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Residents file for local offices

Mayoral seats, council positions and school board openings have some residents registering for office.
 
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06
Aug
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Dog races return to Vergas Aug. 16

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Dachshund races and a hurdle event will be held during Looney Daze in Vergas Saturday, Aug. 16. File photo
If you missed the dog races in Vergas last year, don’t make the same mistake twice.
 
The Wiener Dog National races are back Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Vergas ball diamonds, and it is not too late to register. 
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06
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Deer hunters, wild game cooks sought

The Frazee-Vergas Community Education program is desperate for deer hunters and wild game cooks.
 
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Aug
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Frazee’s Sarah Wendt takes the Miss Becker County Fair crown

Sarah Wendt
Sarah Wendt earned the crown of Miss Becker County Fair 2014 Thursday at the Miss & Jr. Miss Becker County Fair pageant. Placing the crown was Miss Becker County 2013 Sarah Labine, Detroit Lakes, and (right) Jr. Miss Becker County 2013 Catherine Jaroszewski, Frazee, placed the sash. Photo by Amber Langerud
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06
Aug
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Holiday Inn pairs up with Anderson Bus for WE Fest rides

Doug Anselmin
Doug Anselmin, the general manager of the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn, invites everyone to lounge in lake paradise at the Holiday Beach Bar & Grill. Photo by Barbie Porter
The Holiday Inn of Detroit Lakes has partnered with Anderson Bus & Coach of Frazee to make transportation easier for lake area residents to and from WE Fest.
 
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06
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Wolf Lake party starts with a charm, ends with raffle, filled with fun in between


The Wolf Lake run includes a 5K and 10K challenge and is one of many fun events during Wolf Lake’s Harvest Festival. File photo
The Wolf Lake Harvest Festival is set for Aug. 15-18, and promises three days of entertainment and fun. This year’s theme is “So God Made a Farmer.”
 
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EDA talks grant, loan options for vacant building

 Gary’s Furniture
The vacant Gary’s Furniture building was a topic of discussion for the Frazee EDA. Photo by Barbie Porter
Contamination tests and demolition were topics of interest at Frazee’s monthly Economic Development Authority (EDA) meeting Tuesday, July 29.
 
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Vergas woman brings native prairie back to life

Gloria Nord
Gloria Nord stands in her prairie garden filled with native flowers, grasses and plants. Photo by Barbie Porter
Colors decorate the ground and flowers dance in the breeze where butterflies float and bees feast in a minimal maintenance garden in rural Vergas.
 
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Frazee council stands strong with repeat offender


The Mowers property as of Wednesday, July 30, 11:30 a.m.
Every community has eyesores. In Frazee, 109 5th Street Northwest has been a topic of conversation for the Frazee City Council the past several years.
 
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Marquardt’s art to be shown at Vergas Farmer’s Market

Jody Marquardt
Jody Marquardt, a rural Vergas resident, sits next to some art he’s created, including a welded metal scene of a western town, a handcrafted hatchet and a dragon fly. Photos by Barbie Porter
Vehicle enthusiasts may argue that those who paint intricate designs or a clear shiny gloss upon cars or motorcycles should be considered artists. 
 

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