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Kaases retire after 3 decades in the newspaper industry


Gale and Delair Kaas sold the Frazee-Vergas Forum after more than 20 years of ownership.

Gale and Delair Kaas posed for a photograph in the office during their first year in business.
The last time Gale and Delair Kaas had a two week vacation was 34 years ago. As of Aug. 1, the owners of the Frazee-Vergas Forum officially retire and will experience a full week off together.
 
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Tamarack log saved by Daggetts: generational lake toy gets another life


Dave Daggett looks at a photograph of his father playing on the log as the youngest generation of Daggett family members sit, stand and fall off the log.

Members of the Daggett family gathered to share memories of the tamarack log brought to the family cabin by D.W. Daggett in the 1920s. The youngest members of the family are playing on the log in the water. Pictured are (front, from left) Darrell Anderson, Pat Martin, Will Martin, (back) Roxann Daggett, Missy Daggett, Dave Daggett, Hannah Daggett, Fred Daggett and Kris Morris.
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Inaugural puppy plunge in Frazee Friday


The inaugural pup plunge takes place Friday, July 27 at 3 p.m. at Town Lake beach.
Pups taking the plunge, historical tours through town and an old fashioned ice cream exhibit headline the new additions to the Turkey Days 2018 event calendar.
 
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Costume contest added to street dance


Downtown Sound will perform at the 64th annual Turkey Days street dance Saturday, July 28. Promotional photo
The Turkey Days street dance is back on Main Avenue and attendees are encouraged to dress up as super heroes or villains at the Saturday, July 28 event that starts at 9 p.m. and ends at midnight. 
 
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Auditor gives Vergas Council rave reviews, discusses mindful spending of general fund

The Vergas City Council received kudos from its auditor Colleen Hoffman during its monthly meeting Tuesday, July 10.
 
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School district to hire assistant for activities director

The Frazee-Vergas School Board approved hiring an assistant for the district’s activities director.
 
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Turkey Days offers brain games, eating contests and more competitions

Celebrations and competitions go hand-in-hand to make memories and offer up weekend bragging rights.
 
Between July 27-29 visitors and residents of Frazee have many opportunities to join in a challenge.
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Council begins discussion on making 2nd Street Southwest a park entrance only

The intersection of State Highway 87 and Second Street Southwest (adjacent to the city beach) may be closed permanently.
 
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Vergas Council talks recycling center woes

The Vergas City Council is once again contemplating on how to rein in unauthorized dumping at the city recycling center.
 
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Wolf Lake pageant seeking contestants

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