Joel Smith recently won a seat valued at $10,000 to play in the World Series of Poker’s televised event in Last Vegas. He earned the seat through winning a regional competition, state and eventually national competitions. Barbie Porter photo
Playing poker at the Hostel Hornet paid off big for Perham native Joel Smith as he went on to earn a seat at the World Series of Poker Texas Hold’em Main Event in Las Vegas.
The map is from the Wind Energy Development website (http://windeis.anl.gov/index.cfm) and has the recorded wind speeds in Frazee in marginal capabilities for wind turbines. An anemometer placed atop the Frazee water tower reportedly yeilded results of almost 13 mph on average. Source: Wind Energy Development
The Frazee Economic Development Authority recently approved taking a $25,000 loan out with the Minnesota Department of Commerce to pay for a clean energy feasibility study. The loan comes with 2 percent interest and a 3-year-term.
Crystal Capps (left) and Marc Anderson (right) carefully take the backing off a sheet that seals asbestos flooring while Ernest Lowe (middle) starts placing new black tiles atop the sealant. Barbie Porter photo
The Frazee Post Office is footing the bill at its rented building on Main Avenue to seal asbestos tile in the building and place new tile over it.