for the base of the rink.
 
Tue
19
Dec
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Public safety committee discusses sign


The welcome sign along Lake Street succumbed to the weather recently.
Frazee’s welcome sign along Lake Street is coming apart. 
 
Tue
19
Dec
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Vergas liquor store profitable, council OKs transfer to general fund

The Vergas City Council approved transferring $5,000 from the city’s municipal liquor store fund to the general coffers.
 
Tue
19
Dec
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Mobile pantry completes first year, serves 146 visitors


The Bridge offered a mobile pantry this year for the first time.
The Bridge Mobile Pantry, launched Jan. 3, serving the towns of Vergas, Dent, Ottertail and Richville, completing its first year of operation.
 
Tue
19
Dec
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School district levy to bring in $2 million

The Frazee-Vergas School Board approved its maximum property tax levy amount at its monthly meeting Monday, Dec. 11. The levy will equate to $2.03 million in taxes for the district.
 
Tue
19
Dec
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FHS grad helps save service dog


Stacy Wothe was one of several people that came to the aid of Marley.
Stacy Wothe was on her way to make Christmas cookies at her sisters Monday, Dec. 11, when she became part of an impromptu rescue effort.
 
Tue
19
Dec
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Doctor, policeman & baby help bring Riggles home for Christmas


Samantha Riggles cuddles with her infant son Bently. She hopes to regain full custody the day after Christmas.
Samantha Riggles, 21, is certain she would be near death’s door and living in despair if it weren’t for a doctor, a policeman and her newborn baby.
 
Tue
19
Dec
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Frazee approves 8 percent raises, Vergas 3-5 percent

 
The city of Frazee approved 8 percent raises for all of its full-time employees, while Vergas, Detroit Lakes and Perham were in the 2-3 percent range.
 
Tue
19
Dec
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Vergas EDA digs into creating incentives for multi-housing units

More incentive packages are being created in Vergas to include multi-housing units.
 
Wed
13
Dec
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Frazee city budget increases $40,000; largest jump in administrative wages

Frazee city spending is expected to increase by about $40,000 for 2018, with revenues of about $1.09 million.
 

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