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Vergas couple brings home miracle after following God’s plan


Kelsey and Greg Zitzow recently returned home with their little miracle Liam, who wasn’t supposed to survive childbirth.
Greg (Goob) and Kelsey Zitzow were given every reason to give up on their unborn child. The doctors said the deck was stacked against his survival, but the Vergas residents kept their faith.
 
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Simple grant aims to reduce heating costs for area residents


Mahube-Otwa Energy Assistance Coordinator Janice Renner shared the organization also offers energy audits and crisis funding.
Grants are available to help pay heat and electricity bills for those living in the Frazee and Vergas areas, and the applications are simple to understand. 
 
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Chili chefs not the only winners Sunday


Winners of the Bobby Cates Chili Cook-Off are (from left) Traditional winner Troy Lundgren, Runner-Up Kathy Fry; Non-traditional winner Anna Leitheiser, Runner-Up Dena Baker; seated Bobby’s wife Karen Cates with a picture of Bobby; Spicy winner Gary Negen; Lions Diabetes Foundation rep Jim Johansen; Spicy Runner-Up Lois Moe; and Peoples’ Choice winner Corey Baker.
There wasn’t an empty seat at the Frazee VFW with those wishing to sample the different recipes from a variety of 20 chili entries.
 
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City officials head to Fergus Falls to support trail grant

Members of the city council went to Fergus Falls Wednesday, Feb. 1 to bolster their chances at paving the way for a paved path along the busy State Highway 87 corridor running through the heart of Frazee.
 
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Fire department hoping for grants to shoulder cost of equipment updates

The Frazee Fire Department hosted an open house Wednesday, Jan. 25 to keep the townships and city it serves in the know.
 
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Races rev up for township elections

The election season for many townships is getting underway, as the opportunity to file for office closed Tuesday, Jan. 17.
 
Voting will take place Tuesday, March 14. 
 
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Vergas Planning Commission looks to sealcoat roads in 2017

The Vergas Planning Commission held its monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 25 and discussed streets that may receive sealcoating this year.
 
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Vergas City liquor store told to keep up the good work

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department recently conducted an alcohol compliance check, and Vergas City Clerk Julie Lammers was pleased to announce the Vergas Municipal Liquor Store passed.
 
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Vergas Council Oks gravel ordinance

The Vergas City Council held a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 25 for the second reading of its gravel ordinance. 
 
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Discover hidden talents of Frazee Care Center residents Saturday


Darlene Hanson will have artwork on display, including a velvet painting of Jesus and a finely crafted embroidered tablecloth. Her husband Maynard made the frame for her painting.
Darlene and Maynard Hanson are two Frazee Care Center residents who will have work on display at the inaugural art show Saturday, Feb. 4 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the front lobby. The event is free and open to the public.
 

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